Curated city tours go virtual

The city of joy is sprinkled with stories all around. Not all of those make it to the pages of a book. While s...

Silence of the Lambretta

A hot May afternoon in the early 1980s. Mr Chakrabarti had only just brought home his wife and the new-born ba...

Jab chhor chale... Nakhlau nagari...

The news of the death of Prince Kaukab Quder Sajjad Ali Meerza, great-grandson of the last Nawab of Awadh, Waj...

Mrs Kasalova’s perestroika

When Russia announced that it had named the coronavirus vaccine developed by Moscow’s Gamaleya Research ...

Cradle of the dying

Bani adam a’za-ye yekdigar-and/ke dar afarin-aš zeyek gowhar-and. All human beings are members of...

A royal tale of legacy and revival

She stays in India’s “largest private residence”, the Lukshmi Vilas Palace, Baroda. He is a ...

Culture  /  Published 24.10.21

Under My Wings, A Wind

I wrote to the Cheltenham Local History Society hoping to get more details about the brief to Clark, perhaps his jottings. Jill Waller replied saying, “Sadly almost all the records of H.H. Marty...
By Upala Sen

Heritage  /  Published 25.04.21

Flavours of Bengal: Garad

By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

Heritage  /  Published 21.04.21

Flavours of Bengal: Tangail sari

By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

Heritage  /  Published 28.02.21

JC Bose’s legacy to be restored

Confirming the communication was Prof. Gaurab Gangopadhyay of the Bose Institute, Calcutta. He said, “A team from Giridih had come to meet us. We discussed several things, like how the memorial ...
By Shabina Akhtar in Calcutta, Giridih

Heritage  /  Published 24.01.21

When the books left the building

At 8 o’clock on a pre-Covid Sunday morning, I walked into the National Library in Alipore in Calcutta. The reading room of the 180-year-old building was open to members although it was a holiday...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

Heritage  /  Published 17.01.21

Mir of the Metaphor

By Moumita Chaudhuri

Heritage  /  Published 13.12.20

Future of the Past

By Manasi Shah

Heritage  /  Published 30.11.20

Journey of Kenilworth Hotel

Pictures: Rashbehari Das, Pabitra Das and Kenilworth Hotel ...
By Nandini Ganguly in Calcutta

Heritage  /  Published 23.11.20

Curated city tours go virtual

Great Yarmouth Heritage Walks: The walks on this page are on diverse subjects like road names, history, or a stroll along the seafront, and are all centred around the resort town of England’s Gr...
By Priyanka Roy (t2 intern)

Heritage  /  Published 22.11.20

A doff to Duff

Bang opposite Duff College is the smart red-and-cream building where Suresh Chandra Chaudhuri had founded the East Bengal Club on August 1, 1920. Rajesh Chaudhuri, 52, who had come from Delhi for the ...
By Soumitra Das


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