Places  /  Published 31.12.22

Bow Barracks: Memories of a ‘LAAL’ life

Mudar Patherya unspools the decades spent next door to the central Kolkata landmark ...
By Mudar Patherya in Kolkata

News  /  Published 21.11.22

Researchers and diplomats tour Kolkata’s old Chinatown in Bowbazar

The walk was an attempt to know the neighbourhood and the history of the Chinese community in the city which dates back over 200 years...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

Lifestyle  /  Published 24.10.22

The lost Diwalis of Mission Row

Mudar Patherya looks back on the 'raunaq' and other enchantments of the festival in the central Kolkata of yore...
By Mudar Patherya

Places  /  Published 12.10.22

In pictures: Ten eateries to dine at in Patuli

The tree-lined township along the EM Bypass is punctuated with eateries catering to various tastes ...
By Lygeia Gomes

India  /  Published 20.09.22

IAF chief for hybrid war

Chaudhari notes there have been attempts by various power centres to enhance their outreach in vulnerable and vacated spaces in economic, technological, and military domains...
By PTI in New Delhi


Food  /  Published 02.09.22

Have you been cafe-hopping in Garia?

From a rooftop adda and a bakery to a studio-cafe and one above a bus stop, there are a host of options to choose from...
By Lygeia Gomes

Places  /  Published 04.08.22

A heritage walk down Lower Chitpur Road

Now called Rabindra Sarani, the busy stretch has everything a built-heritage enthusiast could wish to explore. But maybe not for much longer...
By Amitabha Gupta

Places  /  Published 20.07.22

College Square — A witness to Kolkata’s historic moments

Like London’s Trafalgar Square, this city landmark has been witness to historical and watershed events ...
By Somen Sengupta

Places  /  Published 14.07.22

The unique stories behind the names of Kolkata’s markets

From people to festivals, central and north Kolkata’s most popular bazaars have an interesting history attached to their names...
By Pinaki Bhattacharya

Places  /  Published 06.07.22

Kolkata’s khansamas — the journey from nawabi kitchens to street signs

Did you know these old city lanes were named after the jewels of British and Mughal Bengal’s culinary crown?...
By Pinaki Bhattacharya


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