Subscribe to our weekly newsletter

@

People

First Bengali Crorepati, two centuries ago and his trade with A...

More than two centuries ago Ramdulal Dey had turned a crorepati! ...

Academician Pabitra Sarkar gets 3rd highest civilian award of J...

On July 15th he will receive ‘The Order of the Rising Sun&r...

Author Buddhadeb Guha to receive D.Lit

A proud moment for all Bengali readers who have loved his books ...

Rabindranath Tagore called ‘Notun Bouthan’ after Gr...

On Kadambari Devi’s birthday, GB finds out why she was alwa...

Today was the day when Swami Vivekananda left this world in med...

What was Sister Nivedita’s reaction at his funeral?

World renowned neurosurgeon Dr Robin Sengupta in a candid inter...

Listen to his visions and future plans for Bengal

All India IMA headquarters named after Dr Bidhan Roy

On Dr Roy’s birth anniversary Bengal again rules over Delhi...

Did Ramkrishna Dev die of cancer? Death certificate states ulce...

Today KMC will handover his controversial death certificate to Be...

Celebrating 100 years of Amala Shankar

Legendary Amala Shankar’s centenary celebrations start toda...

Dr Sushobhon Banerjee treats patients for just Re 1!

The doctor who is treated as God by tribals of Bolpur

Nabarun Bhattacharjee’s voice could never be silenced

Remembering the revolutionary writer on his birthday

Child of a sex worker, Sushila Sundori showed tiger stunts a ce...

Meet the brave-heart woman from Bengal who was the first tiger tr...

Yoga got a global view in 1930s, thanks to Bengal’s Bishn...

On this World Yoga Day a tribute to one of the earliest yoga guru...

Creator of India’s first test-tube baby was forced to com...

Dr Subhash Mukhopadhyay took his life on this day

Doctor of Kalna who still treats patients for only Rs 5!

Dr Goswami is like Uttam Kumar of Agnishwar

Why did Vidyasagar throw his shoe on the stage of Nildorpon?

Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay compared it to Uncle Tom’s Cab...

Sarala Ray’s daughter Kanaklata was a true modern woman ...

A blend of old-world charm and feminist ideologies

Gayatri Devi, Princess of Coochbehar on 100th birth anniversary...

Maharani’s story comes alive through year-long celebrations...

Kundu Sir, the ex-Naxalite and demi-god of Basirhat

How his institute for poor students coaches for free

Wedding card that Rabindranath Tagore wrote himself

Some memories from Tagore’s wedding

Mystery of the lost pen and Lalbazar’s summons to Tagore ...

Why was Rabindranath Tagore called to Lalbazar?

Visionary behind 100-year journey of Gokhale Memorial

What led Sarala Roy to set up a school for girls

Mukherji family from Bengal is keeper of Jallianwala Bagh memor...

On the centenary of the brutal massacre here is an unknown story ...

When humanity speaks above religion

Meet grandma Smritilata and ‘grandson’ Abu

Author Saradindu Bandopadhyay and his unusual murder weapons&nb...

On his birthday GB remembers the unusual success of his Byomkesh ...

First Lokpal of India – Judge from Bengal

Justice Pinaki Chandra Ghosh makes us all proud

Remembering Masterda Surya Sen on his birthday

Chittagong Armoury Raid and India’s Freedom Movement

Unsung heroine Kalpana Dutta who fought against the British

The science graduate who handled explosives

The man who spoke to elephants

Dhritikanta Lahiri Chowdhury’s death leaves a big void

Have we failed our freedom fighters? 

Have you heard of Batukeshwar Dutt, the unsung revolutionary

Leela Roy – the first woman post-graduate of Dhaka Univer...

She saved many Hindu women during Noakhali riots

Speech of first Bengali Christian member of Constituent Assembl...

H.C. Mookerjee helped in drafting Indian constitution

How Madhusudan Dutta defied Ram and made Meghnad the hero

When the villain of Hindu mythology turns a hero in an epic poem ...

Emotional letter by Netaji’s wife written to his brother ...

The letter that first mentions the presence of Anita

The unsung woman physicist from Bengal

Why Bibha Chowdhury never got her due recognition?

Chattagram Astragar Lunthan! Hang Surya Sen!

How Master da was brutally tortured and hanged on this day!

Swami Vivekananda tried beef and all non-vegetarian food

In a ‘food intolerant’ India how Vivekananda’s ...

Bengal government focus on malnutrition in tribal belt

Lodha and Sabar communities getting special protein food

Bringing sunshine to Pavlov Hospital patients through baking

Chef Sunshine Bhattacharjee Alam using baking for mental therapy ...

Septuagenarian headmaster cleans Churni bridge single-handedly ...

Swachh Bharat campaign needs to learn from his dedication

Sujoy Prasad Chatterjee, As I Know Him

Not just an artist, but also a great human being

Today is the day when Rabindranath Tagore won Nobel Prize

What was Tagore’s reaction to the news?

Bangaal vs Ghoti on Kojagori Lakshmi Puja

Is Bengal’s Lakshmi Puja a great leveler?

Are dhaakis of Bengal a fading community today?

Why dhaakis no longer wish to carry forward their tradition

He preached ‘Power of the Pen’ is greater than divi...

Atal Behari Vajpayee knew how to hold a nation together

Somnath Chatterjee: The Man As I Knew Him

Remembering Somnath Chatterjee

Bengali singer Anasua Choudhury overcomes paralysis to sing aga...

GB exclusive interview on her inspirational journey

Pather Panchali's 'Harihar' Kanu Bandopadhyay refus...

