Technology  /  Published 19.09.19

On your phone, B is for Bangla

By in

Entertainment  /  Published 10.05.20

Directors' speak: Road ahead for web shows

By Arindam Chatterjee in

Entertainment  /  Published 05.05.20

Tune into the future of Bengali serials

It’s been more than a month since many of our fave Bengali serials aired on television. The Telegraph spoke to some of the key figures of the television industry to find out about the future of...
By Priyanka Roy (t2 intern) in

Opinion  /  Published 02.05.20

‘Religious identity is dangerous’

Owing to the altered world we are all living in, this piece must begin where this conversation ended. Mind you, all this is happening when the coronavirus is still not a thing to reckon with, much les...
By Moumita Chaudhuri in

Culture  /  Published 18.04.20

Panjikanama: tale of a totem

Freshly harvested grains of paddy, crisp cotton clothes, ritual feasts, haal khata, or traders’ new ledger books, and a print-fresh panjika,or almanac, constitute the ideal Poila Baisakh or Bengali ...
By Prasun Chaudhuri in

Entertainment  /  Published 18.04.20

Celina's Journey

How many people do you know who are up in the Alps during this lockdown? A fair-skinned, light-eyed former beauty queen-turned-Hindi film actor called me from Austria the other day. She’s recouping ...
By in

Calcutta  /  Published 18.04.20

Bengali new year greeted on screen

Residents ushered in the Bengali New Year on Tuesday using new technology. They sang, danced and recited like on any other year but without laying a foot out of their houses. Their stage was their liv...
By Brinda Sarkar and Sudeshna Banerjee in

West Bengal  /  Published 16.04.20

Lockdown noose on tying the knot

“Jab miyan-biwi raazi toh kya karega kaazi (when the groom and bride are willing, what can the priest do)?” — what the anonymous creator of the popular adage didn’t foresee is that even if pri...
By Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore)

Opinion  /  Published 15.04.20

Unmatched joy

Sir — Panjikas or almanacs are an indispensable part of the lives of many Bengalis. Every year, most Bengali households buy it before the new year. But this year, owing to the lockdown, almanacs are...
By The Telegraph in

Calcutta  /  Published 14.04.20

Fish in Poila Baisakh lunch

Jadavpur University students who have been running a community kitchen to feed the poor donated a little extra so people living in shanties near Jadavpur railway station and under the Gariahat flyover...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta


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