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Jaipur Literature Festival set to travel to London this May

The vibrant energies of the annual Jaipur Literature Festival, which attracts over 250,000 visitors annually in India, are set to travel to London this May for a day-long edition of the literary extravaganza.

 Pak needs to show vision, generosity for better ties with India: Khurshid

Pakistan needs to show some vision and generosity for relations between itself and India to be normalised, External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid said here on Sunday

Popularity of cricket in India stumps Irish novelist

Cricket as a sport is not as popular in other parts of the world as in India, said Irish novelist, Joseph O` Neil.

 AAP victory set good example of democracy: Amartya Sen

Debutant Aam Aadmi Party`s victory in the recent Delhi Assembly Elections has set a good example of the strength of democracy in India, Nobel laureate Amartya Sen said.

Jaipur Literature Festival 2013: The discussions that stood out Day 5!

Here’s a lowdown on the discussions that were very engaging and interesting Day 5.

 Dalit remarks row: Ashis Nandy moves SC, hearing Friday

Sociologist Ashis Nandy, who has landed in a soup over his controversial remarks on Dalits, moved the Supreme Court on Thursday requesting it to quash all FIRs filed against him.

 Ashis Nandy to be questioned over anti-Dalit remarks

The Rajasthan Police will question sociologist Ashis Nandy over his anti-Dalit remarks in Delhi on Wednesday.

Jaipur Literature Festival 2013: Shobhaa De lashes out at “lunatic fringe groups” stifling freedom of speech

Literature’s tryst with glamour continued as ex-model, newspaper columnist and novelist Shobhaa De came down to the Pink city to spread her irresistible charm and to launch books, one of them being Kareena Kapoor’s ‘The Style Diary of a Bollywood Diva’ under her imprint ‘Shobhaa De Books’ in collaboration with Penguin India at the DSC Jaipur Literature Festival 2013.

Jaipur Literature Festival 2013: Capitalism has lost its way...

The curtains were drawn on the 6th DSC Jaipur Literature Festival after a final debate on the topic ‘This house proposes that capitalism has lost its way’.

 Ashis Nandy`s effigy burnt over controversial remarks

Activists of a caste-based non-political organisation staged protest demonstrations against the controversial remarks made by sociologist Ashis Nandy.