Kolkata — our city, our identity, our soul. We the people of this magnificent city love it like anything. We may go anywhere on this planet but we are “The Kolkatan” at the bottom of our heart and can never ignore the call of this city; very rightly called “TheRead More →

Origin & History of the Kolkata city

The documented history of Kolkata has begun with the arrival East India Company in the year of 1690. Job Charnock one of the administrator of the company was credited as the founder of the city when the East India Company had started spreading its trade in the arena of Bengal.Read More →

The Climate of the Kolkata City

Kolkata has a tropical wet-and-dry climate. The annual mean temperature is 26.8 °C (80.2 °F); monthly mean temperatures range from 19 °C (66.2 °F) to 30 °C (86.0 °F) The city experience a very humid and warm summers during the months of April to October with temperature reaching up toRead More →

Economy of Kolkata

Kolkata is the main business, commercial and financial hub of Eastern India and the Northeastern States. It is home to the Calcutta Stock Exchange; India’s second-largest bourse. Until recently, flexible production had always been the norm in Kolkata, and the informal sector has comprised more than 40% of the labourRead More →

kolkata transportation

Kolkata has a various means of transport matching with the ever increasing population of the city. The Kolkata Metro, run by the Indian Railways, is the oldest underground system in India since 1984. It runs parallel to the River Hooghly and spans the north-south length of the city covering aRead More →

Geography of the Kolkata city

Kolkata is located in eastern India at 22°33′N 88°20′E / 22.55°N 88.333°E in the Ganges Delta at an elevation ranging between 1.5 m (5 ft) to 9 m (30 ft). It is spread linearly along the banks of the River Hooghly in a north-south direction. Much of the city wasRead More →