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What counts for patriotism or nationalism?

By Raj Shekhar Sen
According to the National Crime Bureau for the year 2000, at least two Dalits were assaulted each hour in India. From 2006-11 in North-East India, about 7,000 rape case accusations and more than 11,000 kidnapping cases accusations were made against the Indian Army. But this is where we draw the line for our patriotism.

Three Poems

By Raj Shekhar Sen
pain has a universal language;
pain opens all borders,
and pain knows Korean and wounds;
tongjeung

The Business of Tragedies

By Raj Shekhar Sen
But justice and dignity are still exclusive. Only a certain genetic predisposition has acquired the rights to them. But do not fear, for everything else there’s Mastercard.

Three Poems

By Raj Shekhar Sen
and suddenly Bukowski walks in through the doors
and before he jumps out the windows
he tells you like he would,
all great art is horse-shit,
buy tacos.