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Culture  /  Published 11.04.21

…And there’s Fekuda

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Culture  /  Published 04.04.21

The Other Khela

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Culture  /  Published 04.04.21

Sting in the air

All of it started a fortnight ago. The parents received two calls, almost simultaneously — two relations, from different sides of the family, informing them that they’d got it. It — ...
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Culture  /  Published 04.04.21

‘A rickshaw puller will be in the Assembly’

1950s: Byapari is born in Turukhali in Barisal, now in Bangladesh. His parents migrate to a refugee camp in Bengal’s Bankura district soon after 1965: The family refuses to go to Dandakaranya, ...
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Culture  /  Published 30.03.21

An Equal Music with Calcutta’s own ensemble

The originator, Fauzia Marikar, dreamed up Effem Ensemble in August 2019, and her newly-minted piano student, Varun Thapar, a dynamic young businessman, carrying on the legacy of the KCT Group, one of...
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Culture  /  Published 29.03.21

Go natural for a #newnormal Holi

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Culture  /  Published 28.03.21

Pandemic chitra

His creations from lockdown time show how people were punished for not wearing masks, how truck drivers bribed police officers with bottles of sanitiser instead of cash, how a beleaguered people praye...
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Culture  /  Published 28.03.21

French Press (not coffee)

I first heard of Le Petit Bengali from Sharbatanu Chatterjee, a neuroscience researcher, based in Paris for now. Le Petit Bengali is the name of a French newspaper published from Chandernagore in the ...
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Culture  /  Published 28.03.21

Chronicles of time

How did you feel about the movie adaptation of your work Victoria And Abdul? I have only had that one book made into a movie and it was huge. So, no complaints there! I had six Hollywood studios pitc...
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Culture  /  Published 26.03.21

How to have a Holi, ‘phoolon wali’

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