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The trials of a minor girl

  Women around the world unite to celebrate International Women’s Day every year on March 8. Yet there are many whose lives have turned into...

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...

GJM leaders urge Rajnath for the safety of Gurung

GJM leader urges Rajnath Singh to ensure the safety of Gurung As the queen of hills gradually coming back to normalcy and expelled GJM leader...

Calcutta – Frozen in Time and Frame

  Calcutta in late 19th and early 20th century was a reality far from the present. Today, to any Calcuttan, it will seem like a...

The suicide ghost of Uluberia

One would expect this to be another convoluted trap of the Blue Whale game. But a similar uncanniness has engulfed Uttar Gangarampur, a village...

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...

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,...

Malda’s goddess – Johura Kali

The sanctum sanctorum is enough to accommodate not more than 10 people at a time. The spillover outside the temple is far larger on...

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....

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...

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