West Bengal  /  Published 16.09.21

CM visits gurdwara, backs farmers

Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday went to a gurdwara under the Bhowanipore Assembly segment, where she is a candidate for the September 30 bypoll, and pledged her support to farmers’ movement against...
By Arkamoy Datta Majumdar in Calcutta

India  /  Published 30.07.21

Members of Nanakmatta gurudwara panel resign

Four members of the Nanakmatta Sahib Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee have resigned after a video surfaced showing schoolgirls raising pro-BJP slogans and performing folk dance on the shrine premises to ...
By PTI in Rudrapur

Calcutta  /  Published 13.06.21

O2: free camps reflect idea of India

By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 22.05.21

Gurdwaras start oxygen service

A gurudwara in the city on Friday started providing oxygen concentrators to people across communities and social strata. Gurdwara Bara Sikh Sangat, on MG Road, through the service wants to reach out ...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar, Snehal Sengupta in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 18.05.21

Patients head to Behala gurdwara

Many Covid-19 patients in home isolation in Taratala, New Alipore and Behala are heading to a gurdwara instead of a hospital when gasping for breath. Once at the gurdwara, a patient’s vital par...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta


Calcutta  /  Published 16.05.21

Covid: Every bit counts in fight

As the second wave of the pandemic continues to surge, citizen groups are coming to the fore to help organise relief and medical aid. The Bengal, an organisation involved in various socio-cultura...
By Lahoma Bhattacharya

Calcutta  /  Published 15.02.21

An island of quiet in fidgety Bhowanipore

Avtar Singh is taking us on a tour of Sant Kutiya Gurdwara on Harish Mukherjee Road. The five marble floors of the gurdwara rise serene and white against a February afternoon, like an island of quiet ...
By Chandrima S. Bhattacharya

World  /  Published 24.07.20

Gurdwara given back to Pakistan Sikhs

A 200-year-old gurdwara in Pakistan’s Balochistan province, which was being used as a government high school for the last seven decades, has been handed back to the minority Sikh community after...
By PTI in Karachi

India  /  Published 21.10.19

Kartarpur pact survives fee

India has conveyed to Pakistan its readiness to sign the Kartarpur Corridor Agreement on Wednesday despite Islamabad’s insistence on charging a $20 fee on every pilgrim using the newly constructed f...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

Culture  /  Published 06.06.20

A few good men

During the first few days of the lockdown, Raghbir Singh and some others served 500 meals in and around south Calcutta. Thereafter, they lost count and it was never the point in any case.The 30-year-o...
By Manasi Shah


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