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Ruma Chakravarti

Mumbo-Jumbo Cricket

Mar 28, 2015 Ruma Chakravarti

As the final approaches, a look at why cricketers and cricket fans continue to be a superstitious lot.

Men In Blue As Well As Green And Gold

Mar 25, 2015 Ruma Chakravarti

The local media feels the Indians themselves would have selected the Sydney Cricket Grounds to play this match if given a choice.


Honesty Box

I had never seen one before coming to Australia. It is a system where farmers leave out produce for sale, relying on the passing consumer to pay for the goods by dropping money in a tin or a box.

PM Modi of Pollie-wood

Nov 20, 2014 Ruma Chakravarti

One thing that a wide cross section of Australians are not remotely worried about are the allegations by Salman Khurshid about Modi bringing his own cheerleaders with him on his foreign trips.


Compulsion Helps

The Australian experience has been fairly positive since mandatory voting was introduced in 1924. Turnout consistently remains high at above 90%.

05 November, 2014

Those Smuggled Spices Of Yore

Ruma Chakravarti

When I first came to Australia, I had to bring kaalo jeere or nigella seeds with me, along with paanch phoran or Bengali five spice...


Photo Gallery

West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee during an administrative review meeting, in Murshidabad.

PTI Photo

Senior SKM leaders address a press conference on the future course of the farmers agitation, at Singhu Border in New Delhi.

PTI Photo

Senior SKM leaders address a press conference on the future course of the farmers agitation, at Singhu Border in New Delhi.

PTI Photo

In this file photo, Army Chief Bipin Rawat addresses a press conference in New Delhi. CDS Gen Bipin Rawat accompanied by his wife Madhulika Rawat, his staff and other officials were killed in an IAF Mi-17V5 helicopter...

PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist

In this file photo, Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat. CDS Gen Bipin Rawat accompanied by his wife Madhulika Rawat, his staff and other officials were killed in an IAF Mi-17V5 helicopter crash in Coonoor,...

PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
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Dalit-Bahujan Women In Politics And The Missing Narratives

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Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

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Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

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Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta