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Historian Ramchandra Guha put out a tweet Thursday, quoting British writer Philip Spratt from 1939, that compared state of economy and culture between Bengal and Gujarat.
Addressing ICC’s annual plenary, PM Narendra Modi quotes Tagore, Vivekananda to inspire Bengal towards self-reliance, talks of reviving manufacturing sector.
Technicians in the state couldn't reach labs, making their way through trees and electric poles that lay scattered due to the impact of Cyclone Amphan.
‘Bhanusingher Padabali’, verses in Brajabuli that Rabindranath Tagore started to write as a teen, went on to become a complete genre of songs.
While Kejriwal and Uddhav Thackeray are keen to send the migrants out, Nitish Kumar has constantly pushed back, saying that it would violate the lockdown.
As far as the Germans were concerned, they were simply not welcome in Bengal. The EIC did everything to discourage their attempts to trade.
Doyen of Bengali cinema Uttam Kumar has over 200 films to his credit. He was an extremely charming and intelligent man, who lived life on his own terms.
Every reporter worth the microphone s/he carried like a visiting card, wandered through the Muzaffarpur hospital, as if on a stroll in a park.
Founder of the Indian Society of Oriental Art, Abanindranath brought nationalism to Indian art in 20th century Bengal.
Front Page And the next chief minister of Karnataka is… B.S. Yeddyurappa. After three days of suspense, the BJP state chief finally took oath as the 29th chief minister of Karnataka Thursday, Hindustan Times and all the major dailies report front-page. Within 24 hours of assuming office, Yeddyurappa held a 'one-man cabinet meeting' with senior bureaucrats to “fulfil his pre-poll promise of waiving farm loans of up to Rs 1 lakh from all banks on day one", The Indian Express reports. The Congress and the JD(S) continue to be up in arms over the governor's invitation to BSY to form the government, an act they have labelled the "defeat of democracy", The Hindu reports. The BJP has 15 days to prove their majority. In ThePrint, Rohini Swamy lists the three scenarios likely to take place over the fortnight. Also read this time-line for a shortcut to understanding the twists and turns in the political battle for Karnataka. Meanwhile,...
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