Once referred to as the Taj of the Raj, the Victoria Memorial of Kolkata is the most magnificent of all the memorials dedicated to the queen in the country. Join us as we explore the history of this iconic monument..
From the most sought-after girl in Calcutta to some of history’s heavyweights, Kolkata’s sprawling South Part Street Cemetery offers interesting and sometimes even hilarious insights into the lives of Calcutta’s early European residents.
As Kolkata chokes its way through another smog-filled winter, here’s something to mull over – the city was only the second in the world to enact anti-air pollution legislation. Here’s a century-old lesson that is still relevant today...
Tucked away in the forests of West Bengal are Jain temples nearly a thousand years old, built by Shaivaite kings of Odisha. Crumbling and overgrown, they represent a time when Purulia was an important hub of Jainism