Sambit Speaks

United by Songs

Ever since I watched the movie ‘English Vinglish‘, heard the Marathi song ‘Navraj Majhi‘ in it, I have thought about the recent times in Bollywood movies where songs of various languages have found space in the mainstream movies. One could […]

Sambit Speaks

Sun-in-Law

Yes, you have guessed it right. If there is any iota of doubt concerning ‘sun’ and Karunanidhi, dispel it. For the sun-in-law is everywhere in the news, he is hogging the limelight and some suggest […]

Sambit Speaks

e-Din

Have you ever visited a factory? Or a workshop ?(not the scientific kinds!). If you have you can well imagine and if you haven’t you could assume that at such a place there are plenty […]

Sambit Speaks

Indian Youth and TINA

The average Indian youth might be vociferous with his views on the political scenario in the country plagued by rampant corruption and ‘policy paralysis’, might have grand ideas to convert a going downhill economy into […]

Sambit Speaks

11 – the new 12

Times have changed. Quite literally. A major change that students (those residing in MU Hostels) experienced was a notice announcing the change in curfew hours. The upper limit of Hostel entry time, which was 12 […]

India and World

And the President spoke

After a show of grandeur in the presidential procession from Raisina Hills to the Parliament, the 13th President of India, Pranab Mukherjee signed on the dotted line after being sworn in. And then the president […]

India and World

Rain,Grain and Drain

It could not be more ironical than the fact that India is a nation where world’s largest population of hungry people live and yet also the nation where for the lack of proper storage systems, […]