Calcutta  /  Published 23.10.20

Pray for a child, instead of a boy

The mode of offering a floral anjali to Durga might change this year but tens of thousands of worshippers will continue chanting a mantra that seeks a child from the goddess, instead of...
By Our Correspondent in Calcutta

Style  /  Published 13.10.20

No Grey Area: menswear with spunk

What is the road ahead for No Grey Area? No Grey Area will continue to explore various ‘Grey Areas’ by bringing our target customers strong, visual narratives. We want to keep pushing the ...
By Anannya Sarkar in

Opinion  /  Published 10.10.20

Women, interrupted

By The Editorial Board in

Entertainment  /  Published 03.10.20

Sunny side down

By Bharathi S. Pradhan in

Books  /  Published 11.09.20

Commentaries on contemporary India

Edited by Saurabh Kirpal; Hachette India; Rs 699 There is a discernible amplification of feminist urban voices because of social media, fuelled by the need to learn and unlearn to be socially resp...
By Shrestha Saha in

People  /  Published 29.08.20

No full stops

Checking of one’s privilege is an internal process, and very rarely is it pointed out successfully from the outside.  The concept of privilege can’t be simplified, the author feels, ...
By Shrestha Saha in

World  /  Published 26.08.20

Covid: why it hits men harder

The coronavirus may infect anyone, young or old, but older men are up to twice as likely to become severely sick and to die as women of the same age. Why? The first study to look at immune response b...
By Apoorva Mandavilli in New York

Entertainment  /  Published 22.08.20

Conflict zone

By Bharathi S. Pradhan in

Culture  /  Published 19.08.20

Jokes go on forever

Sample this meme: “Be nice to your wife. Restaurants are closed.” Laughter emoticon laughter emoticon laughter emoticon. Another one comes with a picture of Tom Hanks and a tagline: &ldquo...
By Chandreyee Ghose in

India  /  Published 04.08.20

Mumbai: Women figures on traffic signage

Mumbai has become the first Indian city to introduce female figures on its traffic lights, a move welcomed by women’s rights campaigners as a step towards greater inclusivity. Authorities are s...
By Reuters in Mumbai


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