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West Bengal  /  Published 19.04.21

Bengal where they married

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By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 16.04.21

Assertion of Bengal's culture

In Bengal, the word Ram first brings to one’s mind Rammohan and not Lord Ram. The “Ishwar” people of Bengal are familiar with is Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar. The Sonar Bangla that peopl...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

People  /  Published 16.04.21

Builders of Bengal: Lal Behari Dey

The Reverend Lal Behari Day, who had converted to Christianity, was a Christian missionary and a pioneer of Indian English writing. He was a journalist, writer and collector of Bengali folk tales, whi...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

Arts  /  Published 07.04.21

Gharey Bairey: one of kind heritage museum

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By Diya Jaiswal

Opinion  /  Published 21.03.21

Bengal alters that which seeks to alter Bengal

‘What is happening to Bengal?’ The question is heard often enough now, in these election times. But there is more to it than we might imagine. It does not ask what is happening in&nbs...
By Gopalkrishna Gandhi

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Opinion  /  Published 24.02.21

Taught well: Golwalkar glorified

Some ironies are hard to swallow. The Union culture ministry’s glorification of M.S. Golwalkar, the second sarsanghchalak of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, on his birthday as a great...
By The Editorial Board

West Bengal  /  Published 14.02.21

Protest against cultural fest at palace

Around 500 supporters of a pro-Trinamul Congress faction in the Greater Cooch Behar People’s Association (GCPA) held a demonstration in front of the royal palace of Cooch Behar on Saturday, dema...
By Our Correspondent in Cooch Behar

Arts  /  Published 13.12.20

Google Arts & Culture brings alive miniature paintings

How was the idea of merging technology with tradition for the fruition of this virtual initiative conceived? When I saw the miniature paintings at the National Museum, I was amazed at the level of de...
By Anannya Sarkar

Arts  /  Published 12.12.20

Still relevant: Gandhi at 150

It’s a measure of his relevance that, seven-plus decades after his assassination, Gandhi still occupies a vibrant eristic space where deification and detraction wrestle, as research seeks to tem...
By Rita Datta

Calcutta  /  Published 14.11.20

Voice: Abol Tabol in recitation

A YouTube channel on the occasion of Children’s Day released the first episode of an animated series of ‘Abol Tabol’ on Saturday, which was recited by Soumitra Chatterjee before he w...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Calcutta


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