Food  /  Published 05.10.18

Nik Sharma's noted cookbook, like him, is woke

By Mayukh Sen/ The New York Times News Service

Sports  /  Published 12.12.18

Laxman’s dream: Facility to provide free education to the underprivileged

Vangipurappu Venkata Sai Laxman, among Asia’s all-time great batsmen, spoke to The Telegraph at length ahead of the launch of his book — 281 And Beyond — in the city on Wednesday.Besides being a...
By Lokendra Pratap Sahi in Calcutta

Books  /  Published 15.11.18

What Dostoyevsky knew that Donald Trump does not

The “egoism” that is a cornerstone of Dostoyevsky’s writings anticipates America’s strongman. Many of his characters, like the protagonist of A Gentle Creature, have a consuming self-conscious...
By Srimoyee Bagchi

Opinion  /  Published 24.11.19

The luminescence of Nabaneeta Dev Sen

That Nabaneeta was an exceptionally gifted person was clear to everyone who knew her. It is wonderful that on this sad occasion, there have been plentiful tributes to her exceptional literary talents,...
By Amartya Sen

Food  /  Published 01.12.18

Where to find Australia’s best wines

Just over an hour from Melbourne is some of Australia’s best wine, food and great country experiences. What the Hamptons is to New York, Mornington Peninsula is to Melbourne. I spend the weekend on ...
By Karen Anand


India  /  Published 22.01.19

When 2 top colleges did not factor in RSS voice

Two renowned colleges have been forced to curb extracurricular events involving freedom of expression after protests by organisations as well as trolls echoing views of the Sangh parivar.Pune’s Ferg...
By Pheroze L. Vincent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 22.09.18

‘Bengalis have no understanding of caste’

Like Parashuram, he has an axe to grind. And Kancha Ilaiah Shepherd brought it down heavily, but for a different people altogether, when he was in Calcutta last month.The redoubtable Dalit writer-acti...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

Books  /  Published 13.06.19

Shakespeare: Transcending boundaries

In his poem “The Sun Rising”, John Donne uses two words to identify India: spice and mine. Donne’s 16th-century contemporaries would have made the same connection. Reorienting the discourse in t...
By Souvik Mukherjee

World  /  Published 22.11.19

Prequel to A Woman of Substance

Best-selling author Barbara Taylor Bradford has announced she is writing a prequel to her first and best-known novel, A Woman of Substance, which she once said had been ripped off by an Indian TV comp...
By Amit Roy in London

Books  /  Published 04.01.19

Save the planet, read Gerald Durrell

When one looks back at Gerald Durrell’s wildlife writing, it makes one wonder why the author himself did not think much of it at all. In fact, the naturalist and conservationist, who would have turn...
By Nayantara Mazumder


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