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Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet
People  /  Published 31.03.22

The failures of successful people become romantic going forward: Javed Akhtar

The topic then quickly changes to the quirky quotes used in our various native hinterlands and in cities too, with a smattering of English thrown in. How about the phrase “Aapne aap ko Colgate s...
By TVS Shenoy

News  /  Published 29.03.22

The shorter the war, the better for Russia, say experts

Ukraine is no walkover and the longer the war persists, the more will it bleed Russia, former Indian foreign secretary Krishnan Srinivasan said on Sunday. “Ukraine is no walkover. The Russians ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

West Bengal  /  Published 28.03.22

Partition left Muslims poorer, says author

The perception among many in India about Muslims being “backward and unsophisticated” pertains largely to the country’s north, which witnessed large-scale migration of educated Musli...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

News  /  Published 27.03.22

Kolkata Literary Meet marks centenary of Victoria Memorial

A session called “Desperately Seeking Shah Rukh”, featuring Shrayana Bhattacharya and Paroma Roy Chowdhury, supposed to have been a part of Day Five (Saturday) of Tata Steel Kolkata L...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 27.03.22

All Indians migrants, says author Tony Joseph

All Indians are migrants and the racial purity of Aryans is a myth, a session on Day Five of the Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet (Kalam), held in association with the Victoria Memorial Hall and The T...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

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News  /  Published 26.03.22

In pics: Glimpses of Kolkata Literary Meet, Victor Banerjee felicitated and more

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By My Kolkata Web Desk

News  /  Published 26.03.22

Mallika recalls the relationship between Sarabhai and Bhabha

Mallika Sarabhai, dancer, activist and daughter of scientist Vikram Sarabhai, said her father had serious differences with nuclear physicist Homi Bhabha but they never turned acrimonious, something th...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 25.03.22

Cyrus Broacha & Anuvab Pal reveal why politics is not a laughing matter

If an adult joke was a taboo for comedians in the past, the red flags of the present are politics and religion. Cyrus Broacha, comedian, anchor, podcaster and columnist, and fellow comedian and autho...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 24.03.22

Bollywood baddies keep pace with changing times

The feudal lord of the 1930s to obsessed young lover of 90s, the evolution of Indian on-screen villains was dissected at a city auditorium on Wednesday. GD Birla Sabhagar was the venue of Day Two of ...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata

News  /  Published 24.03.22

RK Laxman’s legacy discussed on Day 2 of lit meet

Ekanath Padmanabhan Unny and Rahul DaCunha discussed RK Laxman’s legacy on his centenary at a session titled An UnCommon Man on Day 2 of the Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet, held in association...
By Debraj Mitra in Kolkata


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