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Wednesday, May 22, 2019
Paramita Ghosh

Paramita Ghosh

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Paramita Ghosh has been working as a journalist for over 20 years and writes socio-political and culture features. She works in the Weekend section as a senior assistant editor and has reported from Vienna, Jaffna and Singapore.

articles by Paramita Ghosh (359 results)
Apr 19, 2019 20:23
As a mediation process is under way in the Ayodhya dispute, the city’s residents recall how neighbours helped fill the breach between two communities read more
Mar 15, 2019 19:46
In Delhi, Mumbai and Bangalore, there are singles and couples who are trying to build a campaign to promote the idea of a child-free India. read more
Feb 22, 2019 20:19
Two remarkable women from the family of Wajid Ali Shah, the last king of Awadh, are reviving his culinary tradition in Calcutta, the city where he famously introduced potatoes into the biryani! read more
Jan 26, 2019 22:11
What is urban middle-class India eating now? Everything! What has changed is that people are looking at what works for them, be it health benefits or personal preference read more
Jan 12, 2019 19:21
For 91 years, Prakash & Co has served jams and spreads to the hill station’s schools, hotels and residents, its recipes flavoured with the region’s colonial past. read more
Nov 30, 2018 18:34
Literary worth is not enough to determine the greatness of a work of art. A classic speaks to the present, but time alone tells if it can speak for all ages, says writer and editor Henry Eliot read more
Nov 11, 2018 08:52
An interview with author and journalist Shrabani Basu on the racism faced by Indian soldiers who fought in the First World War read more
Nov 11, 2018 08:41
Darwan Singh Negi, born in 1883 in Kafarteer village, in the Chamoli district of the United Provinces (present-day Uttarakhand) in British India, joined up as a 19-year-old sepoy in the 1st Battalion of the 39th Garhwal Rifles. read more
Nov 02, 2018 21:19
Did Allahabad have a perfect past? Who wants Prayagraj? We map the social history of the change of name of a historical city of India read more
Oct 12, 2018 22:36
World War 2 turned lakhs of Polish children into orphans. Between 1942 and 1946, a thousand of them were given shelter by the Nawanagar maharaja. On the 100th year of Poland’s independence, many of them returned to relive their childhood years in Gu... read more
Sep 28, 2018 22:22
Photographer Ketaki Sheth’s work on photo studios transports us to the era when generations of Indians would assemble under the studio lights to get that perfect family portrait read more
Sep 07, 2018 22:26
The NRC exercise is about identifying illegal immigrants within Assam. So why are the Bengalis saying they are being targeted? read more
Aug 31, 2018 20:47
Andrew Otis’ book on Hicky’s Bengal Gazette, India’s first newspaper, fuses the biography of its remarkable editor with the biography of his time read more
Aug 28, 2018 23:36
There are many histories — subaltern, institutional, to do with movements — that tell the story of a nation, its crests, troughs, flows and stasis. Since 2004, the New Indian Foundation (NIF) read more
Aug 17, 2018 21:23
Alfred Hitchcock would have turned 119 this month. A look at how Raj Khosla, one of the top Hindi film directors of the ’50s-’80s imbibed Hitchcock’s spirit, moulding it to suit the Indian audience read more