Aajkaal (pronounced: Bengali pronunciation: [aːdʒkaːl] and its evening edition Sandhya Aajkaal) is a Bengali newspaper in Kolkata, India. Aajkaal is simultaneously published from Kolkata, Siliguri, and its Tripura edition is published from Agartala. The newspaper was started in 1981 by Abhik Kumar Ghosh

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Front page of 28 March 2012
TypeDaily Newspaper
Owner(s)Aajkaal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
PublisherAajkaal Publishers Pvt. Ltd.
EditorAsoke Dasgupta
HeadquartersKolkata, India

The first editor of the newspaper was journalist Sri Gour Kishore Ghosh. The present editor is Ashok Dasgupta.


  1. ^ The Illustrated Weekly of India. Published for the proprietors, Bennett, Coleman & Company, Limited, at the Times of India Press. 1988. p. 47.

External linksEdit

  • Chowdhury, Manosh (6 September 2003). "Travel Writing. Cricket, Communism, Consumerism and Krishna... Kolkata and Dhaka, we and they, are similar, yet different. The differences have similarities, and the similarities show up interesting differences". The Daily Star. Retrieved 28 April 2008. Discusses the rivalry between and the news judgements of different newspapers in Kolkata, include Aajkaal.
  • "Bowled over by the spat. Regional Roundup". Business Standard. 30 September 2005. Archived from the original on 19 April 2006. Retrieved 28 April 2008. Discusses how rival Bengali newspapers covered a cricket spat.
  • Official website (in Bengali)