Shoshee Chunder Dutt on Patriotism

The mountain torrent rushing down Can ne’er its course retrace, And souls that speed on glory’s path Must ever onward press: Aye, onward press — to bleed and die, Triumphant still in death: Imposter, hence! in other lands Go draw thy coward breath.

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Corbett’s Law of the Jungle

The following excerpt i from Jim Corbett’s My India – story #5 (Law of the Jungles). Two-year old Putali and three-year old Punwa were lost at midday on Friday, and were found by the herdsman at about 5 p.m. on Monday, a matter of seventy-seven hours. I have given a description of the wild life …

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R.K.Narayan’s Coffee Worries

Every now and then, one reads an article, a book or prose and it’s not sufficient merely to shout from the ramparts “Buy/borrow the book and read it! It’s simply awesome!” What does one do in such cases? Well… Reproduce the entire text and then shout from the ramparts: “Read this!” The celebrated Indian novelist …

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Why I’m proud to be a Hindu

Someday (way in the future) I wanted to write this post. The thoughts were clear in the head but there were several more interesting posts queued ahead in my WordPress Drafts folder. During my last business trip, I finally started reading Shashi Tharoor’s India – From Midnight to the Millennium and Beyond. When I read …

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