In Search of Mahanagar

Shreevatsa Nevatia

Exploring Kolkata with Satyajit Ray’s films as guide

Ballygunge Calling

Jamini Roy’s home in Kolkata will soon become a gallery to preserve the artist’s legacy

The City of Enduring Joy

Kolkata is more pleasing to the eye than it has ever been

Dominique Lapierre (1931-2022): Kolkata’s Adopted Son

Few authors are as synonymous with a city as French author Dominique Lapierre was with Kolkata

Seeking Pelé in Kolkata

The city’s enduring love affair with Brazil

In the Name of God

Religion is a private matter and must remain so

The “Second City of the Empire”

In terms of its reputation as a business destination, West Bengal has climbed down a slippery slope

The Lady of the Maidan

A candy seller brings back memories of cricket’s romantic past

Paresh Maity: Cast In Water

Paresh Maity’s watercolours and sculptures tell of the fragile beauty of natural ecosystems

Durga’s Rockers

In the eighties, a group of Bengali musicians lit up Delhi. Shaswata Kundu Chaudhuri tracks down the original members of Niharika and revels in their original timeless compositions


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