The Telegraph
Since 1st March, 1999
Quote of The Day
‘Whenever I have got the chance, I have made it a point to enjoy every moment of it’
Sourav Ganguly, on the Pujas

An ode to oddity this autumn
Towels and tops. Bombs and bonde. Soap and spice. This Mahasaptami, Metro takes the trail of innovative ideas and items going into the making of the goddess and her abode...  | Read.. 
Puja extortion on cop doorstep
When law-keepers say they don’t want to be too harsh on extortion-dependent pujas, they probably don’t want that to be read as a signal that...  | Read.. 
Wait-and-watch till verdict
Almost as soon as a division bench of Calcutta High Court admitted the state government’s plea against Justice Amitava Lala’s...  | Read.. 
Time for fun, friends and family
My first memory of Durga Puja dates back to 1978, when as a five-year-old, I remember the excitement of wearing new clothes ...  | Read.. 
It doesn’t get hotter than this. Bosepukur Parijat Club has used over 100 kg of chillies — skin, seeds, stalk, fried and grounded — to spice up its pandal. The motifs are Rajasthani. The walls are panels with intricate designs in red, yellow, grey and black — all natural colours of the potent vegetable. The Devi’s weapons are also dotted with chillies.
Khunje Nao
This is a true story about Satyabati, nay, about a...  | Read.. 
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Guest Column
It’s fun and games at some pandals, serious business at others as Sashthi witnesses both mock contes...  | Read.. 
Rain alert in days ahead
On Mahasashti, spells of rain lashed different parts of the city. There was...  | Read.. 

Resident rap for festive din
With the Devi comes the decibels, and complaints from residents about noise...  | Read.. 

Beheaded body in roadside shrub
The beheaded body of Archideb Bhattacharya, alias Buban, 30, was found on K...  | Read.. 

Oil major to fuel bus terminus project
Identify a partner, present the business potential, and strike a deal to fi...  | Read.. 

Mobility cost cut causes cop concern
The police in North 24-Parganas seek two boons this Puja — more vehicles an...  | Read.. 

The City Diary More.. 
Massive security in southern district
2 women held with drugs
Trains cancelled
Twin arrests
Bomb alert
Arms seized
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