under Kolkata

A view from the Calcutta Club

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21 Feb 2014 | BY Sunanda K Datta-Ray

A movie that is rather too loud but still watchable—mostly for Priyanka Chopra’s sizzler of a turn

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20 Feb 2014 | BY Ajit Duara

A Savile Row quality tailor in Kolkata has few clients left

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28 Dec 2013 | BY Arindam Bandopadhyay

Originally, I am not from Kolkata. I came from the suburbs, and ended up forming a strong relationship with the city.

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7 Aug 2013 | BY Sabyasachi Mukherjee

Ipsita Roy Chakraverti, who claims to be a witch, has written her third book. Supernatural beings, she maintains, are all around us

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2 Aug 2013 | BY Aastha Atray Banan

For a recent public service campaign, the Kolkata Police have apparently enlisted the help of The Beatles, making use of the iconic cover photo of their 1969 album Abbey Road, which features the four band members walking in tandem on a zebra crossing on London’s Abbey Road. Joint Commissioner of Traffic Police Supratim Sarkar told the BBC that the police wanted a catchy and appealing campaign. It seems they thought it would be a good idea to cash in on the universal popularity of The Beatles. However, this does not seem to have struck a chord with everyone.0

16 May 2013 | BY Ronny Sen

She is India’s only known patient of Von Hippel-Lindau syndrome, and has undergone eight surgeries so far.

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17 Jun 2012 | BY Payel Bhattacharya

Anik Datta’s satire Bhooter Bhobishyot is a worthy cinematic tribute to Kolkata, far better textured than the Kahaani brand of nostalgic love

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26 May 2012 | BY Atreyee Majumder

An ‘evil’ mall is coming up on this iconic street in Kolkata that is considered the world’s largest second-hand book market

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17 May 2012 | BY Lhendup G Bhutia

He took exercise seriously when he was jailed for protesting against the British Raj

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25 Mar 2012
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