Pride in Sunak

BY CSMI STAFF WRITER As more than a billion Hindus around the world this week observed Diwali, “the festival of lights,” the appointment of one of their own as British prime minister offered a second cause for celebration. Sunak, a former British Chancellor and a practising Hindu, won the race to lead the Conservative Party on Monday and was officially appointed prime minister by King … Continue reading Pride in Sunak

Sacral Notes

BY DR KAUSTAV BHATTACHARYYA GURU OF INDIAN ‘GREEN REVOLUTION’ IN THE SHRINE OF BIOLOGICAL SCIENCES Professor MS Swaminathan is synonymous with ‘Green Revolution’ in turn solving the food production problem thus making India self-reliant in feeding its population. Recently Professor Swaminathan’s archives were released in a ceremonial function at the NCBS, National Center for Biological Sciences as part of its Science Archives.  NCBS was one … Continue reading Sacral Notes

Indian Economy Overtakes the UK

CSMI STAFF WRITER Just a decade ago, Indian GDP was the eleventh largest in the world. Now, with 7 percent growth forecast for 2022, India’s economy has overtaken the United Kingdom’s in terms of size, making it the fifth biggest. That’s according to the latest figures from the International Monetary Fund. India’s growth is accompanied by a period of rapid inflation in the UK, creating a cost of living crisis and … Continue reading Indian Economy Overtakes the UK

The Koshy’s Parade – The Mystic Café

BY DR KAUSTAV BHATTACHARYYA ‘There’s a natural mystic blowing through the airCant keep them downIf you listen carefully now you will hear.’Bob Marley, The Natural Mystic At a recent Indo-Anglian poetry event I reminisced about the dreamy-eyed, youthful, indulgent days sauntered away at a Bangalore lanmark café, The Parade Café or the Koshy’s. My serious dabbling with Indo-Anglian poetry of the Dom Moraes, Nissim Ezekiel … Continue reading The Koshy’s Parade – The Mystic Café