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The idea of Kolkata

Why author Kushanava Choudhury believes his book is about the present, the Kolkata that is lived in.

| Jan 28, 2018

Identity illusions, unclassified categories

Why has this tension grown between class and identity politics?

| Jan 21, 2009

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