Monthly Archives: December 2011

Eonomics Adda, French Toast, Chocolate Cake, Kebabs and the issue of FDI in Retail

I find scraps of overheard conversations, casual adda, heated arguments with amateurs provoke my thoughts better than reading through the tedious lines of non interactive curriculum. The “adda” over tea, cakes and kebabs at my cousin’s house last evening was … Continue reading

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AMRI Fire : Could Sociology Help?

My friend has invited me to a candle light vigil at Kolkata’s Hazra crossing to mourn for those dead in the AMRI hospital fire, the worst ever since the Guatamela fire at the mental hospital during the World War II … Continue reading

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Murder Of The Maobadi – Mamata’s Fatal Flaw?

As early in her life as now Bengal’s Chief Minister, Mamata Banerjee has murder on her hands; the stain of the Maoist blood will be difficult to wash off and the assassination of Kishenji might well be her fatal flaw. … Continue reading

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