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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,...

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...
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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...

Vindhyavasini worshipped for over 180 years

The presiding deity of Vindyachal, a pilgrimage site 8km from Mirzapur in Uttar Pradesh, has found place in the hearts and belief of people...

Baby dies for delayed train, mother commits suicide

Howrah, Oct 21: A 26-year-old mother bringing her ailing son for treatment to Calcutta from Uttar Pradesh, jumped to her death in the Hooghly...

Gandheswari – The Goddess of Fragrance Merchants

It’s a queer corner to have a place of worship. A narrow passage between the temple and the wall of the Gandhabanik Mahasabha Chhatrabas,...

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...

Malda’s warrior prince

Through the ages, Kartick, the handsome warrior prince, whose charms all women, is worshipped by couples seeking a child or a son.  But in...

Durga Puja Carnival – The Ground Reality

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

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...