Dasghara is a European wonderland in the heart of rural Bengal, just 65 km from Kolkata. Pack a picnic basket and let Alice and the Mad Hatter help you figure out this quirky slice of Bengal’s history whose cast of characters includes a mysterious king and his descendants who loved to live it up
Murshidabad is a heritage city crying out for life support. Not only is the former capital of the Nawabs of Bengal missing most of its monuments, the decline of what remains is a cause of grave concern. Why is this former royal city being so rapidly swallowed by time?