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Aug 19, 2018
Writer-musician Amit Chaudhuri forays into art-making with 'The Sweet Shop Owners of Calcutta'Amit Chaudhuri made his debut as a non-artist artist, with his solo exhibition, The Sweet Shop Owners of Calcutta and Other Ideas, further extending the borders of his comfort zone
Jan 25, 2018
Kolkata's old houses bridge the city's past glory and present chaos; will they survive time?Unless Kolkata's old houses are saved, the city will lose a large part of its heritage and identity | #FirstCulture
Aug 08, 2016
Kolkata Police say Aabesh Dasgupta's death was accidental, mother insists it's murderJhilmil Dasgupta, mother of teenager Aabesh Dasgupta has refuted Kolkata Police's claims that it was an accidental death, insisting that her son was murdered
Jul 31, 2016
Following teenager's mysterious death, Bengal governor KN Tripathi warns against 'Western concepts'In the wake of 17-year-old Aabesh Dasgupta's death, West Bengal governor KN Tripathi on Sunday cautioned people against allowing their children to become too influenced by "western concepts
Jul 29, 2016
Aabesh Dasgupta's parents meet WB CM Mamata Banerjee over the 'mysterious death' of their sonDissatisfied with the Kolkata Police for calling the mysterious death of Aabesh Dasgupta an "accident", the family of the teenager on Friday knocked on the doors of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee seeking justice
Jul 25, 2016
Kolkata Class 12 student found dead at apartment complex in BallygungeA class 12 student, Aabesh Dasgupta, was found lying in a pool of blood in the garage of an apartment complex in South Kolkata's Ballygunge on Saturday. The teen had reportedly gone to attend a birthday party at the house of writer Amit Chaudhuri.
Mar 05, 2016
There goes the neighbourhood: Author Amit Chaudhuri talks about Kolkata and its decaying heritageWhenever people lavish praise on Kolkata’s buildings they usually mean the grand old palaces in the north (the ‘black town’) or the massive colonial edifices dominating the city’s business district – giving Kolkata the nomenclature of “city of palaces” in the hoary past.
Jul 29, 2015
Another one bites the dust: Will Mamata's London visit save Kolkata's disappearing architecture?Mamata Banerjee wants to buy the house Rabindranath Tagore lived in in London.
Dec 27, 2013
From the history of money to Gandhi: Best non fiction books of 2013From books on the digital revolution and the current financial crisis to Mahatma Gandhi in South Africa and Bollywood - here's a list of non-fiction must-reads from 2013.
Jun 13, 2013
Goodbye Music World: A confession of embarrassed nostalgiaIsn't nostalgia supposed to be reserved for things like the demolition of an old picture palace or the last telegram? What does it mean when we confess to a sneaking feeling of nostalgia for something as brash and purple as a Music World retail store?