West Bengal is an Indian state located in the eastern region of the country along the Bay of Bengal. With over 91 million inhabitants, it is India's fourth-most populous state. It has an area of 88,752 km².
National Award-winning filmmaker Srijit Mukherji has questioned a tweet by Press Information Bureau that claims August 18 is Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose's death anniversary. If we put a definite date to Bose's demise, we accept the plane crash theory is the true explanation of his death, he pointed out.
The perishable goods and export-import business was hit as nearly six lakh trucks remained off road in West Bengal following an indefinite strike called by the truck owners and operators on Monday.
In-form teams, Bengal Warriors and Dabang Delhi played out an entertaining draw, with both teams finishing on 30 points in the second match of the day at the Jawaharlal Nehru Indoor Stadium here on Saturday.
Former Bengal seamer Shib Sankar Paul was on Wednesday appointed the head coach of the state's senior women's team, the Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) said in a statement.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday warned that none should "try to spread violence and fear in her state".
An intense battle between Bengal Warriors and Telugu Titans eventually finished in a 29-29 tie at the EKA Arena by TransStadia here on Monday. This was the fifth tie between these two sides, making this the most tied fixture in the history of VIVO Pro Kabaddi.
Bengal Warriors got the better of U Mumba by a 32-30 scoreline at the Patliputra Indoor Stadium in Patna on Friday. Baldev Singh got a High 5 for the Bengal Warriors, while Arjun Deshwal scored a fighting Super 10 for U Mumba.
City football giants Mohun Bagan on Thursday condemned the incident in which some persons wearing their club jerseys brought down East Bengal's overhead gate erected to commemorate the centenary celebrations at the club tent.
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, here on Wednesday, said the Centre must accord due importance to regional languages and mother tongue if there has to be a united India.
Due to the formation of a depression over the northwest Bay of Bengal, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has advised the fishermen to avoid fishing on Wednesday.