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Author Chetan Bhagat creates buzz on social media by tweeting 'joining Congress'; has the last laugh

Chetan Bhagat tweeted on Sunday that he intended 'to join the Congress party'. 

Apr 02, 2018, 00:11 AM IST

Julia Donaldson to talk of Gruffalo, storytelling, recitation at JLF

Julia Donaldson, author of some of the world's best-loved children's books, will take the audience at the Jaipur Literature Festival on a journey of storytelling, performance and recitation besides talking about her popular creation -- The Gruffalo.

Jan 24, 2018, 19:02 PM IST

Twinkle Khanna to address Oxford University students

Writer-producer Twinkle Khanna has been invited to speak at The Oxford Union, the world's most prestigious debating society.

Jan 17, 2018, 19:11 PM IST

Did writer Jane Austen die of arsenic poisoning?

Famed British writer Jane Austen may have died of cataracts developed due to arsenic poisoning, researchers at The British Library suggest. Austen, the author of novels such as 'Pride and Prejudice' and 'Sense and Sensibility' mysteriously died at the early age of 41.

Mar 14, 2017, 16:57 PM IST

Author Ruskin Bond gets Lifetime Achievement Award, bats for climate change

Ruskin Bond was presented with a Lifetime Achievement Award for his outstanding contribution in the field of literature on the opening day of the Times Lit Fest

Nov 26, 2016, 17:50 PM IST

Shilpa Shetty pens down her second book on recipes!

Shilpa Shetty, who debuted as an author with her book 'The Great Indian Diet', is coming up with the second volume.

Sep 29, 2016, 09:02 AM IST

Twinkle Khanna reveals her healthy alternatives!

Twinkle Khanna on Tuesday stressed the importance of healthy eating habits, citing her own lifestyle as an example.

Sep 28, 2016, 08:42 AM IST

Book review—Operation Thunderbolt: A cross-continent raid that curbed hijackings

Book review of 'Operation Thunderbolt - the Most Audacious Hostage Rescue Mission in History'

Sep 19, 2016, 18:38 PM IST

Book on kidney ailments now available on Whatsapp

A book written by a city-based nephrologist to create awareness about kidney related diseases has been made available on multimedia messaging application Whatsapp in 26 languages from today.

Sep 08, 2016, 16:45 PM IST

Lily Allen writing a book inspired by Nora Ephron's collection

Singer-actress Lily Allen is writing a book after being inspired by novelist Nora Ephron's collection.

Aug 19, 2016, 15:45 PM IST

Angela Davis biopic in works

Biopic on political activist and author Angela Davis is in works.

Aug 10, 2016, 14:48 PM IST

Mahasweta Devi put on ventilator

Critically-ill veteran author and Ramon Magsaysay Award winner Mahasweta Devi was on Thursday put on life support after her condition worsened, a doctor said.

Jul 14, 2016, 21:29 PM IST

Chetan Bhagat's new novel set to release this Diwali!

Chetan Bhagat is busy wrapping up his next novel that is slated for a Diwali release!

Jun 28, 2016, 20:31 PM IST

I am working harder than ever: Ruskin Bond

India's beloved author Ruskin Bond, who celebrates his 82nd birthday today, says he is working harder than ever and has no plans to retire.

May 19, 2016, 13:30 PM IST

A Revolutionary History of Interwar India book review: Covert ties of Indian revolutionaries with Congress

'A Revolutionary History of Interwar India' book review.

Apr 03, 2016, 13:17 PM IST

SC rejects plea for prosecution of author Taslima Nasreen

The Supreme Court on Monday dismissed a plea seeking cancellation of the visa to controversial Bangladeshi author Taslima Nasreen and her prosecution for her utterances on Lord Christ and Mother Mary.

Mar 28, 2016, 19:45 PM IST

Hindutva: Exploring the Idea of Hindu Nationalism book review- Four icons who became Hindutva ideologues

Hindutva: Exploring the Idea of Hindu Nationalism book review.

Mar 27, 2016, 16:11 PM IST

Have story in mind for film: Twinkle Khanna

Twinkle Khanna says she is not sure of her script writing skills but can surely provide a plot.

Mar 20, 2016, 16:25 PM IST

Amal Clooney to discuss freedom of expression in India

Amal Clooney says she is looking forward to her trip to India and is eager to initiate a dialogue on human rights and freedom of expression in the country.

Mar 15, 2016, 20:56 PM IST

JK Rowling's new 'Harry Potter' stories enrage native Americans

Author JK Rowling has been accused of appropriating the living tradition of a marginalised people.

Mar 10, 2016, 11:44 AM IST