Culture  /  Published 06.04.19

Heritage feritage: Calcutta wakes up

Sometimes a hashtag is all it takes to wake up slumbering beauties. Who knows when Calcutta had receded from India’s heritage map. Visitors to the city would salute the Victoria Memorial, the Howrah...
By Upala Sen in

Culture  /  Published 21.12.19

Therein hangs a tail

The statue of Subhas Chandra Bose astride a horse at north Calcutta’s Shyambazar five-point crossing has always been a crucial marker. A first-time visitor or someone somewhat lost and in the neighb...
By Anasuya Basu in

West Bengal  /  Published 16.03.19

Bitumen peel-off to save bridge in Calcutta

Layers of bitumen will be scraped off the surface of Tallah bridge after a preliminary survey by the PWD revealed that they may be compromising on the load-bearing capacity of the structure.Patchwork...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 04.04.19

Women march for change

Not many people gather on sultry afternoons on a working day to march together. But that is what happened on Thursday when hundreds of women met at Ramlila Maidan in Moulali and set off for Shyambazar...
By Chandrima Bhattacharya in Calcutta


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