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Apr 01, 2019
TM Krishna, Githa Hariharan, Hemant Divate on signing appeal urging citizens to 'vote out hate politics'With the 2019 elections fast approaching, writers, filmmakers and artists such as Girish Karnad, TM Krishna, Urvashi Butalia, Shanta Gokhale and Anand Teltumbde among others have signed this appeal to all citizens to vote for an India that 'renews the promises made by our Constitution.'
Dec 17, 2018
Author Amitav Ghosh's latest novel Gun Island, a globe-spanning narrative, to be out in 2019Amitav Ghosh's Gun Island follows the story of protagonist Deen Dutta, a dealer in rare books who spends much of his time indoors, until circumstances lead to a shift in his beliefs and he is forced to embark upon an extraordinary journey
Dec 14, 2018
Amitav Ghosh, author of The Shadow Lines and Sea of Poppies, conferred Jnanpith AwardPreviously, Amitav Ghosh has been a recipient of the Sahitya Akademi Award, and his books Sea of Poppies and River of Smoke were also shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in the years 2008 and 2012 respectively
Apr 09, 2018
Ahlawat Gunjan on the art of designing book covers, and why he loves experimenting with fontsAhlawat Gunjan, the design head of Penguin Random House India, says that creating a cover is like providing a visual personality to someone’s years of work | #FirstCulture
Apr 27, 2017
Debate on inclusion of Chetan Bhagat book in syllabus is about institutional responsibility, procedure: DU professorThe latest addition to the many voices being raised on the Chetan Bhagat's book comes from a DU professor who took to decrypt the confused debate around the book's inclusion in the syllabus.
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.