Football  /  Published 19.02.22

When Sengupta ran his marker ragged

Even at 60, he seemed a man possessed whenever he had the ball at his feet...
By Arindam Bandyopadhyay

People  /  Published 18.02.22

‘I am a Surajit supporter’ — the voice of adoration on the Maidan

With a feint here and a dribble there, Surajit Sengupta chiselled into a young fan’s memory what artistry meant on a football field...
By Ananda Kamal Sen

Football  /  Published 18.02.22

‘A fine human being’: Bhaskar on Surajit

‘After practice sessions he used to spend hours with me, taking shots and asking me to hone my skills’...
By Angshuman Roy in Calcutta

Places  /  Published 14.02.22

A Valentine’s Day itinerary for Kolkata, ala classic rom-coms

Lovebirds can take their pick of the true-blue Valentine’s Day experiences the city offers, all inspired by some romantic romps...
By Lygeia Gomes

People  /  Published 05.02.22

What’s in a (nick)name? Ask the Bohras

When it comes to nicknames, the Bohras of Kolkata are in a league of their own...
By Mudar Patherya


News  /  Published 22.01.22

Saoli Mitra passes on, Gyms reopen, Republic Day parade rehearsal…

In pictures, the week that was for Kolkata...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

News  /  Published 10.01.22

Kolkata’s Maidan overflows with winter revellers

Part of the public park near the North gate of Victoria Memorial on Queensway was chock-a-block on Sunday...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

Culture  /  Published 09.01.22

Many splendoured is my provenance

Conceived on the back of a nawab’s victory, laid out with care by the British, lost lovers’ point now, a politician’s dreamscape and birthing ground of PK-Chuni’s football progeny, Maidan's st...
By Prasun Chaudhuri

News  /  Published 22.11.21

Fans drop Covid shield at Eden Gardens

Spectators carry masks but don’t wear them, cite wet face paint or vaccination...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 22.11.21

Seven arrested for black marketing T20 tickets near Eden Gardens

Police said 60 tickets for Sunday’s match were seized from the accused men...
By Our Special Correspondent in Maidan


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