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Bengal

Warren Hastings ‘Loved India a Little More Than His Own Country’

Zareer Masani

On the 70th anniversary of India’s independence, let’s redeem Warren Hastings from the worst trial of history

A Macabre Hobby

Since his college days, Krishnendu Singha has maintained a record of deaths in his district

Sonar Bangla to South Africa

There are football fans. And there are Bengal’s football fans. If you still need to know which of the two stretches the word ‘passion’ into extra time, you need an education.

When Hitler Took a Bow

Shantigopal Pal rewrote jatra history by taking Hitler, Lenin and Marx to Bengal’s villages. As he takes his final bow, it’s time for a standing ovation.

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