Rani Rasmoni: Queen of Hearts

In 19th Century, the issue of widow remarriage had raised the hackles of the Hindu society. But its advocators had another concern.…

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Nabab Wajid Ali Shah: The Legacy Lives on

When filmmaker Satyajit Ray was shooting his period film "Shatranj ke Khiladi" set against the backdrop of the British annexation of Awadh…
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A Doctor Of All Maladies

Every year we celebrate National Doctor's Day on July 1, in memory of our second Chief Minister, Dr Bidhan Chandra Roy who…
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Bhola Moira & ‘Babu’ Calcutta

Most of us are familiar with the celebrated kabiyal, Bhola Moira only through the various romanticised presentations on screen. Two of the…
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Hanging of Nanda Kumar

While travelling from Hastings towards Kidderpore Bridge, one comes across a traffic island on St Georges Gate Road. Unkempt, encroached upon, the…
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