Bengal Culture
West Bengal  /  Published 30.04.21

Flavours of Bengal: Shankha

Shaankha is the white bangle made from conch shell that is traditionally worn by Hindu married women in Bengal. It is generally paired with pola, or bangles made of coral. A set of shaankha and pola a...
By Anasuya Basu

West Bengal  /  Published 26.04.21

Flavours of Bengal: Shola

By Anasuya Basu

West Bengal  /  Published 19.04.21

Bengal where they married

By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 16.04.21

Assertion of Bengal's culture

In Bengal, the word Ram first brings to one’s mind Rammohan and not Lord Ram. The “Ishwar” people of Bengal are familiar with is Ishwarchandra Vidyasagar. The Sonar Bangla that peopl...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

People  /  Published 16.04.21

Builders of Bengal: Lal Behari Dey

By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

Opinion  /  Published 21.03.21

Bengal alters that which seeks to alter Bengal

‘What is happening to Bengal?’ The question is heard often enough now, in these election times. But there is more to it than we might imagine. It does not ask what is happening in&nbs...
By Gopalkrishna Gandhi


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