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Culture  /  Published 21.01.20

What awaits you at Kolkata Literary Meet 2020

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Arati Kadav on exploring sci-fi with Cargo

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Arts  /  Published 14.03.20

Your grief, my brief

Since the lockdown in Kashmir on August 5 last year (relaxed in several, agonising phases over seven months and more), Sumona Chakravarty has been putting out a series of Facebook posts with the hasht...
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Culture  /  Published 11.03.20

A tale of epic rumination

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Culture  /  Published 26.05.19

Korean director wins Cannes' top prize

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Culture  /  Published 25.05.19

Theatre for social and political change

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Culture  /  Published 30.11.19

Art of the matter

The adrenalin was at its highest point when Jussi Pylkkänen, global president of Christie’s, opened the auction on December 19 around 7.30pm by offering lot one. That night we totalled Rs 96,59,37,...
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Arts  /  Published 15.12.18

Tripura's theatre artistes anxious under new govt

A makeshift mosque stands tall onstage. A play is in progress. An actor playing Swami Vivekananda is talking about the greatness of all religions. Some scenes later he refuses to meet the Brahmins —...
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