Pujo Pangs And How I Dealt With It!

My family relocated to a posh South Kolkata locality during my early teens. And with that was gone the idea of what Pujo was to me, personally. I missed parar Pujo (neighbourhood Puja). The no frills pandal, the traditional idol, the Ashatami bhog with all and sundry; khichudi and labda on sal pata and water …

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Will Wonder Woman Finally Let DC Match up to Marvel?

Ever since the resurgence of ‘SuperHero Movies’ during the early noughties, nerd culture has become the  new cool. Maybe Big Bang Theory did its bit to make ‘geek chic’ more mainstream. But by and large it has always been Camp DC vs. Camp Marvel. SuperHero movies were apparently not quite blockbuster material that they have …

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SHILPGRAM via Ranthambhore, Sawai Madhopur

A visit to Ranthambhore is mostly - if not entirely - concerned with getting a glimpse of the majestic tigers in their natural habitat. Other than the quintessential safari, there’s the fort and to some extent, the museum. SHILPGRAM, a State Government initiative inaugurated in 2013- however, has got no takers. As a concept, it …

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