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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 months 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 Age2 months ago Famed author Mahashweta Devi dies at age 90  MSN India2 months 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.com2 months 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 Age2 months 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.
 PIB2 months 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 ...
 Sify2 months ago Mamata condoles Mahasweta Devi's passing  Prokerala2 months 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 Chronicle2 months 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.com2 months ago

Book review: Democrats and Dissenters by Ramachandra Guha, here's a history of hope

A file photo of Jawaharlal Nehru signing the Indian Constitution. Guha swears by the Constitution and calls himself a constitutional democrat (file photo) Distinguishing between ideologues and intellectuals, Ramachandra Guha notes in his latest ...
 Financial Express1 week ago
Nikkei Asian Review

Culture, kitsch and Mother Teresa at Hindu goddess' festival

SILIGURI, India -- At a Durga Puja pavilion in this sub-Himalayan town, Mother Teresa, the Roman Catholic nun who was canonized by Pope Francis in September, is seen sharing a pedestal with Durga, the supreme Hindu goddess of power. With them are ...
 Nikkei Asian Review2 weeks ago
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