News  /  Published 22.12.22

Kolkata Christmas Festival returns to Park Street with food and music

Park Street is back this year in almost its old form after two long years of subdued versions...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 22.11.22

Yesterdate: This day from Kolkata’s past, November 22, 1861

Lord Canning talked about how the mortal remains of his beloved wife Charlotte had to be laid to rest in a ‘portion of the garden at Barrackpore’...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

West Bengal  /  Published 09.07.22

Prime accused: TMC activist

Police face wrath over delay in nabbing the culprits sparked off anger among local residents and a major section of party workers...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.07.22

TMC workers murdered

Gang members shoot and hack trio at Canning; MLA blames BJP for killings...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

Places  /  Published 29.04.22

Canning House: A witness to a historical colonial blunder

A mansion in ruins is this Sunderbans town’s last standing connection to British India’s disastrous Port Canning project...
By Rangan Datta


News  /  Published 18.04.22

Easter Sunday rally from St Paul’s Cathedral to St James draws over 500 people

Reverend Paritosh Canning, bishop of the Calcutta diocese of the Church of North India, said Easter brings hope to people sad for two years...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

Places  /  Published 14.04.22

Jatar Deul horse race: Inexperienced riders, uneven tracks and unbridled fun

Many bare, harvested fields in the South 24 Parganas play host to amateur horse races during Poila Baisakh...
By Rangan Datta

News  /  Published 10.03.22

Bengal trafficking survivors make uphill journey back to school

Institutions reluctant to take back girls once trafficked...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 22.11.21

TMC leader killed in infighting

Party activist Rafiq Sheikh fired at least four rounds at Muharram at 8pm on Saturday when he was speaking to party colleagues...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.06.21

Women hit street against cop transfer

Inspector Atibur Rahaman won the hearts in Canning not only for his stress on female safety but also for his crackdowns on hooch dens...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Canning


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