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Opinion  /  Published 27.10.19

An Adrenaline rush that's not enough

The village of the indomitable Gauls — by Toutatis! — is under attack. But it is not cunning Caesar and his legionnaires who are rampaging across the village. Lo and behold, it is a woman, who, ru...
By The Editorial Board in

Books  /  Published 21.03.20

Kids home? These writers offer help

Susan TanThe “Authors Everywhere!” YouTube channel, started by Susan Tan, who wrote the Cilla Lee-Jenkins series for middle-grade readers, includes activities, writing workshops and readings from ...
By New York Times News Service in

North East  /  Published 16.02.19

Graphic overhaul for folktale

For Deepali Mahanta Kayal, a sexagenarian and a contemporary visual artist and a doctor, comic books have been a good friend from her childhood.Kayal’s passion for comics has led to write a comic bo...
By Gaurav Das in Guwahati

West Bengal  /  Published 20.04.19

Love for education, brick-by-brick

Biswanath Naru sells fish for a living, but it has been 45 years that the college dropout is mastermoshai to several children of a lesser god.When the mastermoshai (teacher) began to pursue his second...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Books  /  Published 06.10.18

Roaring twenties

Recap: While Vik and Tilottama are well entrenched in Jampot — the latter lording over the management school, it appears — the city turns out to be somewhat of a dampener for Pixie as well as her ...
By Devapriya Roy in

Culture  /  Published 18.04.20

The non-believer

I had a registered marriage. That wasn’t unexpected — I had declared I would never take seven rounds around a fire ever since I was old enough to understand, and object to, the mantras used. But t...
By Paromita Sen in

Culture  /  Published 18.04.20

The time traveller

The Bisuddha Siddhanta Panjika, or panji, would rest at the head of my grandfather’s bed, which was where he’d meet his visitors. He was a Sanskrit scholar and a purohit, and he would get a stream...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in

West Bengal  /  Published 14.04.20

E-books for students at Krishnagar school

A CBSE-affiliated school in Krishnagar, which launched online classes for students from Class I to Class XII on March 25 because of the lockdown, has been supplying e-books to its students to make it ...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Krishnagar

Books  /  Published 27.09.18

Caste rage, translated in short stories

Rage informs every syllable of Baburao Bagul’s short story collection, When I Hid My Caste. But rage for Bagul is a formal principle, an emotion transformed into an artistic tool that carves out his...
By Bhaswati Chakravorty in

Books  /  Published 22.09.18

Liaison officers

Recap: After consuming oodles of the signature Dessert a la Charulata made by Lata on the occasion of her birthday, and mulled wine brewed by the unlikely Hem, Aaduri and Lata talk about lovers — ol...
By DEVAPRIYA ROY in


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