People  /  Published 26.05.22

How digital creator Jhilam Gupta struck a chord with her relatable, wholesome comedy

She stunned her fans recently when she posted a video of Arpita Chatterjee kissing her on the cheeks. “Well, Arpita does not kiss everyone!! I don’t think she has ever kissed an interviewe...
By Barnini Maitra Chakraborty

Lifestyle  /  Published 25.05.22

There’s a ‘cha’ for every problem: the Bengali’s tea connection

*Cigarette smoking is injurious to health. ...
By Pooja Mitra

Lifestyle  /  Published 23.05.22

This Modern Love 'Kolkata' thread on Facebook will give you the giggles

Amazon Prime India’s latest Modern Love Mumbai — a series based on a popular New York Times column that captures modern day romances in the City of Dreams — can’t help but spar...
By Lygeia Gomes

Lifestyle  /  Published 20.05.22

Heat and rain in Kolkata: Wish I was Someplace Else

Now some may accuse me of indulging in fancy word play without addressing any of the real issues. To which I can only return my recently won literature prize in protest. However, I request that you co...
By Vikram Poddar

Lifestyle  /  Published 07.05.22

Classic Bong mom lines to guilt you into compliance

Happy Mothers’ Day, moms. We love you. ...
By Pooja Mitra


Lifestyle  /  Published 25.04.22

Five ways to beat inflation, according to ‘That Marwari boy from South 24 Parganas’

Tell the whole world you are dropping your standards of living to below South 24 Parganas. Tell them you will not be supporting the IPL because of the consumerism that it promotes. I mean, it would be...
By Vikram Poddar

Lifestyle  /  Published 21.04.22

Bengali food is an anchor, a comfort in difficult times: Arpan Roy of Bongsense

What, in your opinion, is Bangaliana? Bangaliana is having an opinion about everything — something well thought-out and researched. A person, whose next day's earning may not be guaranteed,...
By Aatreyee Mohanta

Lifestyle  /  Published 21.04.22

In pictures: A peek into Arpan Roy’s ‘The Non-serious Guide To Bengali Food’

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By Aatreyee Mohanta

Lifestyle  /  Published 06.04.22

Meme-agining the fuel price situation, Tollywood style!

Are you endlessly watching ‘mehengai se pareshan?’ adverts and screaming ‘haan bhai haan’ in frustration? Do you look at your car the way Alia Bhatt looks at Ranbir Kapoor? Doe...
By Pooja Mitra

News  /  Published 01.04.22

Recalling pranks played on April Fool’s Day

After two long and arduous years, the Covid count has finally has dipped low enough for people to consider playing April Fool pranks. Children have been busy exchanging notes on tricks and the grown-u...
By Brinda Sarkar in Salt Lake


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