Category: DUB Speak

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I’m a North Eastern. I’m an Indian.

Image source: The Times of India Being Indian never meant easy answers. Not for the ancient people who lived in their little kingdoms and certainly not for us; the...

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Freedom, Really?

65 years of independence, 65 years since we shooed away the British. 65 years, since trains pulled up at railway stations, loaded with dead bodies. 65 years since...

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India at London Olympics 2012

A few days before the start of London Olympics 2012, a report by Goldman Sachs predicted that India would get 5 medals at the Olympics, three golds, a silver and a...

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Kite Flying -The Evergreen Symbol of Freedom

In Delhi, the arrival of 15th August brings with it a spectacular array of granduer and splendour. The streets are filled with festivities and the bright Indian sky is...

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The Culpability of Turbans and Beards

The deplorable episode of cold-blooded slaying of six innocent Sikhs by a white supremacist skinhead Wade Michael Page in a gurudwara in Wisconsin can’t be dismissed...

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Guess Who’s Back

“Madam, jhanda le lo madam.” Here I am, at an Official Anna Hazare campaign. The campaign looks like a party. There are some men wearing Nehru caps, holding the...

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Sandra from Bandra

In most Hindi soaps and movies, the rich beef cake son-of-a-business-tycoon boy with the half unbuttoned shirt and carefully gelled hair, falls head over heels in love...

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The Unsung Heroes of India

Picture Source: Reuters   Four long years have passed since the last Olympic Games, and now they’re back with a bang. Set in London, this year promises to be...

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Mcleodganj- A Tibetan home away from home

Mcleodganj is a small hill station in Himachal Pradesh. It is the largest Tibetan refugee settlement in India. Little Lhasa, as Tibetans fondly call it, is also the home...

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Guwahati Molestation: The Role of a Journalist

The role of a journalist is to gather and report news. At certain times, such as the case with the recent Guwahati molestation, a reporter can be torn between his job as...