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Rosogolla Not From Kolkata? This Means War!

We, Bengalis are exceedingly sensitive regarding our culture. We simply love to get offended if the shworolipi of a Rabindra-Sangeet isn’t correct, or if...

5 Temples in Kolkata Located at the Most Peculiar Locations

Kolkata never stops surprising us, does it? From dirt to tyndale, Kolkata has learnt to live about its own aura and what other better...

You Probably Didn’t Notice These World War Memorials You Pass by...

Kolkata is home to a myriad of rustic charms is known far and wide but often in the hustle of a working day, we...

These Students Have Been Learning History the Progressive Way, Here’s How

As Lord Acton, the English historian/politician, had said, “History is not a burden on the memory but an illumination of the soul.” With that said,...

Ever wondered where Mahatma Gandhi was on the eve of 15th...

It isn’t simply said that Calcutta is a breeding ground for antiquities, and one just can’t beat the fact how multifarious the intertwining of...

Who Says There’s A Dhobi Ghat Only In Mumbai?

If one searches for ‘Dhobi Ghat’, the results returned by Google are either the Aamir Khan movie or the obvious choice and much coveted...

5 Facts About Kolkata’s Graveyards That You Did Not Know

A Man is Dead Before He Actually Died If you’ve visited St. John’s Church where the city’s founder rests in peace under a magnificent tomb...

A Mosque, a Church, a Temple and a Synagogue all in...

Kolkata, in the days of the British raaj, was known as the ‘second city of the empire’ after London. It need not be mentioned...

The Taboo of Tattoo

‘Eta ki?’, ‘Maatha kharab hoye gechay tor?’, ‘Paagal ho kya?’, ‘Are you a lunatic ?’, ‘Nikal jao ghar se!’, ‘ber ho baari theke!’, ‘Leave...

5 Ancient Manual Professions That Strangely Still Exist In Kolkata

Today the modern Kolkattan can stand on Park Street holding his phablet in one hand, look for a free wifi hotspot around him, get...

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