Subhas Chandra Bose
People  /  Published 22.02.20

TRIBUTE: The Mashima I knew

Krishna Bose was always Mashima to me. This was because of my friendship with her eldest son Sugata, who was a few years behind me at Presidency College. Mashima had also been to Presidency in the ear...
By Rudrangshu Mukherjee in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 12.04.19

August date for inline baggage screening

An inline baggage screening system, which will spare fliers the trouble of standing in a queue to get their registered luggage scanned, will become operational in both international and domestic secti...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 24.03.19

Sikhs in New Zealand: Light in a dark time

To be imbued and attuned to the shabad; to be kind and compassionate; to sing the kirtan — these are the most worthwhile actions in this Dark Age of Kali YugaIn the darkness of death, New Zealand’...
By Gopalkrishna Gandhi in

Calcutta  /  Published 28.05.20

New normal at Calcutta airport

By The Telegraph in Calcutta

Jharkhand  /  Published 22.01.19

Jamshedpur's Aambagan to be named after Netaji

The iconic Aambagan ground, plagued by encroachments, will be renamed Netaji Subhas Maidan-Aambagan to commemorate the birth anniversary of the freedom fighter on Wednesday.The nine-decade old ground,...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 24.09.18

Inline bag scan to miss online target

The airport’s promise to switch on inline baggage screening in the domestic section of the airport by Durga Puja has hit a logistics hurdle, continuing a long tradition of deadlines being missed.Air...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.11.18

Calcutta airport clears out trolley touts

Calcutta airport appears to have been rid of its pesky trolley touts, although there is still no escaping the purveyors of wheelchairs for a fee and taxi rides with fares that shock.Passengers arrivin...
By Sanjay Mandal in Calcutta

India  /  Published 21.10.18

Nehru door ast, Netaji nearest

Prime Minister Narendra Modi sought to claim the legacy of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose by unfurling the Tricolour at the Red Fort on Sunday to mark the 75th anniversary of the “Azad Hind government...
By J.P. Yadav in New Delhi

West Bengal  /  Published 23.08.19

Very important, why not park at will

Cars with beacons or boards announcing that they belong to one government agency or the other continue to flout parking rules with impunity outside the terminal building of the airport.The violation c...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

People  /  Published 29.06.19

A 14-year-old-bride in the Calcutta of the 1940s

Setting: pre-Independence Calcutta of the Forties. As a teenage bride, Parulrani Hazra would peep from behind the sliced bamboo curtains on the first floor of the 41-cottah Janbazar mansion she was ma...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in


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