Weekend Reads
West Bengal  /  Published 11.05.19

Bengal and the whirring of violence

Why has bloodshed, or the persistent threat of it, become endemic to politics in the state?...
By Kumar Rana

India  /  Published 11.05.19

The same old story in Chhitmahal

In the erstwhile enclaves, also known as Chhitmahal, people have very little faith in electoral politics. But why?...
By Prasun Chaudhuri

Heritage  /  Published 02.02.19

The only Greek of Calcutta

Sister Nectaria Paridisi of the Greek Orthodox Church is the only Greek left in the city...
By Manasi Shah

World  /  Published 19.01.19

Cut from cloth, a nation

The garment workers’ unrest in Bangladesh is but a thread in the weave that is the nation’s economic history...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

Heritage  /  Published 06.10.18

Restoring a piece of history

At a time when Calcutta's Hindu Hostel is the subject of controversy, Moumita Chaudhuri chronicles the good ol’ days...
By Moumita Chaudhuri


Culture  /  Published 29.09.18

Long Shot: Cameraman who worked with Ghatak, Ray

When it comes to the film industry, some people routinely remain out of focus...
By Upala Sen

India  /  Published 22.09.18

Great Divide among JNU students gets deeper

ABVP has a presence in 20,000 of the 35,000 accredited colleges in India, and has brought with it an abrasive curriculum...
By Uddalak Mukherjee

Opinion  /  Published 22.09.18

The curious history of the walking stick

Queen Victoria, Swami Vivekananda, Churchill, and Charlie Chaplin had this in common. But the symbol of self-reliance is losing its personality now...
By Gopalkrishna Gandhi

Technology  /  Published 22.09.18

Alexa, are you everywhere?

Start playing an album at home, continue on the way to office and then pick up where you left off at work. Amazon’s revamped bouquet is scary...
By Mathures Paul

Culture  /  Published 03.11.18

Birds disappear at India's first floating market

Patuli floating market is lit up through the night. Big trees have been felled for the project...
By Moumita Chaudhuri


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