Monthly Archives: May 2012

I Don’t Need Anna Hazare

I Don’t Need Anna Hazare. by Susmita Dasgupta on Tuesday, April 12, 2011 at 10:51am · . I don’t need Anna Hazare. I never needed him. I never felt the need to blackmail anyone even if it is the Government. … Continue reading

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Oath of Bhanurekha, d/o Pushpavalli

Bhanurekha, alias Rekha, born on the 10th of October, 1954, the daughter of the Telugu actress Pushpavalli took her oath as a Parliament elder on the 15th of May 2012. Nominated to the House of elders on grounds of excellence … Continue reading

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Formula Won

We are just recovering from the headiest yet audio visual event ever on Indian soil, the Forumula One Car Racing. It is said that the spectators in Europe and America and later in Singapore had tired themselves of this tournament … Continue reading

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Karwa Chauth

My friend Dr Kalinath Jha, a feminist sociologist has asked of us in facebook whether Karwa Chauth is a festival that abrogates a woman’s dignity by asking her to pray for her husband’s long life especially in view of the … Continue reading

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Jewish Question Encore

Jewish Question Again: Edmund de Waal- Hare with Amber Eyes. 2010. Karl Marx wrote his essay, On The Jewish Question in 1844 to contest a thesis by Bruno Bauer how Judaism as a religion directly conflicts with the interests of … Continue reading

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Happy New Year

Happy New Year. by Susmita Dasgupta on Sunday, January 1, 2012 at 12:53pm · . I am a bit uncomfortable with New Years; it is usually a time for regret, of promises not fulfilled, of goals not attained. I rarely … Continue reading

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Sociology in JNU

Indian Sociological Conference Diamond Jubilee – Lazy Sunday on JNU Lawns. by Susmita Dasgupta on Wednesday, December 14, 2011 at 6:13am · . The Indian Sociological Society was at last convened in JNU, New Delhi on the occasion of its … Continue reading

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