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National Register of Citizens a conspiracy to expel Bengalis from Assam: Mamata

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Wednesday claimed the updating of the National Register of Citizens (NRC) in Assam to determine the state`s original inhabitants is a conspiracy to drive away Bengalis from there.

Jan 03, 2018, 22:32 PM IST

Rain, not GST affects sale of sweets on Bijoya Dashami

Since July 1 this year, sweetmeat shops in Bengal had to bear 5 percent tax on popular sweets like Rosogolla, Sandesh, Jal Bhara, Pantua, Rabri. 

Oct 04, 2017, 10:35 AM IST

Myanmar`s top monks parry claims of Buddhist hardliners

The body representing Myanmar`s top monks has distanced itself from Buddhist hardliners.

Jul 13, 2016, 10:34 AM IST

Gautam Gambhir made racist remarks about Sourav Ganguly, Bengalis: Manoj Tiwary

Manoj Tiwary claimed that Gautam Gambhir had made racist remarks about former Indian captain Sourav Ganguly and Bengalis.

Oct 25, 2015, 19:11 PM IST

Elaborate security arrangements in Kolkata to ensure trouble-free Durga Puja

Kolkata is gearing up for five days of Durga Pujas from next week.

Oct 17, 2015, 11:05 AM IST

Narendra Modi wants to divide Bengalis, non-Bengalis: Mamata Banerjee

Mamata Banerjee hit back at BJP`s PM candidate on Monday saying that Narendra Modi was indulging in divisive politics and wanted to divide Bengalis and non-Bengalis.

Apr 28, 2014, 20:15 PM IST

Andhra tourism to hold Durga Puja to draw Bengalis

The Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corp (APTDC) plans to organise Durga Puja to draw tourists from West Bengal, its officials said in Kolkata.

Jul 06, 2013, 15:03 PM IST

Hillary wishes `Shubho Nobo Borsho` to Bengalis

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has wished "Shubho Nobo Borsho!" to Bengali communities around the world on "Poila Boishakh", the Bengali New Year.

Apr 13, 2012, 10:12 AM IST

Tagore life force for all Bengalis: Bangladesh minister

Tagore is the life force for people on both sides of the border, Mankin said.

May 10, 2011, 09:08 AM IST

For Bengalis, Tagore still the man for all seasons

Poet-philosopher Rabindranath Tagore, who churned out a huge body of songs, stories, plays, paintings and more, still inspires millions of Bengalis, who feel his presence in the smallest things of life.

May 07, 2011, 16:43 PM IST