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Tribals Mahasweta touched back to cursed life

The Sabar community, the centrepiece of Mahasweta Devi's work, is not very well. The Telegraph, 2 hours ago

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Protests resume against Haryana play

Resuming protests against the enactment of a play based on the short story by Mahasweta Devi — Draupadi — demonstrators, mostly ex-servicemen, sat on a dharna outside Central University of Haryana (CUH) on Monday seeking action against the ...
 The Hindu3 days ago
Times of India

CUH orders vetting of lectures, plays

Following the controversy over staging of Mahasweta Devi's play Draupadi, Central University, Haryana, has now told its teachers to refrain from giving lecture or express their views or organise any cultural event unless it has been vetted by the ...
 Chandigarh Tribune5 days ago Draupadi play row: CUH dean takes 'moral responsibility', resigns post  Times of India3 days ago Row over Draupadi: 70 scholars from UK, Europe support Mgarh professors  Chandigarh Tribune2 weeks ago CUH play row: Faculty says being labelled 'Naxalite'  Times of India2 weeks ago
The Hindu

The short story is a snapshot

Translating Mahasweta Devi is like method acting. Photo: Special Arrangement Arunava Sinha, who recently translated a volume of Bengali short stories, talks of the need to build an ecosystem to teach translated Indian literature in universities ...
 The Hindu1 week ago
Indian Express

The wounds of war

In this season of jingoism, why Mahasweta Devi's short story Draupadi is still so relevant. This is the season of patriotism. Facebook feeds and television channels celebrate the surgical strikes of the Indian army across the border with a ...
 Indian Express1 week ago

ABVP 'hounds' Haryana university over Mahasweta Devi play

Noted academicians and artists, including Vivan Sundaram, have accused the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) of "hounding" professors, students and administration of the Central University of Haryana for staging the play Draupadi, written by Mahasweta ...
 Deccan Herald2 weeks ago Ruckus at Haryana varsity over scene of rape by soldiers in Mahasweta Devi play  Businessgyan4 weeks ago MAHASWETA'S PLAY LEADS TO PROTEST IN HARYANA VARSITY  HT Syndication4 weeks ago Play staged by students of Central Univerity of Haryana sparks row, ABVP calls it seditious  Indian Express3 weeks ago
The Telegraph

Portrait of the writer as an activist

Mahasweta Devi, celebrated writer and radical activist, died in Calcutta on Thursday. She was 90. Belle Vue Clinic officials said she died at 3.16pm due to "multi-organ failure that led to a cardiac arrest". She had been admitted with respiratory distress on ...
 The Telegraph2 months ago Mahasweta Devi wanted to live up to 100 years to finish her pending work  India Today2 months ago Mahasweta Devi, activist-author, passes away  Deccan Herald2 months ago Mahasweta Devi: A writer who never minced her words  Business Standard2 months 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! India1 month ago 'Now I can die in peace': Mamata hails SC's Singur verdict asking Tatas to return land to farmers  DNA1 month ago CONDOLENCES  The Hindu2 months ago Oops! Sushma Swaraj pays homage to Mahasweta Devi, but quotes wrong books  India Today2 months ago

Storyteller vs mob

Protests over Mahasweta Devi's Draupadi are misplaced, the university's capitulation is shocking. A students production of Mahasweta Devi's celebrated story, Draupadi, at the Central University of Haryana on September 21 has triggered protests ...
 Indian Express2 weeks ago

Backlash over Army scene in Draupadi, teachers in trouble

Central University of Haryana approved staging of Mahasweta Devi short story, then set up panel to probe complaint. AT A critical juncture in the late Mahasweta Devi's short story, Draupadi, the protagonist realises that she has no option but to ...
 Indian Express2 weeks ago
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