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December 04 2020

Jagannath Sadak, the once holy route from Calcutta to Puri

Once the only route from Calcutta to Puri, Jagannath Sadak is an integral part of Bengal and Odisha

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

December 03 2020

Nandalal Bose- The man who illustrated The Indian Constitution

GB tribute to Nandalal Bose on his birth anniversary

By Debdutta Gupta

December 02 2020

When Tagore shows you the way

Pradip Bhattacharya’s effort to make the prisoners a better human being

By Saheli Mitra

December 01 2020

New book of short stories boosts Bengal-Australia ties

Saheli Mitra is the only South Asian writer to feature in a prestigious new anthology of short stories

By Information Desk

December 01 2020

The Santipur Local

Martin Rail- tiny three-compartment trains on the narrow-gauge railroad tracks

By Rahul Haldar

November 28 2020

The citizen heritage keepers of Kolkata

Since 1984, INTACH has been fighting to restore and conserve Kolkata and Bengal’s priceless history

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

November 25 2020

Small Budget Big Film

Bengali film Ketu gets global recognition at Canada’s prestigious film festival

By Information Desk

November 24 2020

Bengal Home Industries seeks to revive glory days

India’s oldest heritage NGO is seeking new pastures

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

November 24 2020

The actor who wanted to be a bodybuilder

Rabi Ghosh was given his first break by Utpal Dutta!

By Saheli Mitra

November 23 2020

Jagaddhatri Puja in times of Covid

Chandanagar Jagaddhatri Puja extravaganza has a subdued tone

By Information Desk

November 23 2020

The 19th century French Connection

Poet Toru Dutta- John Keats of Bengal

By Information Desk

November 21 2020

The Soumitrada I knew

One of Soumitra Chatterjee’s last directors pays homag

By Saibal Mitra

November 20 2020

A meeting on the 'Bridge'

One of Soumitra Chatterjee's exceptional acts

By Information Desk

November 19 2020

Apu to Feluda- A legend never dies

Soumitra Chatterjee was a rare versatile legend

By Biplab Dasgupta

November 18 2020

Our last bastion

Remembering Soumitra Chattopadhyay, from a colleague and devoted admirer

By Biplab Dasgupta

November 17 2020

Why actor Soumitra was Ray’s muse

Decoding the many shades of Ray's 'Apu'

By Saheli Mitra

November 17 2020

When theatre is used to transform lives

Pradip Bhattacharya’s unique theatre therapy for jail inmates

By Saheli Mitra

November 16 2020

Soumitra and Nasiruddin in new film to address ‘intolerance’

The stalwarts join hands in movie 'Debotar Grash'

By Information Desk

November 16 2020

A picture says a thousand words

Wishing peace and prosperity for all brothers and sisters

By Information Desk

November 15 2020

Farewell, Feluda

Bidding adieu to Bengali cinema's most versatile actor ever

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

November 14 2020

Goddess Kali and the Bengal school of art

The story of becoming the household deity

By Debdutta Gupta

November 13 2020

Inclusiveness reflected in Festivals of Bengal

The tradition of making Goddess Kali’s hair

By TTW

November 11 2020

Taking Bengal’s ‘dhaak’ beyond the Puja pandal

Inspired by tabla maestro Tanmoy Bose, Gokul Chandra Das is not merely bringing the dhaak into the musical mainstream, but inspiring others in turn

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

November 10 2020

Order your Mango Magic online from The Bengal Store

Mango is the king of all Indian fruits, and we show you exactly what you can do with it

By Information Desk

November 07 2020

Kolkata’s Pice Hotels

This weekend go for a simple meal

By Rana Chakraborty

November 07 2020

Swami Vivekananda believed Gautam Buddha was reborn as Christ

Why Swami Vivekananda thought Buddha and Christ are same?

By Information Desk

November 06 2020

Harmonium’ by Dwarkin created a revolution in Bengal’s musical journey

Who founded Dwarkin? Was it a Bengali or British company?

By Information Desk

November 06 2020

The legacy of Radu Babu Chayer Dokan in Kolkata

How this century-old shop scored above plush Kolkata cafe

By Nirmalya Mukherjee

November 05 2020

Is Ektara also played in Rajasthan and Sind?

It may be the oldest stringed instrument in the Indian subcontinent

By Information Desk

November 04 2020

Stay fit in the pre-Diwali week with these healthy recipes

Nutrition and flavour matched

By Information Desk

November 04 2020

Ghatak's war between 'Man and Machine'

Ritwik Ghatak's Ajantrik was a revolutionary film

By Information Desk

November 03 2020

Bishnupur Gharana travelled to Murshidabad

Radhika Prasad Goswami was appointed as the music teacher of Maharaja’s school

By Information Desk

November 03 2020

North Dinajpur still holds on to the tradition of masks

Diverse masks are made in different districts of West Bengal

By Information Desk

October 31 2020

Earliest sketches of Kolkata by British landscape artists

Their sketches are indeed a living testimony

By Information Desk

October 30 2020

Kojagori Lokhhi Puja reminds many Bangaals of the aftermath of Bengal’s P...

Celebration of the refugee identity

By TTW

October 29 2020

How was Bengal’s favourite ‘Posto’ born as ‘left-over’ of British...

Agricultural land in Bengal Presidency transformed into poppy fields

By TTW

October 28 2020

Joransanko Thakurbari’s ‘Glutton Club’ where voting happened on basis...

Abanindranath Tagore cooked Josi Kebab

By TTW

October 28 2020

Shantarakshita, Bengali Prince-turned-monk spread Buddhism even before Atis...

Tracing the history of spread of Buddhism in Tibet

By Information Desk

October 27 2020

500-year-old Durga Puja that starts on Vijaya Dashami in Raigunj!

Balaichandi Durga Puja has a special purpose

By Information Desk

October 20 2020

Maa Durga’s bhog cooked and offered by Muslims in 350-year-old Murshidaba...

The legacy of Muslims offering the first bhog still continues

By Information Desk

October 19 2020

Famous Chhanamukhi of Brahmanberia that transcended borders as Chhanar Murk...

The sweet that is needed for every festival of Bengal

By Information Desk

October 19 2020

The artiste who put Bengal's kantha stitch in Obama's living room

How a 77-year-old kantha artiste from Birbhum has put her village on the global map

By Joydeep Sarkar

October 18 2020

Durga Puja is not just fun, it sustains a huge unorganized sector – Liste...

Installation artists of famous Arjunpur Amra Shobai Club speak to GB

By TTW

October 18 2020

Famous Installation artist Asim Paul creates ‘natural’ barricades to ke...

Santoshpur Trikon Park Sarbajonin Durgotsab follows social distancing norms

By TTW

October 17 2020

Gouri Prasanna Majumdar, the golden man of Bengali ‘movie song’ nostalg...

Did he get his due recognition even during his lifetime?

By Information Desk

October 17 2020

AGOMONI – Corporatization of Kolkata’s theme Durga Pujas

How commercial needs infiltrated into a festival

By TTW

October 16 2020

Artist Debasis Barui stuck to social distancing installation at Barisha Sar...

No artisans from villages could be brought, locals were used

By TTW

October 15 2020

AGOMONI -- How Street Installation Art became part and parcel of Modern Dur...

Who brought in installation art to Bengal’s festivals?

By TTW

October 14 2020

Samaj Sebi Sangha celebrates Diamond Jubilee by helping 75 Amphan ravaged f...

Installation artist Pradip Das speaks to GB

By TTW

October 13 2020

Saraswati Sarkar, weaver of Nadia receives President’s Medal for her exqu...

Habibpur weaver’s labour of love gets national recognition

By Information Desk

October 08 2020

Sulunga, where Durga Puja ushered in a revolution

Nearly a century ago, the residents of a remote Birbhum village began a Puja that was more than just a ritual

By Joydeep Sarkar

October 08 2020

Agomoni -- Bengal’s Pata Durga reflects amalgamation of all religions

Some even look like Mughal art miniatures!

By TTW

October 07 2020

Celebrating 300-year-old Goswami Barir pujo of Serampore and its Danish inf...

How Goswamis wanted to buy Serampore for Rs 11,00,000!

By Indranil Halder

October 07 2020

Music department of Don Bosco Kolkata, creates a global musical bond throug...

We are the World spreads message of love and unity

By Information Desk

October 06 2020

Robot Maria to manage crowds during Durga Puja in Kolkata

SB Park Durga Puja Committee comes up with innovation

By Information Desk

October 06 2020

State Govt directives for low key Durga Puja amid Covid-19 pandemic

Maintaining all safety protocols

By TTW

October 03 2020

AGOMONI – Why Durga’s Chalchitra of Rani Rashmoni’s zamindar house wa...

Bengal’s Chalchitra artistes are facing a bleak future

By TTW

September 29 2020

19th century Bengali Sufi poetry book discovered in Australian deserts! Who...

Kasasol Ambia is a famous book printed in Kolkata

By TTW

September 28 2020

Lord Curzon was floored by Burdwan’s Sitabhog! Was it a sweet that Sita l...

Tracing the colonial journey of world-famous Sitabhog

By Information Desk

September 26 2020

Vidyasagar not just wrote Borno Parichay but several books on widow remarri...

Ishwar Chandra Vidyasagar brought liberalism in Bengali literature

By Information Desk

September 25 2020

The women of Bhangor and their unique Durga Puja

Covid may have forced a cut in the budget, but it has also brought out the human face of Durga Puja

By Firoz Ahmed

September 25 2020

Radhaballabhi --- Bengal’s delicacy made for Radha’s paramour

Did it come from Murshidabad’s Kandi?

By Information Desk

September 24 2020

Pragyasundari Devi turned Jorasanko Thakurbari kitchen to a centre of liber...

She wrote one of the first cookbooks of Bengal

By Information Desk

September 24 2020

Durga’s ornaments came from Germany by post! Daaker Saaj redefined!

How Maa Durga’s ornaments changed over the years

By Saheli Mitra

September 21 2020

When statues speak! Bengal’s statues amalgamate colonial power and local ...

Statues add to the heritage pride of Bengal

By Indranil Halder

September 19 2020

Mahabharat and Mangal kabya trace the entry of mutton in Bengali kitchens!

How Mangsho Bhaat became a popular dish in Bengal

By Information Desk

September 19 2020

AGOMONI! Bangla Chaler Thakur to Chhobiana -- Changing face of Devi Durga i...

