News  /  Published 22.12.21

Poet Sarat Mukhopadhyay passes away at 91

Poet Sarat Mukhopadhyay died early on Tuesday following a cardiac arrest. He was 91. He left behind his only son Sayan Mukhopadhyay. His wife Bijaya Mukhopadhayay, a Sanskrit scholar and poet, had di...
By Our Special Correspondent in Kolkata

News  /  Published 21.12.21

Bengali poet Sarat Mukhopadhyay dies at 90

Bengali poet and writer Sarat Mukhopadhyay, a part of the post-Modernist poets' group along with Sunil Gangopadhyay and Shakti Chattopadhyay, died in the early hours of Tuesday after a cardia...

Lifestyle  /  Published 20.12.21

From the screen to the stage: Returning to in-person open mics after a two-year hiatus

When the pandemic arrived unannounced and locked us up in the confines of our home, the world experienced a paramount shift in the way it functioned. In what was a boon and a bane, everything and ever...
By Upasya Bhowal

People  /  Published 09.12.21

Karuna Ezara Parikh’s 'Where Stories Gather' encapsulate emotions

Karuna Ezara Parikh, whose novel The Heart Asks Pleasure First released last year, has been writing poetry far longer. She recalls writing her first poem at the tender age of six-seven but never thoug...
By Shrestha Saha

Events  /  Published 03.12.21

Postcards of Kolkata houses where Nazrul Islam lived released

Two of the postcards do not carry any pictures. Instead, they carry the texts of Nazrul’s letters, both revealing his dire financial straits. One was addressed to the landlord of his 15/4 Shyamb...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake


People  /  Published 27.11.21

Latin America, through the pen of a poet and diplomat

We often speak about the mellifluous quality of Bengali, especially in poetry. Is there any Latin American language that is similar? It is Portuguese. The cadences and the musical rhythm of Portugues...
By Priyam Marik

Opinion  /  Published 19.11.21

Between the lines

I challenge William Wordsworth, whose 250th birth anniversary was celebrated last year, to live in present-day Calcutta and produce a single line of the poetry that he wrote. We know how much of his ...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

Lifestyle  /  Published 05.11.21

Sujoy Prosad Chatterjee’s home is a social experiment with poetry

Interdisciplinary artiste Sujoy Prosad Chatterjee has embarked upon his maiden digital short film titled Home. The film is mostly a social experiment with poetry and is being directed by Sujoy and men...
By Aniruddha Biswas

People  /  Published 27.08.21

Elocutionist Gouri Ghosh dies at 83

By The Telegraph in Kolkata

Books  /  Published 27.07.21

Books that delve in present issues

Although published before the #MeToo movement came up and opened avenues for discussions on gender in the popular consciousness in ways unprecedented, Girls Are Coming Out of the Woods by Tishani Dosh...
By Hia Datta (t2 intern)


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