Sandip Roy

11:53am

Wed May 1, 2013
Dispatches from Kolkata for 5/1

Sandip takes to the pitch

Cheer Girls
Hindustani Times

Sandip returns to the pitch! 

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6:45am

Wed April 24, 2013
Dispatches from Kolkata for 4/24

Defining the "worst" ever downward

Protests in Dehli
India Times

India it seems is no country  for its children. The national crime records bureau shows child rape cases went up 336 percent between 2001 and 2011. And that, the report by the Asian Center for Human Rights says is just the tip of the iceberg.

 

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6:45am

Wed April 17, 2013
Dispatches from Kolkata for 4/17

Imminent hive collapse

Spelling Bee Participants at the American Center
Sandip Roy

The website Quartz reported that the Scripps National Spelling Bee might have just undercut its best competitors – Indian Americans.

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6:45am

Wed April 10, 2013
Dispatches from Kolkata for 4/10

The intriguing story of Shaikh Musa.

Fatima Shaik and Jeffrey Reneau at American Center
American Center, Kolkata

Fatima Shaikh has yet to find a family like hers - African American Catholics with a Muslim name - all thanks to a man she had never met, her grandfather Shaikh Muhammad Musa. A Bengali peddler from India who married an African American woman from New Orleans in 1896. He left behind three children but few clues about himself.

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6:45am

Wed April 3, 2013
Dispatches from Kolkata for 4/3

Good Karma for same sex couples in India

samesexmarriagesindelaware.com

India’s Supreme Court is yet to rule on the repeal of its anti homosexuality law. But just because marriage equality isn’t on the table yet does not mean a country like India doesn’t have its own way of thinking about all these issues.

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