Kaustav Bhattacharya

Peerless

Tribute to a Bengali bhadralok businessman, S.K. Roy

There are individuals who appear serendipitously in our lives and then disappear and yet they leave an indelible mark in...

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ROMANCING THE ‘GRASSROOTS’: TALES OF AN INTELLECTUAL

New entrepreneurial energies have been unleashed which have catapulted India into the upper echelons of the global economy. Recently I...

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Haute cuisine, club style: A fresh perspective

The exclusive elite ‘Gentlemen’ clubs of Italy were known for their culinary elegance and glamour. Similarly, India’s culinary spread is...

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Bhabha placed India in the global league of scientific powers

The history and evolution of the Indian atomic energy program is synonymous with the life-story of Dr Homi Bhabha, the...

A vendor hangs decorative items in front of his shop ahead of Christmas in Kolkata, on 17 December 2018. REUTERS

Anglo-Bengali cosmopolitanism can shape political, intellectual discourse

The Anglicised world of Kolkata was not a sterilised, sanitised world of ‘pukka sahibs’ and ‘memsahibs’, but one filled with...