College Street
Education  /  Published 24.05.22

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Incredible as it may sound, the Times Higher Education’s (THE) University Impact Ranking 2022 has declared the University of Calcutta (CU) first among all central and state-aided universities in...
By Soumitra Das

News  /  Published 23.05.22

CU students stage demonstration demanding online exams

Students of Calcutta University staged a sit-in demonstration in front of the College Street campus on Monday. They demanded that semester examinations in both undergraduate and postgraduate levels be...

Food  /  Published 23.05.22

As summer heats up, mangoes are back to rule Kolkata markets

Another area where mangoes are available in abundance is College Street. While books are what come to mind at the first mention of College Street, come night there is a busy market in boi para. Starti...
By Barnini Maitra Chakraborty

People  /  Published 06.05.22

Salman’s celeb status supersedes his skills as an actor at this point: Devapriya Sanyal

Salman Khan: The Man, The Actor, The Legend was published by Bloomsbury India in January 2022. Buy the book here. ...
By Upasya Bhowal

News  /  Published 16.04.22

Rally calls for unity on Poila Baisakh

“Bengal is not one-dimensional. Like a large river fed by tributaries, the Bengali way of life, as we know it now, has been enriched by several cultures. We must preserve that plural culture aga...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


News  /  Published 15.04.22

Pumping station to come up at Marcus Square in 2.5 years

A booster pumping station will come up at Marcus Square on College Street in north Kolkata to replace the one at Mohammad Ali Park, Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) has decided. The new stati...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

People  /  Published 16.03.22

How Subhajit Banerjee went from Netaji Nagar to 10 Downing Street

I am back to cricket after a break of 15 years — in fact, I think my last proper match was the annual Telegraph vs. Anandabazar showdown just before I left India. Despite the aches and pains I&r...
By Kaushik Ghosh

News  /  Published 12.03.22

Presidency University students seek reopening of Eden Hindu Hostel

A section of Presidency University students is staying on the campus for over 25 days as a mark of protest because Eden Hindu Hostel has not yet reopened. The students, who launched their protest on ...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

Places  /  Published 22.02.22

College Street’s Kalpataru Bhandar: Revelling in the romance of ‘paan’

While the masalas come from different parts of the country, the areca nuts are sourced from Assam and Chennai, and the betel leaves from Bhubaneswar.  But Datta is sceptical about the future. He...
By Barnini Maitra Chakraborty

Culture  /  Published 06.02.22

Ekenmentary, my dear...

Come to think of it, Ekenbabu was always destined for great things. There is no other explanation as to how he managed to survive dry patches of oblivion and still be discovered and rediscovered, love...
By Upala Sen


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