The eighth edition of Apeejay Kolkata Literary Festival (AKLF) will pay tributes to Nobel laureate Bob Dylan and late author-activist Mahasweta Devi and will also focus on India's northeast. Business Standard, 2 months ago
A memorial to Magsaysay award winning late author and social activist Mahasweta Devi will be set up at her residence in Rajdanga here, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said here on Monday."The memorial is ready. The memorial will house her belongings, books, ...Prokerala, 4 weeks ago
Ashley Tellis is no stranger to censorship. The media, for obvious reasons is pedestaling the issue of Ashley Tellis’s firing from Saint Joseph’s College, Bangalore, solely on gay rights. I think it would be myopic to categorize it in such binary terms, ...Sify, 1 week ago
Rajshree Ranawat, an assistant professor of English at Jodhpur’s Jai Narain Vyas University (JNVU), has been suspended for inviting Professor Nivedita Menon of the Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) to deliver a lecture. Speaking to Catch, Menon, a ...catchnews.com, 1 month ago
It was the year 'anti-national' became the 'it' gaali, and our humble haldi-doodh became the toast of the West's wellness brigade as 'Tumeric Latte.' It was the year 'cash' became unholy and 'fake news' became real. Shuma Raha looks back. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/Rediff.com Anti-national: The "it" gaali of 2016. You could be hit with it if you were so subversive as to not want sloganeering students in jail. Or if you opposed the government's currency ban or, heaven forbid, supported ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
Kolkata : The Mamata Banerjee-led Trinamool Congress' resounding win in the assembly polls, the Singur case verdict that further strengthened the ruling party's position and the once invincible Left Front's continued marginalisation were the highlights in the ...Sify, 2 months ago
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