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Nandy's comment part of intellectual goondagiri: Kancha Ilaiah

Updated : Feb 01, 2013

By : FP Staff

Category : India

Nandy's comment part of intellectual goondagiri: Kancha Ilaiah

Dalit intellectual Kancha Ilaiah said that Ashis Nandy's comments were part of intellectual goondagiri against the Dalits and should be condemned as strongly as street goondagiri. #WhoSaidWhat #Kancha Ilaiah #Ashis Nandy #Casteism #Prakash Ambedkar #Jaipur Literature Festival 2013 #SC/ST Act
Don't let border tensions affect literature, say writers from India, Pakistan

Updated : Jan 29, 2013

By : FP Staff

Category : Life

Don't let border tensions affect literature, say writers from India, Pakistan

Speaking to CNN-IBN at the Jaipur Literature Festival, authors from both Pakistan and India said that art and literature must never have to bow down to the violence at the border. #WhoSaidWhat #India Pakistan relations #Jaipur Literature Festival 2013 #nadeem aslam
Should academia back Ashis Nandy instead of targeting him?

Updated : Jan 29, 2013

By : FP Staff

Category : India

Should academia back Ashis Nandy instead of targeting him?

The anger of politicians over Ashis Nandy's comments are understandable as responding to nuanced debate with political correctness. But why are some of the academicians outraged? #WhyNow #Dalits #Yogendra Yadav #Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes #Jaipur Literature Festival 2013 #Ashish Nandy
Nandy made bad statement with good intentions: Kancha Ilaiah

Updated : Jan 28, 2013

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Category : Life

Nandy made bad statement with good intentions: Kancha Ilaiah

IIaiah's statement comes a day after Nandy was booked by Rajasthan Police under the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act for his comment. #NewsTracker #Kancha Ilaiah #JLF #Jaipur Literature Festival 2013 #Ashish Nandy
Not surprised as I have faced this situation before, says Nandy

Updated : Jan 27, 2013

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Category : Life

Not surprised as I have faced this situation before, says Nandy

The sociologist and author explains his statements about corruption at the Jaipur Literature Festival in an exclusive interview with Firstpost editors Lakshmi Chaudhary and Sandip Roy. #Corruption #Q&A #Ashis Nandy #JLF #Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes #Jaipur Literature Festival 2013
FIR filed against Nandy over corruption comment at JLF

Updated : Jan 26, 2013

By : FP Staff

Category : Life

FIR filed against Nandy over corruption comment at JLF

A case has been registered against Ashish Nandy under the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act. #Corruption #NewsTracker #Ashis Nandy #Jaipur Literature Festival 2013
Jaipur Lit Fest Live: Most corrupt are SC/ST, OBCs, says Ashish Nandy

Updated : Jan 26, 2013

By : FP Staff

Category : Life

Jaipur Lit Fest Live: Most corrupt are SC/ST, OBCs, says Ashish Nandy

Day three will see a host of sessions with authors and journalists like Gurcharan Das, Tarun Tejpal and Swapan Dasgupta. Firstpost Editors Sandip Roy and Lakshmi Chaudhry are at the event and we are live blogging updates. #Tarun Tejpal #JLF #Jaipur Literature Festival 2013 #JLF 2012 #Ashish Nandy
JLF: Javed Akhtar spars with Kancha Illaiah over religion

Updated : Jan 25, 2013

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Category : India

JLF: Javed Akhtar spars with Kancha Illaiah over religion

A quarrel over religion broke out between Bollywood lyricist and scriptwriter Javed Akhtar and Dalit activist and writer Kancha Illaiah at the Jaipur Literature Festival here on Friday. #NewsTracker #Javed Akhtar #Kancha Ilaiah #Jaipur Literature Festival 2013
China has to learn from India: Dalai Lama

Updated : Jan 24, 2013

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Category : Life

China has to learn from India: Dalai Lama

The Dalai Lama almost recreated last year's 'Oprah' moment at the literary extravaganza when people found it difficult to even find a place to stand in the over-crowded Tata Steel grounds at Diggi Palace. #WhoSaidWhat #Dalai Lama #JLF #Jaipur Literature Festival 2013
Jaipur Lit Fest should not be politicised, says Ashok Gehlot

Updated : Jan 24, 2013

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Category : India

Jaipur Lit Fest should not be politicised, says Ashok Gehlot

Gehlot said that whatever the Pakistani Army did was condemnable, but the visit of Pakistani authors to the literary festival should not be politicised. #Rajasthan #NewsTracker #Ashok Gehlot #Jaipur #Jaipur Literature Festival 2013 #Pakistani authors