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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......

Birthday Special: Dilip Kumar's Top 25 Films

Here's celebrating Dilip Kumar by re-visiting his best movies.  Dilip Kumar. The name evokes a myriad of images and every single one is iconic. From his mischievous smile that rejoices in......

'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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Her words say many a story

There are several women writers in India today, who feel strongly that their body of work should not be viewed only from a gender lens, but be... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/458288/her-words-say-many-story.html
Bollywood movie Rudaali screened

d movie Rudaali was screened at Abhirang Auditorium, Bharat Bhavan here on Monday. The movie was organised under the series of Chhavi, a centre for... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/state-editions/bhopal/bollywood-movie-rudaali-screened.html
Choosing satyagraha over spectacle

This Republic Day had two sets of tableaux, one enacted on Rajpath, and the other more elaborate as the tableau of security. Yet, as spectacles,... ...

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Stuff sans fluff

The 'Cinema of Resistance' movement began in 2006 as a protest against glitzy film festivals. The CoR festivals were planned as a set of... ...

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MT Gets Limca Book Laurels

KOCHI:Malayalam writer M T Vasudevan Nair was announced as the Limca Book of Records People of the Year - 2015, along with 14 other literary... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/states/kerala/MT-Gets-Limca-Book-Laurels/2015/01/23/article2633053.ece

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