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Entries by Sandip Roy from 12/2012

Royal Hoax: Let's Not Make Scapegoats Out of Pranksters

| Posted 12.11.2012 | Entertainment

What started out as a silly prank by radio hosts to try and call the Duchess of Cambridge's hospital room has unexpectedly become a moment of truth for a media that cares only about ratings and rides roughshod over feelings.

Ravi Shankar Was India's Columbus (And a Damn Good-Looking One)

| Posted 12.12.2012 | Entertainment

Ravi Shankar was our Columbus. While one explorer came looking for India, the other took India to the world. Perhaps that's why it's only fitting, that though I grew up in India, the first time I saw him perform was not in India, but at the Kremlin in Moscow.

What One 23-year-old Gang Rape Victim Taught Us

| Posted 12.29.2012 | World

She had no intention to be a braveheart. She didn't want to become a flickering candle on some dark street corner. She didn't want to become a symbol. She just wanted to go home. Perhaps tell a friend what she thought of the movie she had just seen.