Bhai Phonta
West Bengal  /  Published 09.11.18

Phonta in return of new life

The 30-year old woman who underwent a heart transplant surgery on Thursday gave bhai phonta to the doctors with powdered paracetamol on Friday.Tanaya Pandit from Raghunathganj in Murshidabad was in th...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.11.18

Fish bite into Bhai Phonta pockets

 Hilsa sold at Rs 1,500 a kilo at Gariahat, Maniktala and other markets in the city on Thursday. Topshe cost Rs 750 and parshe Rs 500 plus.A day before Bhai Phonta, the price of Bengal’s favour...
By A Staff Reporter in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 01.11.19

Sibling-special feast at Nalban

In case you are planning to treat your sibling this weekend belatedly for Bhaiphota, you could head out to Nalban. Bhuribhoj, the new restaurant of the State Fisheries Development Corporation, is offe...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.10.19

Mark of amity on Bhai Phonta

Mohammed Hanif Mallik, a 70-year-old retired schoolteacher from Ahmedpur in Birbhum, received Bhai Phonta on Tuesday for the first time in his life.Nurul Islam Sheikh, a teacher and secretary of the A...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Bolpur(Birbhum)

Opinion  /  Published 13.11.18

US women's election wins make all women proud

Sir — It is a matter of pride for the United States of America and, indeed, women all over the world that a record number of women have entered the US Congress after the midterm elections (“March ...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 29.10.19

Four killed, seven injured in Basanti crash

Two men who had stepped out of home to buy meat for Bhai Phonta celebrations on Tuesday morning were killed on Basanti Highway when a pickup hit the motorcycle they were on.Two of the nine men on the ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 29.10.19

Sovan Chatterjee calls on Mamata Banerjee for Bhai Phonta

Former Calcutta mayor Sovan Chatterjee, who had switched to the BJP on August 14, visited chief minister Mamata Banerjee’s home at Kalighat here on Tuesday for Bhai Phonta, along with friend and fel...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 09.11.18

Accidents kills women on way to bhai phonta in Nadia

Two women were killed in separate road accidents in Nadia and West Midnapore while on their way to give bhai phonta to brothers on Friday.In an accident on NH12 in Nadia’s Kaliganj, Dayamayi Mandal,...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri and Anshuman Phadikar in Kharagpur

West Bengal  /  Published 28.10.19

Sweet snarls across city

Some 24 people stood in a queue outside Bhim Chandra Nag in Bowbazar around 6.20pm on Monday. Around the same time, 30-odd people waited for their turn to reach the counter outside Girish Chandra Dey ...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


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