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Kolkata boy scripts tale of 'twilight' city

KOLKATA: You can check out any time you like, but you can never leave. For author Kunal Basu, Kolkata is twilight zone. A city of Bengalis, you say? Less than 50% if you look at the population, points out the Oxford academician. Basu, whose short ... Times of India, 1 month ago
Home boy returns to script tale of twilight city Times of India, 1 month ago

Muslim scholar denies any love jihad in India, calls it a divisive stunt by politicos

New Delhi, Aug. 27 ANI | 17 minutes ago A Muslim religious and literary scholar has denied reports of their being any ulterior motive behind the issue of 'Love Jihad', and brushed it off as a mere political stunt to create divisions within the ...
 NewKerala.com1 month ago

Bengal writer chosen for international programme

statesman news service Kolkata, 21 August Bengali writer, Binayak Banerjee along with other 15 selected writers will participate in an International Writing Program at the University of Iowa. The US department of State's Bureau of ...
 The Statesman1 month ago


About her house on Bosepara Lane in North Kolkata Sister Nivedita had said My house is in my eyes charming. This house had become a nerve centre of intellectual and revolutionary activities with Rabindranath, Jagadishchandra Bose, SA Ratcliff, ...
 The Statesman2 months ago

KathaVana 2014- Children's Literature Festival to be inaugurated by Kannada Poet, Novelist and Writer, H.S. Venkateshmurthy

In this third edition of KathaVana, the theme, Children's Voices in Literature, asks how we can engage children with literature and bring their voices into classroom and school spaces. As a pre-engagement to the festival, Azim Premji University has ...
 Web Newswire1 month ago

This literary crusader craved change

Gnar mari tor motorgarir, Gnar mari tor shopping mall-er, Bujhbi jokhon ashbe tere, Nangto mojur shaban koler (Damn your cars and shopping malls, When the naked labourer of the soap factory will rise up in anger, Youll be fixed.) These lines of ...
 Millennium Post2 months ago

How the Filthy Rich Live in Rising Asia

T he novelist and critic U. R. Ananthamurthy once said that India lives simultaneously in the twelfth and twenty-first centuries. He might have added: and all the centuries in between. No city better exemplifies Ananthamurthy's maxim than the ...
 The New Republic Online5 days ago

Festival for distributing Jibanananda-Prize

As eminent writer Hassan Azizul Haque hands over the award at the prize giving ceremony, (R) poet Asad Chowdhury looks on. Photo: Star A day-long festival to mark the distribution of the Jibanananda-Prize in memory of Jibanananda Das, the Poet ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star1 week ago

Opening windows on the inner world

No matter whether one is gifted with the innate power of writing, educated persons, especially those who become famous in later life, have the common propensity to write a memoir or an autobiography. Perhaps due to this, we have such works by ...
 Financial Express Bangladesh1 week ago

Here's the shortlist

The Hindu Shashi Deshpande. Photo: K. Bhagya Prakash Special Arrangement Shadow Play by Shashi Deshpande The Hindu Deepti Kapoor. Photo: Monica Tiwari. Special Arrangement A Bad Character by Deepti Kapoor The Hindu Anita Nair. Photo: K.
 The Hindu2 weeks ago
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