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Trinamool got too much power too soon: Mahasweta Devi

'The chief minister has to remember that the people of Bengal have suffered a lot. They waited for three decades for a change in rule. Hence, they are impatient and want fast and effective......

Author Mahasweta Devi resigns from Bangla Academy

Noted writer and human rights activist Mahasweta Devi has resigned as the chairperson of the Bangla Academy. The Magsaysay Award-winner decided to step down after expressing her disagreement......

Mahasweta Devi resigns as Bangla Academy chairperson

Upset over the West Bengal government not accepting her recommendation of an author for the Vidyasagar award, activist-writer Mahasweta Devi today resigned as chairperson of Bangla Academy saying......

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......

Mahasweta Devi calls Trinamool Congress a 'fascist party'

Noted writer and human rights activist Mahasweta Devi, who had actively campaigned for Trinamool Congress before the West Bengal assembly elections, on Monday described the government as 'fascist'......

Bengal unclear on people displaced by projects

The West Bengal government has earmarked 30,000 acres for industrial projects (around 7,000 acres has been allocated, the rest is at different stages of acquisition), but even as it faces one of......

'I am ready to sell my stories'

Magsaysay Award winner Mahasweta Devi isset to have her stories adapted on film.After earning accolades forthe Bengali teleserialProti Chuanno Minute (Every 54 Minutes), which she wrote, the......

Dilip Kumar's Top 25 Films

Dilip Kumar has received the Padma Vibhushan award, the second highest civilian award of the country. We celebrate the icon by re-visiting his best movies. Dilip Kumar. The name evokes a myriad of......

'Soumitra Chatterjee was an extraordinary editor'

Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee has been awarded the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke award, and praise has been coming in from all quarters. Social activist and writer Mahasweta Devi has......

SRK roots for Chitra Palekar

Chitra Palekar's eyes well up when she recalls how Shah Rukh Khan held her handsthe other day telling her how much he had heard about her directorial debut, the Marathi-language film Maati Maay (A......

KANK, Kabul Express go to Toronto film festival

Five years after he missed showing Asoka at the Toronto International Film Festival (the print was lost in transit from New York to Toronto on 9/11), Shah Rukh Khan will have the pride of seeing......
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Tribal woman gets award for crusade against witch-hunting in Assam

Tibal woman, Birubala Rabha Birubala Rabha, a tribal woman known for her crusade against witch-craft and witch-hunting, was presented the 12th... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/tribal-woman-gets-award-for-crusade-against-witch-hunting-in-assam/
Emergency's useful scars

A determined political class, most of which was imprisoned, enacted the 44th Amendment to the Constitution, which ensured that the fundamental... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/emergencys-useful-scars/
Mahatma kin joins Nirbhoy Gram drive

After Anna Hazare, Mahasweta Devi, Pandit Jasraj, Pratibha Singh Patil or Rani Mukherjee this is the turn of Tara Gandhi, granddaughter of Mahatma... ...

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Freedom is another word

In the way of so many contemporary marriages, this week my wife is out of the country on a business trip and Im in sole charge of our 16-month-old... ...

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One of the hottest actresses of 80s Dimple Kapadia turns 58

New Delhi: Dimple Kapadia, one of the hottest actresses of the 80s, turned 58 today. Born on June 8 1957 in a Gujarati family, Dimple started her... ...

http://post.jagran.com/birthday-special-one-of-the-hottest-actresses-of-80s-dimple-kapadia-turns58-1433746638

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