under Kolkata

Forget the CAT and two-year general programmes, B-schools now offer highly specialised courses


25 Mar 2015 | BY Lhendup G Bhutia

The woman who cast off the tag of ‘Park Street victim’ died today—leaving behind a legacy of fortitude for others who choose to battle rapists


13 Mar 2015 | BY Rajni George

A view from the Calcutta Club


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


20 Feb 2014 | BY Ajit Duara

A Savile Row quality tailor in Kolkata has few clients left


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.


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


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.


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


26 May 2012 | BY Atreyee Majumder
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