Places  /  Published 29.07.22

The maharaja statue at Dalhousie Square: A harbinger of royal dignity

Though a significant part of the city’s history, there’s been no limelight on this statute. Finding it is difficult, as it stands in a corner now overgrown with trees and discarded things....
By Somen Sengupta

Business  /  Published 20.07.22

Proposal for commercial hub

If all goes to plan, one of the tallest commercial complexes in Calcutta’s central business district will rise from the rubble that now lies on a 2.77-acre plot on Strand Road. Bengal Bonded Wa...
By Sambit Saha in Calcutta

Places  /  Published 16.07.22

All those I ‘knew’ at the Dalhousie Institute without ever meeting them

There is a whisper that the club may be reopening after a year and a half. It rewound memories to those days at Sportsworld when I would push a WIP copy aside, swivel the chair, put my feet up on anot...
By Mudar Patherya

Places  /  Published 01.07.22

In pictures: In search of another Eden in the heart of Kolkata

The Eden Gardens, a park that houses a Burmese pagoda and a small lake, is near the Maidan...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

News  /  Published 16.06.22

Court passes order for Dalhousie Institute to reopen without obstruction

The Calcutta High Court on June 14 passed an order in connection with a writ petition filed by the Dalhousie Institute Council, directing the police to ensure that Dalhousie Institute functions n...
By Karo Christine Kumar


News  /  Published 05.05.22

Businesses suffer as commercial LPG cylinder price touches Rs 2,450

“Even then, if this (price rise) continues, I will have no other option than increasing prices. But rising prices is risky in our trade because of stiff competition,” he said. Between Gar...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

People  /  Published 03.01.22


Now that the Anglo-Indian rub-off on my life has regrettably waned, I flop into my pillow by 10.40pm, rise at 5.45am for namaaz and… spend the next 173 minutes deleting 764 Happy New Year messa...
By Mudar Patherya

People  /  Published 24.12.21

Two of Kolkata’s Santas love Liverpool and Bentleys

But, coming back to the original question, what would Kolkata’s Santas really want for Christmas, if someone was there to be Santa for them? “Life’s not as simple anymore, due to ev...
By Priyam Marik

Lifestyle  /  Published 10.12.21

Snapshots from CC&FC’s sports and social calendar

“This was an extremely competitive tournament and there were many close matches, which were enjoyed by all. Congratulations to Vivek Bhasin (committee member in charge) and Kaushik Padhi (darts ...
By The Telegraph

Places  /  Published 17.11.21

McDonnell Fountain at Dalhousie Square: A gem gathering dust

An ugly construction built the behind of the fountain is a latrine, and that has killed the visual appeal by a great extent. No one can see the rear of the fountain and the land around is covered in w...
By Somen Sengupta


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