Daily Archives: June 12, 2008

Examiner hack caught in Gorkha riots

YOUNG IT EXAMINER REPORTER SUBHANKAR KUNDU went back to his village during this week – it’s in West Bengal – a lengthy two day journey there by Indian Railways, a day there and two days to get back.

Except it’s not like being a journalist for the INQ, being a journalist for the Examiner. Apparently there are Gorkha riots in West Bengal, which make it very unsafe to travel.

It makes travelling on the London Metropolitan Line (banner above includes Wembley Stadium – Ed.)  seem like a very pleasant dream. As the oldest existing civilisation in the world India has seen it all. China would be the oldest existing civilisation in the world, but it had its Mao tse Tung period, and the “Cultural Revolution” changed a lot of things, init?