People  /  Published 12.01.22

A portrait of the outlier as a storyteller

As she speaks, Mohor indicates what might be forthcoming: “I want to venture into dystopia (not a bad time for that!). For me, true dystopia isn’t about cosmetic changes, it’s about ...
By Priyam Marik

Places  /  Published 11.01.22

Tintin was in Chandannagar and we didn’t even know it!

Chandannagar, roughly 45km from the central business district of Kolkata, was established as a French colony in 1673 and became a permanent French settlement in 1688. It was governed as part of French...
By Hritam Mukherjee

News  /  Published 01.01.22

Ajay Kakkar conferred Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire

Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire (KBE) is the second highest honour in the UK’s annual New Year Honours List ...
By Our Correspondent

People  /  Published 16.12.21

Barrackpore illustrator puts Professor Shonku in Tintin’s spotlight

When asked if he had plans to make a complete Tintin-style comics out of a Shonku story, the resident of Shyamnagar, a small town near Barrackpore, said, “I haven’t thought of that yet, bu...
By Hritam Mukherjee

Lifestyle  /  Published 06.12.21

As Money Heist wraps up, My Kolkata looks at the best moments from the Spanish thriller

A final negotiation The Professor might have been the world’s greatest poker player, but managing to convince Tamayo to let him hold Spain’s gold as leverage, while the Bank kept brass mo...
By Vedant Karia


India  /  Published 13.10.21

PhD rule for varsity teachers put off

The University Grants Commission has put off by two years a new rule that makes a PhD mandatory for direct recruitment as assistant professor at any university. The rule was to be implemented from Ju...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Calcutta  /  Published 07.05.21

Litter dump turned to theme park

The next segment has a mound which needs to be climbed to take one to an elevated meditation space next to a globe. “This is inspired by the magical sphere mentioned in Golok Rohoshyo. It will g...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 01.05.21

IIT: alumni seeks action

Over 1,000 former students of several IITs have written to the IIT Kharagpur director seeking strong action against an associate professor of social science and humanities who allegedly verbally abuse...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kharagpur

Calcutta  /  Published 25.03.21

IIM Calcutta names new director

The board of governors of IIM Calcutta on Wednesday named Subir Bhattacharya, the senior most teacher on the campus, the director in-charge. Anju Seth, the first woman director of the B-school, resig...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Joka

West Bengal  /  Published 02.03.21

Whiff of witch hunt in charges on teacher

Visva-Bharati authorities framed charges against Rajesh K.V, an assistant professor of the department of drama and general secretary of Adhyapak Sabha, accusing him of visiting the academics and resea...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Santiniketan


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