Month: December 2013

The crabs from Sundarbans

Ananda Das. He sells crabs he catches himself, in the Sunderbans- the largest halophytic mangrove forest in the world (India and Bangladesh). Then he travels all the way (1130 km), probably by road and a lot on his feet or buses, to Behala, Parnasree…

The case of the diplomat and her maid: diplomacy, exploitation or media fodder

When I first heard about the case of Devyani Khobragade, one minute a “respected” diplomat to the leading world power ( Deputy consular general, no less to begin with, and now promoted for increasing her immunity to prosecution)  in one of the most popular…