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Mahasweta Devi

Google Pays Tribute To Eminent Bengali Writer-Activist Mahasweta Devi On Her 92nd Birth Anniversary

Jan 14, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

The Padma Vibhushan awardee was best known for her works including "Hajar Churashir Maa", "Chotti Munda Evam Tar Tir", "Rudali", and "Jhansir Rani".

Mahasweta Devi, A Reporter Remembers

Jul 30, 2016 Dola Mitra

She was a bit of a Robin Hood who wouldn’t give two hoots about what you thought of her as she unabashedly ensnared the haves into involuntary corporate social responsibility for the have-nots.


Calcutta Corner

While NaMo kept Mamata happy with the "Poriborton" message, he drove it home that as far as the Centre is concerned, it's BJP that Bengal can rely on.

Abiding Shame

Feb 11, 2008 Arundhati Roy

'If the Indian Government deports Taslima Nasrin, or holds her as an illegal alien, it will shame and diminish all of us... We demand that the spurious cases filed against M.F. Husain be dropped and that he be allowed to return to a normal life in In


'A CPI(M) Public Relations Coup'

Response to Noam Chomsky, Howard Zinn et al on Nandigram: "At this critical juncture it is crucial to articulate a Left position that is simultaneously against forcible land acquisition in Nandigram and for the right of Taslima Nasreen to live, write

02 February, 2006

Two Awards, Two Authors, Two Activists

Paromita Shastri

Arundhati Roy refused the Sahitya Akademi award. Mahasweta Devi is 'overwhelmed' by the Padma Vibhushan. One takes pride in being called a writer-activist, the other says the term makes her flinch.


26 April, 2001

Wahabis

Mahasweta Devi

Extracts from Mahasweta Devi's Titu Mir, shortlisted for the Crossword Book Award


23 April, 2001

'The Reaction Has Been So Minimal Among The Urban Educated'

Subhoranjan Dasgupta

The unassuming, committed writer whose book Titu Mir is on the Crossword Book Award shortlist, talks about her writing and her work among the tribals.


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