Author: Soumitra Dasgupta

Food, Friendship and Fantastic Stories

An Irani grandpa, with a Devil’s charm, has nine names. His grandson calls him Batman. His fantastic stories add to the taste of the delicious food. He casts a spell. These eateries in Bombay are on the verge of extinction. Soumitra unveils the magical world for Different Truths. Time and tide wait for none. It’s an aphorism. […]

Can Digital Waste be Checked?

Hoarding is human impulse. The digital generation, as this generation is called, often downloads books, texts, pix, etc, which they might not refer to later. They are thus creating digital waste. Soumitra takes a hard look at the possible menace of the digital waste in his tongue-in-cheek approach. I am a hoarder. I hoard books. My book-buying spree […]

Bridging the Digital Divide

  The tech savvy young people, with dreams in their eyes, leave their nests often for distant lands. Their aging parents’ agonies increase manifold, when smart phones and laptops scare them. Soumitra shows us a way out; a wonderful relationship that might bloom between the elders and the young. India’s brain drain is ‘brain gain’ for other […]