Calcutta  /  Published 07.04.21

Calcutta's soul at stake

Historian Sugata Bose, grand-nephew of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, said not differentiating between religions was the biggest tenet of Calcutta’s cosmopolitan character. “As a kid growing...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 09.02.19

A homage to the high priest of haute couture

As the exhibition, Christian Dior: Designer of Dreams, devoted to the French fashion icon, opened last week at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London, I noticed people were standing in silent homa...
By Amit Roy in

West Bengal  /  Published 01.03.20

The man who presides over a magic biryani

In Calcutta, there are as many schools of thought on the best biryani in this biryani-sensitive town as there are landmarks. But those who know ‚ÄĒ and they may not be the majority ‚ÄĒ swear by Aliah‚...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Calcutta


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