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Jharkhand  /  Published 06.01.19

Sweet eats & soulful songs

Capital residents who couldn’t attend the famous Poush Mela at Santinekatan in Bengal can look forward to having a feel of it here itself. Majlish, a socio-cultural organisation of Bengali speaking ...
By Achintya Ganguly and Praduman Choubey in Ranchi/Dhanbad

Opinion  /  Published 01.11.19

What unites Indians is a love for songs

When I was three or four years old, my father brought home a radio set. This was six decades ago. It was among the few radiograms that the village had by then, a proud possession for us and quite a pu...
By G.N. Devy in

Culture  /  Published 14.04.19

Inside a Baul akhara

A woman is carefully pouring spoonfuls of khejur gur, or date palm jaggery, into a cup of black tea with a wooden spoon. “No incongruous sound should shatter the peace and tranquillity that prevails...
By Moumita Chaudhuri in

India  /  Published 25.04.20

Hoot sweet

None of you rascals bothered to keep track/Of how many went where, and how many went back/And now, since we must all name and shame,/Have the Much Maligned shoulder all the blame. Hutom, the wise owl,...
By Upala Sen in


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