India | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 In...
India | 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 | 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 | 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 res...
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 | 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".
Cities | Ashish Mukherjee | Sunday January 27, 2013
The Jaipur Literature Festival today witnessed fireworks 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 ...
Purnima Ranawat | Friday January 25, 2013
If one make a list of Hindi film villains, one can write the socio-economic history of India, said popular Bollywood lyricist, poet and scriptwriter Javed Akhtar Friday at the Jaipur Literature Festival Friday.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday January 25, 2013
The government has denied permission to two Pakistani diplomats to travel to Jaipur based on "inputs from various agencies" and said their visit had nothing to do with the literature festival there.
India | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Thursday January 24, 2013
The sixth edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival 2013, the high profile gathering of litterateurs in Asia, kicked off today. Around 20,000 people are expected to attend the festival every day.
India | Press Trust of India | Thursday January 24, 2013
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 limelig...
India | Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Tuesday January 22, 2013
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...
Cities | Press Trust of India | Monday January 21, 2013
This year, the much-anticipated Jaipur Literature Festival will have a special touch of spirituality with an underlying theme of Buddha's influence on the literary.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Monday January 30, 2012
Pakistan politician Imran Khan has blamed the Muslim community for "failing" to make the British understand their religious sentiments, but says that Salman Rushdie has no right to hurt Muslims.