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'Jaipur Lit Fest' - 15 Video Result(s)

'Jaipur Lit Fest' - 16 News Result(s)

  • Jaipur Literature Festival Begins With a Soulful Hymn

    Jaipur Literature Festival Begins With a Soulful Hymn

    Setting the tone for the Jaipur Literature festival, Sufi gospel singer Sonam Kalra's voice, singing the famous hymn 'Abide with Me', welcomed delegates to what has become one of the biggest literary events in the world.

  • Andhra Pradesh MP files complaint against Ashis Nandy for his remarks at Jaipur Lit Fest

    A Member of Parliament from Karimnagar district in Andhra Pradesh today filed a complaint against eminent scholar Ashis Nandy, for making remarks alleged to be anti-Dalit at the Jaipur Literature Festival.

  • Jaipur police summon Ashis Nandy to explain alleged anti-Dalit remarks

    Jaipur police summon Ashis Nandy to explain alleged anti-Dalit remarks

    Jaipur police investigating sociologist Ashis Nandy's alleged castetist remarks at the Jaipur Literature Festival last week have summoned him to the city for questioning "at the earliest".

  • Capitalism has lost its way, debate at Jaipur Literature Festival concludes

    As the Jaipur Literature Festival wound to a close today with a promise to preserve its democratic spirit, renowned authors argued over the relevance of capitalism in the contemporary world in front of a jam-packed audience.

  • Jaipur Lit Fest organisers asked not to leave city till probe is on over Ashis Nandy's alleged casteist remarks

    Jaipur Lit Fest organisers asked not to leave city till probe is on over Ashis Nandy's alleged casteist remarks

    Despite a clarification and an apology, Ashis Nandy, one of India's most famous academicians, remains engulfed in a controversy over his remarks on corruption among tribals and Dalits at the Jaipur Literature Festival.

  • Ashis Nandy clarifies, says he was misinterpreted: Full Statement

    Ashis Nandy clarifies, says he was misinterpreted: Full Statement

    Renowned sociologist Ashis Nandy's comments on corruption among Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes kicked up a major controversy at the Jaipur Literature Festival.

  • Jaipur Lit Fest set to begin today amid controversies

    Unfazed by objections from some quarters over the participation of certain authors, the annual Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) is all set to begin today with event co-director William Dalrymple saying few fringe groups were trying to hog the limelight.

  • 'We will not be bullied by fringe elements': Jaipur Lit Fest organisers

    'We will not be bullied by fringe elements': Jaipur Lit Fest organisers

    The Jaipur Literature festival is in trouble once again. Fringe organisations have demanded that authors who read excerpts from Booker winner Salman Rushdie's Satanic Verses at last year's fest be barred from attending this year's edition. There have also been protests against participation by Pakistani authors by some groups.

  • Rushdie is 'sub-standard' writer: Katju

    Rushdie is 'sub-standard' writer: Katju

    Salman Rushdie is a "poor" and "sub-standard writer" who would have remained largely unknown but for his controversial book 'Satanic Verses', according to Markandey Katju, till recently a judge of the Supreme Court.

  • Full transcript: In conversation with Oprah Winfrey

    Full transcript: In conversation with Oprah Winfrey

    Talk show queen and media mogul Oprah Winfrey, in a session moderated by NDTV's Barkha Dutt at the Jaipur Literature Festival, spoke on her India trip, the Mumbai traffic which seemed straight out of a video game and lots more.

  • Javed Akhtar, Gulzar enthrall audience at Jaipur Lit Fest

    Javed Akhtar, Gulzar enthrall audience at Jaipur Lit Fest

    To a crowd saturated with serious debate on Salman Rushdie affair, Javed Akhtar and Gulzar brought a welcome relief at Jaipur Literature Festival.

  • Mumbai Police sources deny Salman Rushdie's claim, say there was no input about 'paid assassins'

    Mumbai Police sources deny Salman Rushdie's claim, say there was no input about 'paid assassins'

    Salman Rushdie declared in a statement yesterday that he would not attend the Jaipur Literature Festival because he has been informed by intelligence sources in Maharashtra and Rajasthan that "paid assassins from Mumbai underworld might be on their way to eliminate" him. But sources in Mumbai Police have now told NDTV that they gave no inputs about...

  • Salman Rushdie statement on Jaipur Lit Fest

    Salman Rushdie statement on Jaipur Lit Fest

    Renowned and controversial author Salman Rushdie finally announced that he would not be attending the Jaipur Literature Festival after all. The event has begun today. Mr Rushdie also issued a statement explaining the reason behind his skipping the meet.

  • Rushdie skips Jaipur; Satanic Verses reading as form of protest is cancelled

    Rushdie skips Jaipur; Satanic Verses reading as form of protest is cancelled

    The agenda of Day One of the Jaipur Literature Festival remained firmly focused not on who were there - authors like Michael Ondaatje and David Hare - but the big name missing. By 2 pm, it was official - Salman Rushdie would not attend the five-day event because of security concerns, not just his own but for others at the festival.

  • Jaipur's Rushdie controversy: Five big facts

    Jaipur's Rushdie controversy: Five big facts

    The Jaipur Literary Festival begins today. It runs five days and will host 250 authors, including Michael Ondaatje and David Hare. Oprah Winfrey will also attend. Salman Rushdie was meant to speak on the opening day and at a few other sessions during the rest of the festival. After an Islamic seminary based in Uttar Pradesh called for protests a...

  • You know the minister. Now meet Kapil Sibal, poet.

    You know the minister. Now meet Kapil Sibal, poet.

    It's not everyday that a politician sheds the baggage of two powerful portfolios, puts on a poet's hat and indulges in some candid recitation. Kapil Sibal did exactly that at the third day of the annual Jaipur Literary Festival on Sunday.The venue of the session was shifted from the imposing Durbar Hall to the Front Lawns owing to its ability to ac...

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