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'Souls like her define eternity'

The whimsical is real

Mahashweta Devi belonged to the tradition of great writers writing for children In 1998 when Mahashweta Devis Our Non-Veg Cow and other stories quietly entered bookshops, the reactions were not so quiet. The writer who was the personification of pen is ... The Hindu, 2 weeks ago
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Renowned writer and social thinker Mahasweta Devi dies at 90

Bengali author Mahasweta Devi. (Photo: PTI) The author had been keeping ill for some months now and was recently admitted in hospital. Kolkata : Eminent Bengali author and social activist Mahasweta Devi died in Kolkata today after a brief illness. She was 90.
 Asian Age1 month ago Famed author Mahashweta Devi dies at age 90  MSN India1 month ago

'Mahasweta built and rebuilt her stupendous life with bricks of pain'

'She never desisted from calling a spade a spade and that's what made her such a unique character.' IMAGE: Mahasweta Devi: Will we see the likes of her again? Author and activist Mahashweta Devi, who passed away after a prolonged illness on Thursday, July 28, wrote more than a hundred novels and 20 collections of short stories. She was not only a celebrated writer, she was also a firebrand social activist who strongly raised her voice against the oppression of the tribals. The winner of the ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

‘Voice of justice’ Mahasweta Devi dies

Eminent writer and social activist Mahasweta Devi, who served as the voice of the marginalised and oppressed, passed away on Thursday after prolonged illness. She was 90. Mahasweta Devi was a recipient of the Raman Magsaysay award, Jnanpith Award, Sahitya ...
 Asian Age1 month ago

PM condoles the demise of Indian social activist and writer Mahashweta Devi

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has condoled the demise of Indian social activist and writer Mahashweta Devi. "Mahashweta Devi wonderfully illustrated the might of the pen. A voice of compassion, equality and justice, she leaves us deeply saddened.
 PIB1 month ago

Mamata condoles writer Mahasweta Devi's passing

Kolkata : West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday condoled the death of eminent writer Mahasweta Devi, saying the state has lost "a glorious mother". "India has lost a great writer. Bengal has lost a glorious mother. I have lost a personal ...
 Sify1 month ago Mamata condoles Mahasweta Devi's passing  Prokerala1 month ago

The naked truth of fiction

Dopdi, a tribal woman and leading character in Mahasweta Devi’s short story Draupadi, derives her name from the Mahabharata namesake and is subjected, like her, to the mercy of men who want to strip her as an act of lust and chastisement. Draupadi was saved ...
 The Financial Chronicle4 weeks ago

RIP Mahasweta Devi: Mahesh Bhatt, Prosenjit Chatterjee, Rahul Bose mourn social activists death

Bengali film star Prosenjit Chatterjee and Bollywood filmmakers like Mahesh Bhatt and Madhur Bhandarkar on Thursday mourned the death of eminent writer and social activist Mahasweta Devi. Mahasweta Devi passed away at a Kolkata nursing home on 29 July, ...
 catchnews.com1 month ago

Singur case: SC verdict means farmers will get their land back but they will remain losers

(This article has been updated with Tata Motors' statement, more details and corrections.) The much-awaited and discussed Singur land case has been settled with the Supreme Court on Wednesday asking the state government to return 997acres of land ...
 Firstpost.com25 minutes ago

Daxin Bajrangi is the hero you need to watch out for at NOMAD film fest

One little girl is surrounded by an entire class of students. As the students walk around in a circle, in the background, the teacher exhorts everyone to shout "chor hai! chor hai!" (shes a thief! shes a thief!) Thats one of Daxin Bajrangis earliest memories ...
 catchnews.com10 hours ago
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