Unfair Play

Kishan S Rana

Where was Winston Churchill’s statesmanship when it came to India?

Viva Bata!

The afterlife of a Czech industrial town in suburban Kolkata

Calcutta, As It Was

Lord Curzon’s enduring monument to the British Raj

Red-Light Dreams

A police procedural and sociological treatise set in Calcutta

Calcutta on August 15, 1947

‘Hindus were in Muslim localities and Muslims were in Hindu areas, as if nothing had ever happened! Everyone said that all this was due to Gandhi Baba’

From Genius to Divinity

Satyajit Ray never touched alcohol, and listened to a sonata by Beethoven on his turntable gramophone at breakfast. What else could possibly be required for the biodata of a Calcutta god?

Beloved Concrete Monsters

The cultural revival of Modernist architecture

Calcutta of the Mind

Modern India’s first capital was also its most global

Open Diary

The Naxalbari anniversary and the role of non-citizens in UK elections


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