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 ...

Heritage  /  Published 19.09.18

Puja waste chokes 90-year-old pond

Plastic packets, thermocol waste and puja paraphernalia have choked the already dirty Tar Company Talab near Telco, making a mockery of the two-week long nationwide swachh campaign that kicked off fro...
By Animesh Bisoee

Heritage  /  Published 20.10.18

The Downton Abbeys of Dhanyakuria

By Prasun Chaudhuri

Heritage  /  Published 17.10.18

This village can’t watch Raavan burn

'The large effigies have six major sections -- the crown, the face, the torso, the skirt, the feet and the footwear,' explains Ramit Mitra, co-founder of Delhi By Foot, a company that organises cultur...
By Smita Tripathi

Heritage  /  Published 10.11.18

Have you been listening for the pedlar's cries?

Let me count the ways in which the pheriwala calls out. Yes, in this good old new city of Calcutta, where malls, coffee shops, nail salons threaten to beat down all oddities into a global sameness, th...
By Upala Sen

Heritage  /  Published 10.11.18

Currency Building hasn't run out of currency

By Moumita Chaudhuri

Entertainment  /  Published 02.09.18

R K Studio closes, another chapter will open

By Bharathi S. Pradhan

Heritage  /  Published 11.08.18

In another eye, another place

By Anasuya Basu

Heritage  /  Published 26.08.18

Beef was an offering in Vedic age

By Bitan Sikdar

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 ...


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