Imagery, messaging for Durga Puja undergoes shift as Kolkata's creative industries contend with COVID impact
Kolkata’s art and culture community is responding in creative ways to an unprecedented Pujo, navigating their way around the question of what it means to observe Durga Puja during a pandemic.
A cultural programme in Kolkata will precede the prime minister’s 12 pm address, to be screened at polling booths in 294 Assembly constituencies
Calcutta HC partially eases 'no-entry' order on Durga puja pandals, to allow 60 organisers at a time
Maintaining that no visitors will not be allowed inside pandals, the court also said that dhakis (traditional drummers) will be allowed in a 'limited number', just outside the no-entry zone
Durga Puja in the time of COVID: Kolkata's sarbojanik pandals must keep out the faithful, for community's welfare
Durga Puja is not just a time of revelry, the climax of Kolkata’s cultural calendar. It’s also a huge economic high point.
Kolkata's Durga Puja organisers seek modifications in HC order barring entry for visitors to pandals
The organisers have asked the court to issue directions on how to conduct pushpanjali rituals as well as define small and big marquees as stated in its order
The pandals have also been told to set up barricades outside the pandals. For small pandals, the distance between its entry and the barricade has to be five metres, while for big pandals it has to be 10 metres
The 82-year-old Jesuit priest was arrested from his Ranchi residence and taken to Mumbai by the NIA in connection with the Bhima-Koregaon case
Doctors say the condition of Soumitra Chatterjee, who was admitted to a Kolkata hospital on 6 October after testing positive for coronavirus, has improved compared to what it was in the last 48 hours.
Soumitra Chatterjee was admitted to a private hospital in Kolkata on 6 October after he tested positive for coronavirus.
Soumitra Chatterjee's daughter said the actor, who was diagnosed with coronavirus on 6 October, is under observation due to his age.
Sekhar Basu, renowned nuclear scientist, passes away of COVID at 68; ex-AEC chairman won Padma Shri in 2014
Basu is revered for his contributions to the country's atomic energy programme. He had also pioneered the highly complex reactor for India's first nuclear-powered submarine INS Arihant
A true disciple of legendary Rabindra Sangeet singer Suchitra Mitra, Dam regaled listeners with her rendition of songs like 'Modhur tomar sesh je na pai prohor holo sesh/Bhuban jure roilo lege anando abesh'
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Dutta's label became popular for her unique blend of ethnicity with modernity in fabric and vibrancy in colour, changing the notion that men don't have much sartorial choices.
Examinees will have to upload their answers in PDF format and send them via email or WhatsApp to their respective colleges with 24 hours
Anwar Chitrakar, a folk artist from Bengal, captures vignettes of locked down lives through traditional art
Anwar Chitrakar talks about his latest online lockdown-inspired exhibition 'Tales of our Times', and his personal journey with the folk art tradition.
For more than 1,700 miles, stretching from the Gangotri Glacier in the Himalayas to the Bay of Bengal, the Ganga flows across the plains like a timeline of India's past, nourishing an extraordinary wealth of life.
West Bengal extends ban on flights to Kolkata from six cities till 31 August amid rising COVID-19 cases
The temporary restriction on the arrival of flights to Kolkata airport from Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Chennai, Nagpur and Ahmedabad was to expire on 15 August
Reporter has fundamental right to publish news that may not be palatable to administration: Calcutta HC
The Calcutta High Court made the observation while allowing an anticipatory bail plea moved by an ETV reporter whose story on bribery among police officials earned him an FIR.
Somen Mitra passes away at 78: West Bengal Congress chief and former Lok Sabha MP suffered cardiac arrest
Mitra was among the most firebrand Congress leaders of the 1960s and 1970s and played a crucial role in the fight against the Naxals in Kolkata