Arts  /  Published 27.10.18

Painter of longest artwork honours tallest leader

Maity wanted to work on a large canvas to 'emphasise the importance of the subject'. But he is, of course, no stranger to large canvasses. The Indian Odyssey, his 800-feet long mural, is hard to miss ...
By Smita Tripathi in

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

Opinion  /  Published 21.05.19

Disgusting display of pseudo-nationalism

Sir — I am a faculty member of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University’s School of Architecture and Planning in Dwarka, Delhi. I commute to work daily on the Delhi Metro. As a result of this, I ...
By The Telegraph in

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

Opinion  /  Published 01.02.19

Indexing fines to modernise the legal system

In modern societies, fines are a popular means of penalising offenders. Provisions in most Indian statutes also incorporate fines as penalty. However, the fixed penalty system that prevails in India r...
By Saksham Ojha in

World  /  Published 11.12.19

Signed Potter book to fetch thousands

Harry Potter first editions have become a profitable business, with a copy of Harry Potter And The Chamber of Secrets, which was bought for “a penny plus postage” on Amazon, will be sold at auctio...
By Amit Roy in London

West Bengal  /  Published 30.04.19

Parking extortion across Salt Lake

Men posing as parking attendants are collecting fees from vehicles parked in lanes and on vacant plots in Salt Lake that are not designated as parking zones, civic officials said.“These men are not ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.04.19

Supreme Court slaps Bhoot fine on govt

The Supreme Court on Thursday fined the Bengal government Rs 20 lakh for the “virtual” banning of Bhobishyoter Bhoot, a political satire directed by Anik Dutta.A bench headed by Justice D.Y. Chand...
By PTI and Our Bureau 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

Education  /  Published 17.12.18

Set piece

For many years now, European countries, Canada and the US have been observing a National Portfolio Day. This annual event gives art students a chance to meet representatives of various colleges and un...
By Manasi Shah in


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