Did you know Kanu Bandopadhyay donated his earnings to Swadeshi M...

How much respect did Bengal show to Tagore on his ‘Last J...

Baishe Srabon from Rani Mahalanobis’ diary

GB Face of Bengal – Rajlakshmi Syam

Meet famous entrepreneur and fashion designer of Kolkata

Celebrating Rashbehari Bose and Toshiko’s 100th marriage ...

Why is Bengal’s Murgir Jhol famous in Japan?

How Kadambini fought patriarchy and became a doctor in British ...

First female graduate and doctor from Bengal even ridiculed by me...

Remembering Manohar Aich who took elephants on his chest

Anitesh Chakraborty remembers his ‘Sir’ from his para...

Eternal dilemma of Ghoti vs Bangaal

Paschim bari and Puber bari of Taki

Bengali architect who designed Victoria Memorial

Bengali businessman Rajendranath Mookerjee was adored by the Brit...

What did Kazi Nazrul Islam write to his lady love?

On Nazrul’s birthday a slice of that rare letter

Father of Indian Renaissance: Raja Rammohan Roy

How Tagore and Max Mueller describes this great man!

World’s second blood bank was in Kolkata

Kaalazar famed U.N. Brahmachari started the bank

Visva Bharati’s Desikottam Honour for Amitabh Bachchan

Big B to receive highest honour from Visva Bharati, Santiniketan ...

The world of Sarala Ray’s daughter Kanaklata Ray

Anglicised, yet simple at heart, she was a woman of substance

Job Charnock’s Bengali wife who was to become a Sati

How Charnock saved a Bengali girl from her husband’s pyre ...

How log poaching was stopped in North Bengal forests?

Youths guard the very forests, where they once cut trees

Have you seen Rs 10,000 and 5,000 currency notes of British Ben...

One man in Siliguri has a collection of such priceless notes

Why did Vidyasagar praise kaviyal Bhola Moira?

Kavi-gaan was an intrinsic part of Bengal’s entertainment i...

Never-before aired Ritwik Ghatak play on radio

Jala deals with dark tales of suicides

Special train remembering Vivekananda’s Chicago speech

When Swamiji returned to Kolkata through Budge Budge

Bengal’s 98-year-old revolutionary who gets Padma Shri

How Sudhanshu Biswas turned a social reformer from a revolutionar...

Did Sardar Patel pay Rs 18,000 to Netaji’s wife?

False propaganda to malign Netaji’s family

Buffer zone between Ghotis and Bangals

An insider’s story on Taki and its zamindars

Did you know Nadia’s original capital was Matiyari?

Nadia Raj family is one of the oldest families of Bengal

Where have all the circus clowns gone?

They make the audience laugh, but are they themselves happy?

Technology helped this hearing-speech impaired couple find love...

How Tulsi and Subhendu interacted through sign-language videos

Path-breaking research: Bengali scientist duo in Nature

Father-son duo make Kolkata proud with path-breaking discovery

Siliguri rickshaw puller popularizes Paytm

Meet Sushil, who give 80% discount on rickshaw rides via Paytm

When Sibram was upset with Sarat Chandra 

Even in smiles, one can shed tears

How did Armenians come to live in Bengal?

Tracing the well-known Armenian residents of Bengal

Panchanan Mondal, ‘manuscript seeker’ of Bengal

He went from door to door, collecting rare manuscripts

The man from Bengal who first signed with FIFA

Indrajit Sen tried 27 years ago to bring FIFA matches to India

How was scientist Meghnad Saha as a Parliamentarian?

Was this Bengali scientist a victim of provincialism in Indian po...

Bangaal vs Ghoti on Kojagori Lakshmi Puja

Is Bengal’s Lakshmi Puja a great leveler?

Why Mahatma Gandhi fell into ‘darkest despair’

How partition of Bengal and following riots impacted him

Was Sarat Chandra Chattopadhyay a messiah for women?

His last novel SheshProshno also celebrates women

74 years after his submarine journey

Eastern Naval Command inaugurates Netaji statue to honour his sub...

Food Park coming up for Sector V’s IT hub

Techies in Kolkata to get new food destination
 

172.5 crore investment at Haldia dock complex

New liquid terminal to be set up 

How poet Sukanto Bhattacharya’s teacher inspired him

Poet Sukanto had a mentor in his school teacher

Tagore and H.G. Wells speak on universal education

Rare excerpt from their conversation

The great Indian teacher who was a victim of racism

Acharya Jagadish Chandra Bose as a professor

Ashutosh Mukherjee: Teacher who identified talents

He brought talented professors to CU

Geographical location tag for Kolkatti

Jewelry made in Kolkata might get GI tag

Naga Sanyasi chief was no less sexy than a Hollwyood hero!

Head of Juna Akhara was a boy from Bengal

Nandan Nilekani might take up reins of Infosys

Nilekani might return as Infosys head

Remembering legendary stage actor Sombhu Mitra

Listen to these iconic productions

Two faces of Darjeeling

Students leave schools, tea-workers join gardens

Bengali NRI doctors help to upgrade city hospital for poor

London NRIs pitch in for Thakurpukur hospital

The woman who guarded Netaji’s signature

Takes out the autograph every Independence Day

'Anti-industry’ Loba welcomes DVC

DVC begins mining project at Loba

Raining hilsa in Bengal

Fishing trawlers brimming with hilsa catch anchor at Bengal ports...

Uber helps Kolkata save 279,000 litres of fuel

Uber pool makes citizens use less cars