A top the first floor balcony of a two-storey house in Bhaduria, a small town in West Bengal's North 24 Parganas district, a decaying façade has the following Bengali words etched in cement: Niraash aadharey khoda…Tumi hey aashar noor (In this ... Outlook India, 1 week ago
More than two years after doctors at a clinic in the eastern Indian city of Kolkata told her that her newborn had died, Kanon Sarkar believes that her baby girl is still alive. On a summer evening in July 2014, the clinic handed her family the ...BBC, 1 month ago
The launching of the Prime Minister's Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana-Gramin from Kothi Meena Bazar recently was another reminder that medieval times can sometimes curiously merge with the present. The kothi actually was the residence of the Lt-Governor ...The Hindu, 1 month ago
Dhulian, Nov. 22: The currency crisis in the aftermath of the demonetisation drive has halted production in seven beedi factories in Murshidabad, affecting the livelihood of over 1 lakh people. Beedi labourers are paid on a no work-no-pay basis. ...Calcutta Telegraph, 1 month ago
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