Heritage  /  Published 06.07.19

A dargah in Nadia maintains the syncretistic tradition

Matiari is a village beside the Indo-Bangladesh border, 110 kilometres northeast of Calcutta in Nadia district. It is believed to be the capital of the 16th century zamindar, Bhabananda Majumder, an a...
By Prasun Chaudhuri

India  /  Published 30.06.19

Dangal girl Zaira Wasim quits films for faith

Dangal girl Zaira Wasim has chosen to give up Bollywood and stardom for religion.The award-winning 18-year-old Kashmiri actor, praised widely for her role as the wrestler Geeta Phogat in Aamir Khan’...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

Culture  /  Published 13.07.19

Preserving faith at the Dakshineshwar Kali temple

There are ways of seeing things and there are ways of not seeing things. Then there are things that themselves tell what must be seen, like the writing on the wall. Or images on the same wall that spe...
By Paromita Kar

Opinion  /  Published 09.03.19

Much ado about a moustache

Policemen are expected to be razor-sharp. It is a pity that the men in uniform seldom meet such expectations. But then, perception matters — how else can they wield the stick meant for criminals and...
By The Editorial Board

Books  /  Published 02.05.19

Echoes from a quieter past

Ayodhya: City of Faith, City of Discord By Valay Singh, Aleph, Rs 799 ...
By Shaikh Mujibur Rehman



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