As the year draws to an end, we bring to you the top 10 Indian fictions of 2021. And a must-read they are!
Renowned historian Ramachandra Guha's next, slated to release next month, will tell the story of seven foreign rebels who fought for India's freedom from imperial rule, announced Penguin Random House India (PRHI) on Thursday.
The Congress is trying to “divide” the society on the religious lines and the party leader Salman Khurshid comparing Hindutva to the terrorist group ISIS is the latest example of this attempt, BJP general secretary D Purandeswari alleged on Wednesday and asserted that the saffron party believes in secularism.
The book is an essential read for the keen political observers and the readers with interest to know about the past and present of India through power corridors.
Guha’s debut novel attempts to delve into the murky ground between the virtual and the real, literary and literal, the mind in solitude and its transformation within a clique.
Former vice president Hamid Ansari says against religiosity and strident nationalism, patriotism is a more positive concept.
Speaking at the launch of a book on Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu's two years in office, Shah said he firmly believed that Article 370 that gave the special status to Jammu and Kashmir should be removed as it was not beneficial to the country
Bookaroo will celebrate the joy of book reading among children
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.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.