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Aug 13, 2019
TMC begins eight-hour long dharna in Kolkata against Centre's decision to tax Durga Puja committeesThe Trinamool Congress (TMC) began its eight-hour-long dharna in central Kolkata in protest against the central government's decision to serve income tax notices to Durga Puja committees.
Jul 16, 2019
Cross-border smuggling cannot be stopped completely at India-Bangladesh boundary, says Bangla border forceBangladesh's border force has said that cross-border smuggling cannot be stopped completely at the India-Bangladesh frontier and sought greater cooperation from the BSF to tackle the menace.
Jul 03, 2019
No nod on renaming West Bengal to Bangla, Centre tells Rajya Sabha; Mamata asks Modi to expedite matterThe Centre Wednesday informed Rajya Sabha that it has not yet given its nod to change the name of West Bengal to 'Bangla' as proposed by the state government following which Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee dashed off a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for expediting the matter
Jul 03, 2019
In Rajya Sabha, Union Ministry of Home Affairs rejects Mamata Banerjee's plea to rename West Bengal 'Bangla'In a setback to West Bengal chief minister Mamata Banerjee, the Bharatiya Janata Party-led Union government, on Wednesday rejected her plea to rename West Bengal to 'Bangla'.
Jun 17, 2019
Amitav Ghosh says Jnanpith award recognises 'trust, affection that arises between writers and readers' communities'We are living in a time when writers are increasingly beleaguered, embattled and marginalized. Around the world, everywhere we look, there is a closing of minds, a narrowing of horizons, and a palpable fear of the future, says Amitav Ghosh.
Feb 21, 2019
International Mother Language Day: UNESCO says a language disappears every 2 weeks; over 600 endangered lingos in India aloneThe 19th International Mother Language Day is being observed today world over, as the UNESCO-recognised event seeks to celebrate the linguistic diversity in the world.
Nov 14, 2018
Renaming of West Bengal: Mamata Banerjee slams Centre for delay in clearing proposal passed in JulyOn 26 July, the West Bengal Assembly passed a resolution unanimously to change the name of the state to "Bangla" in the three most-spoken languages Bengali, Hindi and English and sent the proposal to the Union home ministry.
Jul 28, 2018
Mamata Banerjee's proposal to rename West Bengal 'Bangla' may stir hornet's nest in the Darjeeling, Kalimpong hillsThe West Bengal government needs to walk the extra distance towards assuaging any anxieties that its move to rename the state as ‘Bangla’ might have caused.
Jul 26, 2018
West Bengal Assembly passes resolution to rename state as 'Bangla'; move aimed to climb alphabetical sequence of state namesThe state will have to wait for the nod from the Home Ministry for a final approval on the resolution. Earlier, the Centre had rejected West Bengal's government's proposals of having three names
Jun 18, 2017
A rose of revolt: Two poems in BengaliIn the fourth part, meet Manohar Mouli Biswas — a legend in his own right who holds a mirror to Bengali society