Meet the women of the only all-women Biker Club of Kolkata
How about women with an adrenaline rush!
Kolkata Airport with a new flyover extension to ease traffic sn...
Now you might reach the airport on time!
Kolkata comes up with first-ever Trans Clinic of Eastern India
The city recognizes health issues of transgenders
Kolkata had coffee joints older than College Street Coffee Hous...
The first adda joints of the city
Bourne & Shepherd captured Kolkata’s babus behind the...
The iconic photography studio giant mentioned in Satyajit Ray&rsq...
Dipanjan Guha’s journey in time and space
The master of creating moods through melodies
Calcutta University throws open its century-old library to publ...
Everyone can browse through priceless books
In the Line of Cyclones: Worst Bengal cyclones since 1737
Did you know Calcutta Cyclone of 1864 killed around 60,000?
Record Collectors’ pride at MAYA Adda
Susanta Kumar Chatterjee on a musical conversation
South Kolkata comes up with new musical fountains
Opposite Lake Kali Bari
Dutta Barir Haat was a unique event at a 200-year-old house
Showcasing the secret recipes and talents of women
Monginis is back on Kolkata’s confectionary map
Will the new Monginis give tough competition to others?
First state-run film school to start in Kolkata this August
Aspiring directors and actors get a new film institute in the cit...
Swapan Dutta – the man who keeps Kolkata’s clocks a...
Even works on the city’s Big Ben!
Inmates of Pavlov Hospital get new wings to fly!
Showcase their art at Rang Matir Panchali
Celebrate ‘Shakespeare Feast’ and not fest in Kolka...
Food platter with names of Shakespeare’s immortal character...
Next time you are at Sealdah Station, be treated royally
State’s first Executive Lounge at Sealdah Station
Kolkata’s ‘42’ is now tallest building of Ind...
Another feather on the city’s skyline
Rang Matir Panchali – Kumartuli gives way to Street Festi...
Where World Art Day and Bengali New Year merged through public ar...
Lion taps of Kolkata that almost led to a riot during British r...
Some of the Greco-Roman taps can still be found
Bookstore in Kolkata selling books in kilos!
Do visit Book Tuk and buy books in perfect condition
More than a century old gun shop of Kolkata that still sells fi...
How was Narasinghachandra Dawn & Co set up in Kolkata?
Trincas on Park Street is a musical nostalgia
Tracing the history of this restaurant that has withstood time
Ice jackets to give relief to police dogs this scorching summer...
Elite dog squad of Kolkata Police will play an important poll rol...
Kolkata’s Apni Roti brings a roti revolution for the poor...
Supplying 7,000 rotis and sweets to the poorest of poor
MAYA Art Space adda unearths the sublime pathos of Atulprasad s...
Listen to journalist Ranjan Bandopadhyay and singer Riddhi Bandop...
Wari Club that went up in flames was born after Partition
A look at the century old club of Kolkata’s Maidan
Kolkata’s innovative Green Auto with foliage and flowers ...
Driver Vijay Pal creates an auto with greenery
Another century-old Kolkata movie hall shuts down, end of an er...
88-year-old Mitra Cinema to turn into shopping mall
Did you know Kolkata had goshalas since 1885?
A look at the lesser-known Calcutta Pinjrapole Society
Museum where boats sail
Visit the Boat Museum of Kolkata
Unique app on artefacts and history launched by Indian Museum
Kolkata’s Indian Museum brings you closer to the lost eras
SSKM comes up with a specialised organ-transplant unit
Complicated surgeries at affordable cost
Did you know Kolkata has the oldest Dhobi Khana of India?
When and why did the British start it?
Magic of Kolkata’s Jadughar
How did Indian Museum come into being?
Singapore takes lesson from Kolkata to create ‘Art from C...
Connect between Kolkata and Singapore under British India
Alternative to Dumdum airport coming up at Barrackpore
A new airport to soon come up at Barrackpore. Good news for Kolka...
SPCKraft’s Vaama was a women’s festival with a diff...
