West Bengal  /  Published 11.04.21

Complaint & compliment on day bullets took lives

Sujata Mallik had been appointed by the Election Commission to help voters with the polling process but her work was hampered as central forces allegedly threw her out of the polling premises at Chand...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Howrah, Hooghly

Calcutta  /  Published 13.02.21

Weekend cruise to Chandernagore

A cruise on the Hooghly will take visitors to Serampore and Chandernagore every Saturday and Sunday. The 11-hour ride, which will have its inaugural run on February 14, will cost Rs 350 and will have...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 30.01.21

Top cop quits months before retirement

IPS officer and chief of Chandernagore Police Commissionerate Humayun Kabir resigned on Friday three months before his scheduled retirement. Gaurav Sharma, who was  joint commissioner (establish...
By Our Special Correspondent in Chandernagore

Calcutta  /  Published 20.01.21

Injured civet cat takes shelter, rescued

An injured civet cat took refuge in the compound of a house in Chandernagore late on Monday after it was chased by dogs. Swapan Pal and his family members came out of their house near the Nadua templ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Chandernagore

West Bengal  /  Published 01.12.19

Chandernagore friends give succour to needy

Two women have come together in Hooghly’s Chandernagore to provide monthly rations to seven underprivileged families and everyday necessaries to 25 school going children. Moumita Chatterjee, 23, and...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Chandernagore


Heritage  /  Published 15.03.20

New utilities for the Chandernagore Strand

This spring, people of Chandernagore are enjoying their riverbank more, thanks to a week’s collaborative intervention by design students of India and France, facilitated by the consulate general of ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in

Books  /  Published 06.12.18

Chandernagore’s dilemma

Chandernagore’s dilemma is all too familiar. Its reputation of historical and cultural significance precedes it; yet, owing to rapid urbanisation, its heritage is in urgent need of protection. Raisi...
By Nayantara Mazumder in

Heritage  /  Published 07.02.19

French heritage seal on Chandernagore buildings

French ambassador Alexandre Ziegler unveiled plaques declaring three buildings in Chandernagore heritage structures on Wednesday. He was accompanied by members of the West Bengal Heritage Commission. ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Chandernagore

West Bengal  /  Published 07.07.19

Book on French connection

By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.02.19

Tie-up boost for Chandernagore heritage tourism

Heritage and tourism in Chandernagore got a boost with the signing of a memorandum of understanding on Wednesday evening between France and the Bengal government on the sidelines of the Bengal Global ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta


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