Events  /  Published 14.04.22

Ammu used to say, ‘ibadat se khilayo’: Asma Khan

This time I had Chopsuey from Jimmy’s Kitchen, which was so good, so good! I think Kolkata is the food capital of the country. The thing is because we live here we don’t realise how amazin...
By Karo Christine Kumar

Lifestyle  /  Published 12.04.22

The Telegraph creates a look book for Id

Soothing powder blue meets subtle beige in this beautifully embroidered lawn suit that comes with a digital-printed organza dupatta. The Kashmiri artwork detail is delicate and adds a touch of eleganc...
By Zeba Akhtar Ali

News  /  Published 10.04.22

A Gandhian’s 3-decade-old iftar tradition

Of the many iftars across the city during Ramazan, one in Ballygunge stands out. An 80-year-old man, Hindu by birth, has been hosting the iftar for the past three decades. The spread is vegetarian, l...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

Lifestyle  /  Published 08.04.22

Faith, trappings and other memories of Ramzaan

The overload of ‘Ramadan Kareem’ WhatsApps during the early days of the month and a tsunami of ‘Eid Mubarak’ messages with crescent moons and minarets designed into them when...
By Mudar Patherya


India  /  Published 05.04.22

Jal Board: Muslims barred from breaks

Within hours of issuing a circular allowing its Muslim employees a two-hour break from work daily during Ramzan, the Delhi Jal Board (DJB) on Monday rescinded the directions after opposition from the ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 14.02.22

MLA Ramzan Ali’s murder convict walks free after 27 years

Talat Sultana, who was convicted for the murder of her husband, Forward Bloc MLA Ramzan Ali, in 1994, walked free on Sunday following the remission of her life sentence. Talat was 34 when she was hel...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

Food  /  Published 18.04.21

Date with health

Medjool: Native to Morocco, these dates were originally eaten by royalty, hence known as ‘king of fruits’. They are considered to fend off fatigue and are one of the world’s most pop...
By Hena Nafis

Calcutta  /  Published 17.04.21

Confluence at place of worship

Two boards with the name of the mosque stuck to its walls also have the three words written on them — “Prabhuke pranam koro (Pray to the Lord)”. “Prabhu is usually used in a c...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

India  /  Published 28.02.21

Hindu-Muslim ties ‘fox’ probe agency

A Kerala minister has alleged that officials of a central investigating agency had racially profiled a man while interrogating him over a case linked to the distribution of food kits sponsored by the ...
By Our Correspondent in Bangalore


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