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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......

Sardesai, Ghose quit Network18 Group

Rajdeep Sardesai, editor-in-chief, CNN-IBN, and wife Sagarika Ghose, deputy editor, IBN18, quit after nine years. The churn continues at Network18 Group, in the middle of a takeover by Reliance......

How Yash Birla won one of life's toughest battles

Twenty-two-year-old Yash Birla wakes up at the break of dawn to a phone call that changes his life -- a plane with his parents and sister has just crashed in Bengaluru (then Bangalore). Leaving......

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......

And then one day, the actor wrote...

Naseeruddin Shah sets the gold standard as a master memoirist. In the West, there is a long and rich tradition of actors and movie stars telling their stories, most captivatingly, in their own......

When Dilip Kumar Married Asma

One of Hindi cinema's greatest legends Dilip Kumar has had his share of controversies in life. One of them was his marriage to Asma Rehman, even though he was already married to Saira Banu. Who was......

'Guru Dutt's death was a mystery -- no one knew for sure whether it was a suicide or an accident'

Nasreen Munni Kabir: The Berlin Film Festival was held between 21 June and 2 July 1963. So that means you did not meet him for a whole year, and then you heard he had passed away in October 1964.......

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......
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Q. "The Hindus: An Alternative History "a book by Wendy Doniger created controversy and is withdrawn by its Publishes Penguin Books and agreed to shred the unsold copies in IndiaWhat is the controversy in it ! Any Idea ?
RANGBARSE:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-hindus-an-alternative-history-a-book-by-wendy-doniger-cr/27090622/answers/

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Q. Is is possible to have enemies in a virtual world without any reason..?!
Valiente Nahu:  A. alleging inaccuracies and bias in the book. The book has been widely criticized by Hindu community for several factual errors. As part of a...... more

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Banke Lal
Q. Why eggs are always oval?
Banke Lal:  A. They are called games online video games played via Internet. In them, a player with a video game or computer connected to the network can play...... more

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Banke Lal
Q. I write a book on feelings of a human in poetry style..please tell me how i publish it , what can i do.m in delhi right now
Banke Lal:  A. Hi Virender, You have to find a publisher based on the kind of manuscript you have written ,Pls understand that Getting your book published is a...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/i-write-a-book-on-feelings-of-a-human-in-poetry-style..pleas/21386188/answers/17579957

virender singh
Q. WHY CENTRAL GOVT. HAS ISSUED A WARNING TO ALL STATES IN THE COUNTRY FEARING TERRORSTS ATTACK ON 6TH DEC?EVERY YEAR THIS DAY PASSES PEACEFULLY AFTER CELEBRATING PROTEST RALLIES BY BOTH SIDES AND THIS YEAR THE SAME WILL HAPPEN?WHY ALWAYS WE ARE FEARED WITH TERRORISTS?
Virender Singh:  A. This could be a drill to see how the security apparatus responds to it. ALL GOVTS DO THIS pls don't harass India Govt in this. Boy oh boy, I never...... more

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A gritty journey

THE CITY OF PALACES Sujata Massey Penguin 2014, pp 47 Rs1 499 Sometimes I wonder at the persistent publication of leviathanian novels these... ...

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Dynasty's ruthless land-grab operation

A few passage from All These Years (Penguin Books, 1991), Raj Thapar's candid insider account of court life in the age of Jawaharlal Nehru and... ...

http://www.dailypioneer.com/columnists/usual-suspects/dynastys-ruthless-land-grab-operation.html
Memoirs, mysteries & bestsellers

And then one day, he told it all It’s raining memoirs and actor Naseeruddin Shah will be in Delhi this week to talk about his — And Then One... ...

http://www.asianage.com/books/memoirs-mysteries-bestsellers-703
Young and raring to write!

Anubha Sagar is one of India's youngest published author. Here, she talks about her novel The Journey of Deceit recently brought out by Partridge... ...