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Feb 08, 2017
Bengali actress Bitasta Saha found dead in apartment; police claim she was under stressA semi-decomposed body of a small-time local actress of the Bengali entertainment industry was on Tuesday recovered from her flat in the southern part of the city's Kasba area, police said.
Oct 23, 2016
Suspicious signals at Indo-Bangladesh border; Ham radio operators deployedSuspicious signals in coded Bengali and Urdu languages along the India-Bangladesh border in past few months have raised suspicion over extremists using this unconventional mode of communication, prompting authorities to deploy Ham radio operators on round-the-clock duty.
Oct 15, 2016
Durga puja is hardly a national festival but it unites Bengalis from all over the worldThus, many Bengali Hindus would claim in an off-hand manner that Durga Puja, who is Shakti incarnate, as Bengal’s biggest festival.
Aug 29, 2016
West is out of West Bengal: State assembly passes resolution to change state's nameThe West Bengal state Assembly on Monday passed a resolution to change the name of the state from West Bengal to 'Bangla' in Bengali and 'Bengal' in English. The opposition Congress, BJP and Left Front opposed the move.
Aug 24, 2016
Dipa Karmakar's love for 'rosogulla' is Bengali: Why a GI tag is important for this treatAfter all, the world can always do with extra kilograms of rosogollas. Just ask Dipa Karmakar.
Jul 29, 2016
Mahasweta Devi will remain as a generational voice to remind us of our fundamental right to dreamWhile Devi is renowned for her countless other stories, including children’s stories, Draupadi remains to many of us, an iconic defiance of what the mainstream calls womanhood or subjugation or cultural adherence
Jul 28, 2016
Mahasweta Devi, eminent writer and social activist, passes away in KolkataShe wrote immensely about the life and struggles of tribal communities in some of India's most backward states
Jul 27, 2016
This hilarious video about Bengalis and fish curry will have you in splitsWe love macch. We love to eat. And, we absolutely love music. Who are we? Bengalis, ofcourse!
Feb 13, 2016
Shrinking 'Bangalir Gorbo'! Are you game for a big Bong debate to salvage the lost Bengali pride?While the popular call of 'Jago Bangali' may stir some Bengali blood to regain its lost glory, particularly among those staying outside West Bengal, the state per se is only conveniently bothered about the dwindling Bengali ego when it has a bonanza attached to it like an election.
Jan 10, 2016
Transcending generations: Ashapurna Debi's stories resonate with Jhumpa Lahiri today as they did with Bengali women during PartitionDuring Partition, Ashapurna Debi's books resonated with the new Bengali woman as it was wholly in sync with her hopes and aspirations, and it continues to do so today.