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City of Joy.....?

Guten Morgen Peeps, have been taking a back seat off late owing to my busy schedule and travels.

Saw this article when I was visiting Delhi earlier this month, “West Bengal had the highest number of graduate beggars in India”. 363 more words

Kolkata

Standing near the Tower of Silent History : Jatar Deul

It was on 26th January 2014. I decided to go Jatar Deul or jatar Deula or Jotar Deul (Jota means the hair stiffed head of Lord Shiva) after visiting some of the websites related to Bengal’s ruined temples. 671 more words

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Om Puri: A part of my identity will be lost forever

By Om Puri

I don’t think I am happy after hearing this news that Kolkata is about to ban hand-pulled rickshaws. In fact, this made me sad. 1,092 more words

Bollywood

Kolkata: The City of Joy that lives on

By Srirupa Dhar

Today I share a new dynamic in my relationship with Kolkata. It is the city where I was born and grew up. I still perceive it as “the City of Joy,” but with a difference. 1,634 more words

In Didi's land - A battle of water-loo

Okay, first — five points to Mamta didi for a good airport that welcomes people.
But what happens once you are in Kolkata is a totally different issue altogether. 834 more words

Society