Durga idols amalgamated various art forms

By Saheli Mitra

September 18 2020

Sharbari Dutta, the woman who made Indian menswear fashionable

From Sachin Tendulkar to M.F. Husain, Sharbari Dutta made Indian men look good

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

September 17 2020

Celebrating birth anniversary of one of India’s first modern painters –...

Gaganendranath Tagore took up painting quite late in life

By Information Desk

September 17 2020

AGOMONI! Invoking the Goddess of Clay! How Kumartuli turned her abode

Why did artisans settle in Kumartuli?

By Saheli Mitra

September 16 2020

How did Wajid Ali Shah, Nawab of Awadh bring his favourite sport Kite Flyin...

Let the kites fly high today redefining your freedom

By Shahanshah Mirza

September 15 2020

375-year-old zamindar bari of Amadpur and its bonedi barir Durga Puja

Terracotta temples and Ma Durga – a die for concoction

By Indranil Halder

September 15 2020

Author who created ‘Fearless Women’ in Indian literature

From Rajlakshmi to Chandramukhi to Kiranmayi

By Saheli Mitra

September 14 2020

Tarashankar Bandopadhyay’s iconic creation – Krishnendu-Rina Brown chem...

The movie deviated from the original novel

By Shuvra Dey

September 12 2020

The many good things about natural ghee

While artificial ghee can poison your system, natural ghee does the opposite

By Information Desk

September 12 2020

Chander Pahar’s Diego Alvarez- a real life character or a fictional?

Why did Bibhutibhushan choose a Portuguese explorer?

By Information Desk

September 11 2020

Celebrating Tutu-Bhutu, and the genius of Dhiren Bal

Beloved Bengali children's classic 'Tutu-Bhutu' turned 60 recently

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

September 11 2020

Majestic lighting of Paris’ Eiffel Tower was done by Tapas Sen, the wizar...

He received Asia’s Best Light Designer Award

By Saheli Mitra

September 11 2020

Barwari Durga Puja first started in Bengal to uphold Swadeshi sentiments wi...

Birashtami Puja and Khadi exhibitions created patriotic feelings

By Information Desk

September 10 2020

Why don’t we get a Pagla Dashu anymore?

Where have all the Pagla Dashu's gone?

By Shuvra Dey

September 09 2020

Wooden owls and dolls of Burdwan’s Natungram – Bengal’s craftsmen at ...

State government develops Natungram as Rural Craft Hub

By Information Desk

September 09 2020

Did you know Warren Hastings founded Digha and called it ‘Brighton of the...

The British were carried away by Digha’s pristine beaches and blue sea

By Information Desk

September 08 2020

Weavers of Phulia create record by depicting entire Ramayan on one Taant Sa...

Guided by President’s Award winner Biren Kumar Basak

By Information Desk

September 08 2020

From ‘Rosuner Payesh’ to ‘Ilisher Ullash’, lost recipes find a new ...

Two Kolkatans have embarked on a culinary and cultural journey to archive and popularise lost and rare recipes

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

September 07 2020

Sunil Gangopadhyay - None in Bengali literature reinterpreted history so po...

On his birth anniversary, remembering Sunil

By Information Desk

September 06 2020

Terracotta water bottles, your healthy lifestyle option

Not only are terracotta bottles healthy, they are pocket-friendly too

By Information Desk

September 05 2020

From Vogue’s cover page to welcoming Hollywood star Ava Gardner, Cooch Be...

Bengal’s district of grandeur and opulence

By Indranil Halder

September 05 2020

Rituparno Ghosh special, Part 2: 'Ritu was never the interfering kind'

Composer-music director Prabuddha Banerjee in conversation about his memories of Rituparno Ghosh

By Information Desk

September 04 2020

Unreleased Uttam, the films that weren’t meant to be

Unreleased Uttam, the films we never saw

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

September 03 2020

Uttam Kumar was very close to his mother Chapala Devi but what made them di...

On a birthday night he left his home against her wishes

By Saheli Mitra

September 03 2020

Quenching the thirsty soul and dancing in the Rains

Unique photo story by Santosh Rajgarhia

By Information Desk

September 01 2020

Rituparno Ghosh special, Part 1: 'His bottom line was, I want it done’

Composer-music director Prabuddha Banerjee in conversation about his memories of Rituparno Ghosh

By Information Desk

August 31 2020

Nabadwip, the ‘Oxford of Bengal,’ gave birth to one of ancient India’...

Nadia was seat of liberal religious movement

By Indranil Halder

August 30 2020

Brindaban Chanda, the one-man army fighting for a dying art

The traditional art of making lac dolls will soon become extinct without our support

By Information Desk

August 29 2020

Love never dies! Kazi Nazrul Islam’s famous love letter to his lady love ...

The letter that harbours emotions hitherto unknown

By Information Desk

August 29 2020

Century-old Mecha Sandesh of Beliatore still survives the test of time

Loaded with health benefits, this sweet is Bengal’s pride

By Information Desk

August 27 2020

Adventurous journey of globetrotter ‘Shingara’ from Central Asia to Ben...

From where did our favourite Phoolkopir Shingara land up in Bengal?

By Information Desk

August 27 2020

Bhanu Bandyopadhyay, the comic genius wanted by police!

Born on this day exactly a century ago, Bhanu Bandyopadhyay was much more than just a comedic legend

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

August 26 2020

Who were the Ghatwals of Bengal’s Amodpur? They saved us from Bargi attac...

The Ghatwal clan still lives in Birbhum

By Shuvra Dey

August 25 2020

Bamabodhini Patrika of 19thcentury Bengal gave women of the Andarmahal a sp...

The journal opened the window to women emancipation

By Information Desk

August 24 2020

Hilsa tales: the good, the bad, the ugly

Shorshe ilish and ilish machh bhaja are legends in their own right, but what about an ilish bharta, or korma?

By Information Desk

August 23 2020

Tote bags, a perfect blend of beauty and utility

Our range of eco-friendly, block printed tote bags truly reflect the heritage of Bengal

By Information Desk

August 23 2020

Online concerts: Here to stay?

The Covid crisis has forced performing artistes to devise ways to get their art across to audiences online, but are we ready for it yet?

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

August 23 2020

First neo-realistic movie of India was Nemai Ghosh’s Chhinnamool

The film attained wide acclaim in Russia but not in India

By Information Desk

August 22 2020

Timeless and priceless voice- Debabrata Biswas

The man who brought a different meaning to Rabindrasangeet

By Information Desk

August 21 2020

Zamor, slave boy from Bengal played a major role in bringing down Bastille ...

How he got inducted in the court of French Royalty

By Information Desk

August 20 2020

The man who wrote down Bengal's first ghost stories, in English!

The Rev. Lal Behari Dey was a preacher and professor. But he was also a boy who never forgot the stories heard in childhood

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

August 20 2020

Moichhara, Bengal's very own fertility ritual

A little known, yet centuries-old tradition is still alive and well in many parts of the state

By Information Desk

August 19 2020

In pandemic times, the lonely viewer

Pratik Dey Chowdhury's new film attempts to encapsulate our viewing experience in this era of isolation

By Samudranil Gupta

August 18 2020

Boat Makers of Balagarh --- holding on to 500-year-old craft of hand buildi...

Stuck in a timeless ¬island amidst currents of change

By Information Desk

August 17 2020

When Feluda’s Sidhu Jyatha Harindranath Chattopadhyay turned lyricist of ...

He sang his way to prison captured by the British

By Information Desk

August 16 2020

Kolkata in a box, filled with that special brand of magic

Artist Uday Deb has created an evocative set of fridge magnets designed to celebrate the essence of Kolkata

By Information Desk

August 16 2020

Sukanta Bhattacharya, whose poetry was born from irrevocable trauma of war ...

Aren’t his poems relevant during the recent migrant labourer crisis?

By Shuvra Dey

August 12 2020

Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay described a different face of ‘Krishna’ in...

Bengal worshipped the Lord with a difference!

By Information Desk

August 11 2020

The earliest Bengali prose in print, with a touch of Portugal

Way back in the 17th century, the Portuguese became the first people to print Bangla prose. Here’s how

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

August 10 2020

Bengalis who fought in World War I and the first ‘only Bengali’ British...

It was in August 1924 a monument was built by British in their memory

By Information Desk

August 10 2020

Honey from the Sundarbans, and the story behind it

The raw honey that comes to us directly from beehives in the Sundarbans tells a tale of hardship and courage

By Information Desk

August 10 2020

Remembering the pioneers of Bangla television

In DD Bangla’s 45th year, some of Bangla television’s best known faces re-visit the day it all began

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

August 09 2020

Paying homage to the soil

Every year, the ‘Halokarson’ ceremony at Sriniketan reminds us of Tagore’s commitment to the soil and those who cultivate it.

By Information Desk

August 08 2020

Death is not extinguishing the light; it is putting out the lamp as dawn ha...

He who wove eternal tale of life and death

By Shuvra Dey

August 06 2020

Tollywood’s pioneering ‘American’ connection!

Long before Bollywood was even thought of, Hollywood came to India via Tollywood. How? Read on to find out

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

August 05 2020

Birendra Krishna Bhadra – creator of ‘Timeless Mahalaya’

Remembering on his birth anniversary

By Information Desk

August 04 2020

Musical genius Kishore Kumar was a prankster even in his school days!

Remembering the gifted musician on his birth anniversary

By Information Desk

August 01 2020

‘Super-teacher’ of photography – Tirtha Dasgupta

The man whose passion for photography took him to heights

By Bapi Ghosh

July 31 2020

‘Monsoon Wedding’ of Lightning and Clouds

Photo-essay on Kolkata’s Cloudscape

By Debarshi Duttagupta

July 30 2020

How Nawab Wajid Ali Shah brought Lucknow to Kolkata

On Wajid Ali Shah's 199th birthday, we revisit his shadow kingdom

By Yajnaseni Chakraborty

July 26 2020

Nakshi pithe- where art and delicacy meet in Bengal

Nostalgia of Jasimuddin’s poetry and age old Bengali tradition

By Indrajit Sen

July 25 2020

Century-old Nadia school with major contribution in Bangladesh Freedom Move...

Demand for ‘Heritage’ tag for ancient school

By Dipak Saha

July 24 2020

‘I will go to the top.. the top.. the top’ and that’s what Uttam Kuma...

