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7:52am

Wed April 8, 2015
Dispatch from Kolkata for 4/8/2015

Sandip Roy: Om-less Yoga?

Downward Dog

It's safe to do yoga in American schools, so says the 4th District Court of Appeals.

Its great that an Indian tradition has found an American home, but does that mean yoga needs to go Om-less?

 

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6:45am

Wed April 1, 2015
Dispatch from Kolkata for 4/1/2015

Sandip Roy: Free the Internet

Shreya Singhal

  The Internet just became freer in India thanks to a young woman who decided to do something about it instead of just complaining.

Section 66A of the IT Act was declared unconstitutional.

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6:45am

Wed March 25, 2015
Arts & Culture

Sandip Roy: Tale of Two Cities

After growing up in India, America was a culture shock. After 20 years in America living in India was its own culture shock. Everything is different... or is it?

Sandip Roy compares his two homes.  

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12:01am

Tue February 24, 2015
Arts & Culture

Your Call: A conversation with Sandip Roy about his debut novel, Don't Let Him Know

On the February 24th edition of  Your Call, we’ll have a conversation with Sandip Roy -- Morning Edition commentator, editor at Firstpost.com, and former host of Your Call.  His new novel Don’t Let Him Know explores migration, sexual identity and India’s complex social landscape. What role does literature play in helping us understand other cultures and people? We’ll take your questions for Sandip Roy on the next Your Call, with guest host Matt Martin and you.

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2:13pm

Fri July 18, 2014
Dispatches from Kolkata for 7/18/2014

Sandip Roy's Dispatch: Saundhi Mitti

School boys in the rain
Sandip Roy

July 16, 2014: Monsoon has always been the most important season in India - whether it's from the point of view of the economy or the Bollywood rain dance. But coming back to India after years in America, Sandip Roy finds the memories of monsoons past don't always live up to the realities of monsoons present.

This post originally appeared July 23, 2014. Mr. Roy will return with a new post next week.
 

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