Monthly Archives: February 2014

PERCEPTION OF ERRORS

PERCEPTION OF ERRORS At times I really feel we are living in an error prone time. It is not easy to perceive a rather straight forward approach about almost anything, contradictions would be too real, confusion almost inevitable. Reading Rabindranath …

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REFLECTIONS ON SANTINIKETAN: FEBRUARY 2014

REFLECTIONS ON SANTINIKETAN: FEBRUARY 2014 Now it is 2014 AD in Santiniketan. Society at this juncture is not too sure about whether the affairs all around are in a progressive mode or regressing into a kind of uncertainty where no …

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VISVA BHARATI ALUMNI ASSOCIATION ACTIVITIES

VISVA BHARATI ALUMNI ASSOCIATION (VBAA) ACTIVITIES (By Shubhashis Mitra, Member, VBAA) Vice Chancellor, Prof. Sushanta Dattagupta, has now ‘selected’ a group to represent Visva Bharati Alumni Association (VBAA), one of the statutory bodies of Visva Bharati University. The members are …

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CONTROVERSIES IN SANTINIKETAN/VISVA BHARATI PART-1

CONTROVERSIES IN SANTINIKETAN/VISVA BHARATI PART-1 FROM A HISTORICAL PERSPECTIVE Prologue:-This is a particular topic, I never intended to touch; primarily because the topic does not suit my taste, secondly I hardly have much time to probe controversial history and terribly …

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RIVER KOPAI

RIVER KOPAI I was at my wits end when I discovered this ‘nao’ (boat) at the banks of Kopai somewhere around Santiniketan on a wild trip on my motorbike along odd tracks beside the rather docile river. My trips along …

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