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Category: Imperialism

Steps To Eradicate Colonial Mindset

On the 76th anniversary of Independence, Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi reportedly said from the Red Fort that the Path of Duty should be the way of life. On […]

Beyond Imagination, Possibly

Queen Elizabeth (Alexandra Mary) II (April 21, 1926 – September 8, 2022) was quite young at that period of time. It was not in the remotest imagination that she would […]

They Were Not The Only Ones

Dedicated to my Apa (elder sister) Farah Deeba Deepti, the member of Election Management Committee (of Bangladesh Awami League) and Executive Member of Bangladesh-India Friendship Society… The Indians usually blame […]

Returning Of The Colonial Loot

Britain recently returned a number of old artefacts, reportedly taken away by the Britishers during the colonial era, to India. On August 19, seven such artefacts, kept in a Scottish […]

What A Depiction

“Racism is taught in our society… it is not automatic. It is learned behaviour toward persons with dissimilar physical characteristics.” – Alexander (Alex) Murray Palmer Haley (August 11, 1921 – […]

Tackling The ‘Barbarians’

It is known that the British had suffered a bloody and miserable defeat in the First Anglo-Afghan War, in 1838-42. Although some battles took place after that war, the Britons […]

The Lost Narratives Of A ‘Desire’

Desiring India: Representations through British and French Eyes 1584-1857, a recently published book, co-edited by Supriya Chaudhuri and Niranjan Goswami, has hit the headlines. It seems that the essence of […]

Suppression Of Expression

The mighty State Power is trying hard to destroy the Press in a fancy way, across the globe. In different parts of the world, Governments have come out with new […]

Nature’s Order…

“Sexuality is something that we ourselves create. It is our own creation, and much more than the discovery of a secret side of our desire.” – Paul-Michel Foucault. Alan Mathison […]