Good Bye, Bad Bye

A funeral has always been a community thing. Rows of people in white standing around, family members meeting a...

House-proud Calcuttans offer a glimpse into their space

Ritabhari Chakraborty is in a relationship with her house. ‘I am obsessed,” she laughs. Blessed wi...

A fair place to drop in

One of the pleasures of walking down Free School Street — or should we call it Mirza Ghalib Street? &mda...

Mystery of the missing link in our post offices

Exactly a week before the nationwide lockdown was announced, I received a message from the postmaster of the n...

The fate of Calcutta's vibrant cafe culture

While it would be too early to rue the death of the cafe culture and we are oh-so-craving those long adda sess...

Conscious consumption in the post-pandemic world

While the pandemic has turned many of our ideas about the “purpose of life” on its head, various segments ...

Style  /  Published 03.09.20

Why we love Beyonce’s fashion game

By Pramita Ghosh in

Arts  /  Published 02.09.20

'Love, longing and lust are my fave topics'

Edgy. Stark. Raw romance. Couturier Suneet Varma’s photography is arresting. There is an an element of playful charm coated generously with drama. They have a dialogue with you. Much like what S...
By Saionee Chakraborty in

Books  /  Published 31.08.20

Emile Guimet longlist features Prajwal Parajuly

France’s Emile Guimet Prize is given every year to an Asian author whose book has been translated into French and this year, Calcutta’ Prajwal Parajuly is on the coveted list with his 2013...
By Shrestha Saha in

Arts  /  Published 31.08.20

MTV Video Music Awards wears a dystopian look

6. Concert feel It’s been a while since we saw a real concert. Machine Gun Kelly’s VMAs pre-show performance gave us the feel of a mini concert as he performed two songs — atop a Ne...
By Mathures Paul in

Style  /  Published 31.08.20

Celebs at the VMAs red carpet

By Pramita Ghosh in

Style  /  Published 30.08.20

The virtual world of Valaya

For the designer who has spent more than three decades in the industry, the lockdown has been a fruitful period as he got to spend time with his daughters and also finish designing new collections for...
By Anannya Sarkar in

Arts  /  Published 30.08.20

A powwow with the musician in Bhuvan Bam

It took about 10 days to make the song. Is that the amount of time your team and you normally take to work on a track? It was very different for Heer ranjha as this was the first song we made since t...
By Urvashi Bhattacharya in

Culture  /  Published 29.08.20

Good Bye, Bad Bye

By Paromita Sen in

Heritage  /  Published 29.08.20

Dreams die first

By Moumita Chaudhuri, Upala Sen in

People  /  Published 29.08.20

No full stops

Checking of one’s privilege is an internal process, and very rarely is it pointed out successfully from the outside.  The concept of privilege can’t be simplified, the author feels, ...
By Shrestha Saha in


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