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Draupadi play row: CUH dean takes 'moral responsibility', resigns post
Times of India

Voice of reason drowns in tragi-comedy

After Mahasweta Devi's play Draupadi was staged at the Central University of Haryana, the organisers were harassed and the event dubbed as an act of sedition. In older universities, liberal thought could evolve due to the democratic space available. Chandigarh Tribune, 3 weeks ago
CUH orders vetting of lectures, plays Chandigarh Tribune, 1 month ago

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CU changes probe panel chairman

In the eye of storm for initiating an inquiry against two teachers for coordinating a play on Mahasweta Devi's short story Draupadi allegedly under pressure from the ABVP, the state's Central University in Mahndragarh has now changed the chairman of ...
 Chandigarh Tribune1 month ago Varsity to issue warning to teachers over Draupadi  Chandigarh Tribune1 month ago
New Indian Express

Through the looking glass

At the Signs Film Festival in Kochi, the documentary Mahasweta Devi: Close Up begins with an elderly woman wearing round spectacles combing her hair. Behind her are book shelves and a calendar on a wall. The camera zooms in on her face. She is ...
 New Indian Express2 weeks ago
The Hindu

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 Hindu1 month ago Storyteller vs mob  Indian Express2 months ago
Livemint.com

Ranga Shankara Theatre Festival: Out of the city

This year's festival showcases plays set outside urban areas— including plays from Jaffna, a Mahasweta Devi adaptation and Assamese folk-tales Irish writer Oscar Wilde regarded theatre as the greatest of all art forms because he believed that it ...
 Livemint.com1 month 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 Hindu2 months ago

Pterodactyl Is... Poetry Of The Future

Mahasweta Devi, who passed away this autumn, was a figure whose work can be seen as existing in and through multiple layers of translation. The first layer: she goes to the great terra incognita—adivasi India—and emerges with narratives of ...
 Outlook India1 month ago

Dear Peromboke Man: Letters from Mahasweta Devi to Anand P Sachidanandan

She was the iconic activist-writer of Bengal. He is the most important living novelist and essayist in Malayalam. Letters from Mahasweta Devi to Anand, written between 1996 and 1998, reveal a rare friendship, forged by a love of literature and a ...
 Indian Express1 month ago
The Telegraph

Tribals Mahasweta touched back to cursed life

The Sabar community, the centrepiece of Mahasweta Devi's work, is not very well. Kajali Sabar and her husband Sarat make tea by boiling CTC tea leaves in water with salt. They cannot afford sugar. Kajali and Sarat live in Balakdih Sabar Tola, a village 36km ...
 The Telegraph1 month 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 Express2 months ago
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