What catapulted the actor to a screen sensation over generations?

By Information Desk

July 23 2020

How Labhpur influenced the writing spirit of author Tarashankar Bandopadhya...

He who brought a slice of Rarh Bengal to life

By Shuvra Dey

July 23 2020

College Street Coffee House – Then & Now

Behind the lens of photographer Sandipa Malakar

By Sandipa Malakar

July 22 2020

Idea from Kolkata goes Global

#GoViralToStopTheVirus creatives to be exhibited in the United States

By Information Desk

July 19 2020

Banaphul -- The master short storyteller

On his birth anniversary GB tribute

By Information Desk

July 17 2020

Bijon Bhattacharya: He who brought a slice of life on stage

On his birth anniversary remembering Nabanno

By Shuvra Dey

July 11 2020

Iconic 1973 play Marich Sangbad released as a film

Play has been fully digitized

By Information Desk

July 10 2020

Sourindro Mohan Tagore of Pathuriaghata was the Father of Fusion Music & fu...

How Queen Victoria asked him to do translations of her songs

By Indranil Halder

July 06 2020

Deep impact of Rabindrasangeet on a non-Bengali singer

Mohan Singh reminisces how Tagore influenced him

By Suman Sadhu

July 03 2020

“Korola-Chingri” - a must try for all fish lovers

How about a dish from the other side of Bengal?

By Shrabana Bhunya

July 01 2020

Make Sweet Cherries Go Viral

POSTER OF THE DAY

By Information Desk

June 29 2020

Influencers in Rabindrasangeet exponent Mohan Singh’s life

The singer speaks himself of all those who inspired him

By Suman Sadhu

June 27 2020

When Pancham da called singer Sivaji Chattopadhyay for 1942-A Love Story

On RD Burman’s birth anniversary a GB exclusive

By Sivaji Chattopadhyay

June 27 2020

Make greetings go viral

POSTER OF THE DAY

By Information Desk

June 27 2020

Bankim Chandra’s Devi Chaudhurani still alive in a Jalpaiguri Temple

Devi Chadhurani and Bhabani Pathak might have led the Sanyasi Movement

By Information Desk

June 26 2020

LET BIRD’S CALL GO VIRAL

POSTER OF THE DAY

By Information Desk

June 25 2020

Let Nature Go viral

POSTER OF THE DAY

By Information Desk

June 24 2020

Story of an almost unheard Rath Yatra

Human-chariot of Keshiyari village in Bengal

By Nilanjan Ray

June 24 2020

Make Nataraj Go Viral

POSTER OF THE DAY

By Information Desk

June 23 2020

Bengali woman who first tamed tigers on a circus arena – wow! Sushila Sun...

The first Indian woman to show Tiger Acts in a circus

By Indranil Halder

June 23 2020

Make Solitude Go Viral

POSTER OF THE DAY

By Information Desk

June 23 2020

ISKCON virtual Rathayatra to reach more than 25,000 homes!

Stay at home and enjoy the Rathayatra celebrations

By Information Desk

June 20 2020

Make Kolkata Go Viral

POSTER OF THE DAY

By Information Desk

June 19 2020

Make New Horizons of Hope Go Viral

POSTER OF THE DAY

By Information Desk

June 17 2020

Make Black-out Poetry Go viral

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By Information Desk

June 17 2020

Hooghly’s poor tribal girl Chandmani Hembrom is an extraordinary musical ...

She gets chance in Indian Idol and Bollywood for her songs

By Information Desk

June 16 2020

Happy Birthday Hemanta Mukherjee: Did you know the singer was also a film p...

Produced Mrinal Sen’s Neel Akasher Neechey and many Bollywood hits

By Information Desk

June 16 2020

Let Origami Go Viral

POSTER OF THE DAY

By Information Desk

June 15 2020

How Rabindrasangeet and Santidev Ghosh influenced Mohan Singh

On a life-long musical pilgrimage at Santiniketan

By Suman Sadhu

June 13 2020

Make Peace Go Viral

POSTER OF THE DAY

By Information Desk

June 13 2020

The dying art of exquisite stone carving of Susunia in Bankura

Breathing life into cold stone deftly!

By Information Desk

June 12 2020

Make Vision Go Viral

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By Information Desk

June 12 2020

Kolkata’s famous sweet shop brings ‘Immunity Sandesh’ laden with herb...

Balaram Mullick & Radharaman Mullick’s new sweet

By Information Desk

June 11 2020

Bijoy Singha – the prince of Bengal who went on to rule Sri Lanka!

How did a Bengali prince reach Srilanka?

By Information Desk

June 11 2020

Make Faith Go Viral

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By Information Desk

June 10 2020

Make Happiness Go Viral

Poster of the Day

By Information Desk

June 09 2020

Villagers of Birbhum still craft Bengal’s indigenous toy ‘Taalpatar Sep...

Tug-of-war between traditional toys and modern gadgets

By Information Desk

June 09 2020

Make Compassion Go Viral

POSTER OF THE DAY

By Information Desk

June 09 2020

COVID-19 puts a brake on 624-year-old Mahesh Rathayatra

The ancient chariot festival of Bengal

By Information Desk

June 08 2020

Rabindrasangeet stalwart Mohar di made a mess while cooking khichuri!

Singer Mohan Singh remembers that fateful day

By Suman Sadhu

June 07 2020

Make Performance Art go Viral

POSTER OF THE DAY

By Information Desk

June 07 2020

First graphic novel series on Mahabharata based on 'Critical edition'

Artist from Bengal-- Sankha Banerjee’s path breaking initiative

By Information Desk

June 06 2020

Make art go viral

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By Information Desk

June 05 2020

Let Love For Dogs Go Viral

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By Information Desk

June 04 2020

MAKE OCCULT ART GO VIRAL

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By Information Desk

June 04 2020

Academy of Film and Television Arts (BAFTA) to be headed by Krishnendu Maju...

The first ‘man of colour to get this post’

By Information Desk

June 03 2020

Let Art go viral

POSTER OF THE DAY

By Information Desk

June 02 2020

Let art go viral

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By Information Desk

June 01 2020

67th Everest Day celebrated at Darjeeling’s Himalayan Mountaineering Inst...

HMI remembers Tenzing Norgay on his 106th Birth Anniversary

By Information Desk

June 01 2020

Make Endurance Go Viral

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May 31 2020

Let Hope Go Viral

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May 31 2020

What did Rituparno Ghosh speak about ‘Death?’

On the director’s death anniversary in his own words

By Information Desk

May 30 2020

Make Renewals Go Viral

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By Information Desk

May 30 2020

Calling Bell directed by Shamik Basu of Raigunj to feature in London Film F...

GB Exclusive interview with the young director

By Shuvra Dey

May 28 2020

Make child art go viral

POSTER OF THE DAY

By Information Desk

May 27 2020

Make focus go viral

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By Information Desk

May 26 2020

Century-old Corona Typewriter lies in Quarantine at Darjeeling

The typewriter is preserved in Sister Nivedita’s house

By Bapi Ghosh

May 26 2020

Eid Mubarak! Fascinating history of Royal’s biriyani of Kolkata

Due to lockdown, bringing in a virtual treat

By Information Desk

May 25 2020

Music director and actor Kazi Nazrul Islam and how Tagore helped him

Rabindranath Tagore overruled Visva Bharati and helped Nazrul

By Information Desk

May 21 2020

When two planets were engaged in a chat – why Tagore and Einstein never a...

Tagore’s higher universal consciousness and Einstein’s scientific views

By Saheli Mitra

May 21 2020

Let clean roads go viral

POSTER OF THE DAY

By Information Desk

May 20 2020

Haludar – the forgotten ‘animal painter’ from Bengal 200 years ago!

He who helped British naturalists to preserve species

By Saheli Mitra

May 20 2020

Make Madhubani Go Viral

POSTER OF THE DAY

By Information Desk

May 20 2020

Mohan Singh remembers his guru Ashesh Bandopadhyay, a stalwart of Bishnupur...

Learning Bengali initiated a life-long love affair for him

By Suman Sadhu

May 19 2020

Make art go viral

POSTER OF THE DAY

By Information Desk

May 19 2020

Why singer Mohan Singh never had a big fan following?

He sings for his own upliftment and loves difficult numbers

By Suman Sadhu

May 18 2020

Make 19-Word stories go viral

POSTER OF THE DAY

By Information Desk

May 17 2020

Let shadow play go viral

Poster of the day

By Information Desk

May 17 2020

Jogen Chowdhury- Life and times

First structured documentary on the living legend.

By Information Desk

May 16 2020

Let devotion go viral

POSTER OF THE DAY

By Information Desk

May 16 2020

Gauhar Jaan of Calcutta was the first to record Hindustani classical music ...

Gramophone started its debut in Hindustani Classical with Gau-har Jaan

By Indrajit Sen

May 16 2020

‘Story of Teesta died long ago,’ and now Debesh Roy who brought Teesta ...

Bengal loses one of the best contemporary authors

By Information Desk

May 15 2020

Let Turmeric Tea go viral

POSTER OF THE DAY

By Information Desk

May 15 2020

Will the dying Santhali form of puppetry, Chadar Badar, survive?

Apathy and lack of support push Santhal doll makes to oblivion

By Information Desk

May 14 2020

Mrinal Sen --- Director who brought a ‘new wave’ in Indian Cinema

Our tribute on his birth anniversary

By Shuvra Dey

May 14 2020

Let reflection go viral

POSTER OF THE DAY

By Information Desk

May 14 2020

Why Bengal’s Dalit poet Kalyani Thakur uses the surname ‘Charal’

In her quest for dignity for all down-trodden humans

By Information Desk

May 13 2020

Make peace go viral

POSTER OF THE DAY

By Information Desk

May 12 2020

Mohan Singh is not just a Rabindrasangeet exponent, he is a classical exper...

Why has Bengali audience ignored his classical style?

By Suman Sadhu

May 12 2020

Singer Mohan Singh’s son Bikram is still alive, despite his early death

Bikram’s enthusiasm and lively nature touched all

By Suman Sadhu

May 11 2020

LET CHILD ART GO VIRAL

POSTER OF THE DAY

By Information Desk

May 11 2020

U Ray & Sons - Upendrakisor was not just a storyteller, he was a scientific...

