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Mahasweta Devi cremated with full state honours, thousands attend last rites in Kolkata

Mahasweta Devi cremated with full state honours, thousands attend last rites in Kolkata

Activist-writer Mahasweta Devi was on Friday cremated with full state honours as commoners and eminent personalities led by CM Mamata Banerjee paid their last respects.

Irrfan Khan wanted to make film on Mahasweta Devi's life

Irrfan Khan wanted to make film on Mahasweta Devi's life

Bollywood actor Irrfan Khan says he wanted to make a movie on the life of eminent author and social activist Mahasweta Devi.

Oops! Sushma Swaraj condoled Mahasweta Devi's death, but quoted wrong books

Oops! Sushma Swaraj condoled Mahasweta Devi's death, but quoted wrong books

Sushma Swaraj while paying homage to Mahasweta Devi mentioned names of two books, ‘Pratham Pratishruti’ and ‘Bakul Katha', which were not written by the departed writer but by Ashapurna Devi.

What a life: Film world mourns Mahasweta Devi's demise

What a life: Film world mourns Mahasweta Devi's demise

Bengali film star Prosenjit Chatterjee and Bollywood filmmakers like Mahesh Bhatt and Madhur Bhandarkar on Thursday mourned the death of eminent writer and social activist Mahasweta Devi. For them, she led a life that will be remembered forever.

Mamata condoles Mahasweta Devi's passing

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday condoled the death of eminent writer Mahasweta Devi, saying the state has lost "a glorious mother".

Mahasweta Devi – the gutsy social activist who took on political bigwigs for the dispossessed

Mahasweta Devi – the gutsy social activist who took on political bigwigs for the dispossessed

Noted writer and social activist Mahasweta Devi passed away on Thursday at the age of 90.

Noted writer and social activist Mahasweta Devi passes away in Kolkata

Veteran writer and social activist breathed her last in Kolkata on Thursday. She was 90.

Noted writer Mahasweta Devi critical, West Bengal CM visits hospital

Noted writer Mahasweta Devi critical, West Bengal CM visits hospital

Social activist and writer Mahasweta Devi continued to be in a critical condition requiring partial life support, a doctor said late on Tuesday. 

Mahasweta Devi continues to be critical

Mahasweta Devi continues to be critical

Social activist and writer Mahasweta Devi on Friday continued to be in a critical condition and on life support, said a doctor at the hospital where she has been undergoing treatment.

Mahasweta Devi put on ventilator

Critically-ill veteran author and Ramon Magsaysay Award winner Mahasweta Devi was on Thursday put on life support after her condition worsened, a doctor said.

Veteran writer Mahasweta Devi hospitalised

Veteran writer Mahasweta Devi hospitalised

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee visited the 89-year-old social activist on Thursday.