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  • Joy Bangla

    Joy Bangla

    A variety of reasons have soured Bengal’s relations with Bangladesh, and the euphoric chant of “Joy Bangla” cannot obfuscate reality. Chief among these factors has been the influx, almost relentless, from across the border, indeed a walkover, so to speak, from across the fence, one that was described by this newspaper in 1979 as the “Quiet Influx”.

    March 2, 2022
  • Kolkata Book Fair: Russia to be theme country

    Kolkata Book Fair: Russia to be theme country

    This edition of the fair will familiarise Indian readers about the Russian Children and Classic books and it will also witness launch of many contemporary bestselling books, both for children and adults translated into Bengali.

    January 18, 2020
  • Books are forever

    Books are forever

    The enthusiasm and fervour with which people participate in a book fair fair confirm that the book has fought hard against the electronic intrusion and it is forever.

    February 9, 2019
  • Kolkata Book Fair: A look at over 4-decade history of Boi Mela

    Kolkata Book Fair: A look at over 4-decade history of Boi Mela

    The first Boi Mela was organised in 1976, after two years of planning and a year after forming the Publishers & Booksellers Guild, which continues to organise the event

    January 31, 2019
  • Kolkata Book Fair 2019: Dates, venue, timings, special attractions and all you need to know

    Kolkata Book Fair 2019: Dates, venue, timings, special attractions and all you need to know

    The annual Kolkata Book Fair will from now showcase the literature and culture of one Indian Scheduled Tribe every year; the focus tribe this year is Lepcha

    January 28, 2019
  • Kolkata Book Fair: New steps aim to sustain, increase footfall

    Kolkata Book Fair: New steps aim to sustain, increase footfall

    The lottery scheme to be introduced this year to give the average book lover an opportunity to fulfil an impossible dream to possess a library would appear to be a masterstroke

    January 28, 2019