The maker of first block printing technology of India

By Information Desk

May 10 2020

MAKE MARINE LIFE GO VIRAL

POSTER OF THE DAY

By Information Desk

May 09 2020

LET STRONG SPINES GO VIRAL

POSTER OF THE DAY

By Information Desk

May 09 2020

The poet who wrote and designed his own wedding card – Tagore at his best...

On Rabindranath Tagore’s birth anniversary a tribute

By Information Desk

May 08 2020

Relationship that forever remained undefined – Tagore’s Bijoya, Victori...

The poet taught Ocampo how to say ‘Bhalobasha’

By Information Desk

May 07 2020

Lord Buddha had deeply impacted Rabindranath Tagore

From Chandalika to Srimati, Lord Buddha was the driving force

By Saheli Mitra

May 07 2020

Let Bengal Art Go Viral

POSTER OF THE DAY

By Information Desk

May 06 2020

Let Happiness Go Viral

POSTER OF THE DAY

By Information Desk

May 06 2020

Bikram Singh Khangura was a rebel poet and carefree soul

Mohan Singh’s elder son led a life on his own terms

By Suman Sadhu

May 05 2020

Let leaf art go viral

POSTER OF THE DAY

By Information Desk

May 04 2020

Let Doodling Go Viral

POSTER OF THE DAY

By Information Desk

May 03 2020

Let Indian advertising go viral

POSTER OF THE DAY

By Information Desk

May 03 2020

On his birth anniversary, not the director – but calligrapher Satyajit Ra...

He who sketched most of his characters and even found calligraphed scripts

By Information Desk

May 02 2020

How Satyajit Ray turned Pather Panchali into a cult movie?

The movie that defines Bengal, its ethos and its beauty

By Information Desk

May 02 2020

LET KITES GO VIRAL

POSTER OF THE DAY

By Information Desk

May 01 2020

LET UNITY GO VIRAL

POSTER OF THE DAY

By Information Desk

April 30 2020

LET CLEANLINESS GO VIRAL

POSTER OF THE DAY

By Information Desk

April 30 2020

Thankamani Kutty made Bengal her home

International Dance Day- tribute to Thankamani Kutty

By Somnath Kutty

April 30 2020

‘Bengali women are Special’ : Actor Irrfan Khan is no more!

Tracing Irrfan’s love for Bengal!

By Information Desk

April 29 2020

Chris Hemsworth of Netflix sensation movie ‘Extraction’ speaks Bangla!

The Australia-Bengali film connect down the ages

By Indranil Halder

April 29 2020

LET ART GO VIRAL

POSTER OF THE DAY

By Information Desk

April 29 2020

Eminent singer Santidev Ghosh called some voices ‘uncultured!’ Why?

Mohan Singh discusses the importance of classical music lessons

By Suman Sadhu

April 28 2020

LET OXYGEN GO VIRAL

POSTER OF THE DAY

By Information Desk

April 26 2020

Did you know Bengal was once upon a time ruled by African Kings!

Story of the Habshi Sultans of Bengal

By Information Desk

April 26 2020

Corona virus shape used to spread hope beauty kindness love

Positive twist to the virus shape by artists goes global

By Information Desk

April 24 2020

Decoding how books turned our favourite companions during Lockdown

On World Book Day, a best friend that we cannot part with

By Saheli Mitra

April 24 2020

BREAKING! Well-known theatre personality Usha Ganguly is no more!

GB tribute to the dramatist who brought Hindi plays to Kolkata

By Information Desk

April 22 2020

Kanan Devi -- melody queen and first female star of Bengal

On her birthday, GB pays a tribute

By Saheli Mitra

April 22 2020

Mohan Singh’s favourite ‘Mohar Di’ Kanika Bandopadhyay

How she persuaded Mohan to stay back in Santiniketan

By Suman Sadhu

April 21 2020

Did you know Ramkinkar Baij was a dramatist and not just a famous sculptor?...

Singer Mohan Singh speaks on this rare talent

By Suman Sadhu

April 17 2020

Excerpts from exclusive interview of Nemai Ghosh taken 4 years ago

Professor Pinaki De shares the interview with GB

By Pinaki De

April 16 2020

Reclining Arjuna by Nandalal Bose in public eye for the first time

The rare painting was with a freedom fighter

By Information Desk

April 15 2020

Ali Akbar Khan- his musical journey

The sarod maestro and his virtuosity

By Indrajit Sen

April 15 2020

Did you know famous actor Balraj Sahani taught in Santiniketan?

Listen to anecdotes shared by Rabindrasangeet exponent Mohan Singh

By Suman Sadhu

April 13 2020

Did you know Kolkata had a thriving Opera culture once upon a time?

Opera that influenced Bengal Renaissance

By Indranil Halder

April 12 2020

Posters and criticism against PURBA PASHCHIM

The tale of two Bengal - Part 2

By Indrajit Sen

April 12 2020

Jamini Roy - man with a vision far ahead of his times

How did Jamini Roy discern Tagore’s paintings?

By Information Desk

April 11 2020

PURBA PASCHIM-First Indo Bangla Television series

Narrating the tale of two Bengal

By Indrajit Sen

April 10 2020

Unprecedented Good Friday in Kolkata! Livestreaming of special prayers

Mankind suffers today, will Lord Jesus come to the rescue?

By Information Desk

April 10 2020

Where does a child stand in our society?

My world is cinema

By Suman Sadhu

April 09 2020

Devi Chaudhurani--Bengal’s very own Bandit Queen

Devi Chaudhurani played a role in Sanyasi Revolt

By Information Desk

April 08 2020

Did you know Pt Ravi Shankar sang a Bengali Film song?

GB plays an exclusive recording of the song on his birthday

By Information Desk

April 07 2020

Why did Suchitra Sen turn a recluse?

On her birth anniversary, GB finds out

By Information Desk

April 04 2020

Try this begun-puri as suggested by Leela Majumdar

A must have dish for all meat lovers

By Information Desk

April 01 2020

Mohan Singh Khangura recalls lessons with his teacher Nemai Chand Boral

Listen to the maestro about his life at Santiniketan

By Suman Sadhu

March 31 2020

Author Saradindu Bandopadhyay and his unusual murder weapons

On his birthday GB remembers the unusual success of his Byomkesh series

By Information Desk

March 30 2020

EXCLUSIVE: Up Close and Personal with Nemai Ghosh

Graphic designer and Professor Pinaki De gives a first-hand account

By Pinaki De

March 29 2020

Utpal Dutta – the unconventional actor who followed his own rules

Remember his role as Samuel Leibowitz in Manusher Adhikaray?

By Biplab Dasgupta

March 28 2020

Why was Sambhu Mitra the living legend of Bengali Theatre?

Biplab Dasgupta gives first-hand accounts of his rehearsals

By Biplab Dasgupta

March 26 2020

BREAKING! ‘Ray’s photographer’ Nemai Ghosh is no more!

The man who captured Satyajit Ray in different moods

By Information Desk

March 24 2020

How Mohan Singh Khangura landed in Santiniketan from Punjab

Listen to the maestro in his own words

By Suman Sadhu

March 22 2020

What did Tagore write after his dear son died in a cholera epidemic?

On World Poetry Day let’s tackle grief and panic with poetry

By Saheli Mitra

March 21 2020

Bengal’s ancient craft of making asanas can be traced to 7th century AD

Weaved meticulously by rural women of Bengal

By Information Desk

March 20 2020

Himadri Shankar Dey --- Lone crusader launches heritage museum

Shuvendu Mohan Dey Historical Museum of Barshool

By Information Desk

March 20 2020

How Pradeep Bhattacharya took the power of theatre to prisons

Prison inmates staging difficult Tagore plays

By Information Desk

March 18 2020

Chittoprasad Bhattacharya, whose sketches on Bengal famine spoke a thousand...

Why was he not accepted in leading Art schools of Bengal?

By Information Desk

March 18 2020

Did you know the first biopic on Mujibur Rahman was made in Kolkata?

GB brings this incredible tale on Bangobondhu’s 100th birth anniversary

By Information Desk

March 17 2020

Anil Chattopadhyay - the man who enlivened every character he played

GB remembers him on his death anniversary

By Information Desk

March 17 2020

Tomake Chai – Indrajit Sen recalls a four-day musical journey with Kabir ...

The man who broke the glass ceilings of Bengali songs

By Indrajit Sen

March 14 2020

Rani Putul of Bengal was made to praise Queen Victoria of England!

How the exquisite European faced dolls of Howrah are made

By Information Desk

March 13 2020

Samaresh Basu – the most prolific author of Bengal who was surrounded by ...

One of the best activist authors who relied on semi-rural and social issues

By Information Desk

March 12 2020

Veteran actor Santu Mukherjee is no more!

Tollywood and Bengal will miss him

By Information Desk

March 12 2020

Even Shiv-Parvati litho-art of Bengal got a British aristocratic touch!

Chor Bagan Art Studio humanized mythological deities

By Debdutta Gupta

March 12 2020

Dhrupad maestro Bahadur Khan popularized Bishnupur Gharana

Was Bahadur Khan honoured by king of Bishnupur?

By Information Desk

March 11 2020

Pratima Barua who kept alive the folk music of Rajbangshis in Assam

Champion of Goalporia folk music and songs

By Information Desk

March 10 2020

Kolkata’s last bioscopewallah Md Salim to retire as smartphones take over...

How Salim kept a celluloid dream alive for generations

By Shuvra Dey

March 09 2020

Mayapur is not just about Rathayatra, it is also about Dol

Watch the grand celebration of Gaura Purnima

By Information Desk

March 07 2020

Satyajit Ray made a bride of Jorasanko Thakurbari sing for his movie

How Amiya Tagore came out of the andarmahal to sing for Kanchenjungha

By Debdutta Gupta

March 07 2020

Did you know Bhim Chandra Nag sells Ashu Bhog in memory of Asutosh Mukherje...

The century old shop that was gifted a ‘Bengali’ clock by a British

By Information Desk

March 05 2020

In search of roots --- how Partition uprooted Bengalis

Off to Barishal to relive memories

By Amit Sen

March 05 2020

The ‘sweet pirates’ who taught Bengal how to make sweets

Portuguese and the art of chhana making

By Information Desk

March 05 2020

Passing by Borun Babu’s hearth and home

Borun Babur Bondhu is a rare gem in Bengali movie scenario

By Shuvra Dey

March 04 2020

Bengal’s Shora Painting --- bridging Hindu-Muslim divide

Hindu artisans depict tales of Muharram

By Sreyon

March 03 2020

Gear up for a unique cultural pageantry in Santiniketan where world ideolog...

