A modern farm life

From a two-floor house to a 4,000sq ft home and a property spread over three acres, in Chandigarh. That’...

Sanjeev Kapoor on ‘Verbalisation of Visualisation’

A star chef and an entrepreneur with a vast business empire, Sanjeev Kapoor is in no mood to stop growing and ...

This shed of sheds

Who is to say what made Suresh Shah fall in love with central Calcutta’s Jogodyan Lane one day in 1965? ...

No full stops

“Amma then spent decades on the fringe, a renegade lobbing hand grenades at the establishment that exclu...

Cooking up a storm

Early on in the episode on Asma Khan in the Emmy-nominated Chef’s Table, she is seen carrying out a big ...

Culture  /  Published 30.05.20

Devdutt Pattanaik: The master story teller

It is heartening to hear the concern in Devdutt Pattanaik’s voice as he asks me about our well-being, before I can launch into my questions for him, two days after cyclone Amphan wreaked havoc in Be...
By Shrestha Saha in

People  /  Published 12.10.19

Chatting with Maggie Beer, a familiar face to the MasterChef Australia fan

She’s the ever-smiling guest judge who the contestants cheer for the loudest, season after season. Even if you are not a follower of MasterChef Australia — a show she’s been an indelible part of...
By Priyanka Roy in

Politics  /  Published 10.11.18

KCR's astrologers see stars turning in Telangana

Astrologers knew the date of dissolution of the Telangana Assembly long before anyone else. That’s the kind of confidence they had going in Telangana chief minister K.C. Chandrasekhar Rao or KCR.In ...
By V. Kumara Swamy in

West Bengal  /  Published 22.09.19

Judo goals firm despite poor vision

Buddhadeb Jana, 19, cannot read the newspaper or see an object beyond 15 metres but he can lift opponents heavier than him and flip them in a flash.The visually impaired teenager will represent India ...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Style  /  Published 03.11.18

Spot a Jaipur ghagra, with royal Umang Hutheesing

By Saionee Chakraborty in

People  /  Published 21.09.19

Viewing gallery of the pleasures of pain

Often at night, I comfort my body. With gentle words and caresses, I make it smile and put it to sleep. There are two of us in the room now, me and my body,” says Delhi-based artist Anjum Singh, who...
By Shikha Trivedy in

People  /  Published 11.05.20

A model, an emcee, and a school principal

A regular face on the Calcutta ramp for almost 15 years, Jessica Gomes Surana has transitioned beautifully into an academician in the role of the principal of Loreto Convent Entally. Teaching has alwa...
By Saionee Chakraborty in

Food  /  Published 26.10.18

Brexit has put Chef Alfred Prasad’s dream on hold

Post-college Prasad joined the ITC group as part of their kitchen management training programme at New Delhi's Maurya Sheraton. It was here that the foundation for his cuisine was laid. He worked at B...
By Smita Tripathi in

Entertainment  /  Published 25.10.18

Boy zone: Indian pop-rock band Sanam

They have the ’90s boy-band vibe of Boyzone or Backstreet Boys as well as one closer in time — One Direction. t2 met the four-member Indian pop-rock band Sanam — comprising Sanam Puri (singer-pi...
By Ushnota Paul in

Books  /  Published 25.10.18

Break rules, but don't hurt others: Preeti Shenoy

Her exploration of friendship, love and relationships has made Preeti Shenoy a best-selling writer, whose latest offering is a novel about a young woman’s struggle to strike out on her own. The Rule...
By Shrestha Saha in


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