Kolkata Connect
Food  /  Published 07.11.22

With an ingredient-driven vision, this Bengali chef in Goa is riding a wave

‘Our whole focus is on imported goods. Somewhere, that hurt me and my pride,’ says Anumitra Ghosh Dastidar, who champions local produce...
By Karo Christine Kumar

People  /  Published 06.07.22

Kolkata is intense and elegant, welcoming and charming: Paulina Wilk

The Polish journalist and author who has written the definitive guide for Poles visiting India, opens up on her emotional connect with Kolkata...
By Priyam Marik

People  /  Published 05.05.22

How can the value of Indian emerging technology be captured? Ask Naina Pachnanda

An innovation specialist and lawyer with a ‘poetic soul’ and a Kolkata connect takes us down her dynamic career path...
By Priyam Marik

People  /  Published 03.05.22

Energy Aspects to set up office in Kolkata, says Amrita Sen; warns of oil at $150/barrel

‘Trainwreck waiting to happen’ is how the Kolkata-born co-founder of the international energy research consultancy describes the oil crisis...
By Priyam Marik

People  /  Published 29.04.22

Rima Chatterjee of Kolkata is the first Indian mayor of Barnard Castle, UK

Loreto girl takes My Kolkata through her cross-continent journey paved with memories of phuchka and jhaal chips, Holi and ‘Que Sera Sera’...
By Chandreyee Chatterjee


People  /  Published 29.03.22

Kolkata to gender equality to Ukraine – UN Women’s Anita Bhatia on life, work & the world

A top changemaker in women’s empowerment shares her journey from MHS and Loreto College to World Bank and United Nations...
By Priyam Marik

People  /  Published 28.03.22

Schooling, activities at St. James’ prepared me as a lawyer: Azmul Haque of Collyer Law

From Kolkata to Singapore via London, a tri-qualified lawyer shares lessons and memories from his journey...
By Priyam Marik

People  /  Published 16.03.22

How Subhajit Banerjee went from Netaji Nagar to 10 Downing Street

This digital expert at the UK Prime Minister’s Office and Cabinet Office is a Bengali boy. Know him...
By Kaushik Ghosh

People  /  Published 09.03.22

Kolkata always stands out for its calmness, food, says Burrabazar boy now near Bondi beach

Saurabh Jain of Reckitt Hygiene revisits his formative years in the city and takes us through his life and work in Sydney...
By Priyam Marik

News  /  Published 12.02.22

Neil Basu, son of immigrant Bengali surgeon, in race to become London police commissioner

He is likely to replace Dame Cressida Dick, the first woman to lead the biggest UK police force, who resigned this week ...
By PTI in London


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