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Jan 29, 2018
At JLF 2018, ex-foreign secy Shyam Saran says India should be concerned about China making 'inroads' in its neighbourboodIndia should be concerned about the “inroads” China is making in its neighbourhood, says foreign secretary Shyam Saran
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.
Dec 21, 2016
RSS makes debut at Jaipur Lit Fest: Using political clout to settle ideological scores is problematicSo, this year, the RSS is making its debut at the JLF. And some of the regulars, the ones who led the award-wapsi campaign, are out.
Jan 27, 2016
Sanskari actor: The contradictory life and tolerant times of Padma Bhushan Anupam KherBut, with his politics of convenience and flip-flops, Padma Bhushan Anupam Kher has weakened the very basis of the raison d'être of his popularity: his track record as an actor. His impressive body of work alone would have entitled him to the country's love, respect and top awards.
Jan 23, 2016
Intolerance and Bollywood: The unbearable lightness of being Karan JoharCelebrity directors came into the forefront after Karan Johar. Before him, even the greatest of filmmakers were unrecognizable.
Dec 14, 2015
'Literary festivals are anti-reading': Why lit fests are for performers not writersThe Times of India group, whose lit fest in Mumbai and Delhi have just concluded, no longer devote any space to books on a regular basis
Jan 23, 2015
Q&A: Devdutt Pattanaik on the dangers of a world that does not value imaginationDevdutt Pattanaik says what we miss in the rush to prove the historicity of myths or debunk them is the enduring power of human imagination. The obsession becomes about proving something scientifically in order to prove its superiority.
Jan 22, 2015
Bengali infused pop to sufi qawwals: Dalrymple on his favourite music at JLFIt is January, and the five-day literary extravaganza that is the Jaipur Literature Festival is almost upon us. But festival co-director William Dalrymple is equally enthused about the line-up of music.