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News  /  Published 17.08.22

Hoardings clutter Kolkata’s heritage zone skyline

“It may take another three months for us to receive the approval of the state government so that we can implement the draft policy.”    A resident of Chandni Chowk in central Ko...
By Subhajoy Roy in Kolkata

India  /  Published 04.08.22

#SaveSultanPalace rallies on Twitter

The chorus to save the century-old Sultan Palace in Patna has grown louder with many people taking their protest online against the Bihar government's move to demolish the historic landmark to bui...
By PTI in New Delhi

Places  /  Published 22.07.22

The tomb of Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq — a work of art with tales of history and conspiracy

Travel details:  The monument is open from sunrise to sunset There is a common ticket for Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq’s Tomb and Tughlaqbad Fort. For Indians ticket cost Rs 20 (cash less) or&nb...
By Rangan Datta

Culture  /  Published 03.07.22

Don’t tear me to tears

G.M. Kapur  of Intach, Calcutta, says, “Not all development looks incongruous.” He cites the examples of Srijan House at 36/1A Elgin Road and the DBS Bank building at the crossing of ...
By Anasuya Basu

Places  /  Published 26.05.22

BNR headquarters in Garden Reach: Colonial glory by the Hooghly

Rangan Datta is a mathematics and management teacher by profession and a travel writer and photographer by passion. He has been addicted to discovering off-beat places since his undergraduate day...
By Rangan Datta

News  /  Published 08.04.22

Danish heritage: Renovation over, Old Government House in Serampore ready for fresh start

When Wolff arrived in Serampore in 2008, she came here with historian Simon Rasten and restoration architect Flemmin Aauland to survey what was then the dilapidated remnants of the Danish settlement h...
By Anasuya Basu in Serampore

Places  /  Published 08.04.22

Soak up the cultural heritage of Bengal at Raajkutir, Kolkata

Pictures: B. Halder ...
By Anannya Sarkar

News  /  Published 02.04.22

Kolkata Municipal Corporation panel to review ‘excess expenditure’

Heritage activists alleged on Friday that a colonial-era building in the compound of a Grade I heritage building, the Bengal Government Press in Alipore, was being demolished. Government payloaders we...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata


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