West Bengal  /  Published 26.06.22

3 held with narcotics

Alipurduar district, that emerged as a new district in 2014, celebrated its eighth anniversary on Saturday. In 2014, chief minister Mamata Banerjee had announced that Alipurduar, which was earlier a ...
By Our Bureau in Jalpaiguri/Siliguri

News  /  Published 24.06.22

Salt Lake celebrates Rabindranath Tagore's 161st birth anniversary

Sixty singers and 124 dancers of 12 cultural groups came together for a spring festival organised by Ward 34. While the groups performed individually, the performers of different genres and styles cam...
By Our Bureau

Culture  /  Published 29.05.22

Once Upon a Reason

Though completed in 1929, the memorial hall remained a blind spot. And then in 1977, Jyoti Basu, who was then the chief minister of West Bengal, decided to make a museum of it. He donat...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

India  /  Published 28.05.22

BJP to reach out to poor

All ministers in BJP-led central and state governments and its elected representatives will take part in a massive public outreach campaign to mark the eighth anniversary of the Modi government, focus...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Music  /  Published 18.05.22

Remembering Queen of Disco, Donna Summer

"I love to love you baby…" sang Donna Summer in 1975, virtually single-handedly kick-starting the disco craze. World-famous today, the song caused something of a scandal upon its orig...
By Deutsche Welle


News  /  Published 14.05.22

Rainy Rabindra Jayanti, Sourav Ganguly, Bowbazar tragedy and more...

By My Kolkata Web Desk in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 14.05.22

Eternal flame

One consequence of a politically aware environment was the near-absence of communal strife in Vadakara, which was not always the case in some of the adjoining areas. V.K. Suresh, an author and a walki...
By R. Rajagopal

West Bengal  /  Published 10.05.22

Tagore’s Darjeeling home under repairs

“This building is perhaps the first memorial archive of Tagore that was declared a memorial after his name back in May, 1944. Visitors can see the chair, bed and other furniture used by the poet...
By Bireswar Banerjee in Siliguri

News  /  Published 03.05.22

Jagran Lakecity University celebrates ninth Foundation Day

434 students and faculty members were awarded for their contributions in various fields ...
By Our Correspondent

News  /  Published 03.05.22

Film celebrating Satyajit Ray opens festival

A Bengali film celebrating the life of Satyajit Ray opened a pan-India festival on the master on Monday. The teaser of Aparajito, directed by Anik Datta, has been generating a generous amount of trac...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


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