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Puja Special

Muted spectacle high on hope

18 Oct 2020 7:15 AM GMT
At a time when the whole world is in the clutches of a gnawing pandemic, Bengal is going all out to celebrate its biggest festival. Pritesh Basu...

Clash of the Titans

18 Oct 2020 7:05 AM GMT
With cinema halls reopening after seven long months just before the festive season, some important releases are lined up during Durga Puja with...

Celebs' Puja plans

18 Oct 2020 7:01 AM GMT
Like every Bengali, for Tollywood celebrities too, Durga Puja is more than just an annual festival. They might have their usual fare of pandal...

A warning bell

18 Oct 2020 7:00 AM GMT
The Covid curve doesn't seem to be flattening and with the onset of Durga Puja, there are enough reasons to worry about. Doctors warn of an imminent...

Forlorn in foreign shores

18 Oct 2020 6:56 AM GMT
As the dhaks start beating in my neck of the woods, in some far away land, an ode to the white flowers and the goddess is slightly in contrast to what ...

Covid curbs theme dazzle

18 Oct 2020 6:52 AM GMT
This year, there won’t be many grand pandals or striking themes, stretches will be less lit-up and footfall will be restricted, unlike the usual...

Reveling in tradition, sans crowd

18 Oct 2020 6:47 AM GMT
Replacing large get-togethers, virtual rituals are gaining pace in Kolkata’s ‘bonedi baris’. From limiting visitors, ‘sindoor khela’ to ‘kola bou...

Her many faces

18 Oct 2020 6:15 AM GMT
Bengal's biggest festival has arrived and the lanes & bylanes are abuzz with the spirit of Durga Puja. But with Covid & a muted beginning to...

Durga Puja 2018: Kolkata's Charismatic Carnival

12 Oct 2018 8:47 AM GMT
From depicting the pain of child labour to touching upon the crisis of isolation in our modern world and further on to designing a grand structure on...

The 'famed' time of the year is here

21 Sep 2017 11:21 AM GMT
With a number of celebrities including football stars to Bollywood personalities visiting Kolkata's famous pandals every year, Saurajit Mazumdar...

To them we owe

21 Sep 2017 11:13 AM GMT
It’s not only the enjoyment and merrymaking that counts during the Durgotsav every year but it is also the tremendous responsibility of the...

City of blinding lights

21 Sep 2017 11:01 AM GMT
Shayani Mukherjee writes how Pujas in Salt Lake and New Town secure the community spirit by involving block members in ritual executions and ...
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