Vidisha Biswas specialised in literature before deciding to pursue a career in journalism. Her interests include human rights, foreign politics, music and philosophy.

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Music and Performance
17 March 2008
WB Yeats once prescribed a "frenzy of lust and rage" in the battle against old age. Judging by his performance at...
UK Politics
05 November 2007
For Winston, the protagonist of George Orwell’s 1984, all hope for change lay in the "proles". Only in those swarming...
Politics
31 October 2007
On 22 October, journalist Alisher Saipov told friend and colleague Shahida Yakub he thought he was being followed by...
UK Politics
04 October 2007
Four decades and three legal defeats later, the British Foreign Office is still unwilling to allow some 5000...