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Language Movement Day celebrated across West Bengal

A number of programmes were held today in different parts of West Bengal celebrated as Language Movement Day, commemorating the beginning of a movement to protect Bengali language in erstwhile East Pakistan.The day is termed simply as 'Ekush-e' (21st) in both ... Business Standard, 3 weeks ago

The modern relevance of Saratchandra Chattopadhyay

Saratchandra grappled with caste, gender and economic inequalities, and questions of nationalism that needed to be separated from the politics of religious nationalism all through his writing life. All of which, writer Anindita Mukhopadhyay points out, are highly contemporaneous. Illustration: Dominic Xavier/  Saratchandra Chattopadhyay (1876-1938) had hooked his personal philosophy of writing to the invisible 'wretched of the earth' in a speech (1936): 'Those who have ...
 Rediff.com3 weeks ago

Art exhibition showing portraits of eyes at IGNCA

Eyes are the windows to the soul. With this message as the main premise, an art exhibition showing portraits of eyes of famous personalities, including Mother Teresa, Rabindranath Tagore started at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts (IGNCA) on ...
 DNA1 month ago 'Eyes' have it: Pencil, charcoal work finds space on canvas  Prokerala1 month ago

India Heritage Walk Festival: Feast on documentaries online

Documentaries capturing the stories of icons, narrating the tales of some of vanishing textile traditions and the legendary battle of Bhima-Koregaon in Maharashtra, will be up for online view this whole month as part of a pan-India heritage festival.The India ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

French researchers chronicling 3000 years of Indian literature

Seventy French scholars and researchers have taken up a project to chronicle the journey of Indian literature for the last 3,000 years, two Indologists from France said here.The French government is funding the project undertaken by two leading French ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Economic Survey breaks stereotype, goes pink; evokes poets, Bollywood

Breaking from past, the Economic Survey for 2017-18 was printed in pink colour as it waded into problem of gender bias prevalent in India and underscored the importance of gender issues to the economy.The pre-Budget annual document detailing state of economy was in the past presented in multiple hues of blue, green and yellow but the Survey 2017-18 sported a pink cover 'chosen as a symbol of support for the growing movement to end violence against women which spans continents'.The survey ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Book traces growth, development of nationalism in India

People are being identified as nationalist or anti-national depending upon their attitude towards the State and its politics, says historian S Irfan Habib who has edited an anthology that traces the growth and development of nationalism in India."Indian ...
 Business Standard1 month ago

Shree Venkatesh Films to make 25 films in 3 yrs;spend Rs 100cr

Shree Venkatesh Films (SVF), one of eastern Indias biggest movie production house, today said it is producing 25 big ticket films over the next three years by investing Rs 100 crore.As part of the 25 films, film-maker Arindam Sil is set to make two detective ...
 Business Standard2 months ago

India’s leading designer takes to Instagram yet again

FC Bureau Designer Sabyasachi launches his ‘Udaipur Collection’ for Spring-Summer 2017 on A social media platform He’s done it again; in an upset victory designer Sabysachi Mukherjee released his latest Spring-Summer 2017 collection with a campaign on ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 months ago

Why Kolkata celebrates Christmas with such fervour

'Anantkumar Hegde will be pleased that those thousands who formed a long line to enter the grounds of St Paul's Cathedral on Christmas Eve night were both aware of their 'parentage' -- to use his insulting term -- and would describe themselves as Hindu,' says Rahul Jacob. IMAGE: Christmas Eve Mass at St Paul's Cathedral in Kolkata. Photograph: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters One moment loud carols in Bengali seemed to echo up and down Kolkata's Park Street, the next minute the familiar silhouette of ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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