The Bengalis of Shillong

The first Bengali, as recorded, who came to Shillong was the successful trader Golam Haider, who was the supplier to the Raj in Cherrapunji, the district head quarters. he established…Continue Reading →

Mahalaya: The Advent of Autumn

Today is Mahalaya, the day of invocation of goddess Durga in her Mahisasurmardini form (the slayer of the demon Mahisasur).…

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By the way, Shillong is in Sikkim

…or at least some people at The Indian Express think so. I wouldn’t have otherwise posted about this ‘oversight’, but…

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My Latest Adventures with Tintin

Tintin and his loveable whisky-loving and faithful fox terrier friend Snowy kept me in adventurous company during many a rainy…

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Homeward Bound

The sun plays hide and seek with the nimbus clouds, the moss between the toes is cold, damp. The acidic…

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