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How West Bengal Police Team Dressed Up As Hermits To Hunt Down BJP Leader In Child Trafficking Case

How West Bengal Police Team Dressed Up As Hermits To Hunt Down BJP Leader In Child Trafficking Case

Mar 02, 2017 Dola Mitra

Not only Juhi Chowdhury exert her political power in getting financial help for Chakraborty’s NGO, she...

Tales From The Darkest Of Crypts

Tales From The Darkest Of Crypts

Feb 16, 2017 Dola Mitra

India’s oldest museum has murky secrets in its vaults that may have consumed a young scientist.

Can Indian Media Really Do With Some Humor?

Can Indian Media Really Do With Some Humor?

Feb 15, 2017 Dola Mitra

A new book ‘Lov La and Other Puzzles’ by Chandrima Bhattacharya proves why humor should flow naturally...

Kolkata's ABP Group That Runs 'The Telegraph' Fires 700, Staff Journalists Call It A Massacre

Kolkata's ABP Group That Runs 'The Telegraph' Fires 700, Staff Journalists Call It A Massacre

Feb 04, 2017 Dola Mitra

Hit by losses and demonetisation, major newspapers in Delhi and elsewhere are laying off journalists en masse.

Nehru, Netaji, Car And Envy

Nehru, Netaji, Car And Envy

Jan 27, 2017 Dola Mitra

Refurbishing the 1937 Wanderer, in which Bose ­escaped, has opened faultlines within the family

The Cruel Business Of Brothels

The Cruel Business Of Brothels

Jan 25, 2017 Anoo Bhuyan

Authorities collude to run flesh trade and sex slavery in the red-light areas of Delhi, Mumbai and Calcutta

A Winter’s Malady

A Winter’s Malady

Jan 19, 2017 Dola Mitra

The cold breath of seasonal affective disorder stalls lives. Diagnosis, self-help and light help.

A Lunar Terror On Earth’s Face

A Lunar Terror On Earth’s Face

Jan 12, 2017 Prachi Pinglay-Plumber

Something utterly real and ordinary, and yet something volcanic. Om Puri was a scale to judge the craft of...

Plots Of Gold In Chowringhee

Plots Of Gold In Chowringhee

Dec 09, 2016 Dola Mitra

Bengali filmmakers are bending Bollywood with socially relevant themes wreathed in entertainment

“We Are All An Integral Part Of A  Bollywood Experiencing Evolution”

“We Are All An Integral Part Of A Bollywood Experiencing Evolution”

Dec 09, 2016 Dola Mitra INTERVIEWS Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury

Aniruddha Roy Chowdhury whose Bollywood debut Pink won many accolades, talks about the Bollywood evolution.

“If Ideas Are Packaged Palatably, It Will Be More Receptive To Audiences”

“If Ideas Are Packaged Palatably, It Will Be More Receptive To Audiences”

Dec 09, 2016 Dola Mitra INTERVIEWS Sujoy Ghosh

Kahaani director Sujoy Ghosh on Kahaani 2 and Bengali film directors in Hindi mainstream cinema...

Buying Wombs And Babies

Buying Wombs And Babies

Dec 01, 2016 Dola Mitra

A nationwide ‘adoption’ market flourishes with illegal buyers and sellers, even a whiff of global...

A Mainland ­Filter On Your Movie Lens

A Mainland ­Filter On Your Movie Lens

Nov 24, 2016 Dola Mitra

Artistes from the Northeast are yet to get their due in tinsel town

Keep An Ear Out For Whispers

Keep An Ear Out For Whispers

Nov 17, 2016 Dola Mitra

Desolate townships lie all but abandoned in Bengal—the dregs of an industrial dream

Through A Funny-Poignant Masque

Through A Funny-Poignant Masque

Nov 17, 2016 Dola Mitra

A delightful tale of love narrated to the audience in a ballad-like song sung by Jacob Rajan, the writer and...

Mamata's Lone Crusade Against Demonetisation?

Mamata's Lone Crusade Against Demonetisation?

Nov 17, 2016 Dola Mitra

Political commentators observe something deeper in Mamata Banerjee's attempt to try and unite the anti-BJP...

Money Talks: Mamata Versus Modi

Money Talks: Mamata Versus Modi

Nov 10, 2016 Dola Mitra

'Financial Emergency', 'total chaos' is how West Bengal CM has described the demonetising move by Central...

Surgery In The Eastern Theatre

Surgery In The Eastern Theatre

Oct 20, 2016 Dola Mitra

Centre talks loudly about the cross-LoC strike, but hushes up anti-insurgency ops at the Myanmar border. A...

“The State Has To Create A Just Society”

“The State Has To Create A Just Society”

Oct 20, 2016 Dola Mitra INTERVIEWS Irom Sharmila

The iron lady on Manipur who has decided to fight elections talks about her life after ending her 16-year...

The Rekindled Memory Of Another Fire

The Rekindled Memory Of Another Fire

Oct 20, 2016 Dola Mitra

The fire at Bhubaneshwar's Sum Hospital brought back chilling memories of a fire at Calcutta's AMRI hospital...