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A tale of 3 protests Doniger, Rushdie and 'Ocean of Tears'

Feb 16, 2014

A tale of 3 protests Doniger, Rushdie and 'Ocean of Tears'

It wasnt surprising that when a group of Delhi liberals gathered yesterday afternoon to read out aloud from banned or pulped books outside Penguins stall at the Delhi World Book Fair, at Pragati Maidan, a bunch of Hindu Sena members shouted them down. #CultureDecoder #Salman Rushdie #Jaipur Literature Festival #Pragati Maidan #Hindu Sena #Wendy Doniger #The Hindus: An Alternative History #Delhi World Book Fair #Bilal A Jan
Mary Kom cancels scheduled visit to Jaipur Literature Festival

Jan 21, 2014

Mary Kom cancels scheduled visit to Jaipur Literature Festival

Five-time world champion and Olympic bronze-medallist Indian woman boxer M C Mary Kom cancelled her scheduled visit at the Jaipur Literature Festival here #Sports #Boxing #Jaipur Literature Festival #Jaipur #Mary Kom
Photos Authors, celebrities and readers flock to Jaipur Literature festival

Jan 21, 2014

Photos Authors, celebrities and readers flock to Jaipur Literature festival

Jaipur Literature Festival saw eager readers snapping up books, chatting to authors and celebrities hobnobbing. Here are the images #Literature #Books #Jaipur Literature Festival #Jaipur #authors
Amartya Sen and his seven wishes at the JLF

Jan 17, 2014

Amartya Sen and his seven wishes at the JLF

Sen, who opened the JLF, can always be relied onto speak his mind and that makes him a political hot rod. #Economy #India #Amartya Sen #Education #TheySaidIt #Nobel Prize #Jaipur Literature Festival #Jaipur #AAP
Amartya Sen's keynote speech kicks off Jaipur Literature Festival

Jan 17, 2014

Amartya Sen's keynote speech kicks off Jaipur Literature Festival

The seventh edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival, a mega annual gathering of litterateurs kicked off here today with a keynote speech by Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen. #Literature #Books #Amartya Sen #William Dalrymple #Jaipur Literature Festival #Jaipur #authors

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Kamal Haasan to Ashis Nandy Tragedy of hypersensitive India

Jan 27, 2013

Kamal Haasan to Ashis Nandy Tragedy of hypersensitive India

Really, why do we feel so easily hurt? Can there be benchmarks for any collective identity since all groups -- religious, ethnic, income or gender -- have all shades of people? #HowThisWorks #Jaipur Literature Festival #Ashis Nandy #Kamal Haasan