California said sorry to Chinese Americans

What’s in an apology? Some expressions of remorse are commonplace — we hear them on the playground when kids smack each other on the head, or they land in your inbox after a friend forgets your birthday. It’s the grand-scale apologies, it seems, that are harder to come by.

Indo-Sino border war prompted odyssey to Canada

Josie Axelsen: Indo-Sino border war prompted odyssey to Canada Josie Axelsen, Vancouver Sun Published: Monday, July 07, 2008 The guns could be heard crackling at the McMahon demarcation line along the India-China border in the northern frontier mountain ranges which are part of the majestic Himalayan chain. The Indian and Chinese border guards were engaged […]

From Achipur to Tangra

A revival of Calcutta’s Indian Chinese community may be imminent, after decades of neglect and immigration.

Hindi Chini Bhai Bhai

The five-decades old slogan Hindi chini, bhai bhai ( for those of you who don’t know, it’s translates to “indians and chinese are brothers,”) by Jawaharlal Nehru, made this historic and most quintessential brotherhood statement. Much water has since then flowed down the rivers Ganga and the Yangtze, the attainment of brotherhood is yet a […]

Indian Chinese in India

Migration Patterns and Occupational Specialisations of Kolkata Chinese An Insider’s History by Jennifer Liang

Kolkata Chinese Puzzle in Poll Season

For the Chinese community in Kolkata, elections are as routine as rolling up dumplings every morning. They vote because they have to. Not because they hope something good will come out of it. Ignored by politicians, the dwindling Chinese population is getting desperate to be seen, heard and belong.

Chinese and Anglo-Indians Kolkata own’s

Chinese in Kolkata Vanishing ?

Never mind the two centuries of reclusive existence. Crisis requires the Chinese to open up and engage with the outside world or disappear without trace.

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