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Sucheta Dasgupta

Sucheta Dasgupta | JLF 2021: Tharoor skewers Sandel

It’s not just about creative writing; the Jaipur Literature Festival is a festival of ideas

28 Feb 2021 4:35 AM

The Diggi dialogues: Conversations from JLF 2021, largest literary show on earth

S. Hareesh’s controversial novel, Moustache (original Meesha) has won the 2020 JCB Prize for Literature

21 Feb 2021 4:15 AM

‘Even forthright women can be submissive’

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

One of a kind: A humdinger of an LGBT arts fest

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

Telling the India story, one dream at a time

'A Burning' is an intimate and clear-eyed rendering of the lives and dreams of three people

18 Oct 2020 7:57 PM

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Sucheta Dasgupta | The Women’s Party: An opening manifesto

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

Sucheta Dasgupta | The ‘almost-stigma’ of not breaking quarantine

Being quarantined is, at its very benign, a ‘social fact’ in the life of the Bharatiya aurat

31 May 2020 12:30 AM

Manoranjan Byapari: ‘I haven’t written my best story yet'

A conversation with a working class hero and a man of many adventures

14 Mar 2020 11:14 PM

Reluctant writer pens a book about publishing

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 you cannot live in the past’

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

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No intention to be RBI governor: Abhijit Banerjee

Oraganiser and author William Darlymple draws analogy between East India Company and current British govt.

31 Jan 2020 1:17 AM

Let’s embrace opinion, dissent: Ashok Gehlot

13th edition of the 5-day Jaipur Literature Festival kicks off.

31 Jan 2020 1:12 AM

Places, poetry and pushing boundaries

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

‘Really easy for me to write my stories’

My new book has three short stories and I had pretty good plans about the stories.

26 Jan 2020 3:10 AM

A robust paradigm for real diversity

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

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Hope I will never be a ‘former writer’: Shashi Tharoor

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

A letter to Asha Devi, mother of ‘Nirbhaya’

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

‘Don’t believe in death penalty, even for Nirbhaya rapists’

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

Short and lively first look at Jaipur 2020

The festival began with the launch of Namita’s novel, Jaipur Journals.

13 Dec 2019 2:17 AM

Health policy pointers for India in China’s tryst with privatisation

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

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