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Neel Mukherjee's novel 'The Lives of Others' shortlisted for Booker Prize 11:37 Sep 09 2014 from DNA India

Kolkata-born British author Neel Mukherjee's latest novel The Lives of Others, set in troubled Bengal of the 1960s and centres around a dysfunctional family, has been shortlisted for the prestigious Booker Prize 2014, in its debut as a global literar...


Bengal ropes in Murali and Younis as consultants 07:04 Mar 07 2014 from OneIndia

Kolkata, Mar 7: The Cricket Association of Bengal (CAB) has roped in former greats Muttaiah Muralitharan and Waqar Younis as spin and pace bowling consultants. According to a report in "The Telegraph" on Friday, Sri Lanka's Muralitharan and Younis o...


Detective dead, whodunnit? 10:24 Feb 01 2014 from The Telegraph India

It was a mystery how they turned up at Park Street's newest café-cum- bakery Au Bon Pain at an hour when lakhs were converging on the Brigade Parade Grounds. But they did ' speakers and listeners alike ' to probe the journey of the sleuth in print an...


Films in phone zone 10:49 Jan 31 2014 from The Telegraph India

How will our films be made in the next 20 years? When journalist Ankita Mukherji held up the crystal ball to Aparna Sen, Shantanu Moitra and Sujoy Ghosh, the filmmaker whose work has straddled both centuries became nostalgic at the Kolkata Literary M...


Music and memories with ghazal queen 11:08 Jan 30 2014 from The Telegraph India

She is 79, she is known as the queen of ghazal and she has set many a heart aflutter with her soulful renditions. He is a young author, singer and filmmaker. Farida Khanum and Ali Sethi engaged in a chat at the Kolkata Literary Meet, co-hosted by Vic...


God to Godwin, musings to muses 11:02 Jan 27 2014 from The Telegraph India

Day 2 of Kolkata Literary Meet 2014, in association with The Telegraph, saw writers, journalists and a literary agent gather at the Victoria Memorial to discuss everything from Bengali literature to socio-political changes and nuances of the Constitu...


Feminism changes everything else: Gloria 11:29 Jan 24 2014 from The Telegraph India

Gloria Steinem. The feminist icon and one of the prime leaders of the women's liberation movement in the US spent a good part of Friday afternoon at The Telegraph office with Ruchira Gupta, friend and founder president of Apne Aap Women Worldwide. Ta...


Calcutta 11:47 Jan 23 2014 from Topix

Calcutta may have been an 'absent presence' in her life but on Thursday Jhumpa Lahiri was a powerful presence at Victoria Memorial Hall, speaking at a 'prologue' session of the Kolkata Literary Meet, held in association with The Telegraph ...


The outsider's experience is my experience. Now I am used to it. I accept it: Jhumpa 11:00 Jan 23 2014 from The Telegraph India

Calcutta may have been an "absent presence" in her life but on Thursday Jhumpa Lahiri was a powerful presence at Victoria Memorial Hall, speaking at a "prologue" session of the Kolkata Literary Meet, held in association with The Telegraph. Sitting be...