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Air Raids
Places  /  Published 14.09.22

Kolkata and World War II: Tracing the sites of air raids that scarred the City of Joy

Towards the end of the war, Kolkata became an unlikely target and was bombed for months. Here’s a look at the story and the sites today...
By Amitabha Gupta

News  /  Published 26.02.22

Living in Kyiv’s underground parking lot: Knock at night, then dash to basement

Students from Kolkata, rest of Bengal wide awake in rooms as sounds of air raids and explosions reverberated in air...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 25.02.22

‘I am heading to the bunker even as I am talking to you’: Mukundapur girl in Ukraine

Kolkata students stuck in Vinnytsia, Ukraine, because of the Russian invasion are dividing time between hostel and bunker...
By Sourabh Sen

News  /  Published 25.02.22

‘Booms’ wake up Kolkatan in Kiev, panic buying at markets, ATMs run dry

Rahul Chanda and Swagata Sadhukhan share with us through phone calls and messages their experience on Day One of the Russian invasion ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


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