WB Ministers contradict over refusal of medals at Jadavpur University convocation

Two ministers of the ruling Trinamool Congress government in West Bengal on Friday contradicted on refusal of medals by the students of Jadavpur University at its just-concluded Convocation.

Versatile Deepika Padukone learning Bengali for Piku!
Versatile Deepika Padukone learning Bengali for Piku!

From learning Marathi for 'Happy New Year' to being well versed with the Tamil accent for 'Chennai Express' Deepika Padukone has kept her characters raw and likeable.

And now, the dimpled beauty is learning Bengali for Shoojit Sircar's 'Piku'.

Opposition hails arrest of TMC MP, BJP demands CM statement

The opposition Left Front, BJP and Congress on Friday hailed the arrest of Trinamool Congress MP and editor of a Bengali daily Srinjoy Bose in the Saradha scam and said that West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress supremo Mamata Banerjee should give a statement on this matter.

When in Kolkata, Bachchan speaks in Bengali to Shoojit Sircar
When in Kolkata, Bachchan speaks in Bengali to Shoojit Sircar

Megastar Amitabh Bachchan prefers to have conversation in Bengali with 'Piku' director Shoojit Sircar on the sets during shooting in Kolkata, where he had spent seven years of his life.

'Gour Hari...' biopic with a difference: C.P. Surendran

'Gour Hari Dastaan - The Freedom File' is poet, novelist and journalist C. P. Surendran’s first shot as a screenplay writer. He says that the biopic is different because "it is biography of an unknown Indian".

ISL: Antonio Lopez Habas promises good football from Atletico de Kolkata
ISL: Antonio Lopez Habas promises good football from Atletico de Kolkata

Atletico de Kolkata manager Antonio Lopez Habas on Saturday said fans should expect them to display 'fatafati' football which means fantastic football in colloquial Bengali.

Bengali language movement hero Abdul Matin passes away

Bengali language movement hero Abdul Matin, who had close links with India, died on Wednesday in Bangladesh after a prolonged illness.

I make it to Kolkata every Durga Puja: Vidya Balan
I make it to Kolkata every Durga Puja: Vidya Balan

 Actress Vidya Balan, who considers Kolkata as her second home, today said she makes it to the city every Durga Puja.