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Celebrated Bengali writer Suchitra Bhattacharya passes away

May 13, 2015

Celebrated Bengali writer Suchitra Bhattacharya passes away

Celebrated writer Suchitra Bhattacharya, many of whose books had been made into cult Bengali films including "Dahan", died of a cardiac arrest at her south Kolkata residence on Tuesday night, her family members said. She was 55. #Bengali literature #Tollywood #Rituparna Sengupta #Dahan #Suchitra Bhattacharya #Kokata
Legendary Tamil writer D Jayakanthan passes away after prolonged illness

Apr 09, 2015

Legendary Tamil writer D Jayakanthan passes away after prolonged illness

Jayakanthan, known as JK among his friends, focussed on the marginalised sections in his writing and several of hischaracters reflect their suffering. #Literature #InMemoriam #Tamil #Communist Party #Padma Bhushan #D Jayakanthan
We've heard Modi talk but we need to see some action, says Shashi Tharoor at Jaipur LitFest

Jan 23, 2015

We've heard Modi talk but we need to see some action, says Shashi Tharoor at Jaipur LitFest

Tharoor has gotten into trouble with his party for appearing to not be "Opposition" enough to Modi. But at Jaipur LitFest he made it a point to attack Modi for not walking the talk. #Congress #BJP #Narendra Modi #TheySaidIt #Shashi Tharoor #RSS #VHP #Literature Festival #Jaipur LitFest #Politics of Identity #Politics of Performance
Q&A: Devdutt Pattanaik on the dangers of a world that does not value imagination

Jan 23, 2015

Q&A: Devdutt Pattanaik on the dangers of a world that does not value imagination

Devdutt Pattanaik says what we miss in the rush to prove the historicity of myths or debunk them is the enduring power of human imagination. The obsession becomes about proving something scientifically in order to prove its superiority. #Q&A #Devdutt Pattanaik #imagination #Myth #Jaipur Lit Fest #Jaipur Literature festival 2015
If Modi doesn't fulfil his promises, Congress will be waiting in the next election: Tharoor

Jan 23, 2015

If Modi doesn't fulfil his promises, Congress will be waiting in the next election: Tharoor

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor said Prime Minister Narendra Modi had won a "phenomenal mandate" for a shining India, but asked did he really have a "game plan". #Politics #Congress #BJP #TheySaidIt #Shashi Tharoor #Jaipur Literature Festival #JLF #Sunanda Pushkar #PM Narendra Modi #Swachh Bharat
Jhumpa Lahiri bags $50,000 DSC Prize for her book 'The Lowland'

Jan 22, 2015

Jhumpa Lahiri bags $50,000 DSC Prize for her book 'The Lowland'

Indian-American author Jhumpa Lahiri on Thursday won the USD 50,000 DSC Prize for Literature, one of South Asia's top literary awards for her book "The Lowland." #NewsTracker #Jhumpa Lahiri #The Lowland #DSC Prize for Literature
Rickshaw ride for Rs 6,756: Travel agencies ready to fleece tourists during Jaipur Lit Fest

Jan 05, 2015

Rickshaw ride for Rs 6,756: Travel agencies ready to fleece tourists during Jaipur Lit Fest

With the Jaipur literature festival all set to begin on 21 January, travel agencies are all set to fleece foreign tourists. #Life #India #BeatThis #Tourism #Rickshaw #Jaipur Literature Festival #Jaipur #Travel agency #Pink city
Suhel Seth vs Viren Rasquinha Twitter war: 'God can't be an expert in every field, so he created Suhel Seth.'

Dec 08, 2014

Suhel Seth vs Viren Rasquinha Twitter war: 'God can't be an expert in every field, so he created Suhel Seth.'

Seth put his foot in his mouth at the Times Literature Festival in Mumbai on Sunday after failing to recognise Indian Olympian and former mens hockey team captain Viren Rasquinha. #Twitter #Viren Rasquinha #Suhel Seth #Times Literature Festival #Hockey team captain
PD James, the voice of detective Adam Dalgliesh, dies at 94

Nov 28, 2014

PD James, the voice of detective Adam Dalgliesh, dies at 94

PD James took the classic British detective story into tough modern terrain, complete with troubled relationships and brutal violence, and never accepted that crime writing was second-class literature. #Literature #PD James #PD James passes away #Adam Dalgliesh #Crime fiction #Crime writing