Opinion  /  Published 19.05.19

Conservative India swipes right for Mr Right

By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 11.02.20

Marriage in hospital, for dad

A man battling cancer saw his daughter getting married by his bedside at a Howrah hospital on Tuesday. Sandip Kumar Sarkar, 61, suffering from an advanced stage of cancer, was keen to witness his daug...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 13.02.19

Ending child marriage takes more than education

Every silver lining has a cloud. The fourth National Family Health Survey, conducted in the year 2015-16, confirms that the incidence of child marriage has shown a steady decline all over India, excep...
By The Editorial Board in

Opinion  /  Published 14.12.19

Stressfully ever after

Marriages, the adage goes, are made in heaven. But there is to the marriage of true minds one impediment — the wedding. Weddings are serious business — literally so, given that the industry is wor...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 27.02.20

Snapshots of a super Sunday brunch

Fireflies, the fashion and lifestyle exhibition, celebrated their 10th anniversary last month at The Westin Kolkata Rajarhat with a big fat brunch. The Sunday brunch also marked their upcoming 10th ed...
By Pramita Ghosh in


Opinion  /  Published 06.02.20

Glorious win

Sir — The Australian Open concluded with a familiar result in men’s singles with Novak Djokovic extending his record to an unprecedented eighth title. The final was a match to savour. Dominic Thie...
By The Telegraph in

Entertainment  /  Published 20.10.19

For me, nothing works: Vishal Bharadwaj

We caught up for an exclusive chat with filmmaker Vishal Bhardwaj, who’s a board member of the Mumbai Film Festival, running from October 17 to 24. Excerpts: What can cine-goers expect this year?Vis...
By Ushnota Paul in Calcutta

World  /  Published 15.01.20

Two popes cause a furor

[{"id":1,"type":"text","value":"Ever since Benedict XVI announced he would become the first pope in 600 years to resign, Catholic theologians, canon lawyers and others warned of the potential confusio...
By AP in Vatican

Hollywood  /  Published 05.01.20

Adam Driver is a man of few words

Adam Driver has resting sphinx face. I don’t say this because of his memorably unusual features, though a long nose, full lips, and paintbrush flick of moles and freckles certainly help give Driver ...
By Kyle Buchanan/The New York Times News Service in

Opinion  /  Published 31.01.19

The triple talaq bill ill serves Muslim women

In On Liberty (1859), John Stuart Mill argued that the only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised by the State over any member of a civilized society is to prevent harm to others (known ...
By Shilpa Goel in


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