People  /  Published 29.06.22

‘I want to build Southeast Asia’s best public health research institution in New Town’

As crucial as family is in helping him focus on the present, Ghosh rarely loses sight of the future, even one that does not include him for too much longer. “I’m trying to recruit and deve...
By Priyam Marik

People  /  Published 09.11.21

Philanthropist Ratan Postwalla breaks down his humanitarian vision

“One of my broader goals is to have every citizen of Kolkata donate a nominal amount on a regular basis. If every citizen donated Re. 1 every week, we’d be able to collect 1.5 crores every...
By Lygeia Gomes

People  /  Published 02.10.21

I think I carry a responsibility: Maroona Murmu, caste crusader

Always an active participant in civil society movements, Maroona took up a project after 2018 that took her to Hingalganj in Sunderbans, a place with 66 per cent Scheduled Class and 7 per cent Schedul...
By My Kolkata

Places  /  Published 07.09.21

Liberation in football for girls from Kalighat

Most of the participants live in cramped one-room accommodations, some of them without a father. Their mothers’ incomes had taken a massive hit because of the pandemic-induced curbs. Most of the...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

Arts  /  Published 29.05.21

Akshita Gandhi’s The Lockdown Series is an ode to Mumbai

Favourite gallery: Gallery Perchée in New York and Tao Art Gallery in Mumbai Favourite city for an art connoisseur: New York Favourite artwork collected: Classic Swiss postcards from Switzerlan...
By Saionee Chakraborty

West Bengal  /  Published 26.01.20

Youth treats tribal village to celebrate birthday

An alumnus of Malda College has celebrated his birthday at a tribal village where he served food and provided drawing kits to children in his endeavour to “serve the nation” drawing inspiration fr...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

Opinion  /  Published 01.03.20

Altruism or philanthropy?

I turned away from politics and moved towards ethics to understand Indian society, mainly the relationship between the State and society. I found two ideas in ethics, namely, altruism and philanthropy...
By A. Raghuramaraju


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