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Feb 27, 2017
Jerry Pinto receives Sahitya Akademi Award; urges writers to protect truth in acceptance speechMumbai-based novelist Jerry Pinto, who was one of the 24 recipients of the 2016 Sahitya Akademi Award, argued the role of authors in the wake of rising debate between nationalism and freedom of speech in India
Feb 07, 2017
Salman Rushdie's new novel, The Golden House, to be published this SeptemberPenguin Random House has now announced that they will be releasing a new book by Salman Rushdie this September, titled The Golden House
Feb 05, 2017
Shashi Tharoor criticises anti-defection law, claims it had negative impact on democracyFormer union minister and Congress MP Shashi Tharoor on Saturday said the anti-defection law has a negative impact on democracy as it diminished the voting power of people's representatives.
Jan 28, 2017
Padmavati shoot in Jaipur cancelled; Deepika, Ranveer tweet, 'no distortion of facts'Karni Sena president claims they were in touch with team Padmavati for six months, asking them not to shoot in Jaipur. They further claim Sanjay Leela Bhansali's team fired at them first.
Jan 28, 2017
Confessions of a first timer: Agony and ecstasy of being a panelist at the Jaipur Literature FestivalWriter Rosalyn D'Mello offers a firsthand account of being a panelist at the Jaipur Literature Festival 2017, and the moments that made this 10th edition worthwhile
Jan 26, 2017
Jaipur Literature Festival: Time to redefine the entire celebrity discourse by mainstreaming fringe voicesThis year, the Jaipur Literature Festival, or JLF, completed 10 years. With estimated footfalls of close to half a million, it is now the largest free literature event in the world.
Jan 23, 2017
Taslima Nasreen at Jaipur Lit fest bats for Uniform Civil Code: 'Necessary for Islamic society to be tolerant'Bangladeshi writer and human rights activist Taslima Nasreen on Monday batted for Uniform Civil Code, saying that the measure was "urgently" needed to empower people with their rights.
Jan 20, 2017
UP election 2017: RSS' Manmohan Vaidya does a Mohan Bhagwat, gives ballistic ammunition to BJP rivalsIn one single stroke, Vaidya has potentially done more harm to the BJP and to its social constituency in SCs, STs and OBCs than the combined might of SP, BSP and Congress could have done.
Jan 19, 2017
Jaipur Literature Festival 2017: India's biggest literary event to be kicked off by Gulzar, Anne WaldmanThe Jaipur Literature Festival will be inaugurated by Gulzar, Anne Waldman, Sadhguru Jaggi Vasudev and Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje on Thursday
Jan 14, 2017
Delhi Book Fair 2017: The Indian Publisher seems to be pursuing buyers, not readersThe Indian publishing scene seems bent on establishing buyers, rather than establishing readers. This is very evident at the Delhi Book Fair as well