Advertisement


Heritage

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...
Advertisement

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 ...

Advertisement
Heritage  /  Published 04.10.20

Jab chhor chale... Nakhlau nagari...

...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

Heritage  /  Published 27.09.20

Mrs Kasalova’s perestroika

...
By Swachchhasila Basu

Heritage  /  Published 13.09.20

Cradle of the dying

...
By Prasun Chaudhuri

Heritage  /  Published 10.09.20

A royal tale of legacy and revival

A “history narrator”, her description of the Baroda jewels was jaw-dropping. “The Baroda pearl carpets have Basra pearls with over 2.2 million beads, ruby, sapphire, emeralds, 300-40...
By Saionee Chakraborty

Heritage  /  Published 30.08.20

Dreams die first

...
By Moumita Chaudhuri, Upala Sen

Heritage  /  Published 23.08.20

Fever Sutra: The Much-Feared Jwara

...
By Bitan Sikdar

Culture  /  Published 22.10.19

Boycotting Muslims: Who’d you rather listen to, Gods or bigots?

The eighteenth century mystic poet Lalon Fakir, whose songs and compositions had a crumbling impact on caste and religious orthodoxy, sang “Barir pashe archi nagor, shetha parshi bashot kore/ Ami ek...
By Abhirup Dam

Culture  /  Published 20.08.19

Rise and fall of the Brahmo Samaj

[{"id":1,"type":"text","value":"The Sadharan Brahmo Samaj was denied the status of a minority religion in an order issued by the West Bengal Minority Affairs and Madrasah Education Department in ...
By Abhirup Dam

People  /  Published 10.08.18

MP Karma Topden shared deep bond with Sikkim's last king

...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray

Heritage  /  Published 18.12.18

Chandernagore is a hidden gem with a French past

Some members of a non-governmental organisation (NGO) that is working to secure the history and revive the cultural heritage of Chandernagore are launching a tour to give visitors a feel of the town w...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta


Advertisement

Download our latest App

to get update on the go...


Advertisement
 
 
Copyright © 2020 The Telegraph. All rights reserved.