Celebrate Nabanna Earth Weekend (NEW) festival

By Information Desk

February 29 2020

Meeting Baul Karmakar --- The Terracota Warrior of Bankura

Visit to Panchmura, terracotta village of Bengal

By Saheli Mitra

February 29 2020

The Big Ben of Howrah Station --- Boro Ghori turns 94!

Timekeeper since World War I

By Information Desk

February 28 2020

Subho Thakur, the rebel of Jorasanko who created Pansy & Piko

Why Subho Thakur denied his ‘Tagore’ link

By Debdutta Gupta

February 28 2020

When Rabindranath Tagore donned the hat of a film director!

How was Natir Puja made on celluloid?

By Information Desk

February 27 2020

When London swayed to Bengal’s Spring celebrations

Famous Fagun Fest warmed up a cold London

By Information Desk

February 27 2020

Victoria Park of Dhaka was witness to first war of Indian independence

Revisiting the checkered past of Old Dhaka

By Sreyon

February 27 2020

Relive revolutionary Bengal in the 100-year-old ‘Young Bengal Hotel’

The pice hotel of Khidderpore that still carries age old tradition

By Information Desk

February 26 2020

British Jhalmuri man Angus Denoon in the city of joy!

Scotsman Angus Denoon wins hearts with his jhalmuri

By Information Desk

February 25 2020

Cancer survivor and cricket icon Arun Lal gives shocking account on pappad ...

Did you know diesel is used for rolling the pappads?

By Information Desk

February 24 2020

Caught in Indrajaal – the glamour of P.C. Sorcar, Maharajah of Magicians

How Sorcar took Indian magic to the world and made it famous

By Information Desk

February 23 2020

Vignettes of erstwhile Kolkata from Hutom Pyanchar Naksha

On birth anniversary of Kaliprasanna Singha

By Information Desk

February 23 2020

Did you know Pahari Sanyal was a great singer?

Even Satyajit Ray made him sing in his movies

By Information Desk

February 22 2020

Actress Sabitri Chatterjee overcame pangs of partition and poverty

She went on to become one of the finest actors of Tollywood

By Saheli Mitra

February 21 2020

Bengal’s endangered tribal languages --- are they being revived?

GB traces the languages on the verge of extinction

By Information Desk

February 20 2020

When and how did Bengal’s only classical music gharana originate?

Tracing the rise and fall of Bishnupur Gharana

By Information Desk

February 20 2020

Ghoti-Gorom call – the Pied Piper of Bengal

Lure of Ghoti Gorom bridges generations of Bengali foodies

By Information Desk

February 19 2020

William Makepeace Thackeray, author of Vanity Fair had a Calcutta connectio...

How the city where he was born inspired him

By Information Desk

February 19 2020

If you are a foodie Bengali, you must know Rammohan Roy could eat a full go...

Chittaranjan Das had two seers of Rosogolla!

By Information Desk

February 19 2020

Why Jibanananda’s Banalata Sen is a cult poem?

On his birth anniversary, remembering the poet

By Information Desk

February 18 2020

Dadar Kirti goes silent, actor Tapas Pal is no more!

GB tribute to the ’80s hero on his death

By Information Desk

February 18 2020

The grand dilapidated Nimtita Palace where Satyajit Ray shot Jalshaghar

How can the palace be saved from floods?

By Information Desk

February 18 2020

Naya – a village where even a two-year-old knows how to hold a paintbrush...

Bengal’s village is an open canvas of artists

By Information Desk

February 16 2020

Peeping into the prismatic world of bureaucrat Atri Bhattacharya’s photog...

The man who followed his heart and passion

By Information Desk

February 14 2020

Famous Doll series of Bikash Bhattacharjee is a silent witness to Bengal’...

Why did the artist protest through dolls?

By Debdutta Gupta

February 13 2020

How Tagore re-introduced Esraj, an instrument that made its way from Afghan...

Esraj, the dying instrument that needs to be revived

By Information Desk

February 13 2020

Kashiprasad Ghosh - unsung ‘English’ poet and author of colonial Bengal...

Ghosh was praised for his writings by European critics

By Information Desk

February 12 2020

Ode to Padatik poet Subhash Mukhopadhyay on his birth anniversary

What set Mukhopadhyay’s political beliefs apart?

By Shuvra Dey

February 11 2020

Devika Rani, the Greta Garbo of Indian cinema was from the Tagore family

The first lady of Indian cinema was from Bengal

By Information Desk

February 11 2020

GB Exclusive interview with Russian author Anna Goncharova

Children literature is important to nurture young minds

By Information Desk

February 09 2020

Utpal Dutt used theatre as a voice of dissent against political parties

He staged several satires as an anti-establishment tool

By Biplab Dasgupta

February 09 2020

Sunayani Devi – forgotten first modern woman artist of Bengal School of A...

Sibling of Abanindranath Tagore she was a self-taught artist

By Information Desk

February 08 2020

BITM to showcase German machine used to record Rabindranath Tagore’s voic...

Tagore’s own rendition of poetry and music to come alive

By Information Desk

February 08 2020

Kolkata to host unique Women Writers’ Festival this weekend

Women writers of the city will discuss on various issues

By Information Desk

February 08 2020

Binode Behari Mukherjee, the semi-blind world-famous artist from Santiniket...

Did you know he was a mentor of Satyajit Ray?

By Shuvra Dey

February 07 2020

Miss Shefali, Kolkata’s first cabaret dancer is no more!

She fought poverty and landed in Kolkata as a refugee

By Information Desk

February 06 2020

Uttarpara Library, the first public library of India still has 300-year-old...

Australia based entrepreneur Indranil Halder walks through this treasure trove

By Indranil Halder

February 06 2020

Kolkata’s Hemen & Co served musical maestros from Baba Allauddin Khan to ...

Small shop on Rashbehari Avenue with global musician clients

By Information Desk

February 01 2020

This book fair, celebrate the connect between Tagore and Russian poet Pushk...

Did you know several Russian students pursue their PhD on Tagore?

By Information Desk

January 31 2020

How singer and activist Hemango Biswas picked his tunes

Daughter Rongili Biswas shares some tales of the past

By Rongili Biswas

January 30 2020

Bengali fashion designer Sabyasachi picked up by famous Swedish retailer He...

First Indian fashion designer to collaborate with global giant H&M

By Information Desk

January 29 2020

Why Devi Saraswati found her place on gramophone records?

Devi Saraswati found a new avatar in Calcutta in the 1900s

By Debdutta Gupta

January 29 2020

Kolkata Book Fair brings back Russian Literature to Kolkata this year!

Relive your childhood with ‘Baba Yaga’ or your college days with Chekhov

By Saheli Mitra

January 28 2020

Eureka! Meaning of Chinese Piccaso’s paintings deciphered at last

Chinese Picasso’s daughter came down to Visva Bharati for the task

By Information Desk

January 28 2020

Utpal Dutta – the doyen of Bengali Theatre comes in a new light in this s...

Theatre personality Biplab Dasgupta dissects Dutta’s talents

By Biplab Dasgupta

January 26 2020

Stimulate creative thoughts at the MAYA Art Fair

From contemporary art, ceramics to music

By Information Desk

January 25 2020

How Madhusudan Dutta defied Ram and made Meghnad the hero

When the villain of Hindu mythology turns a hero in an epic poem

By Saheli Mitra

January 25 2020

Did you know Bengal’s patachitra and kantha influenced Picasso and Chagal...

Bengal’s Kantha work can be seen on 1915 Marc Chagall art work

By Information Desk

January 23 2020

Kolkata International Children’s Film Festival set to nurture young minds...

Visit Nandan with your children and enjoy the film carnival

By Information Desk

January 22 2020

Dal Madal cannon and the saga of Bengal’s illustrious ironsmiths

How a group of indigenous ironsmiths made the largest cannon

By Debdutta Gupta

January 22 2020

Cultural capital of India, Kolkata, rediscovered at Art Villa Gallery

Art historian Debdutta Gupta and photographer Shubhomoy Mitra speak

By Information Desk

January 18 2020

Journey of Muslin from Bengal to Milan!

Revived to its past glory by artist Shafiqul Kabir Chandan

By Indrajit Sen

January 17 2020

Indubala Devi – the singing sensation of 1915 Calcutta!

Trained by none other than Gauhar Jaan

By Debdutta Gupta

January 17 2020

Bengal’s Masland Madur – weaving dreams on a natural fibre

How a rural craft turned global (Journey of a Bengal craft going global)

By Dipak Barponda

January 17 2020

Lyricist composer Ranjan Prasad traces the renaissance of contemporary Beng...

From Tagore to present day rock performances

By Information Desk

January 16 2020

This Poush Sankranti try a lost pithe of Bengal

Dhakai pithe or Bhapa pithe is still sold on streets of Bangladesh

By Sreemoyee Bhattacharya

January 15 2020

Kolkata Street Art Festival

Day long art celebration held in the City of Joy

By Information Desk

January 15 2020

Bankura’s Bikna crafts a metal tale that has evolved in recent times

Dokra Art form is as old as Mohenjodaro

By Information Desk

January 14 2020

Mahasweta Devi was more a socialist than a communist!

Why the author distanced herself from the communist party?

By Information Desk

January 12 2020

Air Ambulance to be used in Gangasagar this year

Special arrangements for people falling sick in the mela

By Information Desk

January 11 2020

Goalondo Fowl Curry - Pritha Sen reviving a lost cuisine

When food binds the soul of two Bengals

By Information Desk

January 10 2020

Unique Majilpur dolls that have uncanny resemblance to Kalighat patas

Meet the master artists of this almost dying craft form

By Information Desk

December 18 2019

9th Kolkata Christmas Carnival starts at Allen Park with huge fanfare

Hon’ble CM Mamata Banerjee passes message of love and peace

By Information Desk

December 17 2019

One of the oldest fairs of Kolkata -- Behala’s 227-year-old Chandi Me...

Rural feel in the middle of a bustling metropolis

By Information Desk

November 07 2019

Did you know Bankim Chandra depicted Jagadhhatri as ‘Bharat Mata?&rsq...

