The Telegraph
Saturday , June 10 , 2017

Naming the reality

In his 1984 book, The Untouchable as Himself, the anthropologist, R.S. Khare, speaks of the derision with which Dalits viewed the term, 'Harijan', popularized by Mahatma Gandhi. Khare quotes a Chamar reformer in Lucknow as telling him: "......   | Read..

Reluctant Laureate

How many book summaries does it take to justify a Nobel Prize for Literature? The answer is blowing in the wind...   | Read..

No man who bothers about originality will ever be original: whereas if you simply try to tell the truth (without caring twopence how often it has been told before) you will... become original without ever having noticed it. - C.S. LEWIS

A spirit that is yet to age
Visual Arts
The art beat of the young has been livened up by a combination of factors post Liberalization. Not the least of them is the ease with which they can plug into contemporary trends abroad. But that's......   | Read..
Youthful zest
Youth initiatives that outlast the first flush of enthusiasm deserve commendation if they keep growing with their years. 4th Bell Theatres, born in 2011, establish themselves among new Bengali grou......   | Read..
Deep connection
The concert organized by Arani in the memory of the late sitarist, Indranil Bhattacharya, started with the spontaneous dance recital of Ritayanti Chowdhury, followed by the sitar recital of Manab D......   | Read..