Articles by: Soumyanetra Munshi

Remembering Khudiram: The Smiling Young Martyr

Remembering Khudiram: The Smiling Young Martyr

The Statesman, May 2 1908: “The Railway station was crowded to see the boy. A mere boy of 18 or 19 years old, who looked quite determined. He came out of a first class compartment and walked all the way to phaeton, kept for him outside, like a cheerful boy who knows no anxiety… on taking his seat the boy[Read More…]

by 12/08/2021 Comments are Disabled Life/Philosophy
“Dancing on the heads of snakes”: A Glimpse into Yemen

“Dancing on the heads of snakes”: A Glimpse into Yemen

The other day I came across a copy of an old newspaper – The Statesman (Kolkata edition) of August 4th 1994. As I browsed through the headlines for a glimpse of the world twenty six years back,  the heading “Looting in Yemen continues after end of war” caught my attention, given I’ve seen headlines about Yemen being bombed etc., currently.[Read More…]

by 24/12/2020 Comments are Disabled World