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Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2019: With focus on younger audience, science fiction, #MeToo to take center stage at the annual fest
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Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2019: With focus on younger audience, science fiction, #MeToo to take center stage at the annual fest

Co-director of the Jaipur Literature Festival Namita Gokhale said of the event's special focus on science that our world is changing very fast, it impacts our lives much more and today’s young audiences want to understand the future, they need empirical thinking

Neil Gaiman, Zadie Smith, Ian McKellen, Yuval Harari confirmed for Jaipur Literature Festival 2019
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Neil Gaiman, Zadie Smith, Ian McKellen, Yuval Harari confirmed for Jaipur Literature Festival 2019

Apart 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

Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2018: Here's what to expect from the 'Kumbh Mela' of lit fests
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Zee Jaipur Literature Festival 2018: Here's what to expect from the 'Kumbh Mela' of lit fests

The 2018 edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival has a mix of subjects, from the women poets of the Vedas to Rupi Kaur's poetry

Ashis Nandy controversy: HC stays arrest of JLF organiser
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Ashis Nandy controversy: HC stays arrest of JLF organiser

Jaipur Literature Festival organisers today got interim relief from Rajasthan High Court which stayed the arrest of the event producer Sanjoy Roy in connection with author Ashis Nandy's controversial remarks regarding Dalits.

Jaipur police issues notice against Ashish Nandy
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Jaipur police issues notice against Ashish Nandy

Jaipur Literature Festival producer Sanjoy Roy is also likely to be questioned by police today.

Prasoon Joshi calls Lord Krishna 'biggest eve teaser' of gopis at JLF
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Prasoon Joshi calls Lord Krishna 'biggest eve teaser' of gopis at JLF

Prasoon Joshi who came out a flaming feminist in the session, called Lord Krishna the "biggest eveteaser" of the gopis, dismissing a light hearted rejoinder from Sanjoy Roy who said "they look like they're enjoying it in the paintings".

Between Bigg Boss and Un-banning: the Rushdie affair continues
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Between Bigg Boss and Un-banning: the Rushdie affair continues

Salman Rushdie would have been the biggest literary celebrity at Jaipur. But in his absence, he became even bigger, hovering over the festival like Banquo’s ghost. It was hard to find a session that didn’t mention the man.