Culture  /  Published 31.01.20

Rahaab Allana’s ‘Look, Stranger!’

At a time when art is steadily and surely transcending norms to no longer remain contained in labelled boxes — or, in this case, sections of the art gallery — Rahaab Allana’s transmedia exhibiti...
By Anannya Sarkar in

West Bengal  /  Published 01.11.19

Germany in focus at film festival

The 25th Kolkata International Film Festival has recorded the highest number of entries and films to be screened — 2,492 and 366 respectively — from 76 countries.The films will be screened at 17 v...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 27.02.20

On pogroms

At about 9:45 on the morning of Monday, November 7, 1938, 17-year-old Herschel Feibel Grynszpan, a stateless, unemployed Jewish refugee, living in Paris with his uncle under the perpetual fear of arre...
By Samantak Das in

World  /  Published 20.02.20

Far-Right hate attack in Germany

A German gunman driven by ethnic hatred opened fire on two bars frequented by immigrants late on Wednesday, killing nine people and shocking a nation where violent crimes targeting minorities have spi...
By New York Times News Service in

World  /  Published 14.01.20

UK, France & Germany warn Iran, threaten curbs

Britain, France and Germany on Tuesday formally accused Iran of breaking the 2015 agreement that limited its nuclear programme, taking the first step toward reimposing further UN sanctions.The Europea...
By Steven Erlanger/New York Times News Service in Brussels


Opinion  /  Published 28.01.19

Battling pollution with free public transport

In early 2018, ‘Car Nation’ Germany surprised the world with a radical proposal of free public transportation to reduce the use of cars in five cities: Bonn, Essen, Reutlingen, Mannheim and the to...
By Atanu Biswas in

Opinion  /  Published 30.11.18

Donald Trump and the price of black gold

Ever since the former president of the United States of America, Richard Nixon, delinked the US dollar from gold, the currency, paradoxically enough, turned into the dominant means of payment in world...
By Dipankar Dasgupta in

World  /  Published 16.12.19

What's happening around the world

By AP in

North East  /  Published 18.11.19

Ahom-era Sivasagar mesmerises German couple

Retired German couple Tina and Uwe Griesbach were “bowled over” by the rich cultural heritage of Sivasagar when they paid an impromptu visit to the Assam district on Sunday. Young at heart and ful...
By Kongkon K. Bora in Sivasagar

Opinion  /  Published 03.12.19

Germany: nice and stable too long

If Germany is the heart of Europe, then it is currently the slow-beating heart of a businessman resting on his office couch after an ample lunch. For Europe’s sake, and for Germany’s own, that hea...
By Timothy Garton Ash in


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