Santa Claus
News  /  Published 01.01.22

Sarada Devi’s birth anniversary, Poush Parbon Utsab and Victoria Memorial in golden halo...

Glimpses from across Kolkata and its people rounding off the last week of the year 2021...
By My Kolkata Web Desk in Kolkata

News  /  Published 31.12.21

Covid spectre fails to deter visitors to Pous Parbon O Christmas Utsav in Sreebhumi

Treat for taste buds Food and music are the two pillars of entertainment at the festival. Traditional favourites like biryani from Aminia to seasonal delights like pithe puli are all on offer at the ...
By Rushil Sengupta in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 26.12.21

Kolkata college student plays Santa on street

A college student played Santa and a group of street children enacted a play on giving. Kolkata spread Christmas cheer in many small ways. The Telegraph reports some of them Playing Santa A third-...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

India  /  Published 26.12.21

Santa effigies burnt in Agra

Accusing Christian missionaries of using the Christmas festival as an opportunity to spread Christianity by resorting to gift-distribution spree through Santa Claus to attract children and the poor to...
By Our Bureau, PTI in Agra

People  /  Published 24.12.21

Two of Kolkata’s Santas love Liverpool and Bentleys

But, coming back to the original question, what would Kolkata’s Santas really want for Christmas, if someone was there to be Santa for them? “Life’s not as simple anymore, due to ev...
By Priyam Marik


Opinion  /  Published 15.12.21

Letters to the Editor: The real Santa Claus

Gift of truth Sir — Antonio Stagliano, an Italian bishop, recently told a packed congregation that Father Christmas is not real, adding that Santa Claus was the brainchild of a Coca-Cola advert...
By The Telegraph

Science Tech  /  Published 29.11.21

Norad’s Santa-tracking website set to go online

North American Aerospace Defense Command or NORAD will beam up its Santa Claus-tracking website on December 1 while tracking the movement of the man in red suit will begin on December 24. Tracking Sa...
By Mathures Paul

Opinion  /  Published 20.11.21

Veterans Day: Biden, Harry join in

An iconic marble lion statue that sits right outside the New York Public Library on Fifth Avenue has a band-aid on. The NYPL posted a photo on Twitter showing a 14 by 4.6 inch red bandage on the lion&...
By Suhashini Sarkar

Calcutta  /  Published 25.12.20

Food, music in carnival on VIP Road

An equally big attraction will be the line-up of artistes every evening (see box). “We will have two stages — one in front of Gokul Banquet and another on the Golaghata side. There will be...
By Our Correspondent in Salt Lake

Calcutta  /  Published 25.12.20

Santa in our life

Samita Mukherjee, BE Block My Santa is Partha Mitra, BE Block My family and I will never forget the help from our neighbour Partha Mitra when my father, the late Haridas Sarkar, had developed C...
By Our Bureau in Salt Lake


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