October 18, 2019
the fully loaded magazine
Eat, Pray, Live
What A Waste, Bengal
In a state that has no industry, it is quite obvious that Durga Puja is an industry that works brilliantly well engaging a whole host of people united towards one end.
Sep 17, 2019
The Mamata Who Stole Christmas
Walkers around Calcutta's Rabindra Sarovar had grown used to being surprised by music; and from surprise it had become an indulgence. But gradually a note of disharmony crept into the proceedings...
Dec 27, 2016
Not At My Son's Funeral
Is it possible to do it in cold blood? The Nazis certainly did. But this? Looking into their eyes and asking them their names one by one?
Jul 05, 2016
The Residue Of Faith
The stink, the uprooted bamboos, the vegetable peels — all that is left behind once the prayers are said and the festival draws to an end
Mar 15, 2016
Jurassic Park, Kolkata Version
Nothing compares to the noise that Deshapriya Park was generating — an entire cement protima, and huge to boot, the goddess 88 feet tall.
Oct 22, 2015
The Writer Will Not Dance
The situation between writers and Santhals is actually fairly similar...
Oct 13, 2015
Inheritance Of Loss
In the corridors of Nabanna the perception is that Kolkata must become London, quite forgetting that the city was actually based on the London model
Sep 22, 2015
The Extinct Bungalow On Bondel Road
Set as the backdrop to an inane world that was always trying to throw yesterday into the face of now, it was incongruous and it was magnificent.
Aug 03, 2015
Voters And Other Strangers
The symbolism still gets you — a woman in a white sari with a green border going up against a wall of red promising change.
May 13, 2015
Our Snowy Guardian
From petroglyphs to myths, people to climate change—a fitting history of the Himalayas
Sep 04, 2019
It Rains Futility In August
The gallows humour is dulled, but Chatterjee’s habit of framing at unusual angles helps a dark whimsy. From Thomas Roe to Art. 377, his canvas is wide.
Jul 10, 2019
Indentured labour, the 1971 War and search for identity are woven in a mother-haunted novel
Jun 12, 2019
Lord’s Sweet Blows
A school swaddled in sensuality, saffron and rectitude packs an ominous presentiment
May 29, 2019
The Best In His Line
A well-lit magnetic thespian and his lifelong influence over typecast and rounded others
Apr 03, 2019
Slippery Barbie Tattoo
Neon-lit, pulpy prose tracks the scapegrace Charlie in his myriad mishaps across Delhi
Feb 20, 2019
Calcutta In Dark Sci
This one propels the accumulated anxieties of a city into a shape-shifting future vortex
Feb 06, 2019
Mother’s Not Home
A controlled, subtle tale of how a core of secrecy in a family secretes lasting sadness
Nov 08, 2018
His Paper Chase
A first-person biography tells of the career of a pioneer Indian editor, but avoids significance
Oct 17, 2018
Hunting By Her Light
Nur Jahan seduced, intrigued and ruled like few women did. This is a fine tribute, with breaks.
Sep 19, 2018
The Statue Went Bust
Vidyasagar’s bust perhaps did self-destruct at the current state of affairs!
May 18, 2019
Ayodhya Dispute: Muslim Parties Refute Reports Of Sunni Waqf Board Withdrawing Case
No Relief For PMC Depositors As Supreme Court Refuses To Hear Plea
Supreme Court Orders Transfer Of Assam NRC Coordinator Prateek Hajela To MP
CJI Ranjan Gogoi Writes To Govt, Recommends Justice Bobde As His Successor
INX Media Case: CBI Files Charge Sheet Against P Chidambaram, Son
Rape Survivors Experience Health Problems For Years After Traumatic Episode
Everything Is ‘Normal’ In The Wonderland That Is Kashmir
Blaming BJP For Rot Within Won’t Help Congress
Jadavpur Fracas Godsend For BJP, It Is Set To Crack Open Left's Citadel
Aurat ka Dal, and 99 Other Reasons Why Not to Impose Hindi
From Cambodian Polls To Broken Heart Syndrome, Valley Newspapers Carry Everything But Kashmir
Uttar Pradesh Govt Bans Mobile Phones In Colleges, Universities
Sarfaraz Ahmed Removed As Pakistan Captain Across All Three Formats
Hapur Custodial Death: FIR Registered Against Three Cops For Murder, Assault Of Farmer
Hoping For Trade Deal With US Soon: Nirmala Sitharaman
Pehlu Khan Case: Rajasthan Govt Challenges Acquittal Of 6 Accused
'Recalling When And What Went Wrong': Sitharaman Slams Manmohan
'Didn't Fire A Single Bullet': BSF Says Bangladeshi Forces' Action Was Unprovoked
Stolen, Not Lost: Aggrieved Depositors Endorse Harsha Bhogle's Call
Perform Or Perish! Naveen Patnaik's Ambitious '5T' Plan To Make Odisha Efficient Takes Off
Outlook-ICARE India MBA Rankings 2020: Top Public MBA Institutions
Sex, Lies And Videotapes -- Mantris Trapped As MP's Sleaze Scandal Becomes Kingsize
B-Schools Rankings 2020: Institutions Of National Importance
M-S-D: Three Musketeers Who Engineered Kashmir's Bloodless Coup, But Are Their Plans Sustainable?
Death By Debt: Indian Businesses Are Devastated, Tax Terror Adds To Woes
Spilling The Beans: How Murky Was Cafe Coffee Day Founder VG Siddartha's Death
Kashmir Fireworks Incite Separatist Voices In Tamil Nadu, Will It Sully BJP's Image?