Places  /  Published 23.12.21

Churches of Bengal: Union Church of Kharagpur

Though unplanned urbanisation has marred the beauty of Kharagpur town, some places, especially those inside the railway colonies — like this church — still exude colonial charm.  ...
By Somen Sengupta

Places  /  Published 21.12.21

Churches of Bengal: Christ Church of Burdwan

It is important to note that though Curzon Gate is the most well-known landmark of Burdwan city, Christ Church is of a much older colonial heritage. The church is located just off GT Road in Pakmara ...
By Somen Sengupta

Places  /  Published 18.12.21

Churches of Bengal: Midnapore Baptist Church

Simple as it is, the church is maintained well and regularly painted. During the festive week of December, it is illuminated and attracts a good number of people.  Despite being one of the oldes...
By Somen Sengupta

News  /  Published 18.12.21

Attendance in offline classes in Kolkata slips with option of online exams

Attendance in offline classes has been on the wane ever since the education department announced that college and university students could write the end-semester exams online from home, a section of ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

Places  /  Published 16.12.21

Churches of Bengal: St Olav’s Church of Serampore

With a tasteful selection of colours like grey, white and yellow, St Olav’s looks vibrant and inviting now. The church is illuminated during Christmas and continues to attract a large numbe...
By Somen Sengupta


Places  /  Published 13.12.21

Churches of Bengal: MacFarlane Memorial Church of Kalimpong

Sunday mornings, when it opens its doors to the public, are the best time to visit the church. Week-long musical events are also planned every year during the festive weeks. However, one needs to obta...
By Somen Sengupta

India  /  Published 12.12.21

Right-wing groups attack Christians

Members of right-wing groups have set fire to Christian religious books in Kolar in Karnataka, alleging conversions by the church in the latest communal attack against Christians in Karnataka. No arre...
By Our Bureau and Agencies in Bengaluru

Places  /  Published 11.12.21

Churches of Bengal: Sacred Heart Church of Asansol

During Christmas, the church is illuminated with colourful lights and people are allowed to enter the premises to celebrate.   Somen Sengupta is passionate about heritage and travelling an...
By Somen Sengupta

West Bengal  /  Published 06.12.21

Alumnus thanks school with award

Upendranath Nandi, a professor of physics at Scottish Church College in Calcutta, had a humble start, but did not forget his roots. The 1983 Madhyamki graduate from Sargachi Ramkrishna Mission School...
By Alamgir Hossain in Beldanga

News  /  Published 17.11.21

Students share their happy feelings on returning to school

Meeting friends in person the high point of school reopening...
By Jaismita Alexander


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