West Bengal  /  Published 15.04.21

'Hindu' New Year rears its head

This is the first time that the Bengali New Year is being yoked to a religion and categorised as the Hindu New Year...
By Meghdeep Bhattacharyya, Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

Entertainment  /  Published 15.04.21

On Poila Baisakh, three film-makers talk about the opening day

Discussions ranging from the surprising dynamics of the first-day shoot, scheduling tough scenes, popping antacids to release date memories...
By Arindam Chatterjee in Calcutta

Entertainment  /  Published 13.04.21

Shaan on his Poila Baisakh release

‘Mon dubey jaai’, a romantic ballad that finds him at his soulful best...
By Urvashi Bhattacharya

Books  /  Published 13.04.21

Top 11 reads for your little ones

A list of books for your child to start the Bengali New Year with...
By Shrestha Saha

Calcutta  /  Published 09.04.21

Feast with a twist

Celebrate Bengali New Year at home with these luscious recipes...
By Athrayee Das in Salt Lake


Calcutta  /  Published 09.04.21

Baisakh on Plate

Calcutta restaurants offer special menu for Bengali new year...
By Our Bureau in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 05.04.21

A world of music from the past

The Academy Theatre Archive has been set up in a residential building at Howrah by Devajit Bandyopadhyay...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya in Calcutta

Culture  /  Published 28.03.21

French Press (not coffee)

A scientist from Bengal with a penchant for graves and a 19th century newspaper founded by a Frenchman...
By Upala Sen

Calcutta  /  Published 05.03.21

Organic claim for sweets

Sundarini Naturals Mishti has over 40 varieties of desserts that are preservative-free...
By Our Bureau in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 05.03.21

New Town residents observe Bhasha Diwas

They performed songs like ‘Amar bhai-er rokte rangano ekushe February, Moder gorob moder asha and Ami Banglay gan gai’...
By Shatadipa Bhattacharya in Salt Lake


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