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Mahasweta Devi
Arts  /  Published 23.07.22

Patterned tale

Krishnanagar, among the nerve centres of undivided Bengal, is slowly coming to terms with the changes that have swept over it. As far as performing arts is concerned, this town by the Ganges has tradi...
By Anshuman Bhowmick

Opinion  /  Published 19.06.22

Stamp of affection

I was staying at New Delhi’s India International Centre ten days ago when I discovered, by pure chance, that a philatelic exhibition on Dr B.R. Ambedkar was on at its Art Gallery. It was a blist...
By Gopalkrishna Gandhi

Books  /  Published 10.06.22

Exotica repackaged

Book: When we were birds Author: Ayanna Llyod Banwo Publisher: Penguin Price: Rs 699 Indigeneity is in, both as a theme and as a method. In a rapidly hurtling and hurting modern world, the retraci...
By Sharmila Purkayastha

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

News  /  Published 09.04.22

In pics: Kolkata police’s cutest sleuths, glimpses of Ramzan, Bhuban Badyakar’s statue...

In pictures, some events that marked the week that was for Kolkata...
By My Kolkata Web Desk

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News  /  Published 15.03.22

Dol is in the air, hills rejuvenate Kaushiki, consumer rights and more

A quick look at the day that was for Kolkata...
By My Kolkata Web Desk in Kolkata

Opinion  /  Published 27.10.21

The White Sadhu: An Englishman in Garhwal

“Aap chronology samjhiye.” The Union home minister’s words, spoken in a different context, can now be justifiably hurled at one of his colleagues, Ashwini K. Choubey, the minister of...
By Uddalak Mukherjee

Opinion  /  Published 27.09.21

Too toxic: Saffronization of curriculum

Kannur University recently decided to not include some of the works of V.D. Savarkar and M.S. Golwalkar in the post-graduate course in governance and politics following the recommendations of a commit...
By The Telegraph

Opinion  /  Published 07.09.21

Letters to the editor: Bama, Sukartharini and Mahasweta Devi out of DU syllabus

Muffled voices Sir — The removal of works by two Dalit authors, Bama and Sukartharini, as well as of Mahasweta Devi’s “Draupadi” from the undergraduate English syllabus of Del...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 04.09.21

DU teachers want 'Draupadi' back

A section of English teachers of Delhi University has accused a varsity panel of making a mockery of the "democratic and the due process" in drafting the subject's syllabus and demanded ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi


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