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West Bengal assembly clears proposal to rename state

The state will be referred to as Bangla in Hindi and Bengal in English. The West Bengal assembly on Monday passed a resolution to change the name of the state from West Bengal to......

West Bengal to be renamed 'Bangla' or 'Bongo', 'Bengal' in English

West Bengal may soon be renamed as "Bengal" as the state Cabinet on Tuesday took a decision to change the name of the state. State minister Partha Chatterjee said the Cabinet took up a proposal to......

K G Subramanyan: An artist who loved to surprise

K G Subramanyan's artwork had a unique visual language, says Kishore Singh. Our Bengali brethren can be remarkably insular with regard to matters of art and culture so when, in a survey of Bengali......

Why Bangladesh cast a keen eye on Assam, West Bengal poll results

 The elections in two eastern Indian states were keenly observed in Bangladesh for two major contentious issues, writes Prakash Bhandari from Dhaka. IMAGE: Mamata Banerjee with Bihar Chief......

The real message from the Bengal election

'Usually, the Left backed the Congress and other 'secular' parties on the justification of keeping the BJP out. In Bengal, the alliance targets a truly secular rival,' says Shekhar Gupta. You sure......

Govt in overdrive to put apps on tap

Most of the apps have been developed in Hindi, Tamil, Telugu, Bengali, Gujarati and other regional languages The department of electronics and information technology (DeitY), under Prime Minister......

Reality show to make start-up dreams come true in Bengal

Bengal govt ties up with IIM-Calcutta, to launch a reality show, Egiye Bangla (Forward Bengal) to promote start-ups in state. Image: Jisshu Sengupta will be searching for start-ups in a TV reality......

India's first private airport to be operational in April

India’s first private Greenfield airport at Durgapur, promoted by Bengal Aerotropolis Projects Ltd (BAPL), is likely to be operational by April 14. "The final calibration of navigational aids......

Why West Bengal is lagging behind other states

For the Bengal government, there is no alternative to revising user charges and also creating a strong industrial base, rues Ashok Lahiri In March 2014, before the Lok Sabha elections, Professors......

Mamata handpicks sari designs for Durga Puja

Sari designs handpicked personally by West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee will be available in the market here ahead of the Durga Puja festival. The range of saris will be sold under the......

Quiz: Chupke Chupke is a remake of which Bengali film?

In a special series, we will put YOU to the test everyday! Take part in our daily Bollywood quiz, and see how well you know Hindi cinema!...

Amar Prem was based on which Bengali film?

In a special series, we will put YOU to the test everyday! Take part in our daily Bollywood quiz, and see how well you know Hindi cinema! In the picture: Sharmila Tagore and Rajesh Khanna in Amar Prem...

Candid pictures from Bipasha-Karan's DREAMY wedding!

We give you an inside peek! Bipasha Basu got married to Karan Singh Grover on April 30 in a beautiful traditional Bengali wedding, attended by family and close friends. But while the wedding was an......

Vidya in the Hindi remake of Bengali film Rajkahini

Srijit Mukherjee, who wrote and directed the Bengali film Rajkahini, is set to remake it in Hindi for producers Mahesh and Mukesh Bhatt. The film will be made with a new cast. Vidya Balan......

Quiz: Name the only Bengali film that Aishwarya starred in?

In a special series, we will put YOU to the test everyday! Take part in our daily Bollywood quiz, and see how well you know Hindi cinema!    ...

PHOTOS: Biggest cheer for Tendulkar as stalwarts felicitated at Eden Gardens

IMAGE: West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee felicitates former cricketing great Sachin Tendulkar as Sunil Gavaskar, Imran Khan and Wasim Akram look on before the start of World T20 match......

'Allegations of me making racist remarks about the Bengali community are baseless'

IMAGE: India's Gautam Gambhir during a practice session. Photograph: Reuters Delhi skipper Gautam Gambhir has dismissed Manoj Tiwary's allegations that he made racist comments......

Who is speaking the truth? Tiwary or Gambhir?

Gambhir made racist remarks about Ganguly and Bengalis, says Tiwary IMAGE: Bengal captain Manoj Tiwari plays a shot during Ranji Trophy match against Delhi. Photograph: PTI Photos India discard......

Goal Kolkata... More than just soccer!

Kelly Candaele tells Suman Guha Mozumder why he chose to document the historic rivalry between East Bengal and Mohun Bagan. The rivalry between iconic Kolkata soccer clubs East Bengal and Mohun......
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The lovable everyman

After a lull, Rajit Kapur is back and says his hands are full. Actor Rajit Kapur reflects on his craft and concerns ina conversation that veers... ...
Sound and glory

The confusion over the permitted sound level for the Kali Puja would be removed if there is a consensus that this is essentially a festival of... ...
Loaded with terrorism, mother-ship will sink

New Delhi must play its cards well and give up hopes of Beijing helping in any global action against the mother-ship that spews terror and pollutes... ...
Murder over land-grab bid

Ritesh Kumar Yadav, one of the acccused in police custody and (below) the victim's husband, Bireshwar Ghosh. Pictures by Dilip Kumar A... ...
Ma Durga's second innings

Chandannagar and Krishnanagar, just hours from Kolkata, give you a chance to revisit the goddess in a different avatar Durga Puja was too short... ...

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