Bengal

September 2, 2015
September 2, 2015

Imtiaz Ali spreads positive buzz for 'Teenkahon'

Filmmaker Imtiaz Ali has taken a keen interest in promoting adman Bauddhayan Mukherji's feature debut "Teenkahon".

August 12, 2015
August 12, 2015

Did you know why Alexander did not proceed to conquer ancient Bengal?

At around 300 BC, when Alexander the great came to conquer Bengal—then known as Ganga Rashtra, meaning Nation on the River Ganges, alias Gangaridai—he abandoned the idea of going further...

August 7, 2015
August 7, 2015

Bengal famine: Remembering WW2's forgotten disaster (video)

In 1943, during World War Two, Bengal in British-run India was hit with a severe shortage of food.