Durga Puja Pandals

Places  /  Published 29.10.21

And the winning tower in New Town's Eastern High is...

Nine towers, four contests, one winner. When cultural programmes got called off on account of state guidelines, Eastern High decided to go for contests instead and to heighten the excitement, made the...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 15.10.21

High court refuses to pass order on petition against shoes in Durga Puja pandal

Calcutta High Court on Thursday refused to pass any order on a petition against display of shoes as part of theme at a Durga Puja pandal in Kolkata. A vacation bench of Justice Kausik Chanda directed...
By My Kolkata & PTI in Kolkata

News  /  Published 15.10.21

Late-night suburban trains cancelled to dissuade Durga Puja revellers

The railways on Thursday cancelled 13 pairs of late-night suburban special trains from Howrah and Sealdah on Navami to prevent overcrowding at Kolkata’s Puja pandals.     Se...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 15.10.21

Sreebhumi shut after 3 get injured

“We had deployed many volunteers and there was a large police contingent to control traffic and pedestrian movement. But the sheer number of visitors overwhelmed us. We decided to shut down beca...
By Kinsuk Basu, Snehal Sengupta in Kolkata


News  /  Published 15.10.21

Entry barred, crowds swell outside Durga Puja pandals

Crowds were spotted outside the barricades of the Baghbazar Sarbajanin Puja pandal, Chetla Agrani pandal, Naktala Udayan Sangha, to name a few, on Navami evening. “We are requesting all the vis...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 13.10.21

'Burj Khalifa' lights off for air safety

The laser light and sound show at the Sreebhumi Durga Puja pandal modelled on Dubai’s Burj Khalifa that went viral on the internet has been shut down on grounds of aviation safety and to prevent...
By Our Bureau in Sreebhumi

Places  /  Published 12.10.21

Chitteswari Durga: The realisation of a dacoit’s dream

“My father has been coming here for years. Seeing him, I, too, have become a devotee of Chitteswari and now my son is here as well,” says Amit Kumar Shaw, 41, with his son Shivansh, all of...
By Priyam Marik

Lifestyle  /  Published 12.10.21

Celebrating Nature in a socially responsible way

“This year also we are committed to helping the underprivileged and have donated water geysers and water heater kettles to the HIV+ children, donated tables and chairs to the marginalised c...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

News  /  Published 12.10.21

Students to Durga Puja revellers: Don't let Covid guard down

A group of Jadavpur University students is warning young pandal-hoppers against dropping their Covid guard. Along with a tableau, the students toured several parts of south and central Kolkata o...
By Subhankar Chowdhury in Jadavpur


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