'Babumoshai Bandookbaaz' Bengal shoot stops, unit leaves

Bollywood filmmaker Kushan Nandy has scrapped the filming of Nawazuddin Siddiqui-starrer "Babumoshai Bandookbaaz" in West Bengal following problems with technicians from the state.

Ranji Trophy: Raliways run into mighty Karnataka at home
Ranji Trophy: Raliways run into mighty Karnataka at home

A resilient Railways will have to dig deep to stop the onslaught of defending champions Karnataka in their home Ranji Trophy cricket tie beginning at the Karnail Singh Stadium here on Sunday.

Shreyas Gopal ton drives Karnataka to 408 against Bengal
Shreyas Gopal ton drives Karnataka to 408 against Bengal

Riding on lower-order batsman Shreyas Gopal's maiden first class century, defending champions Karnataka posted 408 in the first innings as Bengal were left facing a huge trail on day two of the Group A Ranji Trophy cricket match, here on Monday.

Dinda shines before Gautam steadies Karnataka
Dinda shines before Gautam steadies Karnataka

Bengal pacer Ashok Dinda intimidated the batsmen with a four-wicket burst before Karnataka staged a recovery to be 237/7 on a curtailed day 1 of their Group A Ranji Trophy fixture at the Eden Gardens here today.

All eyes on young Sudeep Chatterjee as Bengal seek revenge against Karnataka
All eyes on young Sudeep Chatterjee as Bengal seek revenge against Karnataka

All eyes will be on Bengal's newest batting sensation Sudeep Chatterjee as the hosts will have revenge on mind as they take on defending champions Karnataka in a second round group league encounter of the Ranji Trophy cricket tournament, here on Sunday.

Food, an integral part of Bengali literature since medieval times

Bengalis are known for their extraordinary degree of food fixation. Thus food and its vivid description always found an important place in Bengali literature stretching all the way back to medieval times and even earlier, said a well known food writer here.

World Cup selection won't be in mind when I play Ranji Trophy: Ashok Dinda
World Cup selection won't be in mind when I play Ranji Trophy: Ashok Dinda

His inclusion in the 30-member probables list has come as a whiff of fresh air for Ashok Dinda, who was in the wilderness for nearly 22 months, after he had played his 13th one day international for India.

Two arrested in Bengal after Jamaat posters found

Two people were arrested Sunday in connection with recovery of posters of terror outfit Jamaat-ul-Mujahideen, Bangladesh (JMB) from West Bengal's Purulia district, police said.

Saradha scam likely to get big screen adaptation

Filmmaker Aneisha Sharma, the wife of Saradha chit fund scam accused Sadananda Gogoi, has expressed desire to make a film on the infamous Rs 2,500 crore fraud.

Bengal beat Assam by 18 runs in Vijay Hazare Trophy
Bengal beat Assam by 18 runs in Vijay Hazare Trophy

Already assured of a place in the knock-out stage, Bengal rode on opener Shreevats Goswami's fluent 133 to beat Assam by 18 runs in a high-scoring East Zone match of the Vijay Hazare Trophy, here on Friday.

Wriddhiman Saha shines with willow as Bengal crush Jharkhand
Wriddhiman Saha shines with willow as Bengal crush Jharkhand

 Wriddhiman Saha showed his prowess with the willow as his unbeaten 69-ball-84 was key to Bengal's crushing 163-run win in the east zone leg of the Vijay Hazare Trophy, here on Tuesday.

Amitabh Bachchan evokes Rabindranath Tagore, reaches out to Bengal
Amitabh Bachchan evokes Rabindranath Tagore, reaches out to Bengal

Adored as the "son-in-law" of Bengal, Bollywood legend Amitabh Bachchan Monday struck a deep chord with the audience here twice invoking Rabindranath Tagore - the most revered name in this part of the world.

Bachchan clan renews, strengthens ties with Bengal
Bachchan clan renews, strengthens ties with Bengal

Bollywood screen icon Amitabh Bachchan and his family not only fired-up the inaugural ceremony of the 20th Kolkata International Film Fest but they also strengthened and renewed their ties with West Bengal.

Bihar, UP, Bengal our focus states: Rudy

After BJP's historic win in assembly polls in Haryana and Maharashtra, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Skill Development Rajiv Pratap Rudy on Monday said that focus now would be on Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, and West Bengal.

Housewife gang-raped in Bengal, two arrested

Two people have been arrested for allegedly gang raping a housewife in West Bengal's North 24-Parganas district, police said Sunday.

Shreevats, Veer Pratap shine as Bengal beat Odisha by 25 runs
Shreevats, Veer Pratap shine as Bengal beat Odisha by 25 runs

Pint-sized opener Shreevats Goswami and new ball bowler Veer Pratap Singh produced impressive performances as Bengal comfortably beat Odisha by 25 runs to kick-start their campaign in the East Zone leg of the Vijay Hazare Trophy.

Mumbai beat Bengal by 27 runs
Mumbai beat Bengal by 27 runs

Surya Kumar Yadav sent Bengal bowlers to the cleaners with a scintillating 46-ball unbeaten 102, while pacer Wilkin Mota claimed five wickets to power Mumbai to a 27-run win and brighten their hopes for a final berth in the SK Acharya Memorial Challenger Trophy ODI tournament here on Wednesday

Amitabh Bachchan looking forward to shooting 'Piku' in Kolkata
Amitabh Bachchan looking forward to shooting 'Piku' in Kolkata

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan is excited to visit Kolkata for the second shooting schedule of director Shoojit Sircar's 'next- 'Piku'.

Two elephants found dead in Bengal

Just days after two elephants were electrocuted, two more pachyderms were found dead in northern West Bengal Tuesday, forest officials said.

Major fire at Bengal plastic factory

A major fire broke out at a plastic factory in Dankuni in West Bengal's Hooghly district Sunday, police and fire brigade said.