Bengali Hindus
Bengali Hindus (Bengali: বাঙালি হিন্দু) are ethnic Bengali adherents of Hinduism, and native to the Bengal region of the Indian Subcontinent. Bengali Hindus speak Bengali, which is classified as ...
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A Vancouver woman has filed a lawsuit against yoga millionaire Bikram Choudhury, alleging the 69-year-old yoga guru sexually assaulted her during an instructor training course in Las Vegas in 2010.
Culture of Bengal
The culture of Bengal encompasses cultures in the Bengal region, which today consists of the independent nation of Bangladesh (Purbo Bongo East Bengal), and the Indian state of West Bengal (Poshchim B...
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Sisir Kumar Maitra
Sisir Kumar Maitra (born 19 January 1887, Calcutta, India, died 1963) was Head of the Department of Philosophy and Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Banaras Hindu University. His writings compared Eastern ...
Rani Mukerji
Rani Mukerji (/rɑːniː mʉkhərdʒiː/; born 21 March 1978) is an Indian actress. Through her Bollywood career, she has become one of the most high-profile celebrities in India, winning several awards, inc...
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Jaya Bhattacharya
Jaya Battacharya is an Indian television actress. She has also done small roles in movies. She is of Bengali descent.
She played a small role in the 2002 Bollywood film Devdas and in the 2001 fil...
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A Vancouver woman has filed a lawsuit against yoga millionaire Bikram Choudhury, alleging the 69-year-old yoga guru sexually assaulted her during an instructor training course in Las Vegas in 2010.
Kanailal Dutta
Kanailal Dutta (Bengali: কানাইলাল দত্ত) (30 August 1888 – 10 November 1908) was a revolutionary in the India's freedom struggle belonging to the Jugantar group. He was born in Chandannagar, West B...
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Anurag Basu
Anurag Basu is an Indian film, television-advertisement and television director, actor, screenwriter and producer. Basu achieved initial success with his films tackling the themes of passion and adul...
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Disciples of Ramakrishna
Ramakrishna Paramahamsa had sixteen disciples (other than Swami Vivekananda) who became monks of the Ramakrishna Order; they are often considered his apostles. In the Ramakrishna-Vivekananda movement,...
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Swami Vijnanananda
Vijnanananda (28 October 1868 – 25 April 1938) was born as Hariprasanna Chattopadhyaya in an upper-class family near Dakshineswar. He was a direct disciple of Ramakrishna. He was an engineer and...
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Provash Ghosh
Provash Ghosh is the General Secretary of the Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist) [SUCI(C)]. He was elected to the position by the central committee of the party on 4 March 2010 following the...
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Satish Ranjan Das
Satish Ranjan Das (1870–1928) was the Advocate-General of Bengal and later the Law Member of the Executive Council of the Viceroy; he was sometime treasurer of the Boy Scouts of Bengal and the Lodge ...
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Bamakhepa
Bamakhepa (1837–1911),(Bengali: বামাক্ষ্যাপা) popularly known as the "mad saint," was a Hindu saint, held in great reverence in Tarapith and whose shrine is also located in the vicinity of the Tar...
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Kanailal Niyogi
Kanailal Niyogi (1924 - 19 May 1961) (Bengali: কানাইলাল নিয়োগী) was an employee of the Indian Railways who took part in the Bengali Language Movement in the Barak Valley in 1961. On 19 May 1961, ...
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Prithwindra Mukherjee
Prithwindra Mukherjee (born in 1936) retired in 2003 from a career as a researcher in the Human and Social Sciences Department (Ethnomusicology) of the French National Centre of Scientific Research in...
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Sohail Sen
Sohail Sen (born 24 June 1984) is an Indian film composer, musician and singer who works in Bollywood. He debuted as a film composer with the Hindi film Sirf (2008), which went majorlyunnoticed. Later...
Chitta Ranjan Dutta
Chitta Ranjan Dutta, Bir Uttom (Bengali: চিত্তরঞ্জন দত্ত) (born 1 January 1927), also known as C R Dutta, is a Bangladeshi war hero and retired Major-General of the Bangladesh Army. He was a key s...
Tridib Chaudhuri
Tridib Chaudhuri (1911–1997) was an Indian politician and Indian independence activist. He was a leader of the Revolutionary Socialist Party and a member of Lok Sabha from Baharampur in West Bengal i...
Mohitlal Majumdar
Mohitlal Majumdar (Bengali: মোহিতলাল মজুমদার) (October 26, 1888 – July 26, 1952), a renowned Bengali author, was born at Kanchrapara village in Nadia district, India. Mohitlal started as a poet, b...
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Sanjay Ghose
Sanjoy Ghose (Bengali: সঞ্জয় ঘোষ) (7 December 1959 – 4 July 1997) was an Indian rural development activist known for his pioneering contributions to community health and development media. He is...
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Hari Shankar Roy
Hari Shankar Roy (born 4 April 1986) is an Indian track and field athlete from West Bengal who specializes in the high jump. He holds the current Indian record of 2.25 metres (7 ft 4.58 in) set o...
Aulchand
Aulchand (Bengali: আউলচাঁদ) (1686–1769) was a Bengali Hindu spiritual leader who founded the Kartabhaja philosophy. Kartabhajas consider Aulchand to be an incarnation of Vishnu and therefore think...
Shobha Sen
Shobha Sen (also known as Sova Sen) is a renowned Bengali theater and film actress.
She was wife of Utpal Dutt and the couple had one daughter, Dr. Bishnupriya Dutt,who is a professor of theatre h...