Bengali actor Paran Bandhopadhyay has suddenly become a nationwide name thanks to ‘Bob Biswas’. He speaks up about Bengali cinema and how he brought Kali Da to life in ‘Bob Biswas’.
Addressing a press conference after the Cabinet meeting, Chief Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma said recognised languages would include Bodo or Bengali or any other tribal language of the state, and also Hindi as many people in Assam speak it.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee along with her two TMC MLAs were administered oath by the state’s Governor.
BJP alleged that the police fired a shotgun during the clash on Monday afternoon, which led to the death of BJP party worker
Chittaranjan Park is now more cosmopolitan and pan-Indian in nature but it has eroded a greater part of the original Bengali ethos with which the place was associated.
TMC accused Ghosh of playing 'divisive' politics without even knowing anything about the state's history and culture.
Editor of Shillong Times, Patricia Mukhim, speaks to Outlook about criminal charges against her.
Soumitra Chatterjee leaves behind a legacy and a presence that will be almost impossible to replace
Veteran actor Soumitra Chatterjee tested positive for COVID-19 on october 6 and was shifted to the hospital in Kolkata for immediate treatment.
Bengali commentary of Indian Premier League will be available on Disney + Hotstar for all games from October 10
Senior journalist Pranabjit Doloi filed a complaint last Thursday against 10 poets of the genre, accusing them of labelling Assamese as xenophobic in their poems.
Mamata Banerjee also reiterated that outsiders instigated the doctors' agitation in the state and accused the BJP of targeting the Bengalis and the minorities.
The vandalism of Vidyasagar’s bust has taken the city by storm. But who is Vidyasagar and why does he evoke such a strong response across the state?
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Saturday thanked gods as cyclone Fani passed from her state without causing any loss of life or extensive damage to property.
A personal note of dissent on the ‘original’ versus ‘outsider’ idea -- and why it should have no place in a multi-ethnic state.
The local people spotted Sardar lying on the road and rushed him to Diamond Harbour Hospital.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.