India likes its sons to add lustre to the brand… Parag Agrawal fits the bill

by Rashmee

Posted on December 10, 2021


If you follow the Indian media, the name Parag Agrawal is popping up a great …

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The Kama Sutra and the Bajrang Dal

by Rashmee

Posted on September 22, 2021


What do Downton Abbey, the Kama Sutra, and the Bajrang Dal have in common? The …

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Why the livestock farmer is the world’s next guru

by Rashmee

Posted on July 26, 2021


I was very taken by a British professor’s assertion the other day that bankers and …

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How did Bangladesh become the ‘miracle on the Meghna’?

by Rashmee

Posted on July 7, 2021


/ TAKE UP ONE IDEA What have you heard about Bangladesh recently? If nothing, or …

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Look at Miami and see our collective future?

by Rashmee

Posted on June 26, 2021


Half-asleep, I heard them say on the radio that a 12-storey building had partially collapsed …

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Jamsetji Tata’s social impact makes him the most generous person in the world

by Rashmee

Posted on June 24, 2021


/IT’S THE BUSINESS The most generous person in the world, according to a new report, …

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Yasser Arafat is arrested in India for pro-Palestinian FB post. Go figure

by Rashmee

Posted on June 4, 2021


/ LANGUAGE Here’s a quite remarkable story. In India, a 32-year-old man posted a pro-Palestine …

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The Brothers of Italy are led by a sister, but their politics is still the same

by Rashmee

Posted on May 7, 2021


/ LANGUAGE Can we really, with a straight face, talk about women as bringing a …

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The Indian crisis and America’s gold mine of AZ vaccine doses

by Rashmee

Posted on April 27, 2021


/ POLITICS & AMERICA The whole world is focussed on the unfolding second wave of …

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How to pandemic-proof a Hindu (or any other) pilgrimage

by Rashmee

Posted on April 24, 2021


/ FAITH, HOPE… One of my grandmothers died after contracting small pox at the Kumbh …

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Rashmee has lived and worked in several countries in the past decade, including Afghanistan, India, Haiti, Tunisia, the UAE, US and UK