Home Kolkata and Bengal

Kolkata and Bengal

Interesting news from Kolkata, West Bengal as also India and World news..Latest Kolkata News Headlines & Live Updates from kolkata wire news.

A cycle trip to Bangladesh to free the world from Plastic

After the huge success of their Ganga Sagar Island to Darjeeling expedition on cycle, trekking freaks Partha Mukherjee and Supratim Majumdar and another friend...

Lalgarh’s tiger hacked to death in Bagghara forest

The Royal Bengal tiger that was spotted intermittently in West Midnapore’s Lalgarh forests and sent a wave of terror among villagers for nearly one...
video

A different immersion experience at Taki

A ride on the Icchamoti The wavy waters of Icchamoti bring an unusual restlessness to the mind. Reality...

Steeped in tradition for over four centuries

Bazar Bari, the colloquial term for Uma Villa, is the centre of activities in Janai, a sleepy hamlet in Hooghly, during Durga Puja. The...

A dream in wax

    She calls herself as ‘Chhupa Rustam’, or the one with a hidden talent but never talks about it. True to her own description, Maya...

Malda’s Mask Man

Walking down the streets of Malda Town, one is likely to bump into rows of clay idols left to dry in the sun near...
video

Durga Puja at Ramakrishna Mission Ashrama, Malda

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

Gunshots and canonshots to arouse the Devi

A step into the Jorasanko Daw Bari immediately transports a visitor back in time. Standing at the small but cosy thakurdalan vividly...

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...