September 18, 2022 11:17 am
"The pandal will look like a traditional house of Kolkata. We are specifically focusing on the details like louvre windows and colonial-era iron locks and chains for doors," said Saurav Chakraborty, secretary, Durga puja committee
October 13, 2021 12:28 pm
Don't let the pandemic dampen your spirits; wish your friends and family with these special messages and and make the day special
October 04, 2019 2:02 pm
Right from Anushka Sharma and Sara Ali Khan to Kangana Ranaut, these celebs give major festive fashion vibes! Click here to see the pictures.
September 22, 2019 9:23 am
For the next few months, these idol makers would find themselves a home in the capital, and dedicate themselves to the services of various deities.
September 28, 2017 1:55 pm
For a long time since Raja Nabakrishna Deb the Durga idol used to have golden colour. But, later due to financial crunch the idols get silver colour.
December 25, 2015 11:26 pm
Sudipta Kumar, who is the brother of local councillor and MMIC Debasish Kumar, clarified that his political connection had nothing to do with getting clearance for the puja easily.
October 06, 2015 5:26 am
In 2012, Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) received a tip-off that the idol was spotted at the Linden Museum, Stuttgart.
September 22, 2014 10:17 am
Jodhpur Park community puja is hosting a digitally sculpted goddess Durga and her family courtesy the application of 3D printing technology on paper.
October 02, 2011 2:25 am
China Pal is one of the few woman idol makers in Kolkata.
October 02, 2011 1:38 am
The phone buzzing at an unearthly hour a week before Durga Puja is greeted with unusual patience in a household in Kolkata.
July 11, 2021 9:18 pm
“To survive in life is like learning to make idols. If it breaks somewhere, you have to learn to remake it. The coming years will be a good time again,” Pal says.
June 22, 2020 6:13 pm
As Durga Puja fevers grips North India, we trace the origin of the festival in CR Park, and the men behind the beautiful idols.