Ekta Kapoor's new role
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Move over Jaipur, here's Lucknow's Litfest
Mar 24, 2013
Jaipur News | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 8, 2015
An initial list of 165 authors, including global writers set to participate in the mammoth Jaipur Literature Festival scheduled in January 2016 has been announced today.
Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 9, 2015
Nearly a decade after its inception, Jaipur Literature Festival is heading to Boulder in the US this September for three days of books, ideas, performance art, dialogue and debate on contemporary issues.
Sunday January 25, 2015
While Mr Tharoor was in the Pink City for the Jaipur Literature Festival, Salman, who looked extremely weary, was probably on his way back from Mandawa where he had been shooting for his upcoming film Bajrangi Bhaijaan
Jaipur News | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 25, 2015
It is not just books and authors at the ongoing Jaipur Literature Festival, but also hosts a pie for art lovers too.
Indians Abroad | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 24, 2015
After Nobel Laureate VS Naipaul penned books on India with titles such as "An Area of Darkness" and "A Wounded Civilisation," his mother asked him to leave India and write on other subjects, the Nobel Laureate said today.
Indians Abroad | Saturday January 24, 2015
There are motels in America's south where you are likely to be greeted not with "How are you?" but "Kem Cho" or "Kya Haal hai?" and the owner is likely to be a Mr Patel, says acclaimed American travel writer Paul Theroux while talking about his new work which takes the inveterate globetrotter to one part of the world he has so far not visited - his...
India News | Written by Harsha Kumari Singh | Friday January 23, 2015
Congress leader Shashi Tharoor is in Jaipur to take part in the literature festival (LitFest) in conversation with writer Amrita Tripathi and economist Mihir Sharma.
Jaipur News | Press Trust of India | Friday January 23, 2015
Inter-relations of India, Pakistan and Afghanistan today took centrestage at the Jaipur LitFest where panelists discussed the upswing in talks between Pakistan and Afghanistan besides India's ties with its neighbour.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 22, 2015
India has a huge pool of authors contributing to the country's literature but it needs to learn how to protect them and their work from attack by vociferous forces, veteran journalist and author Mark Tully has said.
Jaipur News | Harsha Kumari Singh | Saturday January 24, 2015
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.
Jaipur News | Press Trust of India | Sunday January 11, 2015
The Jaipur Literature festival, which has become a major event in the calender of book lovers since its inception, is not just about books and authors, but also hosts attractions for music lovers.
Wednesday November 19, 2014
Lucknow Literature Carnival will be conducted on the lines of the Jaipur Literature Festival
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday January 17, 2014
The seventh edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival, a mega annual gathering of litterateurs kicked off in Jupiter today with a keynote speech by Nobel Laureate Amartya Sen.
India News | Written by Sunil Sethi | Saturday February 2, 2013
With nearly 300 participating authors from around the country and the world, 150 poets, musicians and performers, and more than a lakh and a half visitors, JLF 2013 was a literary blockbuster.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday February 1, 2013
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.
India News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Thursday January 31, 2013
Sociologist Ashis Nandy moved the Supreme Court today seeking protection from being arrested for allegedly making anti-Dalit remarks at the Jaipur Literature Festival. The court has agreed to hear his plea tomorrow.
India News | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Tuesday January 29, 2013
Jaipur Literature Festival organiser Sanjoy Roy's arrest over the alleged castetist remarks by sociologist Ashis Nandy has been stayed by the Rajasthan High Court. An FIR was filed against Mr Roy and Mr Nandy last week, charging them with criminal Intimidation and for hurting sentiments of the Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe community.
India News | Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Tuesday January 29, 2013
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".
Monday January 28, 2013
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.
India News | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Monday January 28, 2013
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.
India News | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Sunday January 27, 2013
The Jaipur Literature Festival witnessed fireworks on Saturday after sociologist Ashis Nandy made a controversial comment on corruption and people belonging to the Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Other Backward Classes, which drew a strong response from the audience.
Press Trust of India | Sunday January 27, 2013
When asked about the future prospects, Dravid, famously known as the 'Wall' of the Indian Cricket team during his playing days, declared that there was no paucity of talent in the Indian cricket.
Press Trust of India | Saturday January 26, 2013
Dravid, the former India captain and skipper of IPL franchise, Rajasthan Royals, said, "I am very happy to see a book on legendary cricketer M.A.K. Pataudi and this book will surely encourage readers to know more about cricket and cricketers.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday January 26, 2013
BSP chief Mayawati today demanded that the Rajasthan government should immediately send author Ashis Nandy to jail over his controversial remarks at the Jaipur Literary Festival that "most corrupt people come from OBC, SC and ST communities".