The annual Jaipur Literature Festival is one of the most awaited literature festivals, known to bring some of the best-known authors on one stage. However, JLF, which began in 2005, has also occasionally grabbed headlines for the wrong reasons. From the ... MSN India, 2 weeks ago
Controversies at Jaipur Lit Fest are trying & draining: Sanjoy Roy - Economic Times, 6 hours ago
JLF 2016: The answer is blowin in the wind - Hindustan Times, 2 weeks ago
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Bengaluru's much-touted cosmopolitanism is no more than a mythicised past. We must urgently and consciously develop a new ethics that respects, and responds humanely to, the strangers in our cities Once more, following the recent attack on the ...The Hindu, 14 hours ago
On Republic Day, I attended the concluding day of a six-day literature festival held in Calcutta. I had flown to the city from Jaipur after participating in a similar - and some would say bigger - annual gathering devoted to the same theme. At both ...Calcutta Telegraph, 1 week ago
In the age of algorithms and podcasts, being under the same tent as a favourite writer is uniquely refreshing In the 1950s, when J.D. Salinger wrote The Catcher in the Rye , there probably were not many literary festivals. What really knocks me ...The Hindu, 2 weeks ago
Winner of the Prix Bayeux, Europe's most prestigious award for war correspondents, Christina Lamb, who is currently Foreign Affairs Correspondent for the Sunday Times, started out in Peshawar with dispatches on the Afghan mujahideen fighting the ...Hindustan Times, 2 weeks ago
Youve written about how pluralism is inherent in Indian culture. Have events here over the last year or two changed your belief in that? There are occasional eruptions in India, and I think this is one of those periods. But there is a kind of ...Yahoo! India, 3 weeks ago
In the Constitution, its architect and noble crusader for social justice and human dignity, Dr BR Ambedkar, had passionately advocated the lofty ideal of fraternity to promote familial bonding among all Indians. How narrowly and selfishly we have ...The Statesman, 3 weeks ago
During a lecture some years ago in Vienna, the philosopher Charles Taylor remarked upon the fact that tolerance seems to have become a bad word in our day. This might be the case, he suggested, because it often implies a hierarchical and ...Open, 1 month ago
The writer today is more visible than she has ever been — at book launches, on social media, and at literature festivals. All the high-octane celebration of books and writers, however, does not really mask the absence of a literary culture for ...Yahoo! India, 1 month ago
Prime Minister Narendra Modi's combative style of politics has triggered an informal competition among his political opponents to counter him as ferociously and also become the face of the opposition forces arrayed against the Bharatiya Janata ...DAWN Group, 1 month ago
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