Padma Vibhushan awardee Mahasweta Devi asking chief minister Mamata Banerjee to "ensure that she performs her political duties properly" came as a stunning rejoinder. Times of India, 11 hours ago
Please don't deviate from duty of the CM: Mahasweta Devi to Mamata - Rediff.com, 2 days ago
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Author Nabarun Bhattacharya breathed his last in Kolkata today. He was the only child of actor Bijon Bhattacharya and writer, activist and Magasaysay award winner Mahasweta Devi. His controversial novel, Herbert (1993) was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award. He was ...Rediff.com, 1 month ago If you don't know good food, you'll forever have chhatu: Nabarun Bhattacharya Times of India, 1 month ago Nabarun Bhattacharya 'magic realist' Bangladesh Daily Star, 1 month ago Nabarun Bhattacharya Bangladesh Daily Star, 1 month ago
West Bengal CM Mamata Banerjee with social activist Mahasweta Devi at the party's Martyrs Day rally. Summary Speaking at the rally organised on the occasion of Martyrs Day, Banerjee invited real Leftists to join TMC. Calling for an all out ...Indian Express, 1 month ago Mamata's maiden overseas trip to Singapore The Hindu, 1 month ago West Bengal has no place for 'communal party': Mamata Banerjee Deccan Chronicle, 1 month ago
CHENNAI: Building a bridge between two languages is not easy. But S Krishnamurthi (aka Calcutta Krishnamurthi), who died recently in the city, did exactly that by translating major works in Tamil into Bengali and vice versa in a career spanning more ...Times of India, 4 days ago
A teenaged youth was arrested today from a village under Kochadhaman police station area in Bihar's Kishanganj district on charge of converting his wife - a minor girl - to Islam after wedding her recently, a police officer said. Acting on the ...Outlook India, 4 days ago
Four prominent academics from Jadavpur University (Kolkata, India) are visiting Aberystwyth between 8-10 September on a translation workshop between Welsh and Bengali literature, poetry and theatre, as part the first event in the calendar of the ...Noodls, 1 week ago
Born in 1934 in the small village of Chakiya in Baliya, Uttar Pradesh, the well known Hindi poet Kedarnath Singh came of poetic age in the Ajneya edited Teesra Saptak . His muse is suffused with the shades of the village and the warmth of love, ...Outlook India, 2 weeks ago
'Kitaabein Karti Hain Baatein...' Penned by lyricist Prasoon Joshi and sung by Oroon Das, these words form a beautiful musical prelude to Doordarshan's weekly book-based show 'Kitaabnama'. India's only multilingual book show, Kitaabanama: Books and ...Times of India, 3 weeks ago
NEW DELHI: One has picked up characters from myths, another is studying the works of sociologists, two others have mapped Saket and Khirki Extension and a fourth has pulled out transcripts for a court case in pre-Independence India. The five ...Times of India, 3 weeks ago
Years ago, I remember UR Ananthamurthy talking of the sociologist MN Srinivas. He was commenting on his book, The Remembered Village. Srinivas had written it from memory after his notes had been burnt by student demonstrators at Stanford. I remember ...Times of India, 3 weeks ago
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