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Puja Special

Bringing back 'Bangaliana' with cinema & music

27 Sep 2022 6:42 PM GMT
Since melody and movies still rule Durga Puja days in various forms, this year too composers and directors have come up with something special &...

The craze is back!

27 Sep 2022 6:41 PM GMT
With Durga Puja being the first Asian festival to be included in UNESCO’s list of Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity, and Covid cases witnessing...

Bon appétit!

27 Sep 2022 6:40 PM GMT
This Durga Puja, it’s time to bunk the quintessential ‘bhog’ & dig into some delicious Spaghetti Carbonaras, Polentas, West Range Omelettes, Grant’s...

Devis who make the deity

27 Sep 2022 6:38 PM GMT
Call them the ‘dashabhujas’ (10-handed) or ordinary women performing an extraordinary craft, the women sculptors of Kumartuli multi-task to run both...

Kumartuli abuzz again after Covid lull

27 Sep 2022 6:37 PM GMT
The state of quiescent is over in the potters’ hub as artisans are busy chipping away in the late afternoons with back-to-back Durga Puja orders...

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...
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