Nirad C Chaudhuri
People  /  Published 25.11.21

The Celebration of a Known Indian: Tolly Club salutes Nirad C. Chaudhuri

Following the event, My Kolkata had an opportunity to catch up with the president of Tolly Club, B.B. Chatterjee. What was that one moment which stood out for him in the event?  “It is not...
By Upasya Bhowal

Opinion  /  Published 21.11.21

An ode to an Indian, diminutive and mammoth

Few could be as contrary as Nirad C. Chaudhuri, who was born 125 years ago on November 23. Diminutive. And mammoth. Pocket-sized and monumental. Of the very essences of India, and of the effervesc...
By Gopalkrishna Gandhi

Opinion  /  Published 05.08.21

Deification of Parliament has deep roots in India

There are many scholars and others with a nodding acquaintance of scholarship who love prefacing the contemporary experience of countries such as India with the term, ‘post-colonial’. As a...
By Swapan Dasgupta

Opinion  /  Published 24.07.21

Poignant pictures by Derry Moore

It is well known that Bill Clinton likes spicy Indian food, especially “butter chicken, sheekh kebab and Malabar fish curry”. Now there is further confirmation in Downing Street ...
By Amit Roy

Opinion  /  Published 23.07.21

Fiction over fact: Rise of the Post Truth Family

A moment of crisis is often seen as a call to realism, a summons to the moment of truth. But crisis in recent times has been more a pretext for fictions, a strengthening of stereotypes. The first sit...
By Shiv Visvanathan


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