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
Unbroken solitude can play tricks on the mind. It helps to record your dreams and fears, make tangible things and, if all else fails, learn to revel in your ability to fight with your back to the wall.
What was the philosophy? What was its impact? Sculptures, posters, paintings, thangkas and manuscripts — some dating to the 11th century — are among the 100 items on display.
Gowri Shankar, a fashion entrepreneur, is using fibre from a giant shrub to make yarn for soft, warm winter wear.
A paper published in the Journal of Neuroscience in September indicates that sameness of stimuli makes certain neurons weary, altering our perception of time.
The new Bill and Ted movie is out so catch up on the best of the rest in the genre.
Heritage lovers are unearthing Deco structures across states like Kerala, West Bengal and Telangana, tracking down elements in mosques, hotels and homes.
That mild tightness in your chest that wasn’t such a constant before March, can be a precursor to lifestyle diseases. An oft-overlooked way to ease it is by breathing right.
Covid-19 has made it harder and yet more necessary for patients to connect with counsellors and psychologists. Among the most common problems - missing body language signals, the lack of a safe space.
All large gatherings, including for religious purposes, have been barred since March. This has meant most temples, mosques, churches, gurudwaras and other places of worship have either been closed or functioning under very changed circumstances
Hair salons were officially allowed to reopen in the first week of June in Delhi and by end-June in Mumbai. But the potential for infection in enclosed spaces is keeping clients away.
With more than a billion shuttered indoors and supply chains badly hit, social media and family groups were flooded with people showcasing their culinary skills, and not just casually
Most families eat egg-and-bread combinations with a glass of milk, tea or coffee. Some are using the lockdown to do more, as a means to buoy spirits and with an eye on practicality — lunch can then be small, simple or even skipped altogether.
If Alice in Wonderland has taught us anything, it’s that children have their own escape routes, and their world of make-believe is its own reality.
The most common concern amid the Covid-19 lockdown is running out of medication and not being able to fill up a prescription again, or replace an essential device like a pulse oximeter or glucose monitor.
The absence of a weekend, and any weekend-like activity, can add to the monotony and stress of lockdown, so here are some ways in which you can restore a sense of downtime and chance of pace to Saturdays and Sundays.
The world has never needed its puppies and kittens as much as it does now. No contact with other people or the outdoors has made fur babies the stars of every video conference, no matter how serious the discussion.
Thomas Cromwell is the anti-hero of all three books of Hilary Mantel’s celebrated Tudor England trilogy
Lifetime Achievement award to be given to Shah Rukh Khan’s theatre guru
When the first trailer of the film was aired (the film is expected to hit Indian screens on February 28), fans of the original video game even wrote to its producers, protesting its “human teeth”.
Actor Danny Trejo tops a report on most on-screen deaths. His tally: 65
In a new book, Agency, Gibson gives the US a woman president. But has she the power?
In pop culture, the end of the world has come through these scenarios- virus attacks, nuclear winters and natural disasters
Indians are opening up to the idea of taking travel slow, swapping packed itineraries for relaxed, immersive trips.
An interview with Kshitij Sharma who has made an award-winning documentary
Published on Jan 02, 2020 03:53 PM IST
Hindustan Times | ByParamita Ghosh
From playing Kylo Ren to theatre director Charlie Barber in Marriage Story, Adam Driver is on a roll
First among equals
In this season of protests – in Hong Kong over the extradition law and in India over the JNU student fee hike – we look at films that have taken up students’ issues with nuance