It’s not just about creative writing; the Jaipur Literature Festival is a festival of ideas
28 Feb 2021 4:35 AM
S. Hareesh’s controversial novel, Moustache (original Meesha) has won the 2020 JCB Prize for Literature
21 Feb 2021 4:15 AM
Around the time she asked me to translate her book we had grown quite close, without really realising it - Shahana Raza
06 Dec 2020 10:52 AM
Dr Bibek Debroy and Dr Shashi Tharoor are keynote speakers of this one-year-old, two-day, online fest.
18 Nov 2020 7:31 PM
'A Burning' is an intimate and clear-eyed rendering of the lives and dreams of three people
18 Oct 2020 7:57 PM
There are three ways of ensuring equality of opportunity between the sexes — free access, affirmative action and reservation of seats
02 Aug 2020 5:03 PM
Being quarantined is, at its very benign, a ‘social fact’ in the life of the Bharatiya aurat
31 May 2020 12:30 AM
A conversation with a working class hero and a man of many adventures
14 Mar 2020 11:14 PM
Dean went on to establish the Mahomed Baths in London and came to be known as the “shampooing surgeon”.
14 Feb 2020 2:53 AM
You want to but can’t live in the past, so you live with a pain that eats at you constantly.
09 Feb 2020 8:35 AM
Oraganiser and author William Darlymple draws analogy between East India Company and current British govt.
31 Jan 2020 1:17 AM
13th edition of the 5-day Jaipur Literature Festival kicks off.
31 Jan 2020 1:12 AM
Talking about poetry is like taking a hot bath in a tub with your clothes on, says poet-writer Jeet Thayil.
28 Jan 2020 4:38 AM
My new book has three short stories and I had pretty good plans about the stories.
26 Jan 2020 3:10 AM
JLF this year has also been witness to the rise of the new bilingual Indian writer in the persons of Upadhyay, Kunal Basu and Aaruni Kashyap.
26 Jan 2020 2:07 AM
A “book of words” by him, with anecdotes attached to each of them, will be published by Penguin sometime in the first half of this year.
25 Jan 2020 6:28 AM
In the Indian Penal Code, the punishment for rape is seven years of imprisonment, even as it is a criminal offence and not a civil wrong.
20 Dec 2019 5:52 AM
The death penalty has no place in a civilised society. A civilised society does not exact revenge on a convict, says Sunil Gupta.
15 Dec 2019 6:44 AM
The festival began with the launch of Namita’s novel, Jaipur Journals.
13 Dec 2019 2:17 AM
The Chinese government’s role today is split between public funding of social insurance for curative services and provisioning of private healthcare.
25 Nov 2019 6:43 AM