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Tagore Translations

Bolai

A story about Man and Nature written in Bengali by Rabindranath Tagore in 1928, translated by Chaitali Sengupta. It is often said that human life is a culmination of various other life forms in this world. In our daily lives, most often, we come across diverse characteristics of other animals in a human being. Honestly […]

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Nature & Us

Environment and man — are they separate or is man a part of nature? Different writers have interpreted nature and its forces in different ways over a period of time, in glory, in storm and at battle. Explore some of our selections on nature on World Environment Day… Enjoy our oeuvre. Translations One Small Ancient […]

Tagore & US

The first Non-Westerner to win a Nobel Prize is an understatement to describe the genius of Rabindranath Tagore. An unparallelled poet, writer, philosopher, artist — a polymath — these are mere ecomiums. He was a person who visualised a world beyond his times, a humanitarian who wanted to bring out the best in mankind with […]

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Interview

Sumana Roy and Trees

‘I began reading Bangla poetry and I felt something inside me loosen – I wanted to write like these poets had, but in English, the language I was most comfortable in.’

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Borderless, January 2021

Interviews A conversation with Devaki Jain, a Padma Bhushan recipient, an author at eighty eight, an economist who found inclusion for women and a strong human who lives her life on her own terms. Click here to read A conversation with Dr Mossarrap Hossain Khan, the founding editor of Cafe Dissensus. Click here to read. […]

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Editorial

Liberté, Égalité, Fraternité

“All the world’s a stage, and all the men and women merely players. They have their exits and their entrances; And one man in his time plays many parts.” — William Shakespeare, As You Like It The theatrics in the US Capitol at the outset of 2021 might make us think bleakly, but they have […]

Stories

June, 2021 Flash Fiction: Peregrine Brindley Hallam Dennis tells us the story of a cat and a human. Click here to read. The Crystal Ball Saeed Ibrahim gives us a lighthearted story of a young man in quest of a good future. Click here to read The Arangetram or The Debut Sheefa V. Mathews weaves lockdown and parenting into a story of a […]