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Sunday, May 19, 2013
Putin to take up literature, sports after quitting politics
Literature, sports, jurisprudence and public projects will top the list of Vladimir Putin`s interest...
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 th...
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 W...
Ashis Nandy`s effigy burnt over controversial remarks
Activists of a caste-based non-political organisation staged protest demonstrations against the cont...
BJP demands arrest of Nandy for remarks at JLF
Condemning the controversial remarks made by sociologist Ashish Nandy over SC and ST communities, BJ...
Rajasthan Police probes Ashis Nandy’s controversial remarks
Ashis Nandy had said that the people belonging to OBC (Other Backward Class), Scheduled Caste (SC) a...
Bahujan Dalit author calls for an end to the controversy over Ashis Nandy’s remarks
Bahujan Dalit author Prof Kancha Ilaiah said, Prof Ashis Nandy made a bad statement with good intent...
Nandy`s remark indirect attack on Muslims, alleges group
After groups affiliated to OBC, SC and ST communities, a Muslim outfit criticised renowned sociologi...
Dalit corruption remark: Ashis Nandy faces political backlash, apologises
Noted author Ashis Nandy on Saturday stoked a major row with his comments that people belonging to O...
Athawale demands Nandy take back his comments
Reacting to social scientist Ashis Nandy`s comments on backward classes being corrupt, Republican Pa...
Ashis Nandy should be arrested immediately: Mayawati
BSP chief Mayawati demanded that Rajasthan govt should jail author Ashis Nandy over controversial re...
Ashis Nandy booked for `casteist` comment, BSP demands arrest
Social scientist Ashis Nandy was Saturday booked for linking Dalits, tribals and backward classes to...
No to Pakistani diplomats unrelated to Jaipur fest: Khurshid
The External Affairs Ministry did not give the two Pakistani diplomats requisite approval to attend ...
Justice Verma recommendations revolutionary: Kiran Bedi
Welcoming the recommendations of the Justice Verma Committee on reforms in anti-rape laws, activist ...
China has much to learn from India: Dalai Lama
Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama on Thursday said ‘genuine’ friendship between China and India on...
Mo Yan awarded 2012 Nobel Prize for literature
Chinese writer Mo Yan was awarded 2012 Nobel Prize for literature at Stockholm Concert Hall on Monda...
Censorship necessary: Nobel literature winner Mo Yan
Mo said he doesn`t feel that censorship should stand in the way of truth but that any defamation, or...
Took risks in exposing the evils of the system in China: Mo Yan
Mo Yan ,the winner of this year`s Nobel Literature Prize, has said he took "huge risks" by exposing ...
Mo Yan calls for release of jailed compatriot Liu Xiaobo
Chinese author Mo Yan, who won Nobel Prize for Literature, called for the release of jailed compatri...
Nobel Prize to Mo shows country`s growing influence: China
Congratulating this year`s Nobel Literature Prize winner Mo Yan, China said that it reflected the pr...
Is Nobel to Mo Yan a move to placate China, asks daily
Chinese author Mo Yan was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature Thursday.
Children`s Literature Festival at NBT book fair
The festival will be held in the fair at SMS investment ground from October 10, according to an NBT ...
Seven Maoists held with weapons
Seven Maoists were arrested and weapons were seized from them in Subhaigarh village of Bihar`s Sitam...
Top Maoist leaders arrested in Kolkata
Three top Maoist leaders were arrested from their hideout in north Kolkata along with Maoist literat...
Climate panel slammed for embracing controversial `grey literature`
Climate scientists face criticism following two controversial decisions made by the Intergovernmenta...
Nobody prevented Rushdie to visit India: Govt
No one prevented Rushdie from coming to India, P Chidambaram said.
Religion being misused: Vikram Seth on Rushdie row
Novelist Vikram Seth on Thursday said the Vikram seth affair was whipped up because of "power", "pol...
Rushdie is welcome in Delhi: Dikshit
Rushdie had to cancel his visit to the Jaipur Literature Festival after Muslim organisations protes...
Rushdie should have been allowed to come: Jaitley
Leader of Opposition in the Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley said author Salman Rushdie should have been all...
BJP, Cong slugfest over Rushdie issue
Rushdie had cancelled his visit to the Jaipur Literature Festival, saying he had received informatio...
You can`t hurt feelings in India: Bhagat on Rushdi
The popular author said the Booker Prize winner was a hero to him as well but he should respect reli...
Complaint against authors who opt out of Lit Fest
A police complaint was filed against the four authors who read out portions from the controversial a...
Rajasthan police invented plot to keep me away: Rushdie
An "angry" Salman Rushdie claimed the intelligence provided to him by Rajasthan police about threat ...
Police unaware of underworld threat to Rushdie
Author Salman Rushdie called off his visit to the Jaipur Literature Festival citing threat to his li...
Sibal faces political queries on literary platform
Kapil Sibal`s poetry reading session at the ongoing Jaipur Literature Festival turned into a politi...
Literature special: Night and Darkness
Darkness is such a strange thing... and yet so familiar.
Maoist literature seized
The Uttar Pradesh Police on Monday conducted raids at a house in Meerut in the wake of the arrest of...
MP Christians demand ban on objectionable literature in Mandla
A Christian organisation here on Tuesday demanded stopping distribution of pamphlets portraying the...
Karachi paints another canvas with words
Karachi Literature Festival has become a converging point for book lovers and Pakistan`s leading li...
Mario Vargas Llosa wins Nobel literature prize
Peruvian Mario Vargas Llosa, one of the most acclaimed writers, won the 2010 Nobel Prize in literatu...
Llosa wins Nobel literature prize
Vargas Llosa is the first South American winner of the Nobel Prize in literature.
Indian filmmaker fears US-like ordeal in Canada
Indian documentary filmmaker Vijay Kumar, who is being quizzed by the Canadian authorities after his...
India seeks report from US, no clean chit to filmmaker yet
Government said it will seek a report from its US mission into the arrest of an Indian doc film mak...
Indian held with jehadi literature in US
An Indian has been arrested for carrying jehadi literature at George Bush Intercontinental Airport i...
Literature Special: Becoming Jane
A story about how Jane Austen became one of the most remarkable authors of all times
Literature Special: Middlemarch
If the opinion of author Diana Preston were to be asked, she would make Middlemarch, a novel by Geor...
Ode to Nature
Elaborate description of nature points to quintessential unity in everything.
International literature festival comes to Kerala
Come November and Kerala could play host to the likes of Salman Rushdie, Zadie Smith, Sting or eve...
Words worth the wonder
When it came to describing Mother Earth and her bounteous Nature, William Wordsworth had a magical t...
`Materialism, spiritualism co-exist in India in extremes`
The first thing one notices about writer William Dalrymple is his astonishingly blue eyes.
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