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Sahitya Akademi Award
Lifestyle  /  Published 27.07.22

‘He had been sitting cross-legged on the Bund, gazing into the distance day and night…’

An excerpt from Aruna Chakravarti’s ‘The Mendicant Prince’, a fictionalised account of the Bhawal Sannyasi case...
By Aruna Chakravarti


News  /  Published 19.01.22

Bengali comic strip pioneer Narayan Debnath passes away

He was suffering from low haemoglobin count and renal ailments...
By Our Special Correspondent in Howrah

States  /  Published 27.08.21

Sikkim official bags award for Nepali novel

S.D. Dhakal has been awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award 2020 for his novel Kirayako Kokh (Rented Womb) that was published in 2018 ...
By Rajeev Ravidas in Siliguri

North East  /  Published 13.05.21

Assam author Homen Borgohain dies

Widely considered the voice of the downtrodden and a conscience-keeper of the society for his writings, he suffered a fall on Tuesday night and was rushed to the hospital ...
By Umanand Jaiswal in Guwahati

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Culture  /  Published 18.04.21

I have to live after I die: Sankar

A candid chat with Mani Sankar Mukherjee, newly awarded the Sahitya Akademi Puraskar, about his writerly peregrinations...
By Anasuya Basu

Jharkhand  /  Published 31.08.20

Covid: nurse who braved the odds

Tala Tudu recalls her fear and anxiety after testing positive for the virus, set to return to work next week...
By Jayesh Thaker in Jamshedpur

North East  /  Published 23.04.20

Teacher faces FIRs over slur

The poem, Moi Oxomiya, narrates how the Mughals, full of self-esteem and proud of their military might, had entered Assam to conquer it...
By Neelim Akash Kashyap in Nalbari

Jharkhand  /  Published 29.01.20

Two-day lit meet to start in February

The meet will be inaugurated by Sahitya Akademi Award winning writer Mridula Garg...
By Achintya Ganguly in Ranchi

West Bengal  /  Published 07.11.19

Nabaneeta Dev Sen passes away

Dev Sen had announced she was suffering from cancer...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta


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