Places  /  Published 05.01.22

Explore heritage along the Hooghly, bend by bend

The Experience Ganges tour can be booked from the WBTDC website  Package with deluxe river-facing rooms costs Rs 8,599 Package with non-river-facing standard rooms costs Rs 7,899   Ra...
By Rangan Datta

People  /  Published 15.12.21

With River of Faith, Jayasri Burman goes back to the roots of her inspiration

But River of Faith is not just about mounting an exhibition for Burman, she tells me. “It is a lot about my learnings and un-learnings of being an artist and of being a woman,” she said. R...
By Anannya Sarkar

India  /  Published 11.05.21

More bodies fished out from Ganges: Bihar

The Bihar government on Tuesday said altogether 71 bodies have been fished out from the Ganges in Buxar district, where these were found floating in the river, triggering suspicion that the abandoned ...
By Our Bureau, Agencies in Patna

Travel  /  Published 09.12.20

Cruise into the lap of luxury with Antara on the Ganges

Pictures: B. Halder ...
By Shrestha Saha in Calcutta

Travel  /  Published 20.11.20

Raichak on Ganges turns 25 today

Twenty five years is a long time! How do you stay relevant even today when the competition is so steep with latest technology, infrastructure and so on? Two things. One part is the endowment of natur...
By Pramita Ghosh


West Bengal  /  Published 31.08.20

Erosion leaves villagers homeless

River bank erosion along the Ganga in parts of Malda district turned acute on Sunday, prompting hundreds to vacate homes. The river is fast submerging chunks of land in two villages on its left banks...
By Soumya De Sarkar in Malda

West Bengal  /  Published 15.08.20

Erosion leads to evacuation

Residents of Dhanghora said the makeshift bamboo outpost with a 5ft height was usually manned by two jawans atop and two resting below during the night shift. Early on Friday, one of the resting jawa...
By Alamgir Hossain in Samserganj

Arts  /  Published 20.03.20

Images that leave you shaken

Even if you’ve only seen pictures of Auschwitz and /or have read Wiesel’s Night from which Mahajabin Majumdar quotes in her mixed media works, the image of a tiny shoe on an adult palm with a smok...
By Rita Datta

Books  /  Published 27.06.19

River Ganga: Coursing through the ages

In this erudite and intricately woven work, Sudipta Sen lucidly captures the essence of Indian civilization from antiquity to the present through a detailed discourse on its most important watercourse...
By Priyank Patel

Arts  /  Published 10.04.20

In search of lost homes

Are these seven young artists in search of homes longed-for or lost? That seems to be their point of Departure in Ganges Gallery’s recent show of the same name.Consider Arpita Akhand, for example. S...
By Rita Datta


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