Lifestyle  /  Published 07.10.22

A one-time Mumbaikar on the experience of growing up with ‘probashi’ Durga Pujas

A look back at the Pujos spent outside Kolkata, seeing the festivities evolve and the unique experiences of a ‘probashi’ Bengali...
By Rumela Basu

Lifestyle  /  Published 06.10.22

How a former flight attendant from Kolkata held Durga puja in Beijing in turbulent times

Covid restrictions, party plenary, vacation, shortage of hands — nothing could stop the fifth edition of the puja in the Chinese capital...
By Suvam Pal

Places  /  Published 01.10.22

Adda, antakshari, bhog: Puja Parikramas for Bengalis in the UK to bring community closer

IBUK is putting together three parikramas for people to visit six pujas across North and West London, Reading and Slough...
By Vedant Karia

People  /  Published 30.09.22

Taiwan Puja with an IIT-educated math whiz priestess

Siliguri girl Symphony Chakraborty will perform the rituals at the Taipei Puja this year ...
By Suvam Pal

Places  /  Published 30.09.22

The history of London Sharad Utsav and how it became one of the most-loved pujas abroad

Bengal Heritage Foundation’s flagship event started in 2009 and is still going strong...
By Priyam Marik

Places  /  Published 29.09.22

Two-decade-old Houston Durga Bari puja returns to familiar ways

With pandemic restrictions lifted, Houston Durga Bari Society’s biggest event is back in its usual form this year...
By Priyam Marik

Places  /  Published 24.09.22

Durga Puja goes global: From Finland to Colombia to Nigeria and more

My Kolkata tracks down prominent overseas pujas that are returning with aplomb after the pandemic...
By Priyam Marik


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