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A Canadian Driver’s License

Arun Kumar Sahu* “How long will it take?” I asked. “That depends, Sir.” Was the answer. “Meaning?” “Well, it’ll actually depend on whether you’ve got high blood pressure or a cardiac problem or even eyesight issues,” officers…

Tagore and his women

By Somrita Ghosh  New Delhi, May 8: Bimala lives under the shadow of her rich elite husband Nikhil. Despite being high-spirited, she has to remain subdued in the role of a traditional Indian housewife. With the arrival of her husband's…

Oye Odia!

By Ratikant Satpathy * I am an Odia. Proud or not - that’s a separate debate. Let it be without any adjective at this stage. Odias are addressed with several endearments: ‘Alasua Odia’, ‘Odia Kankada’, ‘Odia Mendha’,…

Naveen Patnaik swings both ways!

By Suparno Satpathy* Yes, article 377 is the hot topic of discussion now days. Biju Janata Dal (BJD) MPs in particular, are extremely supportive for its decriminalization. Hold on to your imagination after reading this headline. Before…

Diary entry: I have AIDS

*Arpit Das 12 October 2013 I have not slept last night. Not a wink of sleep. I cried, I panicked and I was furious. Everything around me was the same, but my entire existence had changed in the last 24 hours. I had tested positive…

NO ACRIMONY, PLEASE!

By Saurjya Kanta Padhi* Aamir Khan expressing in public that his wife has a lurking doubt whether they should ‘quit’ India and Shah Rukh Khan stating there is growing intolerance must be viewed in the right perspective. India is a…
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