Historian Romila Thapar. Photograph by Valmik Thapar; courtesy Aleph Book Company Lament for a time that was There is a story that, once upon a time, when our land was young and full of hope, there flowed a rich and diverse river, a ... Livemint.com, 1 day ago
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Today is Ramanavami. In this context I find it appropriate to analyse the much sensitive and controversial issue of Rama killing Bali in hiding. I expect the probable readers to know a bit about Valmiki's Ramayana. The translations are from Arshia ...Meri News, 1 week ago
Mountain Echoes, a unique literary and cultural festival set in the serene surroundings of Bhutan is all set for the fifth edition. The three-day festival, to be held in Thimphu, Bhutan from May 22 to 24 is an initiative of the India-Bhutan ...Times of India, 3 weeks ago Indo-Bhutan literary fest in Thimpu again Business Standard India, 3 weeks ago
A new children's book offers a contemporary telling of the Ramayana Mythology seems to have gripped the imaginations of children's writers, filmmakers and TV serial producers. However, few retellings manage to offer a child's perspective like ...Time Out Mumbai, 1 month ago
India's culture of translation dates back to pre-colonial times that had witnessed several kinds of literary translation, though our ancients may not claim to be doing so. This is perhaps natural to multilingual culture where poets (Kabir, Mira, ...The Hindu, 1 month ago
of Penguin India's out-of-court settlement with the Shiksha Bachao Andolan Samiti and agreement to cease publication, withdraw all copies and pulp remaining stock of The Hindus: An Alternative History by Wendy Doniger, the undersigned initiated a ...Outlook India, 1 month ago Total Recall Businessworld India, 1 month ago
NEW DELHI: After Penguin India withdrew the copies of the controversial book 'The Hindus: An Alternative History', a group of eminent authors and historians today asked the publishing house to contest the suit against the book in a higher court for ...Times of India, 1 month ago Eminent authors ask Penguin to contest suit against The Hindus Deccan Herald, 1 month ago
Unfortunately, Indian courts, even higher judiciary, cannot be relied on to weigh in on side of freedom of expression. The writer is a columnist. He is also a former editor of the Mumbai-based English newspaper Mid Day and the ...The Express Tribune, 2 months ago
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