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Now Mahashweta Devi says she has full faith in Mamata

Two days after she dubbed the Mamata Banerjee government in West Bengal as 'fascist', Magsaysay award winner social activist Mahashweta Devi has said she had full faith in the chief minister. "I......

Hold resignation, Mahashweta tells Kabir Suman

In a late evening development on Tuesday, Magsaysay award winner writer and social activist Mahashweta Devi told singer-turned-politician Kabir Suman to 'hold' his 'written resignation from the......

Canadian author wins Booker prize

Alice Munro, one of Canada's most celebrated writers, has won the third Man Booker International Prize. Mahashweta Devi and V S Naipaul were among 13 other writers who were short listed for the......

'Politicians failed, writers should come forward'

Jnanpeeth and Magsaysay award winning writer Mahashweta Devi is totally disillusioned with the politicians and appeals to writers and other artists to create awareness as Premchand and Satyajit Ray......

Jaipur Lit Fest begins with call for freedom of expression

After a raging row that forced Salman Rushdie to keep away last year, this year's Jaipur Literature Festival kicked off to a peaceful start amidst tight security with overriding sentiments......

'Celebrate the spirit of resistance'

If you feel that the year 2012 is coming to a close on a depressing note focusing on an unusual New Year celebration in Kundankulam in Tamil Nadu might offer a glimmer of hope. There are indeed......

Aparna, Konkona support Hangman

The controversy surrounding a film on capital punishment --withdrawn from a West Bengal government-run film complex allegedly for its anti-state content --was stoked afresh with eminent filmmaker......
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Building the nation through stories

NT BUZZ Writer, activist and cultural commentator Githa Hariharan, who is part of Goa University's Visiting Research Professors Programme... ...
Devdasspeaks Santhali, wins Akademi

Saro Hansda in Karandih, Jamshedpur, last week.Picture by Animesh Sengupta Think Devdas and K.L. Saigal, Dilip Kumar or Shah Rukh Khan comes... ...
Commute death penalty of Memon to honour Kalam's principles

Former West Bengal Governor Gopalkrishna Gandhi has appealed to President Pranab Mukherjee to reconsider the mercy petition of death row convict... ...

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