West Bengal  /  Published 31.07.19

Seized teeth from young adult tiger

The five tiger teeth seized from a flat in Park Circus on Wednesday had been extracted from an young adult tiger, an officer of the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) said. Tigers aged two to f...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.03.20

Paintings tell a story of protest and hope

Students, women who picked up a paintbrush after almost two decades and professional artists converged at Park Circus Maidan on Wednesday evening and expressed their fears, concerns and hopes through ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 15.01.20

Protest spirit grips 80-year-old

Solidarity for protesters at the Park Circus Maidan came in all ages and from all parts of the city.Jayanti Sen, 80, travelled from Regent Estate to Park Circus Maidan on Wednesday evening to express ...
By Snehal Sengupta in Park Circus

West Bengal  /  Published 18.11.19

Circus tent gutted

A circus tent in Howrah’s Domjur was gutted early on Monday, hours before it was to open for the season’s first show.“A few residents of the area told us sky lanterns were being released till l...
By Our Correspondent in Calcutta

Arts  /  Published 21.11.19

Meet two circus theatre artists from Australia

Is it dance? Is it acrobatics? Is it theatre? No, it is circus theatre! If one asks the two performers from Australia who are putting up the show, they would say it’s a bit of everything. David Carb...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 24.01.20

Offering of bananas & oranges to say ‘I am with you’

Ajmeri Bibi works as a domestic help to support her family and pay for her 11-year-old son’s education in an English-medium school.Yet, she has been saving up a little every day to buy fruits for th...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.01.20

Packed ground against CAA

Park Circus Maidan resembled a sea of heads on Sunday, the 13th day of non-stop protests there being led by women against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act and National Register of Citizens.A steady str...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 08.03.20

Pen & brush in protest show

A Class III girl , a middle-aged woman who had last written a slogan in college and a homemaker with a box of marker pens wrote slogans to express their fears and concerns about the new citizenship ma...
By Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 28.02.20

‘3 bullets for Gandhi, 3 for India’

Three bullets had killed Mahatma Gandhi. People responsible for the murder of the Father of the Nation are threatening to kill India with the same number of bullets — CAA, NPR and NRC, the Mahatma...
By Debraj Mitra and Subhankar Chowdhury in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 26.02.20

Park Circus play brings out angst

Scores of women smashed a series of detention camps in Calcutta on Wednesday evening.The enactment was a part of a short play staged at Park Circus Maidan, the venue of a women-led vigil against the n...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


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