Weekend Reads
Entertainment  /  Published 27.10.18

MeToo and Alok Nath: Babuji or Mr Hyde?

Alok Nath’s wife, Ashu, continues to trust him and stand by him. Maybe she hasn’t met Mr Hyde either...
By Bharathi S. Pradhan

Culture  /  Published 27.10.18

The humble bicycle goes posh

The premium avatars are popular with the growing number of enthusiasts...
By Anasuya Basu

Arts  /  Published 20.10.18

Nude modelling: Lot of stigma, very little pay

In India, modelling in the nude is not easy for any gender. Shame is possibly the least of a model’s worries...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

Entertainment  /  Published 20.10.18

A slew of patriot films is making Mr Bharat smile

The 81-year-old filmmaker has seen the The Thugs trailer and it's making him smile...

Culture  /  Published 13.10.18

Messbaris inspired Byomkesh Bakshi's quarters

If these vintage quarters in Calcutta could tell tales, they would make historians blush...
By Bitan Sikdar


Entertainment  /  Published 13.10.18

Roads and crossroads named after bygone stars

The naming of roads and crossroads after leading lights of the Hindi film industry keeps their memory alive...
By Alpana Chowdhury

Culture  /  Published 22.06.19

Driving from Prague to Calcutta eighty-five years ago

Seven people, four months, 15,000 kilometres spanning continents...
By Anasuya Basu

India  /  Published 22.06.19

A 121-year-old legacy of a burnt-down football club

The Wari Athletic Club (WAC) in central Calcutta’s Maidan area caught fire earlier this year...
By Manasi Shah

India  /  Published 22.06.19

Yoga, yogi, yogasana

Has yoga become about posturing to prove who’s best?...
By Upala Sen

India  /  Published 22.06.19

Scorched earth, gasping: Not a drop to drink

With a drinking water crisis in many places, more and more people are succumbing to dehydration and heat stroke...
By Paromita Kar


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