Monthly Archives: August 2013

Why read Fanon?

As we drove back from the Indian independence celebrations at India-House in Tripoli, in which our ambassador told of the challenges of every transition phase Dr.Singh asked me in an impatient tone- “Doctor sahib! Why are you going to Frantz … Continue reading

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     Part-3 of- On our Independence Day. Each generation must discover its mission,  fulfill it or betray it, in relative opacity                                    Frantz … Continue reading

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On our Independence Day-Part 2

On August 22,1975, Rustom Sohrab Nagarwalla, ex Army officer twice phoned the State Bank of India, imitating voice of PM Indira Gandhi and her official aide P N Haksar, asking for 6 million rupees for Bangladesh. He was arrested a … Continue reading

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