Rushdie's new India link is a Chennai-born model
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The Crossword Book Award, which hopes to evolve into the Indian equivalent of the Booker, has raised its prize money from Rs 2 lakh to Rs 3 lakh this year. It's also started a new award for Indian language fiction translations for the same amount. H
A new biography reveals the Big Bs human face
Calcutta is intensely close to Gunter Grass. It brings out the layers of complexity which constitute the Nobel laureate's sensibilities.
With a keen eye for detail, designer Ritu Kumar traces the fascinating history of Indian textiles in her book 'Costumes and Textiles of Royal India'
An unprecedented initiative will result in a South Asian edition
Four years after the storm, Taslima Nasreen remains unrepentant
The unorthodox writings of Indian priest Anthony de Mello create an uproar in Rome
"Who is India's best writer of the moment?" A debatable question the first Crossword Book Award seeks to determine.
The Iranian government may have distanced itself from the fatwa against Rushdie, but fundamentalists haven't
Tehmina Durrani's new book on the debauchery of clerics raises a storm in Pakistan
Nine years after the fatwa, a relieved Rushdie gains 'freedom'
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Pakistan's premier poet comes to Delhi to pay homage to Ghalib
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.