Photo File — The changing face of the circus

There was a time when childhood was incomplete without the romance of circus. The travails of Gemini, one of the premier circus troupes, tells the story of its decline. Photos: Thulasi Kakkat

Amandeep Sandhu, Manjul Bajaj, Manu Joseph and Sonora Jha read from their novels that were shortlisted for The Hindu Prize for Fiction 2013. Ziya Us Salam introduces them and moderates the session. <... »



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An icon of Calcutta

A walk on Park Street and other stories

August 24, 1690, was also a Sunday, when East India Company merchant Job Charnock, sailing from Madras, dropped anchor at the riverside village of Sutanuti, which eventually grew into Calcutta, now Kolkata. Excerpts from Bishwanath Ghosh’s latest book, Longing, Belonging: An Outsider at Home in Calcutta, which offer glimpses of the city. »