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VARIETY

 |  6-minute read
Coronavirus pandemic, West Bengal, Kolkata, Cyclone amphan

I lived through Cyclone Amphan in Kolkata. It has humbled us all

If you were any better off than anybody else at this time, it was only a quirk of fate, and nothing around seemed very safe or the same anymore.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Mamata Banerjee, West Bengal, Kolkata, Doctors Strike

Doctors' protest in Kolkata: How Mamata Banerjee made sure things go and remain out of control

Issuing an ultimatum to aggrieved doctors, she skirted the core issue of security and indirectly instigated emotions against doctors.

POLITICS

 |  Ed Hoc  |  3-minute read
Communism, Kolkata, Vidyasagar college, Amit Shah

Chaos in Kolkata: The Bengali is not Hindustani. And therein lies the problem

Communism, the legendary Bangla defence mechanism or the gutkhakhor non-Bengali; who is to blame for Kolkata's rot?

VOICES

 |  Aage Se Right  |  4-minute read
Mumbai local trains, Kolkata, BMC, Bombay

Mumbai Bridge Collapse: How Maximum City is crumbling under the pressure of its own people

There are ways to fix the seemingly insurmountable problem. The bridge collapse at CST should be our last wake-up call now.

VARIETY

 |  8-minute read
Christmas 2018, Mumbai, Kolkata, Christmas dinner

Calcutta to Bombay. A tale of many Christmas cakes

What's Christmas without a sumptuous meal? And what's Christmas without memories?

VOICES

 |  7-minute read
Kolkata, Calcutta, Hooghly, Howrah bridge

Is Howrah Bridge really 75? 8 facts about Kolkata's beloved landmark

A peerless cultural icon from Bengal.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Congress, BJP, Narendra Modi, Kolkata

Mamata is chuffed, Opposition feels she can take on Modi in 2019

The TMC chief and West Bengal CM, unlike Congress leaders, is not into dinner politics to beg for consensus.

VOICES

 |  3-minute read
Mamata Banerjee, Kolkata, Sovan Chatterjee

What about Kolkata mayor Sovan Chatterjee's big scandal?

West Bengal chief Mamata Banerjee is not pleased.

VOICES

 |  5-minute read
Kolkata, Minors, Children, Sexual violence

A 3-year-old was raped inside bus in Kolkata: Why we aren't being able to save our children

Child safety is being severely compromised every day at every possible place.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Naxalism, Kolkata, Kalikshetra, CBFC

Why this documentary on Kolkata showcasing Naxalism has offended the CBFC

The censor board has asked for several cuts in award-winning filmmaker Anirban Datta’s movie.