Maria Misra

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By Maria Misra, the author of Vishnu’s Crowded Temple: India and the Great Rebellion (Penguin) and a Fellow of Keble College, Oxford (THE TIMES, 28/11/08):

Images of that great Bombay monument, the Taj Mahal Palace hotel, engulfed in flames and thick billowing smoke cannot help but recall the collapsing twin towers of 9/11. The attack seems to bear all the hallmarks of an al-Qaeda operation.

The terrorists chose Bombay (Mumbai), the New York of India; they targeted iconic buildings – the Taj and the Chhatrapati Shivaji railway station, the flamboyant mini-St Pancras that is redolent of the Raj-era glory days.…  Seguir leyendo »