Red Road
West Bengal  /  Published 19.09.20

The evidence of guns that smoke no more

By Anasuya Basu in

West Bengal  /  Published 25.07.20

Independence Day event scaled down

The Bengal government will celebrate Independence Day in a truncated manner on the Red Road in Calcutta this year in the backdrop of the Covid-19 pandemic. “A limited number of guests will be i...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 07.04.19

Colour of Sunday pink as 3000 hit tracks

At least 3,000 thousand women ran a road race early on Sunday undeterred by Saturday night's inclement weather that forced a last-minute change from a slushy Maidan to the Red Road. Edition 3 of Pinka...
By Rith Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 02.11.18

Our march down Red Road in Calcutta

We reached the venue by 3.30pm, an hour before the programme was scheduled to start. Thanks to our trolleys reaching the night before, we were queued at number 12 which was quite early given that ther...
By Riddhi Maitra in Calcutta

Culture  /  Published 23.05.20

Before the fall

The Red Road is actually grey. It begins where it does, at the Raj Bhavan in Dalhousie, and runs for two kilometres or so, slicing through heaps of scenic green till Fort William looms into view.Some ...
By Manasi Shah in

West Bengal  /  Published 22.10.18

Calcutta's Red Road set for Durga parade

Calcuttans will get a last glimpse of the idols of almost all big-ticket Durga pujas on Tuesday.The organisers of 74 pujas will take part in a parade on Red Road from 4.30pm on Tuesday. Chief ministe...
By TT Bureau in Calcutta

India  /  Published 15.10.19

Here’s the hanky, Your Excellency

Bengal governor Jagdeep Dhankhar on Tuesday said his “heart was hurt very deeply” at the treatment allegedly meted out to him at the Durga Puja Carnival on Red Road on October 11.The governor said...
By The Telegraph in

West Bengal  /  Published 02.11.18

‘We were being treated like ministers’

So though the carnival started at 4.30pm, our turn came not earlier than 6pm. We spent three hours seeing the other puja tableaux parked for the procession. The youngsters got busy in eating jhalmuri,...
By Arnab Ray in Calcutta


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