Krishnanagar’s Jagadhhatri Puja stated by Maharaja Krishnachandra

By Information Desk

November 07 2019

119-year-old Jagaddhatri Puja at ‘Medicine Man’ BK Pal’s ...

BK Pal helped freedom fighters while supplying Edward Tonic to the British!

By Information Desk

October 20 2019

Bengal is a hotbed of Shakti peeths! Why?

Largest concentration of feminine worship in form of Kali

By Information Desk

October 15 2019

Did you know Bengal’s Durga Puja did business worth Rs 15K crore!

Largest employment generator for 6 months

By Information Desk

October 14 2019

GB ‘Lokkhi in Olokhhi’ – MRINAL MANDAL

Artist Mrinal Mandal believes Lokkhi – Olokhhi is just a symbol

By Mrinal Mandal

October 14 2019

GB ‘Lokkhi in Olokhhi’ – KAUSHIK CHAKRABORTY

Kaushik pens down the underlying hypocrisy of a ‘Lokhhi Meye’

By Kaushik Chakraborty

October 14 2019

GB ‘Lokkhi in Olokhhi’ – SHUVAYU BHATTACHARJEE

Shuvayu pens down a script describing ‘Olokkhi’ women

By Shuvayu Bhattacharjee

October 14 2019

GB ‘Lokkhi in Olokhhi’ – SANTANU PAUL

Ace photographer Santanu captures on camera the ‘Olokhhi’ s of Kolkata

By Santanu Paul

October 13 2019

GB ‘Lokkhi in Olokhhi’ – SHIBAJI BOSE

Shibaji Bose remembers Padmasundari, the ‘Olokhhi’ in his real life

By Shibaji Bose

October 13 2019

GB ‘Lokkhi in Olokhhi’ – DR DEBANJAN CHAKRABARTI

Debanjan is a proud father of a not so Lokhhi meye

By Dr Debanjan Chakrabarti

October 13 2019

GB ‘LOKKHI IN OLOKKHI’ Series

Six men from Bengal are proud to be associated with so-called Olokkhis

By Saheli Mitra

October 06 2019

GB Real-Life Dashabhuja – JOIE BOSE

How she fights body shaming and still wins Mrs India East!

By Joie Bose

October 06 2019

CM sends self-drawn Pujo Greeting cards to all 

Mamata Banerjee draws Durga with Bengali letters

By Information Desk

October 05 2019

GB Real-Life Dashabhuja – MONISHA DUTTA

Raising a child single-handed after her husband’s death and working to earn

By Monisha Dutta

October 05 2019

GB Real-Life Dashabhuja – RHITI CHATTERJEE BOSE

How she juggles her passion as an artist and needs of a specially-abled child

By Rhiti Chatterjee

October 05 2019

GB Real-Life Dashabhuja – SUPRIYA ROY

Rising against patriarchy in the ’60s, a woman gets educated and working

By Supriya Roy

October 05 2019

GB Real-Life Dashabhuja – SWARNALI CHATTOPADHYA

Pursuing her passion for Kolkata and her studies

By Swarnali Chattopadhya

October 05 2019

GB Real-Life Dashabhuja – ENA RAY BANERJEE

How is it like to be a leading woman scientist and raising 3 kids

By Ena Ray Banerjee

October 05 2019

GB Real-Life Dashabhuja – SANJUKTA DUTTA

How she moved from one state to another keeping her career alive!

By Sanjukta Dutta

October 05 2019

500-year-old Durga Puja along the Shali River of Bankura 

GB visits a pujo that is even older to Kolkata’s history

By Shuvangi Dey

October 04 2019

GB Real-Life Dashabhuja – URVASHI BASU

How she manages trans-continent life and work

By Urvashi Basu

October 04 2019

REAL LIFE DASHABHUJA – GOPA BHATTACHARJEE

One who experimented with life always

By Gopa Bhattacharjee

October 04 2019

Drishtikone at Tridhara of South Kolkata

The Theme Pujo that drives you to think!

By Information Desk

October 04 2019

GB Real-Life Dashabhuja – NELINE MONDAL

How European Neline adjusted to an orthodox life in Bengal

By Neline Mondal

October 04 2019

GB Real-Life Dashabhuja – INDRANI CHATTERJEE

Fighting the daily demons for a woman corporate leader is indeed difficult

By Indrani Chatterjee

October 04 2019

GB Real-Life Dashabhuja – RAKHEE GHOSH

From a cushy job in England to building a restaurant chain in Kolkata

By Rakhee Ghosh

October 04 2019

How Ecological Harmony plays an important role in Durga Puja

Maa Durga’s Vahanas and Children represent elements of nature

By Diptarka Ghosh

October 03 2019

GB Real-Life Dashabhuja – DR PAULA RAY

Communication and research specialist from New Zealand

By Paula Ray

October 03 2019

GB Real-Life Dashabhuja – MOUSUMI SENGUPTA

How Jill of Some Trades handles her creative passion and family commitments

By Mousumi Sengupta

October 02 2019

And Still We Rise! GB REAL LIFE DASHABHUJAS 2019

Tale of women from Bengal who are nothing short of Devi Durga

By Saheli Mitra

October 02 2019

What is famous artist Bhabatosh Sutar whipping up at Naktala Udayan?

Kabir Sumon sets the music of the pandal

By Information Desk

October 02 2019

Kamarpukur’s Chatterjee Bari serves Machher Jhol as bhog!

Have you ever heard fish being given in Durga bhog?

By Information Desk

October 01 2019

Samaj Sebi Sangha on Lake Road pays homage to labourers

Look what’s brewing at South Kolkata’s famous Samaj Sebi

By Information Desk

October 01 2019

Shonagachhi sex workers celebrate Durga Puja in a different way!

How Kolkata’s infamous ‘Red Light Area’ brings awareness through Devi Durga

By Information Desk

September 30 2019

How Nature plays an important role in Durga Puja

Durga Puja is not just a celebration – It is worshipping nature

By Diptarka Ghosh

September 29 2019

Good over Evil is need of the hour! Relevance of Mahalaya in modern India ...

Do you still tune in to ‘Mahisasur Mardini’ on Radio?

By Information Desk

September 28 2019

Mahabharat’s Karna never performed Tarpan. Why?

The day of remembering your forefathers

By Information Desk

September 28 2019

150-year-old Kolkata Durga Pujo where Mahishasura wears coat and pants!

Is it a colonial hangover? Or protest against oppressor?

By Shuvangi Dey

September 26 2019

If the NRC axe is hanging on you, visit the Rajdanga Durga Puja this year ...

Theme Pujo highlighting plight of ‘stateless people’

By Information Desk

September 25 2019

Chaltabagan Sarbojonin pays tribute to Kolkata Police

Those who tirelessly work to make Durga puja a success

By Shuvangi Dey

September 24 2019

When a Pujo pandal will bring back childhood nostalgia

Through lost games of rural Bengal

By Information Desk

September 22 2019

What do the 3-day sumptuous bhog of Durga Pujo signify?

Which bhog to have on which day?

By Information Desk

September 21 2019

Why is Durga Puja 2019 ‘different’ for Bengal?

Heady concoction of new ideas, awards and nostalgia!

By Shuvangi Dey

September 20 2019

When Religion Unites: Dutta Bari worships Muslim girl as Maa Durga

Even Swami Vivekananda worshipped daughter of a Muslim boatman

By Information Desk

September 19 2019

Pujo Theatre: Thakurdalan where Uttam Kumar performed

Reliving Girish Bhavan Thakurdalan and memories of Jatra

By Shuvangi Dey

September 17 2019

What’s brewing at Sreebhumi Sporting Club this Durga Pujo?

Opulent sets of Padmavat recreated!

By Information Desk

September 03 2019

WATCH OUT! OLD LADOO SHOPS OF KOLKATA! 

Happy Ganesh Chaturthi

By Information Desk

August 18 2019

GB Exclusive Video on Kumartuli – Abode of the Goddess of Clay

Watch out how artisans at Kumartuli are preparing for Durga Puja

By Information Desk

August 03 2019

This Durga Puja, priests will take classes on water conservation

How will water be conserved by various city Puja Committees

By Information Desk

July 14 2019

Santosh Mitra Square to have 18 crore gold Durga this year!

Kolkata’s big budget Durga Pujas a splurge of money only?

By Information Desk

July 10 2019

GB’s exclusive interview with ISKCON’s Vice President

On the first auspicious day of Kolkata Rathayatra Festival

By Information Desk

July 05 2019

Which route will ISKCON Rath take this year?

Be at these spots of Kolkata today to pull the Rath

By Information Desk

July 03 2019

How the first Jagannath deity came to ISKCON

The story of Malati and Srila Prabhupada

By Information Desk

July 03 2019

Actress Nusrat Jahan to be special guest at ISKCON Rathayatra

ISKCON impressed by her religious inclusiveness ideology

By Information Desk

June 30 2019

Why is Lord Jagannath called ‘Eating God?’

The lord is offered the best of global cuisine at ISKCON

By Information Desk

June 28 2019

How Sri Chaitanya Mahaprabhu describe Jagannath form?

Tale of Krishna and his spiritual transformation

By Information Desk

June 28 2019

Just 100 more days to Durga Puja!

A look at this year’s Puja calendar and Durga Puja’s role in old Calcutta

By Information Desk

June 25 2019

Why are idols of Lord Jagannath armless? 

The lord that was made from wood sent by divine intervention

By Information Desk

April 15 2019

Haalkhata, the intrinsic Poila Baisakh tradition

How Haalkhata is important to Bengal’s trade circuit even today

By Sreemoyee Bhattacharya

April 15 2019

Poila Baisakh is never complete without a Panjika

Tale of that small pink book and loads of funny information!

By Amitava Purakayastha

April 15 2019

Bengal’s intriguing ‘Charak’ festival and ‘Banfora&...

Paves way for the Bengali New Year

By Arpita Chanda

April 13 2019

440-year old Basanti Puja of Bagbazar Haldar Bari

How the 1,000-year-old idol was unearthed

By Dr. Parthasarathi Mukherjee

February 04 2019

Chandannagar Bidhansabha Utsav felicitates town stalwarts

Where cultures merge and ‘people’ meet

By Information Desk

February 02 2019

Celebrate convergence of all communities at Milan Utsav!

