News  /  Published 18.07.22

Kolkatans demand resumption of trams from Belgachhia

A group of Kolkatans demonstrated outside the Belgachhia tram depot on Sunday demanding the state government reopen the tram routes from the depot once the Tallah bridge is ready. They said they fear...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

Places  /  Published 14.07.22

The unique stories behind the names of Kolkata’s markets

The story of Jagubazar is more popular, and is a fun anecdote about the city. Bhowanipore area’s Jagu bazaar is known to almost all residents. But not many know that the original name of the mar...
By Pinaki Bhattacharya

News  /  Published 09.06.22

In pics: NCC guard of honour, Bagbazar Ghat event and more

By My Kolkata Web Desk

News  /  Published 07.05.22

West Bengal gets 3 months to update Kolkata air pollution action plan

Swami Smaranananda, president of the Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission, laid the foundation of a building on Durga Charan Mukherjee Street, adjoining Mayer Bari in Bagbazar, on Friday. The buil...
By Jayanta Basu in Kolkata

Lifestyle  /  Published 09.03.22

Beaten to perfection: The pull of the ‘petai porota’

Robi Das has been selling petai porota at Bagbazar for the last 10 years. His shop is just beside the gate to the grounds of Bagbazar Sarbojonin. Das charges Rs 15 for 100gm of porota and a bowl of gh...
By Barnini Maitra Chakraborty


Places  /  Published 12.02.22

In pictures: A short history of Kolkata’s many ghats

By Bikas Mukhopadhyay

News  /  Published 02.02.22

Mayer Bari at Bagbazar reopens its doors to the public

The Bengal government had introduced a slew of relaxations to COVID-19 curbs in the state on Monday. Schools for classes 8 to 12, colleges and varsities is set to reopen in Bengal on Thursday. The g...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

Places  /  Published 17.01.22

The ignominy that is Bagbazar’s Basu Bati

However, nothing has yet progressed due to several legal and logistical complications. The mansion usually lies deserted, barring some security guards. Occasionally, film and television shootings take...
By Amitabha Gupta

Calcutta  /  Published 24.04.21

Plea for cop deployment at vaccination centres

Health officers of several boroughs in Calcutta have sought police deployment at vaccination centres fearing unrest because shortage of doses is resulting in many people leaving without getting the ja...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 24.04.21

RKM closes Mayer Bari for visitors from Monday

The authorities of the Ramakrishna Math and Ramakrishna Mission have decided to close Mother’s House, popularly known as Sri Sri Mayer Bari, in Bagbazar for visitors from Monday as a precaution ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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