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Oct 15, 2016
Amitav Ghosh's The Great Derangement shows dangers of denial, inaction on climate changeThe Paris Agreement is a plan to maintain global inaction on climate change and not a plan to mitigate its adverse effects or to prevent further impacts due to temperature rise, as Amitav Ghosh has concluded in his new book, The Great Derangement: Climate Change and the Unthinkable
Oct 02, 2016
Paris climate deal: India should remember Gandhi's vision on sustainable developmentMahatma Gandhi propagated his thoughts decades before climate change came to be treated as a serious subject of discourse, and of national and international concern
Aug 27, 2016
Amitav Ghosh's The Great Derangement: A wide-ranging enquiry into climate changeAn approach like Amitav Ghosh’s, in his new book The Great Derangement, shows that we can come at the spectre of the climate crisis from almost anywhere we stand
Jul 23, 2016
Amitav Ghosh: 'The threat of climate change is real, and it is intensifying'In an interview with Firstpost, Amitav Ghosh discusses his new book on climate change, and why literary fiction needs to be more attentive to the crisis
Feb 13, 2016
Shrinking 'Bangalir Gorbo'! Are you game for a big Bong debate to salvage the lost Bengali pride?While the popular call of 'Jago Bangali' may stir some Bengali blood to regain its lost glory, particularly among those staying outside West Bengal, the state per se is only conveniently bothered about the dwindling Bengali ego when it has a bonanza attached to it like an election.
Oct 15, 2015
Amitav Ghosh criticises Sahitya Akademi leadership, but says he won't return his awardAmitav Ghosh has said, that although he 'appreciated the courage' of authors who have returned their awards, he wont follow suit.
Mar 25, 2015
Man Booker Award shortlist announced: Amitav Ghosh makes it to top tenTen writers have been nominated as finalists for the 2015 Man Booker International prize for fiction writing.
Aug 15, 2014
From Salman Rushdie to Chetan Bhagat: The navratna of new Indian storytellingWho would form the navratna of storytelling in the new India? From Salman Rushie to Chetan Bhagat, here's our list.
Sep 21, 2013
Crude Modi bashing is just lazy intellectualismModi bashing is easier to do than having to courage to actually support the other choices the voter has before him.
Sep 19, 2013
How did Justice VR Krishna Iyer go from communist to Modi fan?Not that he is expressing his adulation for Modi for the first time, but nullifying everything that he stood for in terms of civil and human rights is hugely disappointing.