Places

Bangalore, India

Bangalore, India

« The compulsions of trade often lead to other connections and spillovers, hard to trace but stubborn in their residue...We get glimpses of places, mentioned in passing in accounts of the time, or described in poetry. »  —Usha K.R., Ruminations along the Silk Route

 

By Aiswarya Sasi (2015)

I walked into the eerily quiet room, like a rabbit venturing into a lion’s cave. In the middle of the room was a lone table, with chairs at both its ends. On one chair...

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Of the thirty-three crore or three hundred and thirty million gods and goddesses of Indian Hindu mythology, the most loved perhaps is Ganesha, especially by children. To begin with, there is his absurdly endearing...

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Chapter 6

Gandhi
Pages 102 -- 106

1934

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Tia Teresa Thomas

Today was the last day of our 10-day posting in Emergency Medicine. We were only in fourth term so the prospect of Emergency Medicine excited us more than anything.. Our posting was during...

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Helena Makri

“If ever there was a book calculated to make a man in love with its author, this appears to me to me to be the book”—William Godwin (on reading a narrative by his future wife)

It was mid-...

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Warli on Green at St. John's
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Written by Divya Devaraj, a second year medical student at St. John's Medical College.

Kanthi watched them carefully as they walked up her front verandah, running her fingers through her wet...

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Film Screening: Aligarh
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Bull Temple, Bangalore
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By Sitarah Mathias, a third-year student at St. John's Medical College

Chhatarpur. A sleepy, dusty little town in Madhya Pradesh connected only by road, where life moved in slow motion. Yet, a...

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Theatre and Music as Knowledge Systems
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Chapter 2

Section 3

Too late he remembered the gradient. The scooter bucked and spluttered, and a spasm of pain seized him, reminiscent of the morning, and he cursed afresh the planners of NR...

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