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...

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...

Heritage  /  Published 18.01.20

Sufi performance stopped, govt denies charge

I heard the officials coming from the side of the stage, and saying 'Qawwali nahi ho sakti': Chaturvedi ...
By PTI in Lucknow

Heritage  /  Published 28.12.19

Timeline tram

An interaction with the senior most driver of a tram -- one of the oldest means of public transport in Calcutta ...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

Heritage  /  Published 25.12.19

Chathedral might not be saved: Notre Dame Rector

Monsignor Patrick Chauvet said restoration work isn't likely to begin until 2021....
By AP in Paris

North East  /  Published 22.12.19

Amid unrest, Yuletide spirit in Mizoram

Mizoram celebrated the centenary of the arrival of Christianity in 1994...
By Henry L. Khojol in Aizawl

West Bengal  /  Published 08.12.19

From Darjeeling to Tibet on horseback

Down memory lane, on horseback...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

West Bengal  /  Published 30.11.19

Fort Feringhee

British historian Philip Davies had once said of the Hooghly river that it is not just one Indian river, but belongs to the world...
By Prasun Chaudhuri

India  /  Published 26.11.19

Remembering the 2008 Mumbai terror attacks

Netizens pay homage, express anger, and ask how safe our country really is...

Culture  /  Published 23.11.19

Time Machine

The old doesn’t cede space easily to the new in Calcutta...
By Manasi Shah

Heritage  /  Published 21.11.19

Science dances to Longfellow’s tune

Music categories share features across cultures, research suggests ...
By G.S. Mudur in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 11.11.19

When Rabindranath Tagore visited Shillong

Unfortunately, Brookside, the house he stayed in, looked uncared for even during the centenary celebration of his visit...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee


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