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'Souls like her define eternity'

'People like Mahaswetadi can never die. They live in our hearts and minds.' Mahashweta Devi, who passed into the ages on Thursday, July 28, was a mother, friend and Didi to so many people. Writer......

'Mahasweta built and rebuilt her stupendous life with bricks of pain'

'She never desisted from calling a spade a spade and that's what made her such a unique character.' IMAGE: Mahasweta Devi: Will we see the likes of her again? Author and activist Mahashweta Devi,......

10 things you need to know about Mahashweta Devi

Writer and activist Mahashweta Devi, who passed away after a prolonged illness on Thursday, authored more than a 100 novels and 20 collections of short stories. She was not only a celebrated writer......

Writer, social activist Mahasweta Devi passes away

Eminent author and social activist Mahasweta Devi, whose writings focused on the marginalised communities in the country and served as the voice of the oppressed, died here today after a......

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......

'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The controversy surrounding a film on capital punishment --withdrawn from a West Bengal government-run film complex allegedly for its anti-state content --was stoked afresh with eminent filmmaker......
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Railways to rename trains after famous literary works

Passengers travelling to West Bengal could soon board a train named after a novel by Mahashweta Devi. New Delhi: Adding an erudite touch to train... ...

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