Durga Puja
Calcutta  /  Published 23.07.21

New Town puja turns a decade old

When they performed their first Duga puja, they did not even have a field to host it. They performed it in the open space under a co-operative building. But now that New Town’s CC Block performe...
By A Staff Reporter in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 21.07.21

Calcutta High Court brake on teacher hiring

A division bench of the high court on Tuesday issued an interim order restraining the school service commission from appointing teachers for upper primary classes of secondary schools without the cour...
By Our Legal Reporter in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 16.07.21

Dubai tower inspires Sreebhumi puja

Experiments are on with various shades of acrylic paint to achieve the look of the reinforced concrete, steel and aluminium.  But there will be no experiments with the idol. “It will be tr...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 10.07.21

Home is where Euro action is

The Euro matches have triggered stricter restrictions. “Engineers Way, the street in front, gets taken over by police vans. Blockades for vehicles are put up at both ends. Only we residents are ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Calcutta

Entertainment  /  Published 22.06.21

Ekannoborti celebrates the value of family

The new film also sees Aparajita Adhya and Sauraseni coming together in a Mainak film after his Generation Ami. “Generation Ami memories were the fondest memories I have of shooting a film in a ...
By Arindam Chatterjee


Jharkhand  /  Published 24.05.21

Idol makers lose hope amid lockdown

Dhanbad sculptors who were enthusiastic to begin preparations for making idols for this Durga Puja are increasingly becoming sceptical with the second wave of the Covid pandemic. Having suffered huge...
By Praduman Choubey in Dhanbad

Jharkhand  /  Published 21.05.21

Marble Durga idol at steel city temple

A unique Durga idol at the Durga Bari in the steel city’s Jugsalai locality, is all set to attract tourists in the time to come. Carved out of marble, the 8’6” tall i...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

West Bengal  /  Published 26.04.21

Flavours of Bengal: Shola

By Anasuya Basu

Heritage  /  Published 25.04.21

Flavours of Bengal: Garad

By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

Calcutta  /  Published 16.04.21

New Town road perch for migrant mother idol

An idol at a Behala puja modelled on migrant workers who travelled for miles after the country-wide lockdown experiencing immeasurable hardships, was applauded far and wide last autumn. Now it has fou...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in New Town


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