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.

Young rhino poached in north Bengal forest
Young rhino poached in north Bengal forest

The carcass of a four-year-old rhino with its horn missing was found in Gorumara National Park in Jalpaiguri district of north Bengal today.

Know how Durga Puja is celebrated in East India

It's that time of the year for the Bengali Hindus and Assamese, who wake up to the `Dhak`(drum) beats every morning, following the ten-day long festival of Durga Puja. One is lost in worship, and in life and soul. A deep sense of pride and enthusiasm takes over you.

Badami, Parikh, Manish and Himanshu enter final qualifiers
Badami, Parikh, Manish and Himanshu enter final qualifiers

Manish Jain of Bengal and Mumbai troika Hasan Badami, Siddharth Parikh and Himanshu Jain today booked their berth in the final qualifying tournament for next March's Indian Open Snooker tournament by reaching the semi finals of the first stage qualifiers here on Saturday.

Suspected encephalitis toll in Bengal climbs to 45

One more person died of suspected encephalitis here, taking the toll due to the suspected vector-borne disease in West Bengal to 45 in the last 17 days, officials said Saturday.

Focus on grassroots to develop Indian football: Shabbir Ali

Former football captain Shabbir Ali feels the key to raising the game`s profile in India and making the national team an Asian force lies in spreading it to the untapped areas of the country.

30 die of encephalitis in north Bengal

Thirty people died due to encephalitis in the past ten days at North Bengal Medical College and Hospital, a top official said today.

CAB to honour Ashok Dinda, Wriddhiman Saha

Bengal pacer Ashok Dinda will be bestowed the `Best Cricketer` award while wicketkeeper Wriddhiman Saha would be honoured with the `Gentleman Cricketer` trophy by the Cricket Association of Bengal in its annual ceremony on July 26.

Fireworks light up Kolkata sky as Argentina trounce Holland

If Bengal mourned Brazil`s World Cup ouster, it was time for an early morning celebration today with firecrackers lighting up the sky after Maxi Rodriguez clinched the win for Argentina in the shootout with his right-footed strike in the semifinal against the Netherlands.