The Telegraph
Saturday , August 12 , 2017

A new absence

Bhaskar Mitter, the first Indian chairman of Andrew Yule who died in late May, was surprised when Bhupesh Gupta frowned on Jyoti Basu drinking a glass of beer. He told me more than 60 years later that no sooner had Basu left the lunch he had hoste......   | Read..

Fodder for thought

The BJP's love for the cow is such that it has led to the animals being abandoned in a country that honours the bond between cow and man...   | Read..

The times you lived through, the people you shared those times with - nothing brings all of it back to life like an old mix tape. It does a better job of storing up memories than actual brain tissue can do. Every mix tape tells a story... together... they add up to the story of a life.


The modern masters
That was a sumptuous banquet alright. If the viewer burped, it was from satisfaction, not indigestion. Because Akar Prakar's recent show, Synchrome-Masters, did, indeed, line up the masters. Well, ......   | Read..
Past riches
Anubinda Sangeet Ashram paid a tribute to the deceased Kishori Amonkar with a well-organized musical concert at the Birla Academy. Papri Chakrabarti (picture) - a sincere disciple of Kishori Amonka......   | Read..
Eclectic and unusual
Early August occasions the revisiting of Tagore. Productions of two of his most popular works raise interesting correspondences with and divergences from the originals....   | Read..