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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...

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...

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...

Bananas going from Nadia market for Chhat Puja

Nadia is the place to go for banana sellers of Bihar and Jharkhand who are frequenting Habibpur village for the past one-and-half weeks to...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Making satellites could be the future of Indian students

A lecture by a visiting lecturer is a delightful experience for research students. So, when Professor Supriya Chakrabarti arrived at Rajabazar Science College to...