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Book Review: ‘The Economics Of Small Things’ By Sudipta Sarangi

Feb 22, 2021 Payal Seth

The author Sudipta Sarangi delivers exactly what he promises: Economic rationale to explain the seemingly irrational, common-day behaviour.

Douglas Stuart’s ‘Shuggie Bain’ Wins 2020 Booker Prize

Nov 20, 2020 PTI

Debut novel ‘Shuggie Bain’, a coming of age story set in Glasgow, beats Indian-origin author Avni Doshi's Burnt Sugar


Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay NIF Book Prize Shortlist Announced

The 6 shortlisted books are a testimony to the quality and diversity of non-fiction writing in and about India.

Book Excerpt | Mission Bengal: A Saffron Experiment

Oct 04, 2020 Snigdhendu Bhattacharya

'The swayamsevaks are indoctrinated into devotion, nationalism and social dedication. Discipline is of utmost importance. Swayamsevaks with a greater degree of dedication become functionaries. The ones devoted enough to give all their time to the outfit, and stay away from marriage and other engagements, are adopted as pracharaks'.


5 Best Engaging Thriller Novels Of All Time

Instead of binge-watching, indulge in binge-reading this weekend. Goth, mystery, romantic suspense, whatever is your preferred thriller sub-genre, we have got you covered.

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25 September, 2020

The 2020 JCB Prize for Literature Shortlist Announced

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The shortlisted works reflect a wide diversity of Indian writing, in terms of theme and language. Five novels have been shortlisted.


23 December, 2019

Satyarth Nayak On His Book, ‘The Eternal Screen Goddess’, A Novel Based On The Legendary Actress, Sridevi

Lachmi Deb Roy

In conversation with Satyarth Nayak, the author of 'The Eternal Screen Goddess’, a novel based on the legendary actress, the late Sridev.


24 July, 2019

Salman Rushdie's 'Quichotte' Nominated In 2019 Man Booker Longlist

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This year's list was chosen from 151 novels published in the UK or Ireland between October 1, 2018 and September 30, 2019, the five-member selection panel announced on Wednesday.


28 November, 2018

Bookaroo, The Children’s Literature Festival, Is Coming To Town

Lachmi Deb Roy

Bookaroo will celebrate the joy of book reading among children


18 September, 2018

Gender Is Not In Your Genitals But In Your Mind: Meghna Pant

Lachmi Deb Roy

Meghna Pant is a multiple award-winning author, journalist, feminist and speaker. She is the co-author of ‘Feminist Rani’, a collection of powerful feminist voices. Winner of the ‘Laadli Media Award’, 2018, Meghna says that feminism is not an ideology but a process. It is about creating an equal society not just for women, but also for men.


08 September, 2018

Twinkle Khanna Says All Her Films Should Be Banned

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Twinke Khanna feels that all her films need to be banned as she doesn’t want anybody to watch them


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05 September, 2018

Chetan Bhagat Reveals The Trailer Of His New Book The Girl In Room 105

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Best-selling author Chetan Bhagat has revealed the cover and a movie-style promo of his new book The Girl in Room 105 -- "a funny kind of thriller" about a Kashmiri Muslim girl and a Hindu boy -- in a Facebook live on his fan page.


21 August, 2018

Google Doodle Pays Tribute To Ismat Chughtai On Her 107th Birthday

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On Tuesday, Google celebrated the 107th birth anniversary of Indian author Ismat Chughtai with a doodle.


09 March, 2018

After Poet Alleges Sexual Harassment By Editor, 12 Poets Threaten To Withdraw From Sahitya Akademi Book

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Acknowledging Sahitya Akademi's work in creating the anthology, the poets wrote that they would remain with the project if the editor was replaced.


27 January, 2018

JLF: Rupi Kaur Says Her Poems Are To Read Aloud, Urges Fans To Perform Even If They Are Alone

Satish Padmanabhan

At the Jaipur Literature Festival, her poetry reading session at the Front Lawn is packed with her fans, mostly young but some parents too.


09 November, 2017

Nawazuddin Siddiqui’s Ex-Girlfriend Sunita Rajwar Slaps Rs 2 Crore Legal Notice On Actor

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On November 4, she sent the actor the legal notice demanding Rs 2 crore as compensation for causing great mental agony and seeking to tarnish her image.


13 September, 2017

Arundhati Roy's Ministry Of Utmost Happiness Misses Out On Man Booker Shortlist

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Roy, who won the literary award worth 50,000 pounds for her debut book 'The God of Small Things' in 1997, had featured on the long-list for her latest novel 'The Ministry of Utmost Happiness'.


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11 August, 2017

Warm Pen Strokes Of 44 Years By Two Iconic Modernist Indian Painters

Sreevalsan Thiyyadi

Late S.H. Raza shared a six-decade-long camaraderie with fellow artist Krishen Khanna. A book featuring their 1956-2000 correspondence throws light at several curious, light and serious matters.


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President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla and other dignitaries at the ceremony to pay homage to Bodhisatva Babasaheb B.R. Ambedkar on...

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President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla and other dignitaries at the ceremony to pay homage to Bodhisatva Babasaheb B.R. Ambedkar on...

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Congress MP Ravneet Singh Bittu speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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DMK MP TR Baalu in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Congress MP Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury speaks in the Lok Sabha during ongoing Winter Session of Parliament, in New Delhi.

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Young, brash and little-known artistes are using hip-hop as an outlet to speak up and speak out.

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Let's Talk About Ageism And Sexism In Indian Films, A Zillionth Time!

While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry

Nov 17, 2021 Yashika Mathur

T20 World Cup 2021 Analysis: David Warner And Mitchell Marsh - Tale Of Two Comebacks

Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.

Nov 15, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Education In India During Covid-19: Challenges Faced And Solutions For A Post-Pandemic Era

As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.

Nov 11, 2021 Shekhar Mehta

T20 World Cup Review: Jaded By An Excess Of Cricket, India Were On An Inevitable Path To Doom

India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.

Nov 08, 2021 Arijit Ghosh