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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

The Kali that Bamakhyapa installed

  Sadhak Bamakhyapa had visited this house to install the deity. Amulyadhan Mukhopadhyay was a very dear disciple of the guru and had expressed his...

Durga Puja Carnival – The Ground Reality

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

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...

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...
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Chandernagore’s longest Alpana

Chandernagore's Boro Puja Committee has gone the Samaj Sebi way this year for Jagaddhatri Puja. The committee is celebrating its golden jubilee puja this...