The festival that rings in the true essence of Bengal

By Information Desk

January 15 2019

Not just a holy dip! 

Tracing the historical journey of Gangasagar

By Saheli Mitra

January 03 2019

Poush Sankranti Dhaka and Sylheti style!

Not with pithe, but with Shakrainkites and mera-merighar

By Saheli Mitra

January 02 2019

Enjoy a mix of Rabindrasangeet and Chinese music

At Nicco Park’s special Chinese illumination festival 

By Information Desk

December 25 2018

Spreading joy through Christmas Carols

This Christmas enjoy the carols

By Sreemoyee Bhattacharya

November 16 2018

Has Chandannagar’s Jagadhhatri Puja held on to tradition?

GB speaks to residents of Chandannagar

By Debanjana Saha

October 26 2018

Best Durga images of 2018

Clicked by GB readers

By Information Desk

October 13 2018

Peep into 300-year-old Chandannagar’s Mondal Bari Puja

Get to know of their unique Kalabou ritual

By Information Desk

October 13 2018

Gone are the days when Puja barshikis carried a pujo fragrance

Puja barshiki releases set way ahead in July, have lost their attraction

By Saheli Mitra

October 11 2018

Z’s Precinct Trunk or a Pandora’s Box?

GB was present at an exciting pre-puja Trunk Show

By Information Desk

October 10 2018

The house that celebrates Durga Puja with patriotic songs

Rare Puja rituals of Kolkata’s Hathkhola Dutta Bari

By Debanjana Saha

October 10 2018

Pujor Gaan: Do music albums still create a stir during Durga Puja?

GB traces the musical trends this Durga Puja from Asha Bhonsle to Baul

By Information Desk

October 06 2018

From the Andarmahal of Sovabazar Rajbari Durga Puja

The first family Durga Puja of Kolkata

By Information Desk

October 05 2018

Which kurta will you don this Durga Puja?

Check out the latest trends in kurtas and Panjabi this year

By Information Desk

October 04 2018

Which nine-yards will drape you this Durga Puja

Check out the latest trends in sarees this year

By Information Desk

October 03 2018

‘All-Women’ Hindustan Club celebrates feminine power of Maa Dur...

What is brewing this year at Hindustan Club?

By Suman Sadhu

September 29 2018

Look out for jewellery trends this Pujo

City-based jewellery designers speak on hot trends

By Information Desk

September 22 2018

GB brings rare rituals of Cossimbazar Rajbari Durga Pujo

More than 280 years old, Cossimbazar Pujo is a treat to the eyes

By Debanjana Saha

September 21 2018

 ‘Power of Wind’ to be showcased at Ajeya Sanhati

How air pollution is killing millions across the world

By Suman Sadhu

September 15 2018

Discovering ‘Eternal Depth’ this year with Talapark Pratyay Dur...

Aaro gobhire jao and explore unknown mysteries

By Suman Sadhu

September 09 2018

What is the theme at Naktala Udayan Sangha this year?

What is the theme at Naktala Udayan Sangha this year?

By Suman Sadhu

July 13 2018

Top 5 Rathyatra Melas of Kolkata

Food, birds, saplings and that childhood cookery set!

By Information Desk

July 12 2018

Making of the ISKCON Rath this year

How is the famous ISKCON Rath of Kolkata made and when does it start?

By Arpan Ganguly

June 09 2018

Wishing for some weekend peace? Where to go to?

Weekends are not just about parties, it is also about unwinding

By Information Desk

May 07 2018

From Rabindra Jayanti to Kolkata’s political heritage 

GB brings an extensive event calendar for the week

By Information Desk

January 22 2018

How a Brahmo celebrated Saraswati Puja

She was invited to every puja of her neighbourhood

By Supriya Roy

January 22 2018

A village Saraswati Puja with a difference

Memoirs of a Saraswati Puja long lost

By Nihar Ranjan Adak

January 22 2018

Saraswati Puja where Muslim students participate

This village school puja is a symbol of communal harmony

By Monisha Dutta

December 23 2017

Musical parade at Kolkata Christmas Carnival

School children will parade down Park Street

By Information Desk

December 23 2017

What has Kolkata in store this Christmas season?

Kolkata’s unique Christmas flavour

By Shuvra Dey

December 23 2017

Kolkata Christmas Carnival showcases global cuisine!

You will be spoilt for choice at the carnival!

By Ruchita Bose

December 22 2017

GB’s Christmas Weekend Calendar

From Arijit Singh concert to Jingle & Mingle, do not miss the fun!

By Information Desk

December 22 2017

What is so new about New Market this Christmas?

Nothing new, the same old-world charm

By Ruchita Bose

December 12 2017

Put that Paan on fire into your mouth and see it melt! 

Visit the new Paan Parlour of Kolkata!

By Information Desk

November 30 2017

Irani chai? Whiskey chai? Kahwah?

Have it at Kolkata’s One-stop Tea Stop

By Information Desk

December 30 2019

Where do you get the season’s best phoolkopir shingara in Kolkata?

Samosa’s cousin shingara can be traced to Persia

By Shuvra Dey

December 24 2019

Kolkata’s British charm relived on an Anglo-Indian palate

Dishes from kedgeree to pish pash, try any

By Information Desk

December 10 2019

Baghajatin started a revolutionary storm over a class of Paramount sherbet!...

Century old Paramount got Heritage Eatery tag last week

By Information Desk

November 24 2019

Bengal’s food love in moving images! Watch out GB Ahaare Bangla Video...

Mammoth Food Fest at Kolkata’s Central Park

By Information Desk

November 10 2019

Bandel Cheese gets top rank by world’s cheese connoisseurs

Where to get Bandel Cheese in Kolkata?

By Information Desk

October 03 2019

If you are home cooking this Pujo, try this Leela Majumdar recipe

Author Leela Majumdar was also a great cook! Try her breakfast recipe

By Information Desk

September 21 2019

With the monsoon still hovering, try some Ilish Paturi

Recipe from Beyond the Borders -- Narayanganj

By Information Desk

September 06 2019

Swiss Dairy of Kalimpong that made world famous cheese and lollipops shuts ...

Will heritage Kalimpong Lollipops now get lost?

By Information Desk

September 04 2019

Are days numbered for world-famous Kalimpong lollipop and cheese?

The Swiss dairy supplying the products shuts down!

By Information Desk

August 25 2019

One of the last shops in Kolkata to sell the famous Dhakai Paratha!

Food brought from Dhaka during partition

By Information Desk

August 05 2019

This Sunday learn from GB how mutton came on Bengal’s plates

Mangsho-Bhaat of Bengal can be traced to the times of Mahabharata

By Information Desk

August 01 2019

Bengal’s khichuri is India’s super food

Bengal produces a variety of khichuri dishes including Aamish Bhog

By Information Desk

July 19 2019

Kolkata’s street food Ghugni in a new avatar at these spots

Try out some lip-smacking ghugni at these city crossings

By Sreemoyee Bhattacharya

July 17 2019

Uttam-Supriya treated guests to exclusive Bengali dishes like Sagar Doi

Kishore Kumar to Sanjeev Kumar, Bollywood idols at Uttam’s parties

By Information Desk

June 20 2019

British chef who visited Kolkata is now jhalmuri seller of UK

Scotsman Angus Dennon learnt to make the tangy snacks from Kolkata streets

By Information Desk

June 09 2019

Here is a Kolkata shop that still sells kochuri at just 25 paisa!

How could Lakshmi Narayan Ghosh stick to the original price?

By Information Desk

May 17 2019

Health benefits of Bengal’s Panta Bhaat this summer!

Why was it popular in Bengal since ages

By Information Desk

May 07 2019

Try some simple less spicy Taki dishes this summer

What made Sada Dalna of Taki so delicious?

By Sunanda Bose

April 15 2019

Food historian Pritha Sen prepares ‘Firingee Thala’ for Ekdalia...

Ekdalia Road of Kolkata to showcase this special menu

By Pritha Sen

April 09 2019

Jagantmata Bhojonalaya, century-old Odiya pice-hotel of Kolkata

Feel homesick with the innumerable low-cost fish dishes

By alokeparna ghosh

January 31 2019

What is You Tiao? Try it ahead of Chinese New Year

Chinese food with a revolutionary past used as protest tool

By Arpita Chanda

January 06 2019

Bagbazar rises to the first ever Rosogolla Utsav

Rich cultural heritage of Bagbazar showcased through sweet festival

By Information Desk

December 24 2018

Iconic Jewish bakery of Nahoum’s still shines

Despite KMC notice of unclean environment

By Debanjana Saha

December 21 2018

This Christmas bake a Plum Cake at home

Try out this simple recipe

By Information Desk

November 26 2018

Ratan’s dosa stall in Burrabazar is a must try out

GB tastes the South Indian dishes in this small stall of Kolkata

By Debanjana Saha

November 25 2018

Lost pithe recipes cook up a storm at Aahare Bangla

Do not miss pithe delicacies on last day of Aahare Bangla

By Sreemoyee Bhattacharya

October 27 2018

Pritha Sen weaves stories through Bengali dishes across India

Bringing sociological and historical treasures of Bengali cuisine

By Information Desk

October 25 2018

Did you know Manna Dey loved kesar malai sherbet of Kapila Ashram?

Kapila Ashram, century-old sherbet joint of Kolkata

By Sayantan Goswami

August 24 2018

When Bengal’s royals descended at ITC Sonar with Hilsa recipes

GB spoke to members of Rajbaris about their secret Hilsa recipes

By Saheli Mitra

June 08 2018

Try some simple Taki dishes this hot summer

Sunanda Bose of Taki zamindar family helps us with simple dishes

By Sunanda Bose

June 01 2018

Have you heard of Bhanga Chora Shukto

Non-vegetarian shukto from Bangladesh

By Debanjana Saha

May 30 2018

Did you know there are 26 types of payesh in Bengal?

Dessert that is loaded with legends and traditions

By Information Desk

May 23 2018

In the holy Ramadan month, a visit to authentic eateries

Which Kolkata alleys are famous for Ramadan food?

By Debanjana Saha

March 05 2018

Sweet dishes of Taki as remembered by Sunanda Bose

Aumbols and Malpoa, cooked Taki style

By Sunanda Bose

February 21 2018

Taki’s signature dishes and their Jessore influence

Taki’s signature dishes and their Jessore influence

By Sunanda Bose

February 12 2018

Sunanda Bose of Taki Zamindar family shares signature cuisine

Gota, Mourala Shukto and Katbael Bori

By Sunanda Bose

January 18 2018

Koraishutir Kochuri or Phoolkopir Singara?

