Sunday, December 5, 2021

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Shantanu Guha Ray

Smoking is injurious to health: No less is govt’s missing roadmap for tobacco industry

The repeal of the proposed farm laws has given hope to many, among them the tobacco industry that remains constantly at the crossroads because...

Writers’ Building: A heritage which is victim of Rulers’ neglect in Bengal

For decades, the imposing architecture of the 241-year-old Writers’ Building was a matter of pride for India. But now, Writers’ Building, Kolkata’s first three-storied...

Durga Puja is losing its sheen in Bengal: “Where are the orders for idols?”

In rain-drenched Kumartuli - Kolkata’s historic potter’s district on the banks of the Hooghly river - artisans are worried. Orders for Durga Puja idols...

Bengal’s love for Rosogollas is dying and you know the reason

Bengal’s love of rosogollas, spongy balls of ricotta soaked in sugar syrup, is almost 150 years old. But many are stepping aside now, citing health reasons. The sugary treat...

East Bengal, 45 million fans and all, is in deep mess of its own making

A few days before his birthday, a top official of East Bengal Club wrote to members and anyone he could think of, anyone who...

Babul Supriyo has to pick his political career from shoelaces

Babul Supriyo, the singer-turned politician known more for his Bollywood songs and signature motorbikes than any noticeable achievements in the corridors of power, now...

Three Indians who are being sought for extradition’”but not by India!

The noose may be tightening around the India-born Gupta brothers, who are wanted in South Africa in connection with alleged embezzlement, money laundering and...

Sushil Kumar: No less feared on mat as dreaded outside it

A double Olympic medallist, former World Champion is in the news. But not for making a comeback. Sushil Kumar, the man they say revived...

Tarun Tejpal is a free man but the matter isn’t dying down anytime soon

Tarun Tejpal, veteran editor and author, is a free man after a Goa court absolved him of rape charges that many once felt was...

It stopped brewing for Bengal tea-workers long ago despite shrub of promises

There is a kind of a hush in north Bengal where tea plantation workers, including those in the world’s finest gardens, voted in the...

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