Talented women of Kolkata were felicitated
Prasant Panjiar’s photographs talk to each other
The photographer who captured bandits at KIPF
KIPF showcases Mother Teresa’s amazing journey
Documentary on Sunil K. Dutt who captured Mother in different moo...
Where have all the Bhistiwalas of Kolkata gone?
The men who supplied water to homes and offices once
Talented Debjit Mahalanobis and his Double Bass wonder!
Dark melody and TaranathTantrik!
The Kashmir Connect to KIPF
Do not miss well-known photographer from the valley Irfan Nabi
Homecoming for a hardworking warrior
‘For us food is sacred, moms are holy’
Kolkata Cloud Chasers to feature in KIPF
Photographs of extreme weather and landscapes
Kolkata’s Chinese New celebrations behind the lens
How did the Hakka Chinese community learn Bengali
The community that settled in Kolkata more than 200 years ago!
Where have Kolkata’s Chinese gone?
Tracing the history of Chinese community in Kolkata
Indian Museum – iconic KIPF venue partner
Rajesh Purohit of Indian Museum speaks to GB
Paris based photographer Elodie Guignard is excited about KIPF
Elodie Guignard gives an exclusive interview to GB
Kolkata’s ‘Saint of Slums’ receives Lé...
Father Franchois Laborde inspired Lapierre’s City of Joy
Tanushree Shankar encourages everyone to be at KIPF
GB spoke to the famous dancer and choreographer
Meet the ‘Don of Tangra’ Monica Liu
The Chinese woman who struggled and fought goons
Famous percussionist Tanmoy Bose to promote KIPF
GB spoke to Tanmoy Bose to find his take on this photography fest...
Kolkata’s two new proposed flyovers can be an environment...
Proposed Alipore Flyover can damage Adi Ganga and cause flooding
Gautam De tells GB why ICCR is a chosen venue for KIPF
Kolkata’s largest photography festival will hold show at IC...
Celebrate photographs that are more real than reality
Do not miss The Kolkata International Photo Festival
Mahendra Goswami Lane – the revolutionary road
The house that silently helped revolutionaries
History of Kolkata Book Fair that starts tomorrow
When, where and why Kolkata Book Fair started?
Anupam Roy strikes a musical storm at MAYA adda
Watch this exclusive GB video
World War II bomb discovered during dredging at Kolkata port!
Reliving the dark tales of colonial rule and Japanese bombings!
Innovative packaged tours for Kolkata Book Fair
State government comes up with Book Tours to attract crowds
Famous bird market of Galiff Street might soon shut down
Awaiting a Supreme Court order
Morning After Traders Assembly Fire
The ‘Dala’ problem returns to haunt Kolkata’s m...
City’s favourite ‘cheap’ South Indian Club ca...
Gone is an era of simple South Indian delicacies
Kolkata’s Hungarian connect shuts shop
Why was Kalman Cold Storage so famous?
Unearthing Indus Valley Civilisation at MAYA Art Space
Archaeologist Rajesh Purohit shares tales of new artefacts
Know the man behind Kolkata’s Anti-Hunger Squad
Zeeshan Majeed single-handedly feeds patients and their families
Cruelty against the city’s stray dogs is no stray inciden...
GB speaks to citizens of Kolkata to address the inhuman face of h...
US based Bengali professor merges science and music
Meet statistician Mousumi Banerjee
First Indian Vice Chancellor of CU was a Bengali
Gurudas Bandopadhhay, the man of contrasts
Stop for all silver addicts of Kolkata
Chamba Lama of New Market
IIT scientist warns of a major earthquake in Kolkata
The city sits on a deadly seismic zone
State government starts renovation of Metropolitan Institution
Vidyasagar-founded institute saved and brought to past glory
L.Madeira – 200 year old mortuary of Kolkata
They made Mother Teresa’s coffin
Paid menstrual leave for Kolkata’s working women
How a city organisation comes to the aid of working women
Michael Hoppkins’ dream factory at DhaparMaath
Weaving future behind piles of garbage
Mountaineer Satyarup Siddhanta embarks on a world record attemp...
