An excerpt from a short story by Mahasweta Devi, translated from the Bengali by Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak. II Catch Dopdi Mejhen. She will lead us to the others. Dopdi was proceeding slowly, with some rice knotted into her belt. Mushai Tudus wife had cooked ... The Hindu, 2 weeks ago
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Renowned author and activist Mahasweta Devi has filed a complaint against her former personal assistant Joy Bhadra, accusing him of drugging her with sleeping pills to make her sign a request for a land grant from the West Bengal government. Mahasweta, a ...Deccan Herald, 1 month ago Mahasweta Devi accuses personal assistant of defrauding her Nerve, 1 month ago Mahasweta Devi accuses her personal assistant of doping her Gulf News, 1 month ago Mahasweta accuses personal assistant of cheating her Daijiworldcom, 1 month ago
The Lowland— Jhumpa Lahiri's second novel—opens on the grounds of the Tollygunge Club, a British-built country club in Calcutta, West Bengal. The year is 1956, and although a decade has passed since India won its freedom, a portrait of Queen ...Dissent Magazine, 11 hours ago
After a brief lull in the years of early 2000 when publishers would not touch them with a barge pole, short stories are back again, and with a vengeance. Magnum quantities of campus capers, chick-lit, city-centric stories, literary and paranormal ...New Indian Express, 2 days ago
Comment · print · T T T+· T- Hindu A reader at the Full Circle Book Shop in Khan market, New Delhi. Photo: Meeta Ahlawat TOPICS A handful of Hindi books made it to the top this year. That the ratio is skewed is no secret. Hindi ...The Hindu, 3 days ago
Here's celebrating Dilip Kumar by re-visiting his best movies. Dilip Kumar. The name evokes a myriad of images and every single one is iconic. From his mischievous smile that rejoices in teasing his leading lady to the pangs of pain in coping with the upheavals of his broken heart to his swaggering antics that could break the mightiest of tyrants, the visuals are endless. At a time when acting was associated with theatrics, he changed the rules by showing us the beauty of subtlety and ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
With the Trinamool government and NGOs stalling the Haripur nuclear plant, will the DAE allot the Russians another site elsewhere in India? Indrani Roy/Rediff.com reports. Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Russian President Vladimir Putin will unveil on Thursday, December 11, a vision document to meet India's energy needs. While the central government seems keen to sort out India's power woes, the status of the nuclear power plant at Haripur in West Bengal's East Midnapore district ...Rediff.com, 1 week ago
What's on at Times Litfest today Lots happening at the Times LitFest held at Mehboob Studios, Bandra. Entry is free to all sessions. For more details, log on to www.timesliterarycarnival.com. Venue A POWER BREAKFAST Field Wide Open: The Next ...Times of India, 2 weeks ago
Statesman News Service Kolkata,5 December BJPis trying to capture absolute power in the country and allow foreign capital to plunder the country's resources. Hence, for this they are playing communal politics, stated renowned writer Ms ...The Statesman, 2 weeks ago
KOLKATA: A day before 16 Left parties take to the streets on Saturday to mark the Communal Harmony Day on the 22nd anniversary of the Babri Masjid demolition, former chief minister Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee on Friday said that Union minister Sadhvi ...Times of India, 2 weeks ago
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