Opinion  /  Published 25.07.22

Cry in the wild

It is never easy to rationalise tragedy. The two witnessed recently in the Northeast are no exceptions. One, the Assam floods in which the state’s two major rivers, the Brahmaputra and the Barak...
By Pradip Phanjoubam

News  /  Published 19.05.22

Not just a mask, Chhau is a lot more

It was clear the words came from the heart. And, perhaps, a sense of relief too. The message — more an unspoken appeal — was hard to miss. Behind the animated chatter about the ethnic rea...
By Saurav Roy

News  /  Published 11.04.22

31 parakeets rescued from Prince Anwar Shah Road pet shop

Over 50 puja theme-makers drew on various aspects of Durga Puja at a programme on Sunday. It was an act of thanksgiving to the Unesco for inscribing Durga Puja in Kolkata on its Representative List of...
By Snehal Sengupta in Salt Lake

Opinion  /  Published 29.03.22

Enlightened vision: Schooling for humanity

“The Child” (1930) is the only long poem Rabindranath Tagore wrote originally in English. The first draft composed, as legend has it, over the course of a single night, “The Child&rd...
By Samantak Das


News  /  Published 04.02.22

Unesco tag on Durga Puja to be celebrated across Kolkata on September 1

“It is our duty to tell the world how Bengal honours a recognition. All departments will have to take this up as a challenge,” Mamata said.   Durga Puja 2022 starts on October 1...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

Campus  /  Published 01.02.22

Youngsters travel across the country with a noble cause

Some are walking on foot while others are cycling and trekking...
By Suha Roy

News  /  Published 31.12.21

Achievers who made Salt Lake and Kolkata proud in 2021

This 40-year-old from Uniworld City has weighed an extreme of 85kg at one point as well as an extreme of 39. And she then discovered a sport that not only made her fit but also gave her the zest to he...
By Our Bureau in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 24.12.21

Durga Puja festivities to start 10 days prior in 2022 to celebrate Unesco honour: Mamata

West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said Durga Puja festivities will start 10 days prior in 2022 to celebrate the Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) tag accorded to the unique festi...

News  /  Published 24.12.21

Antique Durga idols at Indian Museum

The Indian Museum has taken out two of its antique Durga images from its store for display at an exhibition to celebrate the Unesco’s inscription of Durga Puja on its Representative List of Inta...
By Anasuya Basu in Kolkata


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