MAYA Art Space flags off his historic summit journey
European Kabiyaal who established image of Goddess Kali
Tale of Antony Kabiyaal and Firingi Kalibari
Raja Basanta Roy Road’s revolutionary past
The house where revolutionaries lived
Join the eerie walk through Lower Circular Cemetery
Learn about its ancient residents!
What lies behind the Doric columns of Greek Orthodox Church?
Rare connect between Greeks and Kolkata
What secret does Kolkata’s St John’s Church harbour...
World famous artist Johann Zoffany’s Last Supper!
Secret behind building of St Paul’s Cathedral
Did you know it was in memory of an assassinated Viceroy?
Bidhan Sarani - where ancient Kolkata still lives!
Street on which the first Indian College was established
British war memorial in Kolkata built by melting enemy cannons!...
Have you ever been to Pepper Pot near Princep Ghat?
Businessman from Rajasthan who fought against Kolkata’s e...
Building of Zenana Ghat of Kolkata
Come February 2019 and Kolkata will turn into a gallery
Kolkata will host Asia’s largest international photo festiv...
Students of J.D. Birla Institute beautify Tolly slums
They bring a smile to slum children
Listen to world renowned photographer Kounteya Sinha
Be a part of a vibrant MAYA adda
100 years of Bengali Cinema unfold at MAYA adda
Film scholar Sanjay Mukhopadhyay in a candid conversation
Where to head for a romantic escapade this winter?
Enjoy the love, the sun and the urban scape
Why are we averse to breast-feeding in public?
Kolkata’s shopping mall compares breast-feeding to ‘h...
Tagore Castle of Kolkata was built according to Windsor Castle
But why is this grand building in shambles today?
Did you know Lake Kalibari has a seat of five skulls?
Founder Haripada Chakraborty practiced Tantra here
Kolkata street where Tagore wrote Nirjhare Swapnobhanga
Sudder Street is a meeting place of multi-cultural people
Buying books in kilos at Bookchor carnival in Kolkata
Were city’s bookworms satisfied with this first-of-a-kind e...
Did you know Sukumar Ray was a print technologist?
GB delves into the other face of Sukumar Ray on his birthday
Where Leaders Are Made
A visit to Salt Lake’s Administrative Training Institute
New jewel of Kolkata’s Riverfront
Judges Ghat to get a new look soon
GB visits one of the oldest Collectible Store of Kolkata
Konark Collectibles is all about the bygone era
Undaunted foot soldiers of Kolkata Traffic Police
How they keep your cars going after Majerhat Bridge collapse
When Art Talks at MAYA Art Space's ARTALK
Documentary series on artists from Bengal
Walking down the ‘Pet Street’ of Kolkata
Discovering a rainbow of plants
GB visits the oldest Kite Flying Club of Kolkata
Is kite flying still popular? How does the industry survive?
Did you know Nawab Wajid Ali Shah taught Kolkata to fly kites!
Nawab’s descendant tells GB a fascinating tale on kites
Kolkata even has a chess club below a flyover!
Gariahat Chess Club inaugurated recently caters to chess lovers
GB visits the first free Public Library of Asia in Uttarpara
How visionary Jaikrishna Mukherjee built this library
Where Gods Reside: Kolkata’s Sacred Places
The book that places Kolkata on the ‘Spiritual Map’ o...
Dipping into greasy telebhaja at 100-year-old Potlar Dokan
Hop on to Bagbazar Street for some yummy telebhaja
Conversing with Puppets of Bengal at Puppet Museum
GB makes a trip to the exciting Puppet Museum of Kolkata
Meet the ‘Green Man’ who created an Urban Forest in...
Lawyer Mantu Hait created a lush forest in the heart of Chetla-Al...
How more than 200-year-old Jhulan Baari was restored
Iconic house of Kolkata where even musician Jadu Bhatta stayed
Will Menoka Cinema Hall soon shut shutters?
Kolkata’s single screen delights are on their way out
‘Kolkata Adda’ revived at Maya Art Space
An evening of exchanging nostalgia
Where boats do not sail, but tell a thousand stories
GB visits ‘Boat Museum’ of Kolkata
Vintage car restorers of Kolkata
Roys of Cossimbazar have a rare hobby
Is today Kolkata’s birthday or not?
