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‘Modi Govt Didn’t Even Say Thanks,’ Says Historian Behind UNESCO Tag for Kolkata’s Durga Puja
Tapati Guha Thakurta describes the Union government's claim that PM Modi made the honour possible as ‘ridiculous’.
Borrowing a Bit of Kali
Kali embodies freedom from looking and behaving in expected ways. She doesn’t care what you think of her. Isn’t that how most of us really want to be?
Pure or Profane? Roddur Roy’s Arrest Can Be a Defining Moment for Bengal’s Social Grammar
In jail for nearly a week over 'derogatory remarks' against CM Mamata Banerjee, the vlogger is famous for his freewheeling expression. He has a few noted predecessors.
‘Was She Pregnant? Heard She Had a Love Affair’: Mamata on Minor ‘Gangrape-Murder’ Victim
A Trinamool Congress leader's son is the accused in the alleged gangrape and murder of a Class 9 student in Hanskhali of Bengal's Nadia district.
Calcutta HC Raps Visva Bharati Varsity for ‘Forcing’ Employees to Donate to CM Relief Fund
The employees of the university said consent for deduction of salary for Amphan relief was never taken, claiming that the decision was 'unilateral'.
Celebrity Math: Casting a Divided Tollywood in the Battle for Bengal 2021
With Bengali film celebrities flocking to the BJP and the TMC, battle lines resting on star power have been drawn in the state like never before.
MP Mimi as Durga: Canny Casting or TMC Looking to Score Points in Puja Politics?
TMC MP Mimi Chakraborty played the role of Maa Durga in the annual 'Durga Durgatinashini this year, which aired on Star Jalsha on the occasion of Mahalaya.
On the Arrest of ‘Urban Naxals’: Where Do Those Who Grew up on Their Work Go From Here?
This article is for those of us who, growing up, realised there was a world behind the glossy curtain of incredible India.
Black Market Water: What Post-Amphan Dystopia Looks Like
The rules are different, the new ‘normal’ is nothing like we had ever imagined.