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Taslima Nasreen

25 yrs ago, today I lost my home Bangladesh. Language is my only country now: Taslima Nasreen

During her long exile, Taslima Nasreen’s parents, brothers, grandmother, aunts, uncles and teachers have grown old and died in Bangladesh. And she couldn’t say goodbye.
Taslima Nasreen

Expected easy stay under Modi govt, shocked I may soon be homeless, says Taslima Nasreen

In exile since 1994, Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen recently given a 3-month residence permit by India despite her request for 5-year permission.
Girish Karnad | ANI Photos

Girish Karnad’s last work was an unfinished autobiography in English

Acted in classics Manthan and Malgudi Days, Sahitya Akademi awardee Girish Karnad revisited historical figure in plays such as Tughlaq and Yayati from Mahabharata.
File photo of Kamala Das | @DanHusain/Twitter

Remembering Kamala Das, feminist Indian writer who chose a ‘stern husband’ in Islam

On her 85th birth anniversary, ThePrint remembers the poet who was unafraid of honest expression, and whose progressive stance on sexuality was ahead of her time.
Shahzahan Bachchu

Prominent secular writer, publisher shot dead in Bangladesh

Writer Shahzahan Bachchu was gunned down in his ancestral village Kakaldi in Bangladesh's Munshiganj district by five assailants. 

On Camera

Indian origin Senator Kamala Harris

What’s in a name? A lot, if it’s Kamala Harris

Senator David Purdue's mal-pronunciation of Harris's name is emblematic of the struggle minorities have faced while fighting for their rights in US's history.

India at the doorstep of economic revival, says RBI governor Shaktikanta Das

Speaking at a book launch, Das said India followed the fiscal expansion path to deal with Covid-related challenges and govt will have to spell out a fiscal roadmap post-Covid.

Defence

File photo of INS Kavaratti | Indian Navy

Navy to commission INS Kavaratti, an indigenously-built warfare stealth corvette tomorrow

Like its predecessors, the new corvette does not have air defence systems than the close-in weapons deployed on board and the Navy is looking at getting new Short Range Air Defence System.
Illustration by Soham Sen

NDA is sacrificial horse as Modi-Shah complete their Ashwamedha & redefine Indian politics

You like Modi-Shah’s new plan, good for you. If you don’t, you will need more than viral tweets to challenge this Ashwamedha.