Why the babies will continue to die in West Bengal

“These deaths are not unusual at all…Sometimes the influx of patients is so high that three, four, five can die. Sometimes 15 can die.” – M.K Chatterjee, Superintendent, BC Roy Memorial Hospital for Children, Kolkata, West Bengal, India. There is a proverb in Bangla – “kings fight it out with other kings while irrelevant commoners … Continue reading Why the babies will continue to die in West Bengal

India at night on Diwali: a could-be-but-isn’t-true story

“Deepavali ki shubhkamnayein, Tiwari” “Diwali mubarak, sirji! What are you looking at with such purpose, Mishraji?” “It is this beautiful satellite image of the Indian night sky taken by NASA showing all of the lights over this wondrous country of ours. Lovely, no?” “Yes, Mishraji. It is quite spectacular. How did you come about to … Continue reading India at night on Diwali: a could-be-but-isn’t-true story