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Entertainment  /  Published 02.12.20

Specific themes for specific characters in Torbaaz

Did you have specific themes for specific characters? Yes absolutely. The terrorists have a dark theme on cellos and contrabass which runs through the film. The children have their own theme scored o...
By Arindam Chatterjee in

West Bengal  /  Published 05.11.20

Sops to steal Shah’s thunder

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday, hours before Union home minister Amit Shah’s arrival in Calcutta, tried to woo the backward classes and communities of Bengal who had apparently side...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya, Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 11.10.20

‘Once again camps will come up...’

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By Moumita Chaudhuri in

West Bengal  /  Published 07.10.20

Land rights for refugee families

The Mamata Banerjee government has started regularising refugee colonies on central government land by offering freehold rights to those living on the plots for more than 40 years. The move is likely...
By Pranesh Sarkar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.08.19

Bengal won’t allow NRC: Rights forum

Bengal will not allow an NRC (National Register of Citizens), the Citizen’s Rights Forum, a citybased political advocacy group, has declared. At an open forum held at the Indian Association on Sunda...
By Aditya Nag in Calcutta

North East  /  Published 26.09.18

11 more Bru families return to Mizoram

Agartala/Aizawl: A day after the deadline for repatriation expired, 67 Bru refugees from 11 families, sheltered in camps in North Tripura district, left for Mizoram on Wednesday, officials said.The in...
By Tanmoy Chakraborty and Henry L. Khojol in

World  /  Published 05.02.19

Angelina Jolie visits Rohingya refugee camp

Angelina Jolie on Tuesday urged Myanmar to show a genuine commitment to ending violence and displacement in its Rakhine state, where hundreds of thousands of Rohingya Muslims have fled to neighboring ...
By AP in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh

West Bengal  /  Published 04.01.20

Old Left warrior in CAA fight

The CPM is returning to its roots in Bengal.The Left party has resuscitated a moribund post-partition-era mass organisation — the United Central Refugee Council (UCRC) — to breathe life into its c...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Suri

Books  /  Published 04.12.18

'Half Gods' by debutante novelist Akil Kumarasamy

The prose itself is a marvel because of Kumarasamy’s attention to ugliness,” The New York Times has observed about Akil Kumarasamy’s debut novel Half Gods that has created a stir in the literary...
By Shrestha Saha in

India  /  Published 02.02.19

Smoke on Waters: The horrors of Marichjhnapi

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By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in


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