On a trail of Bengal’s winter delicacies

By Shuvra Dey

December 11 2017

Nostalgic trip of Dhakai Paratha

Dhakai Paratha was once a favourite breakfast of North Kolkata

By Information Desk

November 20 2017

New fish app of Bengal govt, to bring fish at doorstep

Order 22 varieties of fish through this app

By Information Desk

November 06 2017

Bengal’s Bandel Cheese still rules the world

Portuguese taught Bengal how to make this cheese

By Information Desk

October 26 2017

Bengal’s geri-gugli and shutki make way to Int’l Food Fest

State government to showcase goynabori and morobba too

By Information Desk

October 25 2017

What did Leela Majumdar share in her Rannar Boi?

Leela Majumdar’s Rannar Boi is for the modern woman

By Information Desk

October 20 2017

Healthy snacking this Diwali and Bhai Phonta

Why not try these healthy snacks and care for your waistline?

By Information Desk

October 03 2017

GB shares recipe of NarkelNarufor Bijoya Dashami

The quintessentially Bengali sweet that tastes heavenly

By Information Desk

August 02 2017

Bengal’s Murgir Jhol a delicacy in Tokyo

Bengali freedom fighter introduced it in Japan

By Indrajit Sen

July 22 2017

Pop goes the Panch Phoron

Bengal's famous five in new avatar

By Anindya Sundar Basu

December 31 2019

Bengal’s tryst with Mihidana – history of Burdwan’s famou...

Bhairab Chandra Nag designed the new sweets

By Information Desk

December 15 2019

Shimurali’s heritage sweet ‘Kaalakand’ made from buffalo ...

Try the century-old shop Mahamaya Mistanna Bhandar

By Information Desk

September 18 2019

Even Sri Ramkrishna Paramhansa praised Felu Modak’s sweets

170-year-old sweet shop of Bengal that still tops the list

By Information Desk

September 17 2019

Bengal’s Mishti Doi is Bulgaria’s signature dish! 

How mishit doi came to Kolkata from Bulgaria?

By Information Desk

September 10 2019

When you watch timeless Basanta Bilap or Saptapadi on a sweet frame!

Cadbury sweets of Kolkata shops designed on timeless movies

By Information Desk

September 05 2019

College Street’s heritage sweet shop Santosh Mistanna Bhandar will cl...

Shop that was famous for its Misti Doi and Labanga Latika

By Information Desk

August 04 2019

Rosogolla! Both Orissa and Bengal get GI tag! Choose one

Orissa Rosogolla also gets GI tag, which one you prefer?

By Information Desk

July 20 2019

The Baklava Box ---- A Slice of Turkey in Kolkata

Now enjoy Turkish delights sitting in this city itself

By Information Desk

June 02 2019

Drop in at Mohan Bhandar, the sweet joint where Piku was shot

Amitabh Bachchan stopped here to have kochuri and jilipi

By Information Desk

May 05 2019

Phulbari’s famous Laalmohan came from Myemensingha

Sweet that beats even rosogolla!

By Information Desk

March 08 2019

Ramkrishna Paramhansa loved Kheerer Sandesh of Jodu Moyra

Did you know he was a priest of Jhamapukur Rajbari?

By Arpita Chanda

December 07 2018

Adhar Chandra Das selling sweets for more than 100 years

GB was at Krishnanagar on a sweet trail

By Information Desk

November 19 2018

After Rosogolla, Bengal’s bonde claims GI tag

Kamarpukur’s succulent white bonde is a unique delicacy

By Information Desk

July 06 2018

After Floating Market, now it’s Mishti Hub

Kolkata’s largest Mishti Hub inaugurated today in New Town

By Information Desk

June 22 2018

Famous sweet of Bengal from the Sultanate era

Chaitanya Dev’s favourite Roshokodombo

By Information Desk

June 19 2018

Kansat, a Bengali sweet, was a favourite of Indira Gandhi

Why did Indira Gandhi ask Ghani Khan to bring Kansat to Delhi

By Information Desk

April 25 2018

Choose between Moong Jalebi and Babarshah of Midnapore

Agriculturally rich Midnapore still makes indigenous sweets

By Information Desk

April 15 2018

Dying art of making Rosho Puli of Barishal!

Foodie Shushmita Banerjee shares her experience

By Shushmita Banerjee

April 09 2018

Do you remember Bangladesh’s Gayanather Baalish Chomchom?

Undivided Bengal’s Gayanather Baalish was a famous sweet it?

By Information Desk

April 06 2018

Birbhum’s famous century-old Tantipara Jalebi!

Dey family of Tantipara still sells Jalebi during Urs Festival

By Information Desk

March 14 2018

The Orange Rosogollas of Kolkata!

Why not try some Komola Bhog at home?

By Shushmita Banerjee

January 03 2018

How did Lyangcha and Kodma get their peculiar names?

Travel to East Burdwan to savour these sweets

By Information Desk

December 27 2017

How North Bengal villagers are taking lessons from Bangladesh

Art of gur making taught by traders from Rajshahi

By Information Desk

December 15 2017

Why Kalu Moira’s Kaju Barfi is better than its Northern cousins?

On your next travel, carry Jonai’s Manohara, it will never spoil

By Information Desk

December 10 2017

On the Sweet Trail at Ahaare Bangla

Urvashi Basu tastes innovative Bengal sweets from districts!

By Urvashi Basu

December 07 2017

Did you know Morabba of Siuri is a Portuguese sweet?

Or Babursha of Midnapore honoured a British soldier

By Information Desk

November 21 2017

Fulia makes world’s largest rosogolla!

Honouring Haradhan Moira, the rosogolla creator

By Information Desk

November 20 2017

Sri Chaitanya first took rosogolla to Orissa

Dela-rosogolla of Bengal was introduced by Vaishnavites  

By Information Desk

November 17 2017

What is GI tag that boosted Rosogolla sales?

Know of Bengal products that have the GI tag

By Information Desk

November 16 2017

Now that Rosogolla is ours, let’s try it in many flavours

Rosogolla is Bengal’s but it can be flavoured universally

By Information Desk

November 09 2017

Who made Bengalis connoisseurs of sweets?

Portuguese settlers taught Bengalis the use of chhana

By Information Desk

October 10 2017

Look out for FIFA U-17 ‘Football Sandesh’

City sweet shops bring new football themed sweets

By Information Desk

September 20 2019

Kolkata’s oldest family owned Chinese restaurant Eau Chew gets Herita...

Almost century-old eatery serves best Chimney Soup of the city

By Arpita Chanda

September 20 2019

Can we ever get over the Peter Cat-Chelo Kebab love story?

GB brings the legendary dish of an iconic eatery of Kolkata

By Saheli Mitra

September 20 2019

Dhiren’s Cabin – where even Uttam Kumar visited for their famou...

The old-world charm of this Shovabazar eatery is still a showstopper

By Information Desk

September 20 2019

Bengal’s famous food fest Ahare Bangla starts today! Tickle your tast...

Special attraction – Vegetarian Pavilion

By Information Desk

September 20 2019

Winter is almost here! Want to have some Golbarir Kosha Mangsho?

Iconic Kolkata eatery at Shyambazar crossing

By Information Desk

September 20 2019

First ever Cricket-Themed Restaurant of Kolkata

Get a first-hand experience of Sourav’s Dadagiri!

By Information Desk

September 20 2019

Fresh from Athens! First Greek Restaurant in Kolkata

If you wish to have a slice of Greece, drop in at Zeusopolis

By Information Desk

September 20 2019

Have a slice of Kashmiri cuisine and get transported to Paradise on Earth! ...

Where to get authentic Kashmiri food in Kolkata?

By Information Desk

September 20 2019

Good News for Kolkata’s Fish Lovers! New destination for fish dishes ...

Nalban to turn to the best fish destination

By Information Desk

September 20 2019

Century old Kolkata Café where freedom fighters met in disguise!

Not to miss the nostalgia of Favourite Cabin of Kolkata

By Information Desk

September 20 2019

Kolkata’s century old ‘pice hotel’ Siddheshwari Ashram of...

Elaborate fish dishes at throwaway prices

By Information Desk

August 07 2019

Want some Mughlai Paratha of Anadi Cabin this monsoon?

The Kolkata restaurant that brings memories of the city’s cabin culture!

By Information Desk

September 20 2019

Sip n Bite café run by specially-abled children and their mothers

Do not miss this inspiring and exclusive GB video on how they run the show

By Information Desk

September 20 2019

Biryanishk – the new address for Biriyani lovers of Kolkata

Exclusive GB interview with founder Saugata Banerjee

By Information Desk

September 20 2019

What is Jadavpur University’s Dhoper Chop?

JU canteen’s Milan da is no more, but his creation still exists

By Information Desk

September 20 2019

Come, enjoy a Firingee Thala at Ekdalia Road

Curated by culinary expert Pritha Sen

By Information Desk

September 20 2019

Artsy Café – for the artistic foodie

The talk of the town where you enjoy books and art with food

By Trina Bhattacharya

September 20 2019

Success of ‘Black’ meals at Kolkata’s Ekdalia Road

Dip into a plate of black rice and black Kadaknath Chicken

By Sreemoyee Bhattacharya

September 20 2019

This winter try some hot and piping Chimney Soup!

The best soup joints of Kolkata

By Information Desk

September 20 2019

All new festive menu at Ekdalia Road

Try out duck or turkey platter

By Information Desk

September 20 2019

Sipping a cuppa over Nachiketa’s songs

Jadavpur boy who gave up drugs to start Nachiketa’s tea stall

By Suman Sadhu

September 20 2019

Iconic ‘Kalikar Chop er Dokan’ that still sells prawn chop at j...

Kalika celebrated their golden jubilee and still is a runaway hit

By Suman Sadhu

September 20 2019

Rajbhog and Kochuri at 150-year-old Putiram

Iconic sweet shop of Kolkata on Surya Sen Street

By Information Desk

September 20 2019

GB finds out how ‘Coverage’ turned to ‘Kabiraji’ at...

Choose between Idiot Brain Chop or Kabiraji

By Suman Sadhu