College Street
News  /  Published 16.04.22

Rally calls for unity on Poila Baisakh

It started from Jorasanko and culminated at College Street, was also a celebration of the diversity of West Bengal...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 15.04.22

Pumping station to come up at Marcus Square in 2.5 years

The new station will supply drinking water to large parts of north and central Kolkata...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

People  /  Published 16.03.22

How Subhajit Banerjee went from Netaji Nagar to 10 Downing Street

This digital expert at the UK Prime Minister’s Office and Cabinet Office is a Bengali boy. Know him...
By Kaushik Ghosh

News  /  Published 12.03.22

Presidency University students seek reopening of Eden Hindu Hostel

Protesting students said as they could not afford the cost of PG accommodation they were taking shelter beneath the staircase...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Kolkata

Places  /  Published 22.02.22

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

This hole-in-the-wall establishment has been serving its special ‘khili paan’ to locals and legends alike for 92 years...
By Barnini Maitra Chakraborty


Culture  /  Published 06.02.22

Ekenmentary, my dear...

Bengalis have discovered a new homegrown sleuth and yes, it is a big deal...
By Upala Sen

Places  /  Published 22.01.22

Enid Blyton to Bankim, he gave me the greatest gift of all

Banerjee kaku was neither family nor friend, but he handed a six-year-old her first book…...
By Ritisha Mitra

Lifestyle  /  Published 08.09.21

Serialised novel: A first for Rushdie, staple format for Bengal classics

Devdas to Pather Panchali: Here’s looking back at some of our favourite stories from Bengal that were serialised when they were released ...
By Upasya Bhowal

Culture  /  Published 18.07.21

On the street where the books lived

A College Street printer streams his life and times and transformation in and around the fabled boi para of central Calcutta...
By Moumita Chaudhuri


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