People  /  Published 29.06.22

‘Naba Narak Guljaar’: Bengali professionals stage Covid-inspired play in East London

The goal for KayCee and his team now is to take Naba Narak Guljaar to other parts of London and engage more people into understanding how the pandemic not only distanced humans from humans, but also d...
By Priyam Marik

News  /  Published 06.05.22

Books shed light on Jyotirindranath Tagore on his 173rd birth anniversary

The brilliance of Jyotirindranath Tagore was a little eclipsed by the glory of his more famous younger brother Rabindranath. But Jyotirindranath (1849-1925) still surprises, as two books published aro...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Kolkata

News  /  Published 11.04.22

In pics: Milan Mela inaugurated, Ballygunge bypoll preparation on war footing and more

A quick look at the day that was for Kolkata...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

Campus  /  Published 09.12.21

3 students come together to start a YouTube channel for audio plays

Jantro Danob was launched in October 2020 and has 74 members at present...
By Shreya Bose

Arts  /  Published 11.01.20

A play explores the nature and aspects of devotion

A bedraggled figure, brutally kicked out of a Ram temple by glued-to-mobile phone Ram bhakts, starts chanting the name of Ram in a frenzied manner. As his chanting picks up speed, at one piquantly iro...
By Alpana Chowdhury

Culture  /  Published 21.09.19

The Kite Runner comes to Bombay

I don’t want to go back to another orphanage,” cries Sohrab, petrified at the thought of being molested again by members of the Taliban who would take their pick of boys from an orphanage in Kabul...
By Alpana Chowdhury

Opinion  /  Published 20.09.19

Good theatre is more than stagecraft

Non-resident Indians often get it wrong when writing about the social scene in India. One British-Indian novelist made a Bengali police sergeant an old Harrovian with an impeccable Home Counties accen...
By Sunanda K. Datta-Ray


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