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Murshidabad: A regal retreat on the banks of river Bhagirathi

Travelling through the bylanes of an old Mughal town, the author steps in history to find the country’s gran...

Old wounds

Anya Theatre's 110-minute-long tour de force is among the best Calcutta has produced in recent years...
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Curated city tours go virtual

Taking a walk through the lanes and bylanes of Calcutta, virtually. The Telegraph spoke to a bunch of people w...

Silence of the Lambretta

Many years ago, a scooter, a castaway of a Delhi family, arrived in a coalmine town in Bihar and was reborn a ...

Jab chhor chale... Nakhlau nagari...

A portraiture of the recently departed Kaukab Quder, a man who lived his heritage, loved it, and never tried t...

Mrs Kasalova’s perestroika

A steel city, the iron-curtain and the Russians within, a dancing girl, a truant boy and a broken betrothal...

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Culture  /  Published 20.11.22

‘The British trained us to appreciate our culture’

Ravindra Singh Bisht, a former joint director-general of the ASI, speaks to The Telegraph about its great significance and urgent need for better protection of Indus Valleysites...
By Prasun Chaudhuri

Culture  /  Published 09.11.22

Kintsugi: Beauty in imperfection

There are many teachings, practices and philosophies that can help people deal with disappointment, embrace imperfection and remain optimistic...
By Ella Tennant in Newcastle

Culture  /  Published 03.07.22

Don’t tear me to tears

Heritage structures can be redeveloped this way or that based on certain civic norms and rules. But what really happens? ...
By Anasuya Basu

Culture  /  Published 29.05.22

A Long Engagement

The Telegraph explores the unequal friendship that Alexander Cunningham and J.D.M. Beglar shared...
By Anasuya Basu

Culture  /  Published 29.05.22

Once Upon a Reason

Days before Raja Rammohun Roy’s 250th birth anniversary, The Telegraph visits the shambles of his birthplace in Bengal’s Hooghly district...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

Places  /  Published 02.03.22

Murshidabad: A regal retreat on the banks of river Bhagirathi

Travelling through the bylanes of an old Mughal town, the author steps in history to find the country’s grandest architecture dating back centuries...
By Somini Sen Dua

Heritage  /  Published 29.01.22

Old wounds

Anya Theatre's 110-minute-long tour de force is among the best Calcutta has produced in recent years...
By Anshuman Bhowmick

Culture  /  Published 09.01.22

Many splendoured is my provenance

Conceived on the back of a nawab’s victory, laid out with care by the British, lost lovers’ point now, a politician’s dreamscape and birthing ground of PK-Chuni’s football progeny, Maidan's st...
By Prasun Chaudhuri

Culture  /  Published 09.01.22

Calcutta: The story of an ageing city

Calcutta has refused to stop growing since it came into being. But that has taken a constant toll......
By Moumita Chaudhuri

Culture  /  Published 24.10.21

Under My Wings, A Wind

A hundred years ago she assumed her perch — classical goddess, guardian angel, creature of magic. The story of a fond finial...
By Upala Sen


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