West Bengal  /  Published 03.02.20

Dhandha Manda

Chitpore Road in north Calcutta stretches only about five kilometres from Bagbazar to Lalbazar. But if one were to count the olden reference to it in Bipradas Piplai’s Manasa Bijay from 1495, it is ...
By Prasun Chaudhuri in

West Bengal  /  Published 31.10.19

This Diwali, Bagbazar at noisy worst

Noise pollution on Diwali night was bad in several residential areas and hospitals but Bagbazar was by far the worst, according to the data generated by the automatic noise pollution measuring station...
By Jayanta Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 13.08.19

CM Mamata Banerjee’s Durga Puja dare

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday challenged those who say she doesn’t allow Durga Puja to be held in Bengal to come and see how over a lakh pujas are held in the state that remains one of t...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 10.10.18

Battle between vintage pujas

By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta


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