Case that was lodged by Sabarna Roychowdhury’s family
Hindustan Road – Where Tradition meets Modernity
A hidden jewel of South Kolkata
Transported to India’s Independence Day at MAYA Art Space...
Rare documentary on Kolkata and collectors’ pride
Amritendu Roy’s old heritage bungalow turned to a home-st...
GB peeps into RedBrick Residency in the heart of the city
Beating loneliness with Art Therapy at Maya Art Space
How art therapy is the new solution in treating depression
GB visits a century-old restored South Kolkata bungalow
Rajesh Sen’s The Zs’ Precinct proves old homes can be...
Mapping a map at the Maya Art Space adda
Exciting adda session on how route to Kedarnath changed after dis...
Gorosthaney Shabdhan! Arpita Chanda turns detective and locates...
But who was ‘Hindoo Stuart’ and why is he famous?
How Siddhartha Shankar Ray’s Lal Bari turns a new tourist...
Thanks to Ray’s niece, this iconic building did not fall pr...
Maya Art Space revives the Bengali culture of ‘positive a...
Art, theatre, music, trekking and much more
Five Calcuttans remember the nostalgia of Rather Mela
Listen to them about one of the most colourful fairs of Kolkata
The British woman who loved Kolkata more than England
Why was Frances Johnson, known as Begum Johnson?
Siddheshwari Kali Temple that was razed by a cyclone
Did you know it was also known as Govindaram’s Nava Ratna T...
Imagine elephants walking down Chowringhee!
Even famine ravished people dying in the area
Farewell to Elite Cinema Hall
How piracy and multiplexes killed well-known theatres
Tracing the Bengali gaddis of Burra Bazar
Bengali traders were pushed out by traders from other parts of In...
Photographers from Bengal step on a historical voyage ‘In...
Kounteya Sinha and Alankar Chandra take Kolkata on the global map...
Why did Charles Dickens send his son to Kolkata?
How Dickens’ son landed up in an obscure grave in the city
How the British beautified Kolkata with shady avenues
Celebrated art historian Rathin Mitra speaks on Dalhousie Institu...
Was police headquarters of Kolkata really red?
How did Lalbazar get its name?
Ghosts at Kolkata’s Presidency Jail!
Ghost chasing at the Presidency jail premise, Kolkata.
Remembering Laddie, the ‘War Dead’ of Kolkata
How is Indra Roy Road of Bhowanipur linked to World War I?
Will the most famous paan shop of Kolkata survive?
Listen to the electrical engineer who runs Kolpotoru Paan shop&nb...
‘Royal Fish’ in ‘Royal Oil’ at Belgachh...
Who shot the old photographs of Paikpara Rajbari?
Who built the biggest mosque of Bengal, Nakhoda Masjid?
Tracing Cutchi Memon Muslims and how they landed in Bengal
Let’s go behind Corinthian pillars of Metropolitan Buildi...
Did you know Subho Tagore left Joransanko and live here?
Behala older than Kolkata! Are you surprised?
Did Behala get its name from Behula?
Why Gariahat is still a street shopper’s paradise?
GB prepares a perfect fashion combo from street items
Footprints of World War I in Kolkata
Impact of World War I in Kolkata
Will 100-year-old Charu Market be another revamp victim?
High street retail space and apartments to replace Charu Market
Why Tagore family sold off Belgachhia Villa?
Who bought it?
Jashn-e-Ghalib, Mirza Ghalib in Kolkata
Shahanshah Mirza discusses Ghalib’s ghazals
How is Kolkata’s Grand Hotel linked to Tagore’s pla...
Funny tale of staging of a wrong play!
Why was Kolkata once called Black Town?
A Portrait of Black Town by Solvyns
Do not miss this heritage symposium at an old Kolkata building
Reclaiming the City: Built Fabric of Kolkata RECLAIMING THE CITY:...
Have you heard of Archana Post Office of Kolkata?
