Shamik Bag
‘Hell Is Here’ by Biplab Hazra won 2017 ‘Sanctuary’ Wildlife Photo of the Year. Photo: Biplab Hazra/ Sanctuary Nature Foundation

Living with the elephants

10 min read . 01 Jan 2018
A firewood collector at the Digaru river near the Alubarighat bridge. Photo: Shamik Bag
Locals travel home on one of the many small wooden boats that navigate the waterways of Sundarbans National Park. Photographs by Alamy

Sundarbans: The ragged fringe

8 min read . 16 Dec 2017
Chewang Norphel showing the structure and mechanism of making an artificial glacier near a village in Leh. Photo: Javeed Shah

Glacier man of Ladakh shows the way

5 min read . 24 Nov 2017
Artist Swarna Chitrakar at work at a south Kolkata ‘pandal’. Photographs by Indranil Bhoumik/Mint

Durga’s Muslim faithful

8 min read . 22 Sep 2017
A file photo of a demonstrator in Srinagar. Photo: Danish Ismail/Reuters

When stones turn to song in Kashmir

20 min read . 05 Aug 2017
Jarawa fish on a coral reef in the Bay of Bengal. Photographs by Thierry Falise/Getty Images

Jarawa: life on the edge

14 min read . 17 Jun 2017
‘Nuisance Of A Wife’, lithograph circa 1917.
Rakesh Sharma (left) and Nikolai Rukavishnikov at the Gagarin Research and Test Cosmonaut Training Center. Photo: AFP

1984: India’s space odyssey

8 min read . 15 Apr 2017
‘Dead Monument’ (2017) from Prabhakar Pachpute’s ongoing exhibition ‘Shadows On Arrival’.

Prabhakar Pachphute’s perspective

3 min read . 01 Apr 2017
Partha Sadhan Bose and his family with the 1926 Auburn.

Every vintage car tells a story

13 min read . 28 Jan 2017
Shilpika Gautam (right) with her mother and teammate Kumaran Mahalingam at the finish line at Gangasagar on 11 January. Photo: Upslope Productions

The stark life of the Ganga

5 min read . 21 Jan 2017
The Supersonics held the Indian Western music band scene in thrall with their ripping version of original rock ‘n’ roll. Photo: Naman Saraiya
Doing Graphics Stories will see some of the pioneering radical spirits of comics in India and from abroad arrive at the campus of Jadavpur University.

In celebration of comics

2 min read . 11 Jan 2017
Around 2.5 million people visited the book fair at Kolkata last year. Photo: Hindustan Times. (Hindustan Times.)

Kolkata’s season of books

3 min read . 06 Jan 2017
File photo: A girl holding a national flag during an event organised during India’s Republic Day celebrations, in Noida. Photo: Burhaan Kinu/Hindustan Times

The national anthem’s moment

8 min read . 30 Dec 2016