North Kolkata
News  /  Published 30.07.22

Fire at timber godown in Nimtala area

A minor fire broke out in a small timber godown on Maharshi Debendra Road in north Kolkata's Nimtala area on Saturday morning, police said. No one has been injured in the incident, a police offic...

Places  /  Published 14.07.22

The unique stories behind the names of Kolkata’s markets

The story of Jagubazar is more popular, and is a fun anecdote about the city. Bhowanipore area’s Jagu bazaar is known to almost all residents. But not many know that the original name of the mar...
By Pinaki Bhattacharya

Places  /  Published 08.06.22

Sunday breakfast by the Hooghly: Mutton ghugni, duck eggs and tea near Kumartuli Ghat

If you want to take the Metro, you have to get off at the Shobhabazar Metro station and walk from there to the locality. Once you reach Kumartuli Pally, you will see the ghat and your landmark will be...
By Jaismita Alexander

Places  /  Published 23.05.22

Techno India students discover the charms and challenges of old buildings in north Kolkata

“What are the ways in which we can turn this library around?” asked Iftekhar, who thinks that a sum of Rs 5 crores is what the library would require for a thorough rejuvenation. After some...
By Priyam Marik


Lifestyle  /  Published 03.02.22

Esplanade to Shyambazar: A tram ride capturing the spirit of ‘old Calcutta’

One gaze captured the beauty of Kolkata’s diverse population. As the tram continued to rattle on, I had the unique opportunity of experiencing the spirit of Kolkata. Turns out, my grandfather&r...
By Lygeia Gomes

News  /  Published 13.01.22

North Kolkata catching up with south in Covid spread

 “It’s a fact that cases are also rising in north Kolkata,” said Santanu Sen, a doctor and Trinamul MP. “The trigger (to the sharp surge) was the violation around Christma...
By The Plurals News Network

News  /  Published 08.12.21

West Bengal Heritage Commission lists Kolkata buildings with rich architectural grandeur

The West Bengal Heritage Commission is in the process of chronicling buildings with rich architectural grandeur and past history in the city to save these edifices from being razed down, said its chai...

Places  /  Published 26.11.21

Back to Shyambazar, hungry for Golbari and much more

“My mother, who has practically lived her entire life in Shyambazar often remarks on the comforting and reassuring power of spaces in this area of the city,” continues Chakrabarti. Like he...
By Priyam Marik


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