In the gaping absence of a real conversation about real people, all this wink-wink, nudge-nudge repartee between Bollywood stars is just another way not to talk about sex.
A curative petition can be filed if the SC dismisses a review petition. In this the petitioner is allowed to specifically point out the grounds which had been pointed out in the review petition filed earlier.
On Tuesday two judges of the Supreme Court will consider the review petition filed about their ruling on Section 377. With time running out, Vikram Seth takes to the stage once again to speak up against a judgment he finds ethically hollow and intellectually shallow.
The India Today cover with Vikram Seth condemning the Section 377 ruling has been hailed as iconic. But another gay writer feels it also turns the issue into something to be endorsed by celebrity and sold to the masses, a triumph of elitism even in matters of justice.
If a picture is worth a thousand words, this India Today cover is worth many times that.
Disappointed at the Supreme Court's ruling upholding Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), author Vikram Seth said political parties that favour this ruling should know that homophobia came into India and not homosexuality.
Vikram Seth's agent is in negotiation with publishers after they asked him to return his advance for 'A Suitable Girl'
#flashreads is a public event for anyone and everyone on social media to meet offline today for a quick reading from works of writers who have faced sedition charges, book ban or any kind of censorship.
Vikram Seth and his mother Leila Seth open up in a chat about Indian writing in English, Chetan Bhagat, Twitter, being gay and of course, a suitable boy.
Novelist Vikram Seth today said the Rushdie affair was whipped up because of "power", "politics" and "misuse of religion".
Watch and hear Seth read from <em>The Rivered Earth </em>, a compilation of librettos written for a musical project for composer Alec Roth.
Mumbai's lit fiesta is back in its second year, but it's small-scale, and peppered with big names for good measure.