30 Mar 2017
MEA denies permission to rename West Bengal to Bangla
The Ministry of External Affairs has denied West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's wish to rename the state Bangla. The MEA said it created confusion over its similarity to Bangladesh.
03 Aug 2016
West Bengal: Now just 'Bengal'
Mamata Banerjee's state cabinet passed a proposal to rechristen West Bengal to 'Bengal' in English.