India's Money Terror: We Have No Money

India's Money Terror: We Have No Money

Final Episode (Real Life). ____________ So, in a week or so, my wife is leaving for India, and then, I’m going to join her in another couple of weeks. Every year, whenever we get a chance, we return to India, and particularly Calcutta, places that are so near...
Eid and Muslims — A Reflection

Eid and Muslims — A Reflection

  Photo Courtesy: thereligionplanet.com (One-time, non-profit, educational use) Today is Eid al-Fitr. In Bengali, we pronounce it Eedulfitor. The monthlong fast of Ramadan just ended. Of course, we Bengalis call Ramadan Romjan. Ha ha: we and our flat-tongue...
April 2: My Mother Died

April 2: My Mother Died

This is a very personal story. My mother died on April 2 over thirty years ago. She was 42.  She died of a type of cancer that was not incurable. But because we were poor (i.e., we had no money), and father was a victim of tyranny of India’s 1%, where he was...