Calcutta  /  Published 05.09.20

Anecdotes from Mother Teresa's life

Mother Teresa, who passed away on this day (September 5) in 1997, is always in my heart. I cannot forget the times my wife and I had the opportunity to be in her presence at Mother House and while ac...
By Pratapaditya Mazumdar

Calcutta  /  Published 04.09.20

Dressed as first in their fields

As a child I wanted to become a pilot but it didn’t happen. Nonetheless, I got to look and feel like a pilot at a programme to pay tribute to women this year and it turned out to be next to the ...
By Brinda Sarkar

Opinion  /  Published 30.08.20

Oh My Burdens! Laden, Laden

By Sankarshan Thakur

Calcutta  /  Published 27.08.20

Mother's birthday sans outsiders

Missionaries of Charity nuns celebrated the birthday of Mother Teresa through prayers and distribution of cake among the poor. A mass was held by the Sisters at Mother House, the headquarters of ...
By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 26.08.20

‘Embodied kindness but knew when to be firm’

Mother Teresa used to say often: “Love one another as God loves each one of you.” On August 26, as the world celebrates Mother’s 110th birth anniversary, this is the message that we ...
By Pratapaditya Mazumdar in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 26.08.20

‘She continues to live in the hearts of her sisters, followers’

August 26 2020 is Mother’s 110th Birth Anniversary. I am fortunate and blessed to share my birthday with her and with Archbishop Thomas D’Souza of Calcutta. Mother’s favourite words...
By Fr. J. Felix Raj, SJ in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 08.08.20

Open air views: RA displays Impressionists

Camille Pissarro’s Plum Trees in Blossom, painted by the artist in 1894 towards the end of his life at Éragny, his house outside Paris, is just about my favourite painting in a new e...
By Amit Roy

Jharkhand  /  Published 06.08.20

Push for local language in govt schools

Tribal teachers and writers have said that teaching children in their mother tongue or local language, as envisaged in the National Education Policy 2020, is not a new concept in Jharkhand but deserve...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

Opinion  /  Published 02.08.20

Many tongues

Sir — A person’s mother tongue is an inextricable part of his or her identity. If the mother tongue is not given its due, then the community which speaks it is doomed. This was the primary...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 20.02.20

Learning to tell the tale in India

The last People’s Linguistic Survey conducted in 2013 by the Vadodara based Bhasha Research and Publication Centre populated a list of 780 languages which still exist in India. The survey findin...
By Abhirup Dam in Kolkata


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