Victoria Memorial Hall
Places  /  Published 18.05.22

Unique museums from Kolkata and India for your weekend visit

Built in memory of Queen Victoria, the iconic Victoria Memorial in Kolkata is a prime example of British architecture. It was envisaged by Lord Curzon and in 1921, its main hall — Victoria Memor...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

News  /  Published 24.03.22

PM Modi virtually inaugurates Biplobi Bharat Gallery at Victoria Memorial Hall

The Victoria Memorial authorities uploaded photographs of the event on social media with the caption: “The Hon'ble Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi digitally inaugurated the Biplo...
By My Kolkata & PTI

India  /  Published 24.03.22

No tears for Kheri, sobs for Birbhum

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday termed the massacre in Birbhum a “jaghanya paap (heinous sin)”, assured the state government all help in nabbing the culprits and said the people ...
By Our Bureau in New Delhi

News  /  Published 23.03.22

Nobel laureate Abhijit Banerjee cooks up spell for Modi, Napoleon

Bengali vegetarian fare for Narendra Modi. A rich biryani for Napoleon Bonaparte. Nobel laureate Abhijit Vinayak Banerjee laid on a spread of recipes and more at a session on the opening day of the T...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


News  /  Published 22.03.22

PM Modi to inaugurate Kolkata gallery on Indian freedom struggle

The gallery displays the contribution of the revolutionaries in the freedom struggle and their armed resistance to British colonial rule. This aspect has often not been given its due place in the main...

News  /  Published 19.02.22

Prime suspect in Bhowanipore jeweller murder was on job hunt in Kolkata

Shanti Lal Baid’s killer came to Kolkata in search of a job and the businessman had reportedly assured him of help, police said. Baid, 63, who ran a jewellery store in Burrabazar in northwest K...
By Monalisa Chaudhuri in Kolkata

News  /  Published 09.02.22

Victoria Memorial Hall to start 3D show on Kolkata’s history

A 3D Project Mapping Show depicting the history of Kolkata is set to begin at Victoria Memorial Hall (VMH) late this month or in early March.  The show is currently being edited, said the VMH au...
By Rohan Datta

News  /  Published 07.02.22

Sunday crowd troops back to hotspots in Kolkata

The zoo saw around 10,000 visitors. The tiger and chimpanzee enclosures were among the busiest. Sekhar and Jayati Sarkar, from Thakurpukur, were at the zoo with their three-year-old son, Suman. &ldq...
By Debraj Mitra and Snehal Sengupta in Kolkata


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