Science Tech  /  Published 04.08.20

Pixel 4A: A smartphone with a focus

Device: Google Pixel 4A Display: 5.81-inch FHD+ (1080 x 2340) OLED at 443 ppi Battery: 3,140 mAh Memory and storage: 6GB+128GB Processor: Snapdragon 730G Camera: Rear — 12.2MP, front — 8MP...
By Mathures Paul in

Arts  /  Published 31.07.20

Narrativizing domestic violence

On June 21, as a sultry afternoon melted into a rain-drenched evening, a rather nondescript roof of a South Calcutta apartment became the site of the making of theatre history of sorts, with Bond...
By Dipankar Sen in

Arts  /  Published 31.07.20

A palette of seven shades: A tribute to Ramkinkar Baij

Standing on the cusp of traditional and modern Indian art, Ramkinkar Baij played a key role in shaping the idiom of many artists. His influence was evident in the works of Ramananda Bandyopadhyay, Suj...
By Srimoyee Bagchi in

Arts  /  Published 31.07.20

Bits that stick out: Psychology and nature

Nature reveals herself in all her pristine beauty in the paintings of Arunima Choudhury presented in an online exhibition by Emami Art titled Nature As I See It (June 5-30). Choudhury was in...
By Soumitra Das in

Books  /  Published 30.07.20

The fear is real: Stephen King in his elements

It is the titular novella, however, that might interest King’s ‘Constant Readers’ the most. Not only does it aptly demonstrate how genuine thrill can still be found amid a focus on sentimentalit...
By Nayantara Mazumder in

Books  /  Published 30.07.20

Cricket: Numbers blessed with the touch of immortality

The period, 2014-2019, is said to have been a good one for India. Part of the credit must go to India’s batsmen, notably Virat Kohli, Cheteshwar Pujara and Rohit Sharma, and the spinners, Ravich...
By Amit Roy in

Books  /  Published 30.07.20

Caste: The swing of Dalit votes

Unlike the above instances of movements of radical empowerment that undermine ethnic voting praxis, the social mobilization processes in Uttar Pradesh and Bihar have not led to significant changes in ...
By Sharmila Purkayastha in

Science Tech  /  Published 29.07.20

A stepping stone into the world of smartwatches

Device: Amazfit Bip S Lite Weight: 30g (with strap) Always-on display: Yes Water resistant: 5ATM certified Connectivity:  Bluetooth 5.0/ BLE Battery life: Daily use — 30 days (with s...
By Mathures Paul in

Books  /  Published 25.07.20

Ruskin Bond talks about his new book A Song of India

Ruskin Bond is rather saddened that he won’t be able to spend this winter in Calcutta at the Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet in association with The Telegraph because of the pandemic. “Ma...
By Shrestha Saha in

Arts  /  Published 25.07.20

Exploring new spaces with Tagore's Bisarjan

Crisis has a strange bedfellow in innovation. With the coronavirus pandemic reaching the third phase and proscenium and other enclosed spaces out of bounds, West Bengal’s thespians have started ...
By Anshuman Bhowmick in


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