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Jogen Chowdhury seeks GST exemption for art

Chowdhury, who is a Trinamool Rajya Sabha MP and one of the biggest names in contemporary Indian art, wrote that it was shameful that artists who receive no benefits from the government have been reduced to the category of a businessmen or traders.

Delhi confidential: House Portrait

Jogen Chowdhury's long-term project is to get all the Rajya Sabha members to autograph their portraits.


Jogen Chowdhury on how he sketched Rashtrapati Bhavan in ten minutes

Veteran artist Jogen Chowdhury on being Rashtrapati Bhavan’s first artist-in-residence.

Mamata pitches Jogen Chowdhury for Rajya Sabha

Trinamool congress Sunday announced the nomination of painter Jogen Chowdhury as the Rajya Sabha MP.

Notification for RS polls for 5 Bengal seats issued

The notification for ensuing election to five Rajya Sabha seats from West Bengal scheduled to be held February 7, was issued Tuesday.

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Fake Tagore paintings: college principal suspended,FIR filed

Over a year after an exhibition of "fake" paintings of Rabindranath Tagore were organised by the Government College of Art and Craft here,an FIR has been filed in this regard case and its principal suspended.

Small Wonders

After auctioning jewellery,carpets,rugs,men’s collectibles and antiques,Mumbai-based online auction house Saffronart is now bringing small-format works of art under the hammer.

Next book fair’s theme: Italy

After the success of the new-look Kolkata Film Festival,the focus has now shifted to next year’s Kolkata Book Fair.

He was fond of Kolkata,remember artistes

Eminent painter Jogen Chowdhury remembers Husain as a person with "simple needs". "I visited him in Dubai a few years ago.