Places  /  Published 17.01.23

Ballal Dhipi near Mayapur — a perfect (and mysterious) destination for a day outing

For centuries, this 30-foot-high mound in the Bamunpukur village of West Bengal has been a mystery to locals and historians alike...
By Rangan Datta

News  /  Published 07.01.23

Celsius boost for winter’s favourite nolen gur

The gur is made of sap of date palm trees, which is collected early in the morning and brought to boil laboriously...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 05.01.23

In pics: Littered Maidan, winter chill and more news from Kolkata

A quick look at the day it was for Kolkata...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

West Bengal  /  Published 03.01.23

ASHA workers beg off survey of PMAY list

To press their demand, the Accredited Social Health Activists blocked NH12 for about one hour in Bethuadahari on Monday afternoon...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 27.12.22

TMC worker dies in bid to dodge attack

Manik Mondal's body, recovered early on Monday, bore many suspected injury marks, a villager said...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta


West Bengal  /  Published 27.12.22

PMAY list fury at panchayat office

Angry villagers reportedly barged into the premises and went on a rampage, breaking doors and window panes, desktop computers, laptops and furniture...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

News  /  Published 13.12.22

Survey bares health care crisis in villages

Report has so far covered about 1 lakh people in North 24-Parganas, South 24-Parganas, Hooghly, Murshidabad, Nadia and East Burdwan districts...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

News  /  Published 29.11.22

NRS Medical College doctors remove trident from youth’s neck

Police in Kalyani have arrested two persons — Bikram Sarkar, 21, and Joy Banik, 22 — for the attack...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 25.11.22

TMC leader killed by 6

Assailants hurled bombs at Sheikh at Sibnagar-Tiyakata village near the Jalangi river when he was headed for home to Hyatapara near Karimpur on his motorcycle, his son seated pillion...
By Alamgir Hossain, Subhasish Chaudhuri in Behrampore/Calcutta

Culture  /  Published 20.11.22

Beedi jalaile, figure de diyaa, figure maa badi...

Bidi-making is a highly profitable cottage industry spread across 17 states of India. There are 72 million bidi smokers. And according to research, we produce anything between 750 billion to 1.2 trill...
By Moumita Chaudhuri


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