​C​ity of Joy

An exhibition of French artist Servières’s work on the City of Joy

An exhibition of French artist Servières’s work on the City of Joy

May 1, 2019

The ongoing exhibition “Ballade Au Crayon Noir: Where Heritage Meets Life” by French artist Jacques Servières celebrates heritage of Calcutta and French colonial Chandernagore through his sketches.

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Ghat Sutra

Ghat Sutra

July 21, 2017

The term ‘Ghat’ is mostly used in certain parts of South Asia to refer to a series of steps leading one down to a water body, which is usually a holy river. In the context of Bengal, the term ‘ghat’ translates into a set of stairs which can lead to something as small as a...

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Fashion scene in Kolkata

Fashion scene in Kolkata

May 10, 2017

Kolkata is a city of amiable contrasts and has an old-world charm to it, which can only be experienced by visiting the city. The by and large easy-going population of this metropolis, rightly called the city of joy, also takes a lot of pleasure in setting the benchmark for fashio...

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Kolkata gets London like all-in-one transport pass

Kolkata gets London like all-in-one transport pass

March 18, 2017

The West Bengal government launched an all-in-one transport card which will enable commuters to swipe and pay fares on all state-run buses, trams and ferries in the city.

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Sherazade and Lavion Rose bring World Music to Kolkata

Sherazade and Lavion Rose bring World Music to Kolkata

February 20, 2017

Music lovers in Kolkata are witnessing diverse forms of music coming in, with acts bringing in world music to the city.

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