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Bengal, culture and tradition rules themes in Howrah this Durga Puja

This year, Durga Puja organisers had to combat a new demon called GST. Maintaining the grandeur of their Pujas, barowari committees and clubs had...

A marriage of hearts and humanity

Payel and Manish set the dance floor on fire at their wedding reception Manish Bengani doesn’t believe...

Shiva accompanies Durga on her annual homecoming

Durga is the daughter, Shiva the son-in-law. This belief is behind Serampore’s Pyne family's nearly 400 year old Durga Puja. The children, of course,...

Themes galore for Lakshmi in Khalna

  When Kolkata is done with its themes, lights and grand immersion carnival for Durga Puja, a non-descript village in Howrah district’s Amta subdivision wakes...

A peaceful Ramanavami puja held at Santragachhi

  While political parties across the country clanked swords about how they would celebrate Ramanavami, a peaceful and serene worship of Lord Rama, Sita, Lakshman...

Puja for over 400 years at Hutom’s house

The old thakurdalan where puja is held Baksha is a quiet hamlet neighbouring the popular village of Janai in...

Pancham Dol at Bally Rash Bari

  The colours are still fresh and people are still recalling their experience of playing with colours on Dol Jatra this year. The selfies are...

400 years of Rath Yatra at Baruipur

        The green chariot carrying Jagannath, Subhadra and Balaram is hurled through the mud and grass covered ground of Baruipur Rash Math. Rath Yatra in...

Chapal Rani’s fight for roots

After an arduous court battle that lasted for 12 years, justice was done in a Howrah court to jatra artiste and Bangla Akademi Award...
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Durga Puja at Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Malda

The idol at RKM Malda There is no dearth of club pujas in Malda...