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Kolkata Book Fair


Kolkata Book Fair in July, Bangladesh to be theme country

February 05, 2021 4:29 am

This year the organisers will also pay homage to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, as part of the year-long celebration of his 125th birth anniversary. Filmmaker Satyajit Ray and his works will also be celebrated at the fair on the occasion of his birth centenary.

Kolkata book fair: Left supporters, VHP members scuffle over anti-CAA protest

February 09, 2020 12:43 pm

BJP's Rahul Sinha said, “One good thing is that the people who came to visit the book fair have discarded them (Left supporters). We are not fools to allow them to steal the limelight by getting into a fight with them. Our fight is against the TMC.”

Kolkata book fair to take green steps

January 23, 2020 5:47 am

The annual fair, which will be held from January 29 to February 9, will host about 600 books stalls and 200 little magazine kiosks.

Kolkata book fair ends: Rs 16 lakh in sales till Saturday, 17 lakh footfall, says organiser

February 12, 2018 5:42 am

Tridib Chatterjee, general secretary of the Publishers and Booksellers Guild, said, “Last year, the book fair witnessed footfall of about 20 lakh people. This year, so far, it has witnessed footfall of about 17 lakh people till 4 pm today. The figure is likely to go up. "

Bangladesh stall removed at fair over distorted map

February 02, 2015 12:06 am

Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha members protested against the circulation of a distorted map of India.

Eye on 2016, BJP books stall for mouthpiece at Kolkata Book Fair

January 29, 2015 1:27 am

Fortnightly Bharatiya Janvarta has a circulation of over 10,000.

Bengal like Bangladesh, no hope of returning: Taslima

February 05, 2014 6:02 pm

Taslima's book ‘Nishiddho’ (forbidden) is featured in the Kolkata Book Fair but she is not sure whether it will remain till the Fair ends on February 9.

Will To Power

October 31, 2013 3:34 am

Dalit author Manoranjan Byapari’s first classroom was a jail library.

The Tuscan Paradox

February 10, 2012 3:21 am

Italy and India share a lot in common and this has nothing to do with Sonia Gandhi,” says Beppe Severgnini,one of Italy’s well-known authors and journalists,without an iota of doubt in this otherwise exaggerated statement.

Emancipation of Muslims a myth?

February 05, 2012 3:16 am

A literary compilation called “Udar Akash” - in a special issue titled “In search of Dignity” and released in the Kolkata Book Fair has raised questions about the sincerity of successive governments in West Bengal about the emancipation of Muslims.