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Heritage  /  Published 13.12.20

Future of the Past

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By Manasi Shah

Calcutta  /  Published 11.09.20

Virtual tour of Victoria Memorial

A virtual tour of the Victoria Memorial Hall (VMH) garden, accompanied by notes on the various landmarks within the precincts, is available at the Google Arts and Culture website. Titled The Taj of t...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.12.19

Joanne Harris to inaugurate KLM 2020

The one event that ushers in the New Year for Calcutta with much aplomb is The Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet in association with Victoria Memorial Hall and The Telegraph. This New Year will be no d...
By Shrestha Saha in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.01.20

Dalit girl who came out of caste closet

Victoria Memorial: Dalit PhD scholar Rohith Vemula’s suicide in 2016 had spurred another student in faraway US to do what she had thought was beyond her — tell the world that she was a Dalit.Yashi...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.01.20

Fresh design for Victoria

Nearly 100 years after its completion, the Victoria Memorial Hall is being modernised and upgraded and its interiors and exhibition space are being redesigned. Work is still on in the project spearhea...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

Arts  /  Published 14.03.19

Modern India traced

The chief curator of the National Museum of Modern Art, Georges Pompidou, Paris, believes the “modern” in India started with the “invention of Calcutta”.Many would say the “modern” in Indi...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.01.20

Tilt in Victoria peripheral wall

A portion of the peripheral wall outside the Eastern Quadrangle of the Victoria Memorial Hall, which has tilted and been on props since July last year, is yet to be repaired.The cause of the tilt — ...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta


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