Dhakuria Lake
News  /  Published 30.05.22

Rabindra Sarobar curbs threaten to derail selection trial of West Bengal rowing team

The suspension of rowing in the Rabindra Sarobar in south Kolkata has cast a cloud of uncertainty on West Bengal’s participation in an upcoming national tournament in Kashmir. The Sub-Junior Na...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 25.05.22

Lake became a ‘rakshas’: Majhi recounts ‘dreadful’ Saturday evening

A 42-year-old man has been working as a majhi (boatman) at a rowing club on the Rabindra Sarobar premises for 23 years. The “primary duty” of the man, who is paid around Rs 10,000 a month...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 24.02.22

Southern Avenue, one of Kolkata’s last remaining green spaces, has turned into waste dump

Heaps of garbage have been lying along the footpath of Southern Avenue, one of Kolkata’s last remaining green spaces, for days, residents and others have said. As if the garbage is not enough, ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

Places  /  Published 01.12.21

Rabindra Sarobar welcomes back its winged visitors

Presently, under the Corona situation, the park is open from 6am to 9am and from 4pm to 6pm. Only persons with double vaccinations are allowed inside.    Rangan Datta is a mathematics...
By Rangan Datta

News  /  Published 25.09.21

In pictures: Rain, shopping, more rain due...

By My Kolkata Web Desk in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 19.07.19

When the park is a parking lot

A park that was recently inaugurated has opened up new space in the neighbourhood. But wait. “Open” is hardly the word to be used here; the park invites a verb that is the very opposite in meaning...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya


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