Book Fair
People  /  Published 09.05.22

‘Nobody can tell a new story… all we can do is present an old story with fresh meanings’

We are increasingly seeing youngsters gravitate towards English literature at the expense of their mother tongue, including Bengali. Even though English is the world’s lingua franca, it does not...
By Priyam Marik

Events  /  Published 16.04.22

An afternoon with Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak on books, thoughts, Derrida & Mahasweta Devi

“This is why most books, especially literature, can’t make a truth claim,” she said. “Our imagination is neither rational nor irrational, and yet the way it perceives books can...
By Priyam Marik

People  /  Published 13.04.22

The entire city of Kolkata inspires me, it’s inspiring for all kinds of artists: Srijato

Finally, any chance we get to see you return to the silver screen after your debut in Zulfiqar (2016)? Not at all, partly because I didn’t find my performance to be very convincing. Although my...
By Priyam Marik

News  /  Published 12.04.22

Revamped at Rs 352 crore, Milan Mela ground renamed Biswa Bangla Mela Prangan

"The roofs of the two pavilions are covered with a white tensile fabric that can withstand wind speeds of up to 200kmph. Each of these white surfaces is used for laser shows in the evening,&rdquo...
By Kinsuk Basu in Kolkata


Campus  /  Published 23.03.22

Kolkata Literature Festival discusses pandemic effect on children’s reading, schooling

Authors and Madhurima Vidyarthi, Sasthipada Chattopadhyay and Priya Narayanan, illustrator Nupur Agrawal and academics Seema Sapru and John A. Bagul were the speakers ...
By Subhadrika Sen

News  /  Published 18.03.22

A Book on stress management by R.P. Banerjee launched at Book Fair

Banerjee is professor of management and chairman and director of Eastern Institute for Integrated Learning in Management Kolkata (EIILM-Kolkata) ...
By Our Correspondent

Events  /  Published 15.03.22

Yesterday’s bonds of freedom is today’s bondage: Rudrangshu Mukherjee

“It was present at the birth of the nation and remains as a birthmark on a nation that is 75 years old or 75 years young. Freedom was a bond, a tie that brought people together. Yesterday’...
By Chandreyee Chatterjee

West Bengal  /  Published 15.03.22

Khela Hobe emerges bestseller at Book Fair

Chief minister Mamata Banerjee released 12 new books at this year’s Book Fair and among them Khela Hobe sold the most. A 184-page book, Khela Hobe captures the mood of the Trinamul Congress&rsq...
By Kinsuk Basu in Calcutta


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