West Bengal  /  Published 25.11.22

Didi calls for hilsa awareness in Bengal

CM hinted that random netting and scooping of fingerlings or juvenile fish was a stumbling block that her government was yet to stop...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 06.09.22

Bangladeshi hilsa for West Bengal as ‘Puja gift’

The Bangladesh government has selected 49 fish exporters from different parts of the country to send the silvery delicacy to the state...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

Food  /  Published 17.08.22

This monsoon indulge in rich & diverse hilsa recipes from the Tagore kitchen at ITC Sonar

‘Our house had one foot in East and one in West of Bengal so we got to try the best food of both the worlds,’ says Sudripta Tagore...
By Pramita Ghosh

Food  /  Published 03.08.22

Smoky to sour: Four exotic hilsa recipes to ring in the monsoon

Liven up rainy days with these out-of-the-box ‘ilish’ recipes...
By Pooja Mitra

News  /  Published 01.08.22

In pics: East Bengal Club foundation day, weapons exhibition by BSF and more

A quick look at the day that was for Kolkata...
By My Kolkata Web Desk


Food  /  Published 30.07.22

High on hilsa: Five traditional and easy ‘ilish’ recipes for the weekend

A quick steam, light gravy or a hearty stew — if there is hilsa in the house, can cook-a-thon be far behind?...
By Pooja Mitra

Food  /  Published 27.07.22

Sonar tori at city centre salt lake is celebrating the hilsa

The Telegraph gets a taste of the lost traditional recipes brought back by the restaurant...
By Debasmita Das (t2 intern)

Food  /  Published 23.07.22

Five hilsa alternatives that’ll tide you over till prices calm down

Gurjali fish fingers or ‘shol maacher dhoka’ could be your new go-to Sunday staple...
By Pooja Mitra

Food  /  Published 14.07.22

Oh! Calcutta’s food festival spotlights the monsoon’s pride — Ilish

Enjoy the season’s best catch at the Hilsa Festival, on till mid-August...
By Aatreyee Mohanta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.07.22

SOS on defunct capsize alert tools

According to sources the machines fell into disuse owing to pandemic-enforced lockdowns as well as purportedly substandard battery lives...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty in Kolkata


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