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Faculty, students say space for free thinking shrinking

The uproar over the enactment of a play based on Mahasweta Devi’s short story ‘Draupadi’ at Central University of Haryana has left the faculty and students scared to discuss sensitive issues in classr... The Hindu, 20 hours ago
Times of India

Proffesor drags President, Prime Minister to Draupadi's defence

CHANDIGARH: `Question Even Those Who Paid Tribute To Mahasweta Devi' If it is wrong to discuss well-known author Mahasweta Devi's works by correlating them to current circumstances, then the President and Prime Minister of India too have done ...
 Times of India1 day ago

Ruckus at Haryana varsity over scene of rape by soldiers in Mahasweta Devi play

Protests against the play staged at Central University of Haryana, in Mahendragarh on Thursday. (Manoj Dhaka/HT Photo) A play performed by the students at Central University of Haryana in Mahendragarh on Wednesday, which had a scene portraying ...
 Businessgyan6 days ago MAHASWETA'S PLAY LEADS TO PROTEST IN HARYANA VARSITY  HT Syndication6 days ago Play staged by students of Central Univerity of Haryana sparks row, ABVP calls it seditious  Indian Express1 day ago Protests continue in Haryana varsity over play showing 'rape by soldiers'  HT Syndication2 days ago
New Indian Express

Mahasweta Devi would have been happiest on Singur land return: Mamata

Singur (West Bengal), Sep 14 (IANS) West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, who on Wednesday returned land to Singur farmers, recalled late Bengali writer and social activist Mahasweta Devi's unwavering support to the land movement and said she ...
 Yahoo! India2 weeks ago 'Now I can die in peace': Mamata hails SC's Singur verdict asking Tatas to return land to farmers  DNA4 weeks ago Death, be not proud  The Statesman1 month ago Voice of the oppressed  The Statesman1 month ago

Activism, she wrote

litterateur and activist Mahasweta Devi passed away this July at the age of 90. From Rabindranath Tagore to Shah Rukh Khan, the grand dame of Bengali literature incorporated all in her fiction. Agenda revisits the legend in an interview published in ...
 New Delhi Pioneer3 weeks ago Mahasweta Devi: The litterateur as a zealous activist  Meri News1 month ago
Indian Express

Thousands of admirers bid tearful adieu...

Thousands of people from all walks of life today filed past the body of Mahasweta Devi to pay their last respects before the eminent writer and social activist was cremated with full state honours. Thousands of her admirers, artists, writers, ...
 The Echo Of India2 months ago Admirers of eminent writer Mahasweta bid her tearful farewell  Times of India2 months ago Mahasweta Devi's admirers bid her tearful farewell  Indian Express2 months ago Thousands bid tearful farewell to Mahasweta Devi  Rediff.com2 months ago
Indian Express

TMC leader wants road named after Mahasweta Devi

Trinamul Congress MP Idris Ali will urge Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee to name a road after eminent litterateur Mahasweta Devi, who passed away recently, and build a library in her memory. Talking to the media at Kolkata Press Club this ...
 The Statesman1 month ago Trinamool Congress urges govts to name road after litterateur Mahasweta Devi  Indian Express1 month ago Govts urged to name road after Mahasweta  Press Trust of India1 month ago Government urged to name road after Mahasweta Devi  Financial Express1 month ago
New Indian Express

The voice of the voiceless

HYDERABAD: It took Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak to discover Mahasweta Devi, who chronicled the marginalised tribal farmers of Bengal and Bihar, and it takes serious artistes to represent her work on stage in its entirety. After Mahasweta Devi's death ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago Mahasweta Devi: Voice of the Margins  Indian Express2 months ago

Mahasweta's autobiography remains unfinished

Eminent writer Mahasweta Devi, who had penned hundreds of heartwarming tales about the downtrodden, could never finish her own story about the mental trauma she went through after her divorce. Documentary filmmaker Joshy Joseph, who was ...
 The Echo Of India2 months ago 'Her autobiography remains lost'  HT Syndication2 months ago Mahasweta Devi's autobiography remains unfinished, lost  Press Trust of India2 months ago

'Now, I can die in peace': Moral victory for Mamata Banerjee as SC scraps Singur land deal

An elated West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee evoked late Mahasweta Devi and others "who made sacrifices fighting for" the Singur land that was given to the Tatas after the Supreme Court on Wednesday scrapped the deal. The post ‘Now, I can die in ...
 First Post.com4 weeks ago
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