Jailed former Minister Madan Mitra and CPI(M) State secretary Surjya Kanta Mishra defeated. It has been a massive win for Mamata Banerjee in West Bengal. After securing the massive mandate, Didi appealed for peace and asked the opposition to ... The Hindu, 1 week ago
One of India's top filmmakers Satyajit Raj would have been 95 on May 2. We celebrate him by re-publishing a special series of articles through the week. On May 12, Satyajit Ray's first film, Pather Panchali, was screened at the Cannes Film Festival, marking the masterpiece's 50th anniversary. To celebrate the occasion, Indrani Roy Mitra spoke to Ray's only child, Sandip, who, ironically, was not invited to Cannes. "It's disappointing that the Cannes Film Festival authorities did not send ...Rediff.com, 3 weeks ago
'As a governor, I have every right to speak my mind if I feel the security of my country is at stake.' 'Why is it that we would have to shed tears when Muslims are killed or tortured, but have to keep mum when the Hindus receive the same treatment?' "I am not secular, I am a Hindu," says Tripura Governor Tathagata Roy. The fact that this comment had stirred up a controversy a few months ago doesn't perturb Roy in the least. For, he reasons, "We often misinterpret the word 'secular' and that ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Kolkata March 15 (IBNS) Authors Samita Chaudhuri and Utpal Chaudhuri unveiled their book, And the Teesta Flows... at an outlet of leading lifestyle store Starmark in Kolkata on Tuesday. Samita Chaudhuri said, It has been sixteen years after our ...India Blooms, 2 months ago
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