Harry Potter
Style  /  Published 11.02.21

Of love and madness

In Valentine’s week a look at a few potent love potions that unleashed romance and more From the Spanish Fly to Viagra, love potions have taken many forms. As Valentine’s Day approaches, ...
By The Telegraph in

Entertainment  /  Published 13.01.21

Kolkatar Harry to spin a magical yarn

Here’s a film that believes in waving the magic wand to inspire people and spread some joy and happiness. The film Kolkatar Harry — starring Soham,  Priyanka Sarkar, Laboni Sarkar, Ar...
By The Telegraph in

Science Tech  /  Published 04.10.20

Match 3 puzzles, Hogwarts style

Similar games we like Fast and Furious 6: The Game: This game is about flashy cars and high speed racing, much like The best part is that, unlike in many other games, you don't have to make in-...
By Karan R. Gaikwad in

Entertainment  /  Published 31.07.20

Harry Potter’s 40th birthday

Christmas, birthdays and even end of summers meant gifts galore for the wizarding world. While some were thoughtful, some contained Dark Arts in them; while some were filled to the brim with affection...
By Shrestha Saha in

Books  /  Published 13.09.19

Tolkien's love for trees

For ages, trees, alone or huddled together as forests, have stood firm in the literary world, but mostly as peripheral scenery or accessories of narration. At other times, they have featured as havens...
By Kamalika Basu in


Travel  /  Published 18.01.19

How to spot magic in New York if you're a child

Confession: I love travelling solo or with the husband. I never miss my kids when I am travelling across the globe. Travelling and experiencing new cultures gives me a high and I hope my kids will inh...
By Smita Tripathi in

Education  /  Published 26.11.18

Muggles study Potterverse

The Boy Who Lived now lives between the pages of textbooks. Yes, the Muggles — the word used to describe non-magical people in the Potterverse — now study Harry Potter’s world as a part of the c...
By Manasi Shah in

Calcutta  /  Published 29.05.20

Potter help for generous boy

An eight-year-old boy who had emptied his piggy bank to help a community kitchen feed the poor during the lockdown has got as a gift what he was saving for: all Harry Potter books.The Telegraph h...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 27.05.20

Fictional solace

Sir — Fans of J.K. Rowling have reason to cheer. The author is publishing children’s fiction for the first time since Harry Potter. Rowling has started putting chapters of The Ickabog on her websi...
By The Telegraph in

Opinion  /  Published 29.05.19

Chagrin and admiration for today's youth

The other day, a first-year college student complained bitterly that her generation is completely misunderstood. It is thoughtlessly stereotyped as selfie-obsessed and self-centred. She recommended th...
By Devi Kar in


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