South 24 Parganas
Lifestyle  /  Published 02.02.23

‘That Marwari boy from South 24 Parganas’ gets the budget blues

Corporate comedian Vikram Poddar on why the Union Budget makes him unhappy, makes the CAs happy and much more ...
By Vikram Poddar

News  /  Published 07.01.23

Celsius boost for winter’s favourite nolen gur

The gur is made of sap of date palm trees, which is collected early in the morning and brought to boil laboriously...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata

News  /  Published 04.01.23

In pics: Visitors at Victoria Memorial, foggy Babughat and more news from Kolkata

A quick look at the day it was for Kolkata...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

West Bengal  /  Published 02.01.23

Gangasagar mela: More tents on beach

Administration gears up to upgrade infrastructure and bed capacities of government-owned hospitals in adjacent areas in the wake of fresh Covid threat...
By Subhasish Chaudhuri in Calcutta

News  /  Published 13.12.22

Survey bares health care crisis in villages

Report has so far covered about 1 lakh people in North 24-Parganas, South 24-Parganas, Hooghly, Murshidabad, Nadia and East Burdwan districts...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata


West Bengal  /  Published 11.11.22

2 new districts now, 5 later

Administrative sources said the process to set up new districts had started but over the past few weeks focus was on Basirhat and Sunderbans...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

Lifestyle  /  Published 04.11.22

My name is Khan: A fauji, a circus and a hostel urban legend

As the world celebrates SRK’s 57th birthday, comedian Vikram Poddar sees parallels between the superstar’s rise and a half-rundown hostel...
By Vikram Poddar

News  /  Published 25.10.22

Library turns one, gifts books to two kids who read the most

Initiative gives children of daily wage earners access to storybooks...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 24.10.22

Sitrang: Festive mood hurdle to evacuation

Cyclone Sitrang is slated to make landfall between two islands in Bangladesh on Tuesday morning, which is likely to affect coastal districts of North and South 24-Parganas...
By Snehamoy Chakraborty, Anshuman Phadikar in Tamluk(EastMidnapore), Calcutta

Lifestyle  /  Published 01.10.22

Durga Puja from a Lakshmi-worshipping Marwari’s perspective

Corporate comedian Vikram Poddar explains how it is like a bull market, and whether the goddess is a Bengali or a Marwari...
By Vikram Poddar


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