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West Bengal  /  Published 11.01.21

Vulture saviours seek ban on 3 medicines

Carcass of a female adult wild elephant was found at the Damanpur forest range area of Buxa Tiger Reserve on Saturday. Foresters suspect poison or infectious disease and are awaiting post mortem repor...
By Our Correspondent in Alipurduar

India  /  Published 06.01.21

12 lakh migratory birds flock to Chilika

The authority generally adopts two methods for the counting of birds. “One is simple counting and another is block method. The experts with country made boats go near the site of the birds. Some...
By Subhashish Mohanty in Bhubaneswar

India  /  Published 31.12.20

Call for scientific approach to history

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By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Books  /  Published 20.11.20

From wonder to desire: India and the West

The rest of the essays chart out some of these protocols that navigate between the desired and the undesired, and, sometimes, even the undesirable, spreading over a range of historical contexts and th...
By Iman Mitra in

Opinion  /  Published 15.11.20

Future of history: India’s past is threatened

In 1992, a provocative thesis was put forward by the Japanese-American political scientist, Yoshihiro Francis Fukuyama. The book in which it was published had an enigmatic title: The End of Histo...
By G.N. Devy in

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Books  /  Published 01.10.20

Tracing Gandhi through books

We end with a more personal yet scholarly book, The Good Boatman: A Portrait of Gandhi by acclaimed biographer Rajmohan Gandhi, who is also Gandhi’s grandson. By examining in detail the dominant...
By Richa Burman in

India  /  Published 27.09.20

‘Scapegoats are required as a diversion’

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By Romila Thapar in

Heritage  /  Published 23.08.20

Fever Sutra: The Much-Feared Jwara

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By Bitan Sikdar in

Opinion  /  Published 11.08.20

Breezy ride: Bicycle culture in India

A colleague who stays a few kilometres away from office has bought a bicycle, and is now cycling tens of kilometres within and without Calcutta regularly for all sorts of activities. Many people are n...
By Atanu Biswas in

Calcutta  /  Published 31.07.20

This Month, That Year

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