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Jan 22, 2019
Author Andrew Sean Greer on Pulitzer win for 'Less', writing satire at a low point in his lifeAndrew Sean Greer says that his responsibilities as a writer have changed after winning the Pulitzer Prize. He can no longer stay silent about the injustices in the world — especially those in the literary world
Jan 21, 2019
Alexander McCall Smith on 20 years of The No 1 Ladies Detective Agency, and writing a much loved characterBritish-Zimbabwean writer Alexander McCall Smith is perhaps best known for his The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency series, featuring the "most unlikely but likable private eye" Mma Precious Ramotswe. The year 2018 marked the 20th anniversary of the series, which has spanned some 19 titles published so far.
Dec 04, 2018
Jaipur Literature Festival 2019: Man Booker winner Ben Okri, Nobel laureate Venki Ramakrishnan among author line-upCo-director of the Jaipur Literature Festival, Namita Gokhale emphasized that the 2019 edition will bring to fore the importance of science, genetics, astronomy and astrophysics, artificial intelligence, and what the future holds for the planet
Oct 25, 2018
Jaipur Literature Festival responds to petition seeking strong stand on #MeToo, promises safe space for allThe organisers of the Jaipur Literature Festival have said that it condemns sexual harassment and gave details about its internal complaints committee.
Feb 08, 2018
SubraMania's Bindu and Ambi on drawing from traditional legacy and introducing their own musical innovationSubraMania's Ambi and Bindu on their musical style, refining performances based on the composition of the audience, and being violin maestro Dr L Subramaniam's children
Jan 30, 2018
Neil Gaiman, Zadie Smith, Ian McKellen, Yuval Harari confirmed for Jaipur Literature Festival 2019Apart from Neil Gaiman, some of the other names confirmed for next year's Jaipur Literature Festival are Mohsin Hamid, Tilda Swinton and Hari Kunzru | #FirstCulture
Jan 29, 2018
Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2018: From Kiran Nagarkar to Sujatha Gidla, what to look out for on the last dayFrom discussions on topics ranging from writing about the Arab world to fashion and modernity, here's a pick of the best sessions on the last day of the Jaipur Literature Festival | #FirstCulture
Jan 28, 2018
Shashi Tharoor defends stance against making Hindi official language at UN, says move won't help regional leadersCongress MP Shashi Tharoor defended his stance against making Hindi an official language at the United Nations, saying the move would not be of any help to leaders who cannot speak the language
Jan 27, 2018
Karni Sena welcomes censor board chief Prasoon Joshi's decision to skip Jaipur Literature FestivalThe Shree Rajput Karni Sena on Saturday welcomed censor board chief Prasoon Joshi's decision not to attend the Jaipur Literature Festival.
May 31, 2017
S4A Plan: Banks want RBI to waive promoters personal guarantee, ask for fresh moratoriumBankers said many of the companies are into stress for the reasons beyond their control and so the promoters may find it difficult to pledge their personal guarantees