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Salman and Karan's sex talk: Why Bollywood's naughty banter isn't liberating
Politics

Salman and Karan's sex talk: Why Bollywood's naughty banter isn't liberating

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.

Through Love's Great Power: Vikram Seth
Life

Through Love's Great Power: Vikram Seth

On January 28 the Supreme Court dismissed the petition urging it to review its ruling on Section 377. Here is a poet's response to that moment from Vikram Seth.

SC order: Will prove Sec 377 socially irrelevant, say LGBT activists
India

SC order: Will prove Sec 377 socially irrelevant, say LGBT activists

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.

Being a criminal in my own country: Vikram Seth on Sec 377
Politics

Being a criminal in my own country: Vikram Seth on Sec 377

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.

When an issue becomes a brand: Vikram Seth and the Section 377 cover
Life

When an issue becomes a brand: Vikram Seth and the Section 377 cover

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.

India Today hits a homerun with this Vikram Seth cover
Photos

India Today hits a homerun with this Vikram Seth cover

If a picture is worth a thousand words, this India Today cover is worth many times that.

Homophobia came to India, not homosexuality: Vikram Seth
India

Homophobia came to India, not homosexuality: Vikram Seth

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 to return $1.8 million advance for 'A Suitable Boy' sequel?
Life

Vikram Seth to return $1.8 million advance for 'A Suitable Boy' sequel?

Vikram Seth's agent is in negotiation with publishers after they asked him to return his advance for 'A Suitable Girl'

On today: #flashreads, for the love of free speech
India

On today: #flashreads, for the love of free speech

#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.

The gay child needs more love: Leila Seth on Vikram Seth
Life

The gay child needs more love: Leila Seth on Vikram Seth

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.

Religion being misused: Vikram Seth on Rushdie row
India

Religion being misused: Vikram Seth on Rushdie row

Novelist Vikram Seth today said the Rushdie affair was whipped up because of "power", "politics" and "misuse of religion".

'Hot as a filament wire': Watch Vikram Seth's fiery reading from his new book
Mumbai

'Hot as a filament wire': Watch Vikram Seth's fiery reading from his new book

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 Literature Live!: Everything you wanted to know
Mumbai

Mumbai Literature Live!: Everything you wanted to know

Mumbai's lit fiesta is back in its second year, but it's small-scale, and peppered with big names for good measure.