Category: Durga Puja Special

Nolen Gur – Bengali’s Winter Fixation

Nolen Gur – Bengali’s Winter Fixation

The sweet addiction that we Bengali’s have is simply unmatchable. Every occasion sees a sweet of varied taste and texture. So come winter and Bengali’s go bonkers over Nolen gur (date palm jiggery). Reminiscing my kindergarten days, my earliest memories…

Coffee House Confessions

Coffee House Confessions

Nostalgia, Stories and memories, that’s what the evergreen Indian Coffee House at College Street Kolkata has always been about. As age-old Manna Dey songs goes like “coffee house er sei adda ta ajj ar nei ajj ar nei, kothai hariye…

Haunted Chronicles- Putulbari In Pictures

Haunted Chronicles- Putulbari In Pictures

Anything haunted always sounds more exciting and the urge to see that place and explore keeps itching us. Every city has their own little dark secrets that’s been hidden and we know most of the time these haunted stories actually…

Durga Puja: Maa’s Homecoming

Durga Puja: Maa’s Homecoming

Himer paras lage prane, sharodiyar agomone agamonir khobor peye boner pakhi uthlo geye, ma ashche amader ghore, pujo katuk shobar mon bhore.  As the Kolkata gears for Durga Puja, the biggest festival of the year, one of the most eminent…

Kumartuli’s Godmakers

Kumartuli’s Godmakers

Think Kolkata! You think hand-pulled rickshaws, those yellow taxis which are the city’s lifeline and the ever standing tall Howrah bridge. As the season of festivities arrives Kumartuli in Kolkata is one of the happening place where one can see…