Sahitya Akademi
India  /  Published 09.05.22

Rape charge on Sahitya Academy winner

The Delhi Police booked a Sahitya Akademi Award winner after a 32-year-old woman accused him of raping her, officials said on Sunday. The woman, a UPSC aspirant, stated in her complaint that she met ...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

News  /  Published 21.01.22

West Bengal education minister Bratya Basu new chairman of Paschimbanga Bangla Akademi

The academy’s committee has 13 invitee members, including poets Joy Goswami and Srijato Bandyopadhyay; and novelists Shirshendu Mukherjee, Sanjib Chattopadhyay and Abul Bashar among others ...
By Our Correspondent

News  /  Published 19.01.22

Bengali comic strip pioneer Narayan Debnath passes away

A board, a few brushes, a bottle of black ink and sundry other drawing material. That’s all Narayan Debnath needed to fire the imagination of generations of young Bengali readers over six decade...
By Our Special Correspondent in Howrah

West Bengal  /  Published 06.01.22

Novel from hills goes places

Chuden Kabimo, 32, a writer from Kalimpong does not know the motorable distance between the district headquarters and his village Malbong “because a pucca road has not yet reached my village&rdq...
By Vivek Chhetri in Darjeeling

News  /  Published 31.12.21

Sahitya Akademi announces winners of Yuva Puraskar, Bal Sahitya Puraskar 2021

The government-run literary institution released a list of 22 winners for each of the two awards ...


Culture  /  Published 07.11.21

An Officer and a Gentleman

Ethnic tensions had peaked in Shillong when we arrived amid indefinite curfew on my first reporting assignment. Once the initial trauma subsided, I ventured from the top of the hill, where we had take...
By Sudipta Bhattacharjee

States  /  Published 27.08.21

Sikkim official bags award for Nepali novel

Writer and Sikkim bureaucrat S.D. Dhakal has been awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award 2020 in Nepali for his novel Kirayako Kokh (Rented Womb) that was published in 2018. A release issued by the Akadem...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

North East  /  Published 13.05.21

Assam author Homen Borgohain dies

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was among those who mourned his demise. “Shri Homen Borgohain will be remembered for his rich contributions to Assamese literature and journalism. His works reflecte...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

Culture  /  Published 18.04.21

I have to live after I die: Sankar

1933: Sankar is born in Bongaon, in North 24-Parganas district, then known as Jessore district The family moves to Howrah soon after. He attends Howrah Zilla School and then Howrah Vivekananda Instit...
By Anasuya Basu

Opinion  /  Published 16.02.21

Lights, camera, action: Ray centenary

The lukewarm preparedness for the centenary celebrations of Satyajit Ray’s birth on May 2, 2021 — ascribed largely to the pandemic — raises many questions. Sporadic efforts notwithst...
By Amitabha Bhattacharya


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