Calcutta  /  Published 07.09.20

Filmmakers pay tribute to Father Roberge

Father Roberge lived on the college campus and for the past few years had been in the infirmary for priests. “Father Roberge was a French-speaking Canadian from Montreal. He developed love, att...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 07.09.20

The alchemist: Father Gaston Roberge

In January 1977 I was just out of school, the last batch of the ISC Class XI graduates, which meant I had a good seven months before I joined any college. At that time I came across a flyer for a cour...
By Ruchir Joshi in

Calcutta  /  Published 05.09.20

Celebration of Father Roberge’s legacy today

What: Webinar on the life, works and legacy of Father Gaston Roberge When: Sunday, 6.30pm Where: Zoom and Facebook page of St. Xavier’s College (Calcutta) Alumni&nb...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 26.08.20

Father Gaston Roberge dies at 85

Father Gaston Roberge, considered the doyen of film studies in Calcutta, died on Wednesday. He was 85 and suffering from age-related-ailments. The Jesuit priest-turned-film academic from Montreal, Ca...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 21.07.20

Father who worked for slum children dies

A Salesian priest who provided the city’s underprivileged children with free education for close to four decades passed away on Sunday. Father Aymanathil Joseph, popularly known as Father A.C. ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.10.19

Father Stan Swamy's property attached

The police on Monday attached the property of priest-activist Father Stan Swamy at his Namkum home, as he had not appeared in court over a case concerning a Facebook post last year that upheld the dem...
By Raj Kumar in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 22.06.19

A museum that celebrates Southern food

Several museums are emerging, trying to draw the biggest crowds. Some rely heavily on being Instagram-perfect while others offer interactive elements. And when you add food to the mix, you cannot real...
By Suhashini Sarkar in

West Bengal  /  Published 14.02.19

He who steered Xavier’s ship

St Xavier’s College on Wednesday remembered one of its most loved teachers with a lecture that celebrated Indian women of the early 20th century.The Father Albert Huart Memorial Lecture titled “Ca...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 18.06.19

St Xavier’s gets new principal

Father M. Thamacin Arulappan, the former vice-principal of St Xavier’s School, Durgapur, took over as principal of St Xavier’s Collegiate School, Calcutta, on Monday.Father Thamacin replaced Fathe...
By Mita Mukherjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 15.06.19

Golfing ace Jeev Milkha Singh talks about the ‘Flying Sikh’ super athlete Milkha Singh

What does your dad mean to you?A lot, you know. The relationship I share with my father is more of a person I have looked up to and also a friend, best friend. I still remember when I was growing up, ...
By Saionee Chakraborty in


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