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...
A Candid Confession

A Candid Confession

Recently, a few special friends have asked me, am I slowly returning to BJP? These are longtime friends. They all know that I was deeply involved with RSS and BJP, was once the West Bengal province secretary of RSS’ student wing Vidyarthi Parishad, worked as an...
Do I Look Like Saddam Hussain?

Do I Look Like Saddam Hussain?

Scares 2 and 3 I never thought I looked either like Saddam Hussain or Osama Bin Laden. In fact, some of the people I like a lot tell me that my face shows kindness and compassion. They say it’s actually quite comforting to look in my eyes. They say I’m a...