India  /  Published 29.09.22

Kalinga literature fest from December 6

The 9th edition of the Kalinga Literary Festival will be held in Bhubaneswar from December 16 to 20 with around 400 notables from the worlds of literature, cinema, media and politics in attendance. T...
By Our Web Desk

Lifestyle  /  Published 19.09.22

Add these quirky goodies inspired by Bengali literature to your Puja list

This anthology of Bengali children's poems and rhymes composed by Sukumar Ray has to be every Bengali kid’s favourite. These fun poems and limericks stay with us for all our years. And now, ...
By Aatreyee Mohanta

Lifestyle  /  Published 17.09.22

As we gear up to welcome ma Durga TT brings you 10 reads on women empowerment

Seeing Like a Feminist by Nivedita Menon: “The whole point about ‘romance’ is that the woman is somehow always smaller, more diminutive in a cute sort of way, while the man is adult....
By Sukanya Basu

News  /  Published 16.09.22

Lineage in literature, ambition in science for BF Block Board ranker

English     97 Mathematics     100 Science     100 History-geography     100 Computer science     100 Total    ...
By Sudeshna Banerjee in Salt Lake

News  /  Published 15.09.22

Manoranjan Byapari awarded the Shakti Bhatt Prize 2022

Manoranjan Byapari has been awarded the Shakti Bhatt Prize 2022. He will receive a cash prize of Rs 2 lakh and a trophy. The Shakti Bhatt Foundation has been recognising and celebrating literature fr...
By My Kolkata Web Desk


Books  /  Published 09.09.22

Intimate ledger

Book: A Long Way From Hyderabad: Diary Of A Young Muslim Woman In 1930s Britain Author: Muhammadi Begum Publisher: Primus Price: Rs. 1,150 Diaries are like portmanteaus that have a habit of gather...
By Sharmila Purkayastha

Lifestyle  /  Published 05.09.22

Five teachers from literature to remember this Teachers’ Day

Ganadevta/Panchagram, the Jnanpith Award-winning novels by Tarashankar Bandopadhyay touches upon many relevant topics — colonial history, community, mob mentality, political turmoil, the role of...
By Shayeree Ghosh

People  /  Published 05.09.22

Students remember Samantak Das on Teachers’ Day

Subhayu’s little interactions with Das were mostly beyond the classroom. One incident left a mark on the student, who is currently in his third year.  “A few months ago, we had to go...
By Subhadrika Sen

People  /  Published 24.08.22

Grandpa creates pop-up books to get 6-year-old granddaughter hooked on to Bengali fiction

The septuagenarian’s next project is an ambitious one — Satyajit Ray’s Bonkubabur Bondhu. “Science fiction is not an oft-explored genre in Bengali literature and this story len...
By Subhadrika Sen

Books  /  Published 22.08.22

Poems in celebration of woman power

According to Malani, “A woman is defined by much more than her identity as a daughter, wife or mother. She embodies beauty, power and virtue in their purest forms. Yet she is oppressed and explo...
By Piya Roy


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