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Apr 15, 2019
In Narendra Modi's constituency of Varanasi, demolition of 250-year-old buildings for religious corridor creates resentmentMany Varanasi residents are concerned about the way around 300 buildings in the heart of the city were demolished to construct the Sri Kashi Vishwanath Corridor.
Mar 13, 2019
Calcutta, city of ruins: Documenting heritage houses, a fading reminder of 'babu culture'The old and crumbling neighbourhoods of Shovabazar, Bagbazar, and old Chitpur in Calcutta once boasted of palatial houses built by the affluent babu class. These houses were studded with Corinthian pillars, lined with balustrades of delicate grill-work, and strewn with copies of Greek and Roman marble statues
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.