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After Chandernagore, Rishra Jagaddhatri a massive crowd-puller

Themes, lights, celebrities and crowd, Rishra is a close cousin of Chandernagore when it comes to Jagaddhatri Puja. The five-day grand festival and puja...

A temple for Lakshmi

Sribati village Sribati, a small village near Katwa in Burdwan, dotted with picturesque  terracotta temples, was also the seat of...

The Saha’s Durga

The Mokdumpur Sahapara Durga Puja is estimated to be more than 300 years old. It has its origins at Sahapur in  Old Malda...

Chaltaberia, the hub of designers for diyas

  Every time someone buys  bright colourful designer diyas  at a market in any city in India, he lights up the lives of several artisans...

Water Chestnut comes to rescue paddy growers

The tiny dark green fruit  being sold in piles from markets in Kolkata. Its cheap and one of the healthiest supplements in one’s diet....

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...

Mammoth Carnival for farewell to Durga

    Curtains came down on Kolkata’s extravaganza called Durga Puja with the chief minister’s final signoff on Tuesday, October 3 at Red Road. Sixty-seven of...

Banned Chinese Manja on hot demand among kite-fliers

Five months ago, a young man riding his motorbike on the Maa flyover suffered serious injury when a kite string slit his throat. Saikat...

Pre-wedding shoots with Durga

    It’s said that marriages are made in Heaven. But nowadays, they are being made at some of the prominent locations of the city. Weddings...

Refused to pay hefty puja contribution, elderly man beaten to death

Howrah, Oct 16: Yet another incident of hooliganism and extortion came to the forefront when a 63-year-old man was beaten to death on Sunday...

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Power, Peace and Prosperity reside together at Kumartuli

Artisans trying to finish Kali idols at Kumartuli The mood drastically changes at Kumartuli once Lakshmi Puja ends....

Durga Puja Carnival – The Ground Reality

Rolf Lindesay with his family seated at the Durga Puja Carnival Maria had landed in Calcutta on...