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The urchin at the traffic light: An unexpected postcard from #FreeIndia

Updated : Aug 15, 2014

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Category : Life

The urchin at the traffic light: An unexpected postcard from #FreeIndia

Stuck at a traffic light in Mumbai a management consultant gets an unexpected glimpse of both the price and the rewards of #FreeIndia. #Mumbai #UrbanPostcard #Independence Day #FreeIndia
Last Tango in Kolkata: Football-mad city split over Argentina and Brazil

Updated : Jul 09, 2014

By : Sandip Roy

Category : Life

Last Tango in Kolkata: Football-mad city split over Argentina and Brazil

Once Kolkata was known for its grand passionate rivalry between East Bengal and Mohun Bagan. But this World Cup has seen that passion go international and the city is torn between Brazil and Argentina. But there are limits. #Brazil #John Abraham #football #Lionel Messi #Pele #Diego Maradona #Argentina #UrbanPostcard #Mohun Bagan #2014 Brazil World Cup #Chirag Paul
Aami tomaay bhalo bhashi: Narendra Modi wins over Kolkata

Updated : Feb 05, 2014

By : Sandip Roy

Category : Politics

Aami tomaay bhalo bhashi: Narendra Modi wins over Kolkata

Narendra Modi's Kolkata rally is measured as all rallies in Kolkata are by the question - was it bigger than Mamata's? But one could also ask was it even more Bengali than Didi's rallies. #CultureDecoder #Mamata Banerjee #BJP #Narendra Modi #Bengal #Kolkata #UrbanPostcard
Occupy Kolkata: Notes from a noisy 'silent' march

Updated : Jun 22, 2013

By : Sandip Roy

Category : Life

Occupy Kolkata: Notes from a noisy 'silent' march

A great citizens march in Kolkata to protest violence against women drew several thousand people. It was supposed to be a silent march but so many Bengalis in one place means anything but that. #Mamata Banerjee #Violence against women #UrbanPostcard #Barasat gang-rape #Occupy Kolkata #College Square march
Kagaz ki kashti: Memories of monsoons past

Updated : Jun 20, 2013

By : Sandip Roy

Category : Life

Kagaz ki kashti: Memories of monsoons past

There's something timeless about a flooded street during the monsoons. Something very familiar, even nostalgic. But look closely, and you will see it's not quite the same. #Monsoon #UrbanPostcard #3 Idiots #Pather Panchali #Shantanu Moitra #rain songs #Zoobie Doobie
What I gained from losing my wallet in Phnom Penh

Updated : Jun 15, 2013

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Category : Life

What I gained from losing my wallet in Phnom Penh

An Indian tourist confronts the ultimate nightmare abroad - losing her wallet with her money, credit cards and ID. Yet she gained something far more precious than the lost dollars and riel thanks to a tuk tuk driver in Phnom Penh. #UrbanPostcard #Phnom Penh #Cambodia
ADB's cover-up advisory: Why it's valid for all Delhi women

Updated : May 03, 2013

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Category : Life

ADB's cover-up advisory: Why it's valid for all Delhi women

The Asian Development Bank has caused a lot of sniggers with its advice to delegates to keep their legs covered in Delhi. But they might just have a point at least outside bubbles like Khan Market and Hauz Khas. #India #New Delhi #women's safety #Women #UrbanPostcard
The ABC of the IPL: What you miss on TV

Updated : Apr 25, 2013

By : Sandip Roy

Category : Life

The ABC of the IPL: What you miss on TV

The home team KKR lost. Shah Rukh Khan wasn’t there. Sachin Tendulkar scored two runs off six balls. But the IPL has its own craziness that you just don't get when you watch it on TV. #Sachin Tendulkar #IPL #Kolkata Knight Riders #UrbanPostcard
Marching for an idea - Kolkata and Presidency University

Updated : Apr 14, 2013

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Category : Life

Marching for an idea - Kolkata and Presidency University

The assault on Presidency University led to a silent march on a hot Kolkata afternoon last week. The city often runs on recycled ideas and nostalgia. But the attack on Presidency stirred some deeper feeling. #Kolkata #UrbanPostcard #Presidency University