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'We alert people in India to be careful about such books'

A group of Indian-American businessmen initiated the action against Wendy Doniger's controversial book which Penguin India agreed to pulp recently. Rediff.com's Arthur J Pais finds out more. The......

Arundhati Roy to Penguin India: 'You owe us writers an explanation'

'The elections are still a few months away. The fascists are, thus far, only campaigning. Yes, it's looking bad, but they are not in power. Not yet. And you've already succumbed?' Booker Prize......

Penguin to destroy Doniger's controversial book on Hindus

Penguin Books India has decided to withdraw copies of United States Indologist Wendy Doniger's book "The Hindus: An Alternative History" following a court-backed settlement with a Delhi-based......

Had consensual ties with colleague: Davidar

Breaking his silence, India-born David Davidar, the former CEO of Penguin International, on Monday claimed that he had a "consensual, flirtatious relationship" with his ex-colleague Lisa Rundle,......

Sea of Poppies: History on sail

Author Amitav Ghosh launched his latest novel Sea of Poppies at a special event hosted by Penguin India and Oberoi Hotels at the Trident Hotel in Mumbai on Saturday.Buy Amitav Ghosh's books on......

Penguin India in digital mode

Penguin is getting ready to launch digital content business in India. With 500 digital titles and counting, John Makinson, CEO of Penguin, is convinced that the publishing house will have a good......

For Penguin it's a big shift!

Question: what's black and white, lives in an orange egg and has recently started talking in Hindi and other Indian languages, after years of being an English-speaking bird?Answer: Penguin.Okay,......

Davidar to be Penguin Canada's publisher

Penguin India took the publishing world by surprise with the announcement that CEO David Davidar would be leaving in January 2004 to take over as publisher of Penguin Canada.The reins at Penguin......

Vedic slokas, witty repartees, Kolkata's who's who at Bandhan book launch

Kolkata’s creme de la creme turned up at the launch of Bandhan, The Making of a Bank, but the evening nevertheless had an informal touch typical of the young bank with CMD Chandra Shekhar......

GSTN: The solution to India's tax problems

'Through the use of technology, the GSTN will tip the balance in favour of compliance rather than tax evasion, lowering the barriers for entry into the tax payment system while making it much......

Are you looking forward to Rajnikanth's biography?

This could be the mother of all biographies!Penguin Books India informs that the publishing house is preparing to release Tamil superstar Rajnikanth's first definitive biography this year.Written......

Rahman's biography out on June 10

Penguin India today said it will publish a biography on music composer AR Rahman titled A R Rahman: The Musical Storm on June 10. This is the first authorised biography of Rahman to have been......

When Amjad Khan, Attenborough, Sanjeev Kumar got together...

One of India's top filmmakers Satyajit Raj would have been 95 today, May 2. We celebrate him by re-publishing a special series of articles through the week, starting with this beautiful excerpt......

'This boy is as tough as nails'

'Ayaan looked up at me, his eyes wide and confused. He saw my moist eyes and knew something was wrong. I held him hard against my chest. My worst fears had been confirmed. And just like that... my......

'I have never beaten Aishwarya'

'One November night in 2001, Salman reached Aishwarya's apartment in a fit of fury. Eyewitnesses say he kept banging the door of her 17th floor apartment for hours.''Some say he even threatened to......

Anand to bring out chess books

Penguin Books India will publish two books on chess, written by World Rapid Chess champion Vishwanathan Anand.The books, tentatively titled 'An Autobiography' and 'How to play Chess', are scheduled......

10 BEST Sports Images of the Week!

Tennis super star Serena Williams, who maintained her dominance through the year, was named Sports Illustrated's Sportsperson of the Year last week. Also making news was India's Vijender......

'I see ambition in this Indian team and it fills me up with hope'

'This tour to Australia was an unqualified success. I'm not biased; I would've said the same behind a microphone' 'If India was bad, they wouldn't have 400-plus in each of the four Tests' Team......
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A collection of Nilanjana Roy's work on Indian writing in English

In January 2015, Outlook published a piece on 100 books that can change your life, based on selections by a panel comprising Nilanjana Roy, David... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/art-and-culture/a-collection-of-nilanjana-roy-s-work-on-indian-writing-in-english/story-sOIBmZLp8IRM2CB78BqsXM.html
No buyers for freedom of expression, but The Hindus is now a bestseller

You'd be forgiven for thinking everyone knows about Penguin India's decision to withdraw and pulp Wendy Doniger's The Hindus: An Alternative... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/living/no-buyers-for-freedom-of-expression-but-the-hindus-is-now-a-bestseller-1388473.html
The unintended consequences of India's battle...

When the black economy of a country is equal to around a fifth of its GDP, the matter requires serious debate and unpopular methods to tackle it.... ...

http://www.vccircle.com/news/general/2016/06/29/unintended-consequences-india%E2%80%99s-battle-black-money
Babri demolition was the biggest failure of Narasimha ...

New Delhi : Former Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao's "pro-Hindu mindset" encouraged the destruction of the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya in 1992,... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/politics/babri-demolition-was-the-biggest-failure-of-narasimha-rao-as-pm-natwar-singh-2859682.html
Meet S Anand, the man behind Navayana publishing house

In Pali, the word navayana means new vehicle. Dr BR Ambedkar used the word in 1956 to describe the branch of Buddhism thatwouldn'tbe mired in the... ...

http://www.firstpost.com/living/im-an-anti-caste-junkie-meet-s-anand-the-man-behind-navayana-publishing-house-737357.html

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