North Calcutta
Heritage  /  Published 31.10.18

The past preserved in a Marble Palace

In the heart of Calcutta lies a quaint time-bubble, the Marble Palace. I walked in to see and feel what the walls, pillars and statues of the Marble Palace had seen through the many generations they h...
By Saurajit Mazumdar in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 19.03.19

Permanent stalls in flout-zone Hatibagan

Hawkers in Hatibagan are erecting permanent structures on pavements with metal poles and corrugated sheets as sheds, in violation of rules.The stalls are replacing the ones with a bamboo frame and pla...
By Subhajoy Roy in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 12.04.20

Rain and hail in north Calcutta

A brief but sharp spell of rain, accompanied by hailstorm in a few places, came down in the city’s northern parts and fringes on Sunday evening. A local cluster of tall thunderclouds, “shell” in...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Calcutta  /  Published 14.04.20

Milk for kids on Nava Varsha

Children from financially weak families in a north Calcutta pocket received a glass of milk each on the first day of the Bengali New Year, while their mothers got to take home milk packets, vermicelli...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Calcutta


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