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When The Sickle Fell Blunt

When The Sickle Fell Blunt

Sep 08, 2016 Dola Mitra ON Buddhadeb Bhattacharya

Buddhadeb Bhattacharya is now but a flickering presence. But in his overweening pride was sown the CPI(M)’s...

Saheb, Bibi, Golam

Saheb, Bibi, Golam

Sep 08, 2016 Dola Mitra

A spoof—if not a laugh riot—of everything from modern marriages to the police-politician nexus.

Sacredness Is A Place

Sacredness Is A Place

Sep 01, 2016 Dola Mitra

At Mother House, the devout still feel an indefinable presence

Stark White, With Lines

Stark White, With Lines

Sep 01, 2016 Dola Mitra

A halo? An indistinct nebula? Those who beheld her say they were cured of doubt.

Deep Throat

Deep Throat

Aug 24, 2016 Uttam Sengupta

A regular column on the essential buzz

Flourish In Suspension

Flourish In Suspension

Aug 19, 2016 Dola Mitra

A self-made community of gymnasts draws inspiration out of their own Dipa’s valiant attempt at Rio

Deep Throat

Deep Throat

Aug 12, 2016 Uttam Sengupta

A regular column on the essential buzz

And Also

And Also

Aug 11, 2016 Dola Mitra

A racy plot replete with love, lust, insa­nity, illicit aff­airs, power dynamics and fatal guilt.

Mahasweta Devi, A Reporter Remembers

Mahasweta Devi, A Reporter Remembers

Jul 30, 2016 Dola Mitra

She was a bit of a Robin Hood who wouldn’t give two hoots about what you thought of her as she unabashedly...

Biztro

Biztro

Jul 29, 2016 Dola Mitra

A Tragedy For Mr Byomkesh

A Tragedy For Mr Byomkesh

Jul 29, 2016 Dola Mitra

Police detectives are still probing Aabesh’s death, as Calcutta pricks its ears up at hints of a power...

Deep Throat

Deep Throat

Jul 28, 2016 Ushinor Majumdar

A regular column on the essential buzz

Biztro

Biztro

Jul 22, 2016 Dola Mitra

Business in bitesizes

Prakton

Prakton

Jul 21, 2016 Dola Mitra

The script ventures into didacticism and dishes out a moral that makes women’s empowerment look like a...

Washers Of Clean Linen

Washers Of Clean Linen

Jul 14, 2016 Dola Mitra

Almost all urban Indians carry signs of OCD, says a study. In Calcutta, the disease can blaze a conflagration.

Calcutta Corner

Calcutta Corner

Jul 12, 2016 Dola Mitra

The Dhaka attack has sent shockwaves through Calcutta which identifies itself with it as a "close cousin".

"The Time Has Come For Us To Stop Following The Text Blindly And Embrace That Which Is Positive In Islam"

Jul 08, 2016 Dola Mitra INTERVIEWS Taslima Nasreen

Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen on what leads the youth to pursue terror and the need to reform Islam

Mom Who Would Not Blink At The Camera

Mom Who Would Not Blink At The Camera

Jul 07, 2016 Dola Mitra

Leading divas in Bengal’s new commercial films are married women with kids who embrace both roles

Benefactors’ Best Stroke

Benefactors’ Best Stroke

Jun 21, 2016 Dola Mitra

Mr & Mrs Arun Lal brought up a poor boy as their own. They now reap a harvest of pride.

Unmade In Their India

Unmade In Their India

Jun 10, 2016 Dola Mitra

Assam is counting its migrants. How real is the process, how humane?