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Society / Personality

September 27 2021

Rammohan Roy, a feminist ahead of his time

On his death anniversary

By Information Desk

September 11 2021

Theatre Man Kedarnath Dasgupta bridged India & UK through Oriental producti...

A ‘dreamer of peace’, he believed that art and literature could unify all humans

By Shuvra Dey

August 27 2021

Sib Chandra Nundy: The Telegraph Man of India

In 1883, Nundy was awarded with the title of Rai Bahadur

By Shuvra Dey

August 17 2021

Why could Bagha Jatin not be the father of our nation?

How Bagha Jatin almost pulled off an 1857 repeat

By Prithwindra Mukherjee

August 16 2021

Ramakrishna Paramhansa – Man beyond Religion

A beacon of hope for contemporary world

By Anita Bose

August 15 2021

The Prophet of Indian Nationalism

Shri Aurobindo Ghosh’s 149th birth anniversary

By Information Desk

August 15 2021

Bagha Jatin, the freedom fighter who sought to capture Fort William

Thinking of the underrated revolutionary on Independence Day

By Prithwindra Mukherjee

August 07 2021

Kolkata gives Zoological Survey its first woman director

Dr Dhriti Banerjee is a Presidency alumnus

By Information Desk

July 14 2021

Environmental award for Kolkata CP Soumen Mitra

The commissioner is also a heritage conservationist

By Information Desk

July 12 2021

Tagore too had a biographer- Prabhatkumar Mukhopadhyay

Prabhatkumar founded the Rabindra Parichay Sabha

By Mahua Dasgupta

June 24 2021

Kakali Ghosh, the messiah policewoman from Baruipur

Ghosh looks after Anti-Human Trafficking Unit in her sub-division

By Gopa Bhattacharjee

June 08 2021

The man who gave India its first map, and named Meghalaya

In memory of pioneering Bengali geographer S.P. Chatterjee

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

March 22 2021

Masterda- Remembering him on his birthday

Chittagong Armoury Raid and India's Freedom Movement

By Information Desk

March 15 2021

Jogesh Dutta and his silent, universal art

A profile of India’s foremost mime artist

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

March 12 2021

Gita Chandra – Bengali brave-heart and India’s first female paratrooper...

Gita had para-trooped seven times as part of the training


March 11 2021

Sonamukhi’s Sohini in US-Biden administration

The US President Joe Biden appointed Bengal’s Sohini Chatterjee

By Information Desk

February 12 2021

‘To reach a port we must set sail,’ Sonali Banerjee

Story of India’s first female marine engineer


January 27 2021

Economist Jayati Ghosh appointed by the United Nations to a high-level advi...

Bengali scientist help fight economic challenges in a post-Covid world

By Information Desk

January 26 2021

The Indian tricolour, and the myths behind it

The most widely circulated myth about our flag is that it is based on an idea put forth by Pingali Venkayya

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

January 15 2021

Are Bengalis 'Army Shy?'

Army veterans give their views on the perception


January 14 2021

Decorated war hero of the Indo-China War 1962

Maj Gen Bejoy Mohan Bhattacharjea who led the force

By Information Desk

January 05 2021

Deviprasad Roychowdhury: The Maverick Sculptor of the Twentieth century

An artist immortalized through Gandhiji’s “Dandi March” sculpture


December 03 2020

Khudiram Bose, a name that still defines martyrdom

On his 132nd birthday, a tribute to the boy who fired a nation’s imagination

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

October 03 2020

Kolkata’s teacher puts Bengal on international beauty pageant map as Mrs ...

Suparna Mukherjee is the beauty with brains

By Information Desk

September 05 2020

If you can’t feed a hundred people, then feed just one. Tribute to Mother...

Loving and caring soul that is still alive

By Information Desk

September 04 2020

Birbhum’s Mirati will no more have Pranab Mukherjee during Durga Puja thi...

He who believed Bengal is an assimilation of cultures

By Information Desk

September 01 2020

Pranab Mukherjee is no more

The son of Bengal who held India's highest office

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

May 11 2020

On Mother’s Day, freedom fighter Dinesh Gupta’s last letter to his moth...

What did he write and why did he write a letter to his mother?

By Information Desk

February 23 2020

Krishna Bose is no more! Bengal loses an erudite academician and ex-parliam...

Married to Sisir Bose, she kept Netaji’s legacy alive

By Information Desk