Sub post-office that was solely built to dispatch a magazine
Century old library of Kolkata
Travel to Santi Institute to enjoy books and peace
Panoramic view of Kolkata through prose, poetry, music
Poet Sharmila Ray on Kolkata as her muse
Who was Santosh Mitra? Tracing the lane where he was born
Who was Santosh Mitra?
Meet multi-award winning film writer from Kolkata
Reetwika Banerjee is also a cyber security expert
Imagine Bande Mataram played in your ears with a cleaner!
Babus of Belgachhia Villa played rhythms with ear cleaning tools!...
Kolkata house where Nawab Wajid Ali was deported
Picturesque palace with flowing Ganga still stands tall
Old Stone Age tools found in Kolkata museum’s vault!
Indian Museum unearths 1.5 million-year-old tools
Purono Kolkatar Golpo saves Vidyasagar’s Metropolitan Ins...
Learn what the local councillor and Trustee Board had to say
Where Sri Ramkrishna came to meet his Daayar Sagar
Iconic building still stands tall in Kolkata
World Art Day Walk in Kolkata
Unique event on Poila Baisakh in the city of joy
Vidyasagar’s Metropolitan Institution being demolished si...
Will Kolkata ever learn to protect its heritage buildings?
Project K2 launched to save dying idol-making tradition of Kolk...
Photo-journalist Kounteya Sinha starts scholarships for Kumartuli...
Have you seen this tea-stall inside a heritage gate in Kolkata?...
Kolkata’s heritage gate at Fairlie place turned into tea-li...
Purono Kolkatar Golpo is all about genuine emotions
Group that talks and works for Kolkata
Dwarkin’s ‘Bellow Harmonium’ created a revolu...
Who founded Dwarkin? Was it a Bengali or British company?
Bengali woman’s andarmahal to be part of post-graduate sy...
This move will help highlight Bengal’s lost heritage
Communist China funds Kolkata monastery revamp!
Hiuen Tsang Monastery bonds Kolkata and China
Do you remember Chowringhee’s Ghori Babu!
Meet the Clock Man of Kolkata
Why does famous Radu Babu Chayer Dokan still survive?
How this century-old shop scored above plush Kolkata cafes
Kolkata comes alive through photographs of old buildings!
Do not miss VIVA -- Kounteya Sinha’s 2018 summer repertoire...
One stop elder care platform in Kolkata
Elina Dutta speaks to GB about Tribeca Care
Kalighat’s Kali idol has a significance beyond religion
Temple built in Bengal aatchala architecture
Has Bengal forgotten the golden legacy of Lathials?
How many of us remember revolutionary Pulin Behari Das?
How Rabindra Bharati University celebrated Basanta Utsav
RBU student Snigdha Mazumdar shares her memories
British owners sell off landmark Kolkata hotel
Fairlawn Hotel on Sudder Street sold off
Meet the Don of Kolkata’s Chinatown!
Superwoman who fought adversities and turned an entrepreneur
Lost Chinese community of Kolkata
GB’s tribute to them on Chinese New Year
Bengal’s ‘Padman’ is a college student from K...
An MSc student from Ashutosh College brings a ‘menstrual re...
Abandoned and unknown fountains of Kolkata
Many of us do not even know they exist!
Author Tarashankar’s house saved from promoters!
This is the house from where he wrote Hansuli Baker Upokatha
Did you know Kolkata Port was India’s oldest port?
It handled half of India’s trade during World War I
Will pink autos help stop women molestation in Kolkata?
‘Only Women’ Autos on Kolkata roads
When a Professor of Zoology visited Asiatic Society
Prof Ena Ray Banerjee felt nostalgic viewing century old archives...
What was a Kolkata rickshaw puller doing at Jaipur Lit Fest?
Rickshaw puller Manoranjan Byapari has many published books ...
Challenges to Kolkata’s first ever floating market
India’s first ever floating market in a metro inaugurated
When will Kolkata learn to protect heritage structures?
City monuments that are neglected and harbor laundry drying
Son et Lumiere at Jorasanko Thakurbari from next week
A rare experience for the first time in Kolkata
Link to novelist Charles Dickens lies in Kolkata’s cemete...
How was David Copperfield author related to this city?
If you are lucky, you can ride a Cartoon Cab!
