World  /  Published 11.05.21

China to partition Everest summit

China said on Sunday that it had taken steps to prevent coronavirus cases from entering the country — over the top of the world’s tallest mountain. Nyima Tsering, head of the Tibet Sports...
By Austin Ramzy in New York

West Bengal  /  Published 05.05.21

JP Nadda draws Partition parallel

Nadda added: “Our commitment is to fight this battle democratically. This is an ideological battle against Trinamul activities... I want to assure BJP workers of Bengal that crores of BJP worker...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

Culture  /  Published 18.04.21

A once and scattered weave

By Upala Sen

Books  /  Published 07.03.21

Chai pe Charcha (Lest we forget)

By Alana Hunt

Opinion  /  Published 11.02.21

Faith and great crossings

My newly-wed grandmother was about my age when she crossed a river of blood, the deepest gash on the nation’s body politic, to start her life over in a new land. In my handed-down consciousness,...
By Dibyangee Saha


Culture  /  Published 07.02.21

‘Liberation (war) didn’t mean we lived happily'

1963: Rana is born to Abdul Wahed Chowdhury and Anoara Begum in Bangladesh’s Rangpur 1978: Completes high school from Rangpur Government Girls’ High School 1984: Does her master’s ...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

Opinion  /  Published 06.01.21

Partition: memories for the future

Nations have their own ways of dealing with memories of trauma. For the newly independent India, a project of silence seemed necessary for the project of the nation-state. Indeed, there may be some se...
By Manas Ray

Calcutta  /  Published 18.12.20

Ninety eight and still going strong

So popular is he that a couple of years ago they had to carve out space from their garden and build an extra living room just to accommodate his unending guests. Even during the pandemic he gets phone...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

Opinion  /  Published 16.10.20

Old anxieties: Reflections on October 16

The division of the British Indian province of Bengal was formally promulgated on October 16, 1905 despite the political opposition to it in the country. However, the division was short-lived and the ...
By T.C.A. Raghavan

Opinion  /  Published 23.08.20

One for all: Against ‘Us versus Them’

By Gopalkrishna Gandhi


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