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Heritage

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...
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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...

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West Bengal  /  Published 04.11.19

Parallel moves to build Partition museums

Government & citizen initiatives take off...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

Culture  /  Published 22.10.19

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

One does not need to look far and beyond to overcome hate and religious bigotry...
By Abhirup Dam

Opinion  /  Published 20.09.19

Questions about the Central Vista overhaul

The fate of India’s iconic urban heritage cannot be reduced to short-sighted and expedient professional conditions...
By A.G.K. Menon

Opinion  /  Published 15.09.19

The austere beauty of Aurangzeb's tomb

The Mughal emperor is not so much known for aesthetic sense as for orthodoxy, ruthlessness and puritanism...
By Soumitra Das

West Bengal  /  Published 15.09.19

Broadway Hotel: Old-world hotel that still stands tall

If you don’t mind the old, if you find it elegant, not to say comforting, Broadway bar is the best party in town...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Calcutta

Food  /  Published 13.09.19

Anjan Chatterjee reflects on what makes up the taste of Calcutta during Durga Puja

With Durga Puja round the corner, it’s time for the biggest feast of Bengalis...
By The Telegraph

West Bengal  /  Published 13.09.19

Handicrafts on sale to fight gender-based violence

Fair chance for vulnerable women...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 04.09.19

Sun Temple scaffolding to go

ASI decision on Konark monument...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

Books  /  Published 30.08.19

Lifting the veil: The Raj Bhavans of Bengal

The magnificent buildings have retained a sense of majesty and mystery...
By The Telegraph

Heritage  /  Published 26.08.19

Walk relives Raj-era arms heist

How revolutionaries stole a cartload of weapons...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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