Kali Puja
Opinion  /  Published 04.11.19

One does not simply adapt to noise pollution

Dhak, the rhythmic beat of which is apparently music to the Bengali ear, grated on my nerves on the night of Kali Puja. Woken up from sleep at midnight by the exuberant dhakis — Kali Puja is a signi...
By Srimoyee Bagchi in Calcutta

Culture  /  Published 02.11.19

Once upon a time in Tangail, a dacoit notorious

There is this friend I have. A very close friend, if you know what I mean. Closer to me than my shadow — that kind of close. In any case, once upon a time, we… sorry, they — the Thikdars — use...
By Bitan Sikdar in

India  /  Published 29.10.19

Sharing bhog & confidence in Jamshedpur

Chief minister Raghubar Das partook of the Kali Puja bhog at Union tribal affairs minister Arjun Munda’s ancestral home in Ghorabandha, some 15km from the steel city, on Tuesday and the two leaders ...
By Our Special Correspondent in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 29.10.19

Illegal crackers are made because people buy them

Success in reducing sound pollution in Calcutta on Diwali has been rather less than fulfilling, although the efforts of the police and the active role of the state pollution control board did not go w...
By The Editorial Board in

West Bengal  /  Published 27.10.19

Noise norms blown to bits on Diwali

Banned firecrackers were burst rampantly across the city on Diwali.The state pollution control board received 95 complaints related to bursting of banned crackers till 10.30pm on Sunday. Sabuj Mancha,...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

Culture  /  Published 26.10.19

Dakini and Yogini: Kali's fierce companions

Poor Nitin Gadkari. The Union transport minister’s brain seems to have missed a wave. Gadkari believes that hefty fines would prevent Indian commuters from committing such transgressions as, say, sh...
By Uddalak Mukherjee in

West Bengal  /  Published 26.10.19

Checklist of household items you should not burn

The size of PM2.5 pollutants are less than 2.5 microns. While bigger particles get blocked by the nostrils, PM 2.5 can pass through nose and enter respiratory tract and from there to the blood stream ...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Culture  /  Published 26.10.19

A discourse on the many forms of Kali

Who is that black woman on the battlefield?Who is that beautiful one, in combat?Her complexion is a mass of dark cloudsor fleeting blue aparajita flowers...My God! My God!The smile of Asutosa’s wife...
By Nrisinha Prasad Bhaduri in

North East  /  Published 26.10.19

Where Kali Puja, Id overcome religious divide

Rising above religious constraints, members of the Muslim community have organised Kali puja at Durgapur village in Sonamura sub-division along the Indo-Bangladesh border in Tripura’s Sephaijala dis...
By Tanmoy Chakroborty in Agartala

Jharkhand  /  Published 26.10.19

Epic grandeur at Dhanbad Kali Puja

If there are Durga Pujas with themes, why not Kali Puja pandals with themes? Sri Sri Shyama Puja Committee at Jharnapada, Hirapur, has come up with the theme of the Mahabharat this year.This year, the...
By Our correspondent in Dhanbad


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