August 26, 2021 8:12 am
To claim that any city was “founded” on a specific day would mean dismissing early years of settlement. In the case of Calcutta, Charnock did not chance upon barren land because settlements predated his arrival.
June 05, 2021 7:53 pm
In an interview with The Harvard Gazette, the economist looked back at the last nine decades and what drove him to study the underlying mechanisms of poverty and gender inequity.
March 19, 2021 10:00 pm
The weight of the history of the institutions that call this street home are almost distracting, making it easy for pedestrians to miss its name while walking down this road.
April 09, 2020 3:06 pm
Apart from the high court and its circuit benches at Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Jalpaiguri, regular work will also remain suspended at the subordinate courts, the notification said.
May 09, 2015 12:00 am
A letter to the chief minister of West Bengal on safeguarding and restoring the city’s architectural heritage.
January 02, 2014 2:52 am
Proposal has,however,split ministry; urban development secretary is learnt to be against it.
October 04, 2013 2:41 am
It was in 1911 that the capital of India was shifted from Calcutta to Delhi.
September 28, 2013 5:36 am
Reviving a cross-cultural genre called Hindoostani Airs,Pandit Ravi Shankars student,Barry Phillips spearheads a new music album where East and West meet
September 17, 2013 3:24 am
The premier B-School had participated in the FT Global Rankings survey for the first time this year.
September 06, 2013 2:16 am
Musician Tapas Roy is Bollywoods go-to guy for all string instruments
July 29, 2021 7:11 pm
The first edition, containing 250 hand-coloured etchings, was published in Calcutta (Kolkata) between 1796 and 1799 by the European artist Baltazard Solvyns, which was was followed by a second, enlarged edition in Paris between 1808 and 1812
April 12, 2016 7:56 pm
Calcutta’s preeminence as the Mecca of Indian street food has a lot to do with it being the former capital of the Raj, and the cosmopolitanism it foisted upon the city. The visual documentation of those eventful times by Glenn S Hensley, photography technician with the US Army Airforce, in the summer of 1944, bears testimony to that.