Jaipur Litfest, AKLF to share speakers

In a unique endeavour, India's prestigious literary events, including the Jaipur Literary Festival, will see a sharing of pool of eminent panelists to reach out to a bigger audience in different parts of the country, it was announced here Monday.

V S Naipaul, Elanor Catton set to attend JLF festival

Nobel Laureate V S Naipaul, Booker winner Eleanor Catton, novelist Hanif Kureishi as well as travel writer Paul Theroux are among heavyweights lined up for the eighth edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival.

Breaking stereotypes, Muslim women discuss sexuality at JLF

When women writers from Islamic countries discuss sexuality and erotic poems, taboos and male dominance, and mull over breaking free from conservative norms, the audience is bound to be large.

Casteist comment: Police seek video of Nandy`s remarks, author leaves Jaipur

Police have sought video of author Ashis Nandy`s controversial comments that people from OBC, SC and ST communities were the "most corrupt" made at the Jaipur Literary Festival even as he left the city.

Digvijay rebuts Rushdie`s charge

Digvijay Singh dismissed Salman Rushdie`s charge that his presence at the Jaipur Literary Festival was blocked because of the party`s useless electoral calculations.

Sibal faces political queries on literary platform

Kapil Sibal`s poetry reading session at the ongoing Jaipur Literature Festival
turned into a political discussion.

Rushdie won’t come to India, govt denies role

Congress on Friday said it was Rushdie`s "individual" decision as there was no restriction on his coming to the country.

Jaipur literary festival begins today sans Rushdie

While mystery still surrounds the visit of Salman Rushdie, the Jaipur Literature Festival will kick off today with an array of international and Indian writers and global celebrities including TV mogul Oprah Winfrey.

Nations can be divided, language cannot: Javed Akhtar

He is the noted poet, lyricist and scriptwriter from Bollywood, who has penned the screenplay of super hit films like ‘Sholay’ and ‘Don’. Yes, you guessed it right; we are talking about Javed Akhtar.

Jaipur literary festival to show India`s global role

Asia`s largest literary festival kicks off this weekend in Jaipur, a testament to the growing global influence of Indian literature and its appeal to both publishers and authors.