Victoria Memorial
People  /  Published 23.02.21

‘I feel privileged to have been able to experience Calcutta’

Any unexplored spots or experiences that you regret you did not have time or occasion for? The Australian consulate-general in Calcutta has a remit covering 13 of India’s Eastern and Northeaste...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

Calcutta  /  Published 09.02.21

Victoria makes amends on Bose exhibits

The Victoria Memorial Hall has conceded that pictures that it said were images of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose disguised as Md Ziauddin are “recreated images” based on an “artistic imp...
By Anasuya Basu in Chowringhee

Calcutta  /  Published 08.02.21

Netaji display credit changed, says Sugata

Union culture secretary Raghavendra Singh, who was present at the inauguration of Nirbhik Subhas and showed Prime Minister Narendra Modi around the exhibition on January 23, did not respond to calls a...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

Arts  /  Published 06.02.21

Virtual tour in vignettes

Nandalal was still working at Bichitra Club and the Indian Society of Oriental Art in Jorasanko when he began to write to Ramesh Charan in the 1920’s.  The vignettes Nandalal either sketch...
By Soumitra Das in

Calcutta  /  Published 30.01.21

Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet inaugurated in Victoria Memorial Hall

By The Telegraph in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 28.01.21

Victoria hosts Netaji exhibition

“It will be on for two years, and will act as a ‘living’ exhibition, since we will keep adding things to it,” said Victoria Memorial curator Jayanta Sengupta. The exhibition h...
By Anasuya Basu in Chowringhee

Opinion  /  Published 26.01.21

Party first: 'Jai Shri Ram' at Netaji event

Like the separation of the realms between the proverbial Church and the State, a clear, inviolable line should segregate the government from the party in power in a democracy. Unfortunately, Indian de...
By The Editorial Board in

India  /  Published 23.01.21

Modi, Mamata at Victoria to honour Netaji legacy

"dignity (noun) The state or quality of being worthy of honour and respect. You can't teach 'dignity'. Nor can you teach lumpens to be dignified. Here is a one-min video of what exact...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Calcutta

Books  /  Published 15.01.21

Kolkata Literary Meet goes online

What: Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet, edition X When: January 29 to 31 Where: Live on your screens from Victoria Memorial Hall and various parts of the world Expect: To relive the days of Kolkata...
By The Telegraph in

Calcutta  /  Published 02.01.21

Calcuttans celebrate New Year’s Day

By The Telegraph in Calcutta


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