In September, the West Bengal BJP chief had accused the Mamata Banerjee govt of imposing lockdown in West Bengal only to stop BJP from organising public meetings before the Assembly polls due next year
Theatre owners said that after screening Sushant Singh Rajput's Kedarnath, if the response is good, they'll release Sonchiriya
My First IPL Match: Jangling nerves, snaring Kohli and a blast on dance floor — Ashok Dinda recalls debut
Twelve years have passed since that eventful night of 18 April, 2008. Ashok Dinda says the match became a turning point in his life and he justifies that statement.
Tathagata Roy expresses desire to join active politics: A rundown of veteran leader's controversial tweets
As of now, Tathagata Roy has not been given any other post, although he has expressed his desire to return to active politics in West Bengal
If CAB goes by the book, then Lal will not be allowed to join the pre-season camp but feisty former Bengal captain said that one SOP won't determine how he would lead his life.
In Anvita Dutt's Bulbbul, echoes from stories surrounding Rabindranath Tagore's family home Jorasanko
Aruna Chakravarti's Jorasanko gives fascinating insight into the lives of the Tagore women, from which many aspects take centre-stage in Anvita Dutt's Bulbbul.
Revisiting Satyajit Ray's Devi: The enduring relevance of the film's biting critique of dehumanisation of women
In Devi, the 'goddess's' listlessness and immobility in the face of burgeoning oppression was a metaphor for patriarchy at its diabolical worst.
Over 14% Kolkata residents have COVID-19 antibodies, finds ICMR survey; city far from developing herd immunity, say doctors
According to senior doctors, the survey indicated that the transmission is high in Kolkata, which is far from developing herd immunity or antibodies to combat COVID-19.
Broadway stories from Bengal: Sujoy Prosad Chatterjee's new documentary, Spotlight, explores the vibrant theatre culture of Kolkata
Public theatre used to be an all-inclusive entertainment and cultural space for those not just in the city but also those in the hinterlands, says Chatterjee, recalling the spirited theatrical tradition of northern Kolkata.
With Bulbbul, Pataal Lok, the idea is to tell stories true to their respective worlds, says producer Karnesh Ssharma
Karnessh Sharma, who owns Clean Slate Filmz with actress-sister Anushka Sharma, discusses the switch to streaming services with Pataal Lok and Bulbbul.
'Have got a few offers and discussions are on': Ashok Dinda aims for fresh start with new team after being sidelined by Bengal
Bengal's second highest wicket-taker after Utpal Chatterjee, Dinda was ousted following an ugly spat with bowling coach Ranadeb Bose. Putting the controversy behind, Bengal moved on and went on to finish runners-up in Ranji Trophy for the first in 13 years.
In a first among domestic teams in India, Cricket Association of Bengal will be conducting mandatory eye tests for its senior and U-23 teams once camps resumes post COVID-19 lockdown.
Cyclone Amphan likely to hit West Bengal tomorrow: Why do we name catastrophes and how cyclonic storms get their names
For tropical cyclones developing in the North Indian Ocean, countries like India, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Maldives, Myanmar, Oman, Pakistan and Thailand send their names to the regional tropical cyclone committee
Cyclone Amphan: Cyclonic storm to make landfall on West Bengal coast on Wednesday; 200-250 mm rain likely to lash Bengal, Odisha coast
Cyclone Amphan, which has been intensifying over the Bay of Bengal, will most probably make landfall over West Bengal on 20 May.
West Bengal government replaces health secretary days after row over state’s coronavirus data; confirmed cases climb to 2,063
Kumar's transfer to the Environment Department as secretary comes days after a row over the West Bengal's coronavirus data, said official sources
Chuni Goswami brought a sense of fitness into Bengal cricket team, says former India spinner Dilip Doshi
Even the harshest of conditions would not weaken the fighting spirit of Subimal 'Chuni' Goswami, who also brought a "sense of fitness" into cricket from football, former India spinner Dilip Doshi said on Saturday, hailing the sporting giant.
During his two separate 45-minute sessions with Abhishek Raman and Kazi Junaid Saifi, Laxman also had in attendance Bengal coach Arun Lal, cricket operations manager Joydeep Mukherjee, and state U-23 coach Sourasish Lahiri.
Central team seeks presentation from Bengal govt on COVID-19 situation; TMC dubs their visit 'adventure tourism'
A team has also been sent to visit West Bengal's Jalpaiguri, Darjeeling and Kalimpong. This team is led by Vineet Joshi, an additional secretary rank officer in the central government.
Deep rot in West Bengal during COVID-19 lockdown: Mamata Banerjee has reason to be touchy over Centre's fact-finding attempts
If Mamata's defence is that her state’s numbers are too low to demand attention, it is precisely for that reason that the data coming out of Bengal should be put under severe scrutiny. Worldwide, the pandemic has established a link between number of positive cases and testing.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Cancer survivor Arun Lal says people need to build immunity, believe they can fight COVID-19
Former India batsman and Bengal coach Arun Lal feels both immunity and optimism need to be kept high as the country battles the COVID-19 pandemic.