Bengal Club
Books  /  Published 12.05.22

Amitav Ghosh on The Nutmeg’s Curse

Pictures: Pabitra Das ...
By Shrestha Saha

Events  /  Published 06.05.22

A chilling session with Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay at The Bengal Club

The Bengal Club recently hosted “Ghost Stories in Candlelight” with novelist Shirshendu Mukhopadhyay, in association with The Telegraph. The session was as exciting as the title suggests a...
By Sudarshana Ganguly (t2 intern)

Events  /  Published 03.03.22

Is trial by media a curse to our democracy? The Bengal Club debates

“We have had a fair display of eloquence regarding freedom of fair speech and freedom of fair trial,” summed up Mukherjee, putting the motion to vote. The house voted for the motion. ...
By Chandreyee Chatterjee

Lifestyle  /  Published 01.03.22

The Bengal Club’s Book Club dug deep into the ethos of David Malouf’s book 'Remembering Babylon'

The book that was written in 1992 and shortlisted for the Booker prize and won the IMPAC Dublin Literary Award speaks of the ruthless killing of thousands of indigenous peoples of the world. So signif...
By Shrestha Saha

Lifestyle  /  Published 25.02.22

A begum, a rani and a historian hold court at The Bengal Club

Why then does history remember them so differently? One died in battle, one in obscurity. “Hazrat Mahal didn’t die a soldier’s death. She fled to Nepal and died in obscurity. That ma...
By Chandreyee Chatterjee


Lifestyle  /  Published 30.12.21

How Bengal Heritage Foundation sustains the ‘living bridge’ between India and the UK

At the presentation ceremony, Avishek Dalmiya, the current as well as the youngest President of the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB), announced an “initiative to groom boys and girls under 16...
By Priyam Marik

People  /  Published 25.12.21

Loved the Christmas decor at your club? Here’s who you should thank

Organising these decorations has now become one of Ramnik’s favourite Christmas traditions. For her, Christmas in Kolkata is about bringing friends and family together in a festive atmosphere.&n...
By Upasya Bhowal

People  /  Published 21.12.21

Celebrating Abanindranath Tagore's 150th birth anniversary

“To bring these works into a new domain of display with contemporary curatorial skills and interactive public engagement, remains one of the most urgent needs of this 150th anniversary. Equally ...
By Sudarshana Ganguly (t2 intern)

Books  /  Published 29.11.21

Author Meira Chand gets candid

Jumping headlong into the debate between historians and historical novelists about the relevance of the other, Mehta asked Chand her thoughts on the significance of this debate. “Historians deal...
By Shrestha Saha

Calcutta  /  Published 04.05.21

Bengal Club Library Virtual Event organises a programme titled ‘Why Do I Love Thee’

Bengal Club members and their guests attended a programme virtually to remember the bard who was born in April 1564. At the Bengal Club Library Virtual Event on Friday, titled ‘Why Do I Love The...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta


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