Places  /  Published 23.05.22

Techno India students discover the charms and challenges of old buildings in north Kolkata

“What are the ways in which we can turn this library around?” asked Iftekhar, who thinks that a sum of Rs 5 crores is what the library would require for a thorough rejuvenation. After some...
By Priyam Marik

People  /  Published 20.04.22

Something special is going on in Kolkata’s dance scene: Kylie Walters

Segueing from something as moving as war is never easy, but Kylie was quick to diffuse the tension and start talking about her hobbies outside the world of performance. “I love song-writing and ...
By Priyam Marik

Opinion  /  Published 25.03.22

Glorious heritage

A slice of Santiniketan played out in the distant Scotland of the East last week. On Doljatra, the residents of Shillong celebrated Basanta Utsav at Brookside, the bungalow where Rabindranath Tagore h...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee

West Bengal  /  Published 18.11.21

Fire in tea garden fans suspicions

An empty tea garden manager’s bungalow where the 1979 movie Lahu Ke Do Rang starring Vinod Khan¬na and Shabana Azmi was shot was gutted in a fire in the early hours of Tuesday. But even bef...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

Calcutta  /  Published 12.03.21

Heritage bungalows of Darjeeling

The burra bungalows were typically single or double storied with a flower garden (Phool Bagan), and a vegetable garden (Maali Bari). Some also had swimming pools and tennis courts. Inside were spaciou...
By Anasuya Basu in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 28.07.20

Alipore bungalow fetches Rs 90cr

A bungalow on Alipore’s Judges Court Road spread over 48 cottahs was sold last week for about Rs 90 crore, making it one of the largest such property deals in the city in recent times. The deal...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta


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