Taxi with cartoons drawn by Cartoon Dal!
Meet the electrical engineer who runs a famous paan shop
Shyamal Dutta and Kolpotoru paan shop of Kolkata
Did you know Kolkata has its own Lady Bikers’ club?
Get, set, go, Vroom….
How Tibetan refugees bring warmth to Kolkata?
Are they facing problems in the city these days?
Kolkata boy opens the first ever floating restaurant on sea!
Kolkata’s floating restaurants on Ganga inspired Mridul
Did you know Kolkata port had a flourishing trade with Greeks
Sister Paradisi is matriarch of the city’s Greek Orthodox C...
Saldanha Bakery: The 83-year-old bakery of Kolkata
GB meets the women heads of Saldanha bakery
What did Einstein write to Satyen Bose?
Why Bengalis forgot S.N. Bose on his 125th birth anniversary?
Novelist Jules Verne had mentioned Spence’s Hotel of Kolk...
How is Asia’s oldest hotel today?
New Fish App to be launched by State Fisheries Department
Order any fish with ‘Smart Fish App’
Falling in love made easy this new year in Kolkata
Meet Rahul Maheshwari, the man behind Speed Meet
Home made yummy cakes from Steffi’s Box
She started baking cakes following her passion!
Did you know India’s oldest NGO started from Kolkata?
To support weavers and Bengal handlooms since 1917!
Did you know India’s oldest auction house is in Kolkata?
The only female auctioneer of Kolkata works from here
Why Mirza Ghalib fell in love with Kolkata?
Immortal Urdu verses that Ghalib wrote from Kolkata
This asthma patient from Kolkata scaled seven peaks!
How Satyarup Siddhanta overcame health issues to achieve his drea...
How are century-old ‘mess baris’ of Kolkata doing?
Are PG accommodations making the city’s mess baris redundan...
Did you know Strand Road was made from British soil!
Not from Bengal’s mati
South Korea starts Eastern India’s first trade office in ...
Korean companies look forward to invest in Bengal
Braveheart Kolkata traffic cop with a prosthetic leg!
Sergeant Sudip Roy is first in India to work with an artificial l...
Why do we all say ‘Gouri Sen will bail us out!’
Gouri Sen was not a fictitious character, he was a generous man
Mecca of Journalism lies in neglect at Taltala
This is where Keshab Sen started the newspaper Indian Mirror
A Thief’s Advice to Shibram Chakraborty
Shibram wrote his contacts on the wall and not in a diary
Wooden tram of Kolkata finds a place of honour
To be showcased at Heritage Transport Museum
How poet Madhusudan Dutt’s Kidderpore house got saved
Recent RTI case saved the house from demolition
Howrah Bridge through a child’s lens
Student Kshrugal Bhattacharya shares his love for the bridge ...
How about finding a passionate writer squatting on a street?
Extraordinary pavement book seller of Kolkata
Memories of Shashi Kapoor stay on at Kolkata’s Fairlawn
Born in Kolkata, Shashi Kapoor married and spent his honeymoon he...
How Chinatown’s oldest shop is building a culinary bridge...
They will home-deliver home-made Chinese sauces and frozen food
At 18, this Kolkata girl is a world-famous bodybuilder
How Europa Bhowmik breached a male bastion!
Behala is a part of Kolkata, older than the city itself!
It has a history that is 800 years old
The Last King of India and his love for Bengal
Wajid Ali Shah introduced kite flying and Calcutta Biriyani
Bipin chases fire in his brother’s memory
Fire chaser of Bengal who has doused more than 100 fires!
Was Hogg Saheber Bazaar a racist venture?
New Market was once a ‘All White’ marketplace
Paint the town red! Kolkata feeder boxes get facelift
Famous movie paintings on electric boxes catch city’s fancy...
Snowfall in Kolkata! Where and how?
Head to the Snow Park in New Town
All new Son-et-Lumiere at Victoria Memorial
From Job Charnock to contemporary Kolkata
How is Cliff Richard’s Calcutta doing?
‘Peter Pan of Pop’went to St Thomas School in Kolkata...
How Kolkata has started its season of giving
Charity starts at Bow Barracks before Christmas
Kolkata temple that survived an earthquake and cyclone
‘Black Pagoda’ that withstood natural calamities
Prostitution on Kolkata streets still thrives
Tracing Kolkata’s night spots: sex trade and deprivation
Dalhousie square was once a battleground!
A battle before the Battle of Plassey was fought here
Architectural conservationist Kamalika Bose speaks to GB
On how to preserve Bengal’s architecture and Kolkata’...
The British hangover of elite clubs of Kolkata
Strict dress codes and male dominance in city clubs
Last Anglo-Indian jockeys of Kolkata
Royal Calcutta Turf Club and its past splendour
Sindhis of Kolkata unite to celebrate Nanak Jayanti
Sindhis had migrated to Kolkata from northwest India
Calcuttans get a chance to hone shooting skills
Police Training School offers citizens a chance to shoot
233-year-old Asiatic Society of Kolkata goes digital
Oldest archive of the country turns digital
Kolkata bookstore that still sells Russian books
Poet Bishnu Dey had named this store, Manisha Granthalaya
Did you know Kolkata has a building to store dead letters? ...
The ‘Dead Letter Office’ of Kolkata
Death knell tolls for Tea Board
Iconic tea board building will be no more
GB visits a recent Parsi festival held in the city
Highlighting Zoroastrian way of life
Did you know GPO Kolkata has a Postal Museum?
GPO’s Museum and Philatelic Library was set up on this day
Are Anglo Indians of Kolkata vanishing?
Student Shae-Lynn Samuel finds out
Why Bengalis believe in planchettes?
Have you ever tried bringing down a spirit?
Get spooked this Halloween with GB
Walk down haunted city sites today
Did you know poet Sukumar Ray was also a technologist?
Ray was a science graduate from Presidency College
How is Sir Ronald Ross’ Kolkata doing?
Under the sting of mosquitoes!
Will Kolkatas Bhistis vanish behind pages of history?
Where are they now?
How is Manna Dey’s Coffee House?
On his death anniversary a look at the iconic structure
Restored Nivedita house to open this month
Major restoration uplifts the 120-year-old house
Bengali style Fanoosh making being revived in Kolkata
Bengal’s fanooshare different from Chinese lanterns
Moida Kali! Well, she is not made of flour
An ancient Kali Temple in the village of Moida
Sister Nivedita’s lecture on Goddess Kali
Nivedita shocked elite Bengalis with her lecture
Kolkata has a temple dedicated to Amitabh Bachchan!
On his 75th birthday, Amitabh to be worshipped
Kolkata’s oldest citizen alive and kicking
255-year-old Banyan tree is still growing
The Kite Runner of Bengal
How Nawab Wajid Ali Shah made kite flying popular
Century-old Paramount Sherbet and Swadeshi Movement
Where poet Nazrul quenched his thirst
London’s iconic Hard Rock Café coming to Kolkata
Opening at Park Mansion
College Street Coffee House had many predecessors
Where Kolkata’s aristocratic gentry met
Scrapping of Stage Coach Act
Will Phaetons not run anymore in Kolkata?
Venus Vs Goddess Lakshmi
Why were Venus idols shipped to Bengal?
Winged wonders of Kolkata
Our feathered friends still sing
Kolkata's Mirza Ghalib?
Badshah of Urdu Shayari's love for Bengal
Greco-Roman lion taps still adorn Kolkata.
Lion taps installed by Royal Water Supply
A businessman restored modesty of women in Calcutta
The Zenana Bathing Ghat during British rule
The doctor who returned to his roots
Meet dermatologist Dr Ashok Ganguly
Wish to chase clouds this monsoon?
Hollywood Twister comes alive in Bengal
I was in my home city Kolkata
The city I go back to when I feel breathless
A Royal Defiance by Kabiraj Ganga Prasad
Macauley's theory was challenged
Kolkata should revive these harmless rides
The U.S. Military Photographer who captured the city
Photographs of Calcutta during second world war
Nationalism and the 19th Century Calcutta
The city became the hub of nationalism