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Crimes against women have been soaring at an alarming rate and we as Indians, feel ashamed to be helpless about it. Cases of brutal rape, abuse and harassment have been a part of the daily mayhem in the country as the safety of women remains a distant dream. However, one city …

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Durga Puja

The Durga Puja, in West Bengal, is one of the biggest festivals in the country and it’s more of a phenomenon. If you happen to be in India during the month of September or October, it will be extremely foolish of you to leave the country without experiencing the craze, …

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Kolkata exorcism

A certain Facebook post by Surjodeb Basu has managed to expose the incidents of exorcism in an upscale South Kolkata neighbourhood. Situated close to Deshapriya Park and just a few steps away from the 39 Panditya Place Office of Hope Kolkata Foundation, is the home of exorcist Bhutnath Ghughu. It …

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Let’s face it: India has actually turned out to be the most unsafe place for women. From molestations to brutal cases of rape – nothing has been left behind. Be it at their own place or on the roads – the safety of women still remains a myth. In another …

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Kolkata Metro

India ‘moral police’ is incredibly active- informal neighborhood groups that enforce conservative views and forbids couple from indulging in ‘immoral activities’ like kissing, hugging or even holding hands. Public Display of Affection in India is largely frowned upon. While some metropolitans like Mumbai have seen a little progress in this arena, mainly …

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March for Kolkata Heritage

Kolkata, the ‘City of Joy’ is undoubtedly the most soulful place to be in when you are in India. With a magical charm of its own, the city boasts of a rich heritage and a valuable culture. However, the city’s architectural heritage has been under enormous threat recently with mindless and …

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Gautam Gambhir

Left-handed Indian batsman Gautam Gambhir was purchased by the Delhi Daredevils for an amount of Rs. 2.80 crores in the Indian Premier League auction 2018. The southpaw who was the skipper of the Kolkata Knight Riders in the previous season is leading his hometown Delhi, this time around. Gautam Gambhir …

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Since the very creation of cinema in the 1800s, technological advancements in the movie industry have transformed films into technological works of art, very different from what they were at their inception. Digital animation, or computer-generated imagery (a.k.a. “CGI”), in movies has allowed filmmakers and animators to tell stories in …

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Travel Cafe

In the past one decade, Kolkata has changed to what you call a modern Kolkata, or should we say ‘Calcutta’. Calcutta is a change, but Kolkata is an emotion. The modern-day Kolkata has thousands of cars; local buses are being replaced by AC buses, cafes or restaurants in every corner …

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After Forever 21 and Sephora, South City has been on a roll ever since! Even Chumbak has stepped foot in the mall and we are all ready and to get our share of the endless quirk.   Paradise of Gifts Need to buy gifts for your buddies? Wish to treat …

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