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 ...

Dreams die first

On Republic Day this year, a second-year undergraduate student of history at Visva-Bharati was expelled from t...

Fever Sutra: The Much-Feared Jwara

They chanted to keep the jwara at bay — Nah samvidvan pari vrimddhi takmana. Meaning, O fever, listen to...

Everything is different

Burrabazar is one of the largest wholesale markets of eastern India — textiles, medicines, garments, cosmeti...

Boston Ice Party

This was not very long ago, but a period that may well now be time stamped as BC or Before Corona. The ex...

Heritage  /  Published 05.01.19

Calcutta's Bible Society: A chapter, reopened

By Manasi Shah in

Culture  /  Published 23.11.19

Time Machine

When you enter the Bengal Chamber of Commerce and Industry (BCC&I) office in central Calcutta, a majestic staircase looms into view. But it pales in comparison to the three ancient lifts that face...
By Manasi Shah in

Opinion  /  Published 11.11.19

When Rabindranath Tagore visited Shillong

A century ago, the Nobel laureate, Rabindranath Tagore, made his maiden visit to Shillong, the capital of undivided Assam. He spent three weeks at Brookside, a bungalow in the Rilbong locality, belong...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee in

Heritage  /  Published 11.08.18

In another eye, another place

By Anasuya Basu in

Entertainment  /  Published 02.09.18

R K Studio closes, another chapter will open

By Bharathi S. Pradhan in

Heritage  /  Published 26.08.18

Beef was an offering in Vedic age

By Bitan Sikdar in

World  /  Published 22.01.20

After Auschwitz, survivors still bear witness

At age 98, Leon Schwarzbaum, a retired art dealer, still lives on his own in his Berlin apartment, the walls covered with paintings and old back-and-white pictures of his 35 relatives who perished in ...
By AP in


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