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Secret that turned the tide
Calcutta Telegraph

Bangladesh gives Indian Prime Minister Modi a hearty send-off

Abar Ashibo Phire Dhanshiritir Tire (Ill come back again in this Bangla), he recited the first line of a famous poem by Jibanananda Das in his public speech at the Bangabandhu International Conference Centre from where he was driven straight to the ..., 1 month ago

Classics, Forever

Impatient publishers wait for that lucrative moment when the copyright of a modern classic ceases to exist. When the time machine crosses, at last, the law-bound 60 years after the death of the author, they are allowed to publish a Jibanananda Das ...
 Times of India2 days ago

Once in a blue moon

The beauty of a full moon shines upon us every month and is almost ubiquitous in the arts. But a blue moon rarely happens and is barely alluded to in the arts. But when it does appear, it becomes the centre of attention of the aesthetes and ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star2 days ago

I haven't tried to merge the two identities in my poetry consciously

Barring Arun Sarkar, well-known poets of the 40s — Subhas Mukhopadhyay and Birendra Chattopadhyay in particular — wrote poetry which carried a strong socio-political accent. But you, Alokeranjan Dasgupta and Sakti Chattopadhyay (poets of the ...
 Times of India2 weeks ago

Jana Gana Mana was NOT sung in praise of the English king!

'Tagore wrote a song, not for George V, but a song devoted to the "dispenser of human destiny -- Bharat bhagya vidhata" -- God.' 'Tagore relinquished his knighthood after the Jallianwalla Bagh massacre in 1919. He could never have been reverent of the British crown.' March 13, 1939: An anguished Rabindranath Tagore writes, 'I should only insult myself if I cared to answer those who consider me capable of such unbounded stupidity as to sing in praise of George the Fourth or George the Fifth as ...
 Rediff.com2 weeks ago

The calculated silence on the killing of bloggers

Late writer Humayun Azad These are dark times. So dark that forces more medieval than those in the Middle Ages are trying to hurtle us back into a place where nothing grows except the seeds of intolerance; so dark that the people who have been ...
 Bdnews24.com4 weeks ago
Bangladesh Daily Star

Rendezvous with Poet Kamal Chowdhury

Kamal Chowdhury enjoys a special place in contemporary Bengali poetry. His style is exclusive. Apart from taking up diverse issues as subjects of his poems, he treats them in a manner which is both idyllic and nightmarish. From the soaring ideals ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star1 month ago


The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Cities HT Kolkata Newspapers Kolkata, June 8 -- Two Majumdars - Kamal Kumar and Amiya Bhushan - ruled the scene of serious Bengali literature after the era ...
 HT Syndication1 month ago

Modi talks Teesta, development in B'desh

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. National Cities Hindustan Times Newspapers Dhaka, June 8 -- "Abar Asbo phire..." (I will return again) said Prime Minister Narendra Modi, quoting a line from ...
 HT Syndication1 month ago
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