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Ngugi wa Thiong’o, the Kenyan activist-writer visited Hyderabad in 1996. I drove him around in my Fiat car for 3 whole days. The CIEFL , which provided a suite in the Guest House, could not fit in an interview into Ngugi’s schedule.Mr. Sai Prasad was sorely disappointe...

April 30, 2018

This is not the first time that Shrimati Alokparna Guha is experimenting with a

dramatized mythology through Kathak. If Hridimanthanam had told us the story of

Tapati and her search for true love, through a dramatized Kathak, Ehi Kesava,

narrates the story of Kathak itsel...

April 30, 2018

“Feeling torn between disparate disciplines is the best possible thing. It is a mark of genuine liveliness and curiosity”- Saikat Majumdar

The book might appear to be slim and suggest an easy reading, because of Saikat Majumdar’s lucidity of expression but like his othe...

March 1, 2018

A few years ago at a Conference I was asked by a diplomat from the United Nations about the Rohingya issue which was also then simmering and my reply was that since this issue is an internal matter of Myanmar it would be better to leave it to them to solve it as per th...

January 28, 2017

The Firebird has flown back home, from Stanford to Ashoka. And with him, he brings flowers of flame with his new novel, to be published soon. Here’s an excerpt from the writer himself. From what we gather from this excerpt, the novel explores the queer relationships, w...

Amruta Patil and her graphic Re-Interpretation of Mythologies …

Research, reading, imagination and interpretation – these in simultaneity work its way into Amruta’s graphic texts.  Possibly her graphic novels explore the narrative desire in the artist in her. It explor...

January 28, 2017

Born in 1940 in Maharani Division of Margaret’s Hope Tea Garden, Tung, eight kilometers from Kurseong and Sonada, Gokul Sinha has done his Ph.D. from the University of North Bengal as an independent scholar. He did his schooling from St. Alphonsus' School, Kurseong, an...

January 28, 2017

We are proud to have Rochelle as one of Caesurae members. As a creative artist, she came over to Gangtok for a Haibun and Haiku workshop and readings in a Caesurae-Rachna collaborative event, at  the Rachna Bookstore. Caesurae members met her for the first time at the...

January 28, 2017

Shri Bhabanishankar Dasgupta is the elder son and disciple of the living legendary Sarode Maestro Padma Bhushan (Pt.) Buddhadev Dasgupta. 

Raga Kedara, belonging to the Kalyan thaat, is a Night Raga, which is resplendent with the beauty of love. While the raga could b...