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The Bengal Club
Sports  /  Published 25.03.21

Father would have been thrilled: Saif Ali Khan

Saif Ali Khan was thrilled to hear Sir Clive Hubert Lloyd deliver the 10th edition of the Tiger Pataudi Memorial Lecture, a joint initiative by The Bengal Club & The Telegraph powered by Chemtex i...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 25.03.21

Plea for govt role in sports strikes a chord

Sir Clive Lloyd was obviously effusive in his praise for his former counterpart Mansur Ali Khan Pataudi, also recalling the struggles West Indies had to go through in cricket till winning the World Cu...
By Sayak Banerjee in Calcutta

Sports  /  Published 25.03.21

Clive Lloyd: Captain as unifier

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By Sankarshan Thakur

Calcutta  /  Published 15.03.21

When Conan Doyle turned Sherlock

He wrote in The Daily Telegraph, doing “a forensic examination of every point in the trial” and exposing each as flimsy. The article was reprinted in The New York Times, The Washington Pos...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.06.19

An evening with Wodehouse at Bengal Club

The Wodehouseian weekender at Bengal Club on Friday evening was a rummy affair with club members donning neck ties and rounding up on stage to play Mike, Jackson, Jeeves, Bertie, Lord Emsworth and mor...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

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West Bengal  /  Published 30.01.19

Mentalist steals club show

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By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.06.19

Symptoms of being a Bengali

The bahiragatas (outsiders) were identified at the very beginning and the club audience was reassured they were not only not outnumbered but were in fact in overwhelming majority, something like tetal...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 25.01.20

People right to be worried: Author

A British author on Friday said he, as a “liberal outsider”, found a lot to admire in the “values of the Indian Constitution and its tradition of democracy”.James Crabtree said people here and...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.02.19

Business in Bengal down the ages

Social enterprises and “encouraging ventures” spell hope for Bengal’s industrial climate, panellists at an entrepreneurship symposium concluded on Saturday.Others argued that Bengal lagged behin...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

India  /  Published 12.01.19

Why media independence is facing second moment of crisis

The “government has the deepest pockets in this country” and has been able to silence criticism like never before, veteran journalist Sunanda K. Datta-Ray said at a panel discussion at The Bengal ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta


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