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Entertainment  /  Published 27.08.20

Sreya on her first mega serial

Sreya Bhattacharyya, who won acclaim for her performances in films like Kaushik Ganguly’s Jyeshthoputro and Leena Gangopadhyay and Saibal Banerjee’s Sanjhbati, is now shooting for her firs...
By Arindam Chatterjee

Entertainment  /  Published 21.08.20

Popular pair tie the knot in serial #KKBT

After braving all odds, Karna Sen and Radhika Mitra (lead pair from the popular Zee Bangla serial Ki Kore Bolbo Tomay) have finally tied the knot. The (new normal) shoot of the wedding ceremony with i...
By Arindam Chatterjee

Culture  /  Published 04.10.19

Welcoming Durga in the land of the midnight sun

The fervent beating of dhaks, gentle swish of sari-clad women, towering idols of Durga and her children and kids crooning the latest Bollywood number — you could be forgiven for assuming we are talk...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 11.04.19

UN recognition would broaden Durga Puja appeal

Sir — India has nominated Durga Puja for Unesco’s list of cultural institutions that are in need of protection. If Durga Puja does make it to the feted list, it would be a matter of great joy and ...
By The Telegraph

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

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Food  /  Published 14.09.19

Palmyra fritters during the monsoon

The monsoon may have come late to Calcutta but when it did hit, it made up for lost time with a vengeance. Especially around the Janmashtami weekend; it was raining just like it was supposed to have d...
By Paromita Sen

Opinion  /  Published 12.09.19

A grammar horror story for Friday the 13th

Today is Friday the 13th and I want to talk about a spine-chilling experience. A chain of circumstances led me to spending a night in the company of a Bengali grammar book, with no one around but a lo...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

Opinion  /  Published 31.08.19

Amazon fire and Bolsonaro's refusal to see it

Burn noticeSir — It is most unfortunate that the far-right president of Brazil, Jair Bolsonaro, refuses to understand the gravity of the situation involving the Amazon forest fires. After the French...
By The Telegraph

Food  /  Published 25.05.19

Gondhoraj: The king of limes

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By Anjan Chatterjee

Opinion  /  Published 22.05.19

A Tagore brother that time forgot

The poet’s fortnight, or kabi paksha, marking Rabindranath Tagore’s birthday on May 7 in 1861, is still celebrated with an outpouring of song, dance, recitation and plays. Perhaps not all the sing...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty


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