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Thursday, May 23, 2019
Poulomi Banerjee

Poulomi Banerjee

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Poulomi Banerjee is assistant editor at Hindustan Times.A journalist with over a decade’s experience, Poulomi has reported on varied subject, but human rights and gender issues are her preferred areas of work

articles by Poulomi Banerjee (206 results)
May 18, 2019 00:13
Rich in nutrients or high in cholesterol? A healthy snack or a guilty pleasure? As research continues to fuel confusion, HT attempts to decode the egg conundrum read more
Apr 19, 2019 22:54
The food at Puducherry, an erstwhile French colony, has for years borne an imprint of its colonial past. But is it losing its unique cuisine to a globalising India? read more
Apr 13, 2019 18:17
Traditional toys need to change to attract a generation of children exposed early on to the charms of the virtual world. As old favourite Barbie turned 60 last month, a look at the current hits read more
Mar 23, 2019 20:21
Puducherry is gearing up to apply for a ‘heritage city’ tag. Once a French colony, the Union Territory’s interesting blend of Tamil and colonial architecture, is a draw for tourists. But are conservation efforts focused only on the built heritage? read more
Mar 02, 2019 17:59
When the Rajdhani Express had its first run in March 1969, its speed and amenities made it a wonder on wheels. Fifty years on, the journey may not be as luxurious, but it’s still a favourite for many read more
Feb 16, 2019 19:19
Ek Ladki Ko Dekha Toh Aisa Laga is not a regular love story. But there’s one thing it shares with many Bollywood romances – the field of mustard read more
Feb 09, 2019 20:21
If you thought not all desires could be put in words, think again. The vocabulary of sexual orientations is growing and everyone ‘fits in’. Well, almost read more
Feb 02, 2019 19:17
Haryana’s Rakhigarhi is much like any other Indian village. Except that it was once a Harappan city. For residents, it is no longer a surprise to have scholars find history in their fields read more
Jan 05, 2019 21:00
As Satyajit Ray’s first film, Pather Panchali, becomes the only Indian film to feature on a list of 100 best foreign language films of the 21st century released by the BBC recently, HT travels to the village where he shot the classic in the 1950s read more
Jan 01, 2019 12:49
If Bohemian Rhapsody paid tribute to the late musician Freddie Mercury on screen, at Mumbai’s National Centre for Performing Arts was staged the musical, Queen, Mercury’s iconic band. There are more shows of the play coming up in 2019. read more
Dec 22, 2018 20:19
The upcoming Arvind Indigo Museum in Ahmedabad is going beyond the traditional use of the dye on textiles to create a world where literally everything is in varying shades of blue read more
Dec 22, 2018 19:36
If it’s Christmas in Kolkata, it must be at St Paul’s, India’s oldest Anglican cathedral, a space that blends beauty, tradition and faith. The cornerstone for St Paul’s was laid in 1839 – in 2019, it will be 180 years since work on the cathedral beg... read more
Dec 08, 2018 19:38
It’s been 10 years since the last film based on Stephenie Meyer’s Twilight series was released. HT looks back at the saga that changed the vampire from a figure of horror to a teen romantic hero read more
Dec 01, 2018 18:02
Wildlife expert and writer Valmik Thapar has watched tigers for over four decades. In a new book, The Sex Life Of Tigers, he writes about the tigers’ secret, intimate world. He talks to HT about the experience. read more
Nov 18, 2018 10:57
If the heritage stepwell Rani Ki Vav - now being featured on the new Rs 100 note - is the pride of Patan, a small town in Gujarat, the other thing that is a speciality to this place is the double Ikat weave known as Patola. But few among the traditional... read more