This time, not withstanding a scorching summer in decades, the heat generated by parliamentary poll proceedings has been much less than the previous occasions. The severe blow delivered by the Supreme Court banning pre-pol...Views: 2638
In line with the general apprehension in India that a fraud of the magnitude of Satyam could not have taken place without the active connivance of auditors has proved right when the Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO...Views: 1900
Just six months after Ratan Tata declared Nano pull out from Singur, three Nanos were roving in Calcutta streets drawing curious onlookers and became the talk of this metro city on the April Fool’s day. Giving a befi...Views: 1521
I have been briskly covering the ‘Gorkhaland’ movement in the past giving my opinion side by side. To me this was a highly ill conceived movement which if succeeds would have the beginning of the end of a natio...Views: 1715
This is an old photograph showing Lt.Gen A.A.K.Niyaji, Corps Commander of Pakistani Forces in East Pakistan surrendering to his Indian counterpart Lt.Gen Jagjit Singh Arora, GOC-in-C of Indian forces in East...Views: 2179
This a peculiar story, certainly first time in the history of Indian Railways and probably first time in the world history of Railways too. The story relates to the Loco Pilot of the most prestigious series of Indian Train...Views: 1471
After Delhi IIT, it is the turn of Kharagpur IIT, which is facing a racial discrimination charge against a Dalit student, as per a writ filed by the 23 year-old student in the Supreme Court (SC) on 17th Feb’09 accusi...Views: 2478
In the backdrop of signing nuclear treaty with the USA, India is going ahead to augment Nuclear Power generation. As per a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between two public sector power companies- National Therma...Views: 1369
Within hours of the presentation of the railway budget by Lalu Prasad Yadav, one of the most prestigious of Indian trains, the ‘Coromandel Express', met with a severe accident when out of its 24 coaches, 14 coac...Views: 2060
Acting on the recommendations of R.K.Raghavan Committee, the Supreme Court (SC) today (11th Feb’09) empowered professional bodies and colleges to suspend students involved in ragging- without immediate probe in appro...Views: 2128
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Born on 6th Nov,1947 in East Pakistan (Presently Bangladesh), migrated to India along with parents at age one. Brought up in West Bengal province of India. Graduated with Physics Honors from Scottish Church College of Calcutta and later did Master of Technology from Calcutta University securing first class fifth position in electrical engineering. .
I have interest in science and technology, law, social science, politics, religion and work as a social worker also. I can fluently read, write and speak Hindi, English and Bengali apart from a couple of local dialects. .