Makar Sankranti
News  /  Published 02.06.22

Good Samaritans walk the path of history and culture

A craft bazaar, food stalls and music — they were the focus of a fair on Activity Based Curriculum (ABC) organised by St Augustine’s Day School, Shyamnagar, on March 15 and 16. Students an...
By Chandreyee Ghose in Kolkata

Jharkhand  /  Published 07.04.22

Parasnath fire-fight initiative

A citizens’ group in Jharkhand, frustrated with the “callousness” of the forest department, has taken steps to prevent forest fire in Parasnath wildlife sanctuary. Parasnath wildlif...
By Animesh Bisoee in Jamshedpur

Opinion  /  Published 23.01.22

Amit Shah's aura & authority

Footnote It seems that the Karnataka food and civil supplies minister, Umesh Katti, considers the words of Narendra Modi as final. Seen without a mask at a public event, Katti attributed his decision...
By The Editorial Board

Culture  /  Published 16.01.22

All about Metiabruz, Sankranti and Kites

“I have to make sure that the thadda and the kamani are placed correctly,” says Taiyab. “Each artisan makes 600 kites in a single day,” says Javed. No one can say how many yea...
By Moumita Chaudhuri

Lifestyle  /  Published 14.01.22

From jolbhora to badam patali: How gur anchors the sweet Bengali winter

Bengali literature has been quite key in establishing the dominion of gur. ‘Kintu shobar chaite bhalo — pauruti aar jhola gur,’ Sukumar Ray wrote in his celebrated book of nonsense v...
By Barnini Maitra Chakraborty


India  /  Published 14.01.22

PM's Sankranti greetings

The prime minister also wished people on Makar Sankranti and Uttarayan. ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.01.22

Haridwar bans holy dip in Ganga

With a surge in COVID cases in Uttarakhand, a ban has been imposed on devotees taking a dip in the Ganga in Haridwar and Rishikesh on the occasion of Makar Sankranti on January 14. There will be a ba...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Dehradun

Opinion  /  Published 08.01.22

Letters to the Editor: Festivals are for happiness, not tears

Safe flight Sir — With the arrival of the new year, one looks forward to festivals like Makar Sankranti, Lohri, Uttarayan and so on that are celebrated to mark the end of the winter ...

Jharkhand  /  Published 14.01.21

Sankranti: state taps into tradition

By Our Bureau in Jamshdepur, Dhanbad

West Bengal  /  Published 17.01.20

Where faith meets...

It is dusk. A bus trudges its way through the dusty road to stop at the path leading to my ancestral village. There was a certain quiet as the family stood there eagerly and silently praying and waiti...
By Rina Mitra


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