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  • Spotlight on Bengal

    Spotlight on Bengal

    It is highly likely that a bhadralok-promoted Bengali exceptionalism grew in direct proportion to the decline of West Bengal, but such exceptionalism never became a mass phenomenon, not even in the heyday of ‘progressive‘ Left rule

    April 15, 2021
  • Mamata Banerjee ‘attacked’ after filing nomination in Nandigram

    Mamata Banerjee ‘attacked’ after filing nomination in Nandigram

    The accident occurred barely hours after she filed her nomination from Nandigram in Purba Medinipur district on Wednesday.

    March 10, 2021
  • You have done so much, you can rest in peace: Sourav Ganguly on Soumitra’s death

    You have done so much, you can rest in peace: Sourav Ganguly on Soumitra’s death

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee and various other political leaders and personalities across all walks of life expressed their grief at the passing away of Chatterjee.

    November 15, 2020
  • High Court sets aside leave India notice issued to Polish student

    High Court sets aside leave India notice issued to Polish student

    The notice was given to him for allegedly participating in a protest rally against the Citizenship Amendment Act in the city.

    March 19, 2020
  • Are you Pakistan’s brand ambassador, asks Mamata

    Are you Pakistan’s brand ambassador, asks Mamata

    She said while answering queries from the media, “The Centre should first repeal the Draconian law and then we are willing to talk. But they first make such laws and then ask for a discourse on the issue.”

    January 29, 2020
  • Kolkata Book Fair: Russia to be theme country

    Kolkata Book Fair: Russia to be theme country

    This edition of the fair will familiarise Indian readers about the Russian Children and Classic books and it will also witness launch of many contemporary bestselling books, both for children and adults translated into Bengali.

    January 18, 2020
  • Treat awaits young movie buffs from 19 to 26 January

    Treat awaits young movie buffs from 19 to 26 January

    The weeklong festival promises plenty of surprises and tokens of pleasure for children and adults alike.

    January 16, 2020
  • Sri Ram, Jai Ho!

    Sri Ram, Jai Ho!

    Bengali culture in the socio-cultural terrain has not dropped on earth out of the blue clean sky all of a sudden. It is the continuation of a complex process of thoughts, ideas and relentless strides in the unfolding of mental life. This culture is not an isolated factor, but an integral part of national culture transcending the geographical precincts and entering the supranational domain of concord and amity.

    December 15, 2019
  • Joint Entrance Examination (Main) to be conducted in 11 languages from January 2021

    Joint Entrance Examination (Main) to be conducted in 11 languages from January 2021

    After the Union ministry of human resource department reportedly gave its approval, the examination conducting agency NTA (National Testing Agency) has been asked to make the arrangements so that the exam can be conducted in 11 languages including Bengali, Assamese, Gujarati, Odia, Tamil, Telugu, Marathi, Kannada and Urdu.

    December 1, 2019
  • An art depicted beautifully

    An art depicted beautifully

    Film: Kedara | Cast: Kaushik Ganguly, Bidipta Chakraborty and Rudranil Ghosh | Director: Indradip Dasgupta

    November 24, 2019
  • Inclusion of Bengali language in JEE: Opposition submits joint representation to Dhankhar

    Inclusion of Bengali language in JEE: Opposition submits joint representation to Dhankhar

    On 8 November, chief minister Mamata Banerjee had criticised the Centre for adding Gujarati as a medium for JEE (Mains) and asked why all other regional languages, including Bengali, should not be included as well.

    November 20, 2019
  • KMC meeting in turmoil over NRC panic

    KMC meeting in turmoil over NRC panic

    The Congress councillor, Prakash Upadhyay, raised the NRC issue in the house meeting, claiming that for the past few days, citizens have been flocking to the KMC headquarters in large numbers to obtain their birth certificates.

    October 26, 2019
  • Abhijit Banerjee arrives in city to hero’s welcome

    Abhijit Banerjee arrives in city to hero’s welcome

    Mayor Firhad Hakim and state IT minister Bratya Basu felicitated Dr. Banerjee on behalf of the state government at Kolkata airport where he landed at 7.20 in the evening.

    October 23, 2019
  • Excerpts from The Statesman interview with Abhijit Banerjee

    Excerpts from The Statesman interview with Abhijit Banerjee

    Important legislations are made in the Lok Sabha while the state assembly frames mere rubber stamp legislations, said Abhijit Banerjee.

    October 15, 2019
  • In Pictures | Women celebrate Sindur Khela with great zeal

    In Pictures | Women celebrate Sindur Khela with great zeal

    Legend has it that Dashami is the day when she sets out for Kailash, her husband’s abode, accompanied by her children.

    October 8, 2019
  • Debi Boron and Sindur Khela

    Debi Boron and Sindur Khela

    Legend has it that Dashami is the day when she sets out for Kailash, her husband’s abode, accompanied by her children.

    October 7, 2019
  • Durga Puja being celebrated across Delhi NCR

    Durga Puja being celebrated across Delhi NCR

    Huge pandals with idols of Goddess Durga are set-up for Durga Puja celebrations, and devotees come in large numbers to offer prayers to the goddess.

    October 7, 2019