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Arts  /  Published 12.06.20

Full of energy: Reviving 'Titumir'

Utpal Dutt minced no words when he described his theatre as ‘a weapon of political propaganda’. He also iterated that ‘the people who can’t read or write’ are ‘the people who matter’ and...
By Anshuman Bhowmick in

Food  /  Published 03.06.20

What is fine dining?

In these days of social distancing and lockdowns, it may seem not only strange but also inappropriate to talk about fine food. Or maybe not! I find in times like these when you are confined to spendin...
By Karen Anand in

Arts  /  Published 08.05.20

Unending nights, death's second self

Sometimes, an image of utter simplicity can represent a timeless narrative. Chhatrapati Dutta, who participated in the annual show of Painters ‘80 at the Academy of Fine Arts in March as a guest art...
By Rita Datta in

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.04.20

Pay up if caught in the jungles

Venture out into the jungles and be ready to cough up a fine of Rs 5,001.That’s the idea green crusader and Padma Shri recipient Jamuna Tudu — or Lady Tarzan as she is famously known — has come ...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 30.03.20

Painter Sujit Das’s idea cheers up kids & parents from the region

Prithvi’s parents were a little worried about how to keep their playful 12-year-old indoors when a lockdown to break the chain of the Covid-19 pandemic was announced last week.However, thanks to Suj...
By Pranjal Baruah in Guwahati

Arts  /  Published 14.03.20

Cosmic spaces

Two solo acts, featuring two feisty actors working with their own scripts, caught our fancy in the recent months. For a change, they have bypassed the lure of mythology and steered clear of gender str...
By Anshuman Bhowmick in

India  /  Published 02.03.20

Naveen Patnaik convoy stopped for ambulance

Chief minister Naveen Patnaik’s convoy was stopped to facilitate the movement of an ambulance on Sunday evening. Earlier, Odisha police who had come under flak for its failure to facilitate the move...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

North East  /  Published 22.02.20

Transforming Mizoram hues, transcending borders

A dwindling mushroom plant, a faded table clock and a bright blue lily… this is how Zaithanmawia Varte depicted his idea of “momentary life”. A farmer from a remote village in Mizoram’s Kolasi...
By Sudeshna Pal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 12.02.20

Fine for hunger scheme lapse

The Supreme Court on Monday fined several states Rs 5 lakh each for not complying with its directions to file affidavits on a PIL seeking setting up of community kitchens across the country. A bench o...
By PTI in New Delhi

Arts  /  Published 08.02.20

Dig deeper for the drama

Gone are the days when every winter brought in choicest theatre productions from across the globe to the Calcutta auditoriums and Nandikar invited the best of contemporary Indian theatre. With the tou...
By Anshuman Bhowmick in


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