Tuesday, 17 May, 2022

Topic: Bengali

In West Bengal, being Bengali was the only religion, but then BJP entered

Mamata Banerjee wants to give money to Durga Puja pandals but oppose the Centre on sending back Muslim Rohingya refugees.

West Bengal’s name change to ‘Bangla’ gets a thumbs-up from filmmakers, actors, poets

From filmmakers and actors to poets, the Bengali intelligentsia seems to be jubilant over the name-change since 'West Bengal' hinted at partition.  

Ghulam Murshid’s book shows Hindus and Muslims are primary stakeholders of Bengali culture

The author gives the perspective of a Bengal where Hindus and Muslims are shown as primary stakeholders of the Bengali culture.

On Camera


Vehicles at a petrol pump station in Bengaluru, on 4 March 2021 | Photo: Dhiraj Singh | Bloomberg

Heatwave sends Indians into air-conditioned cars for relief, petrol sales soar

Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.


By special arrangement

Desi defence start-up helps Army go off decades-long dependence on imported cold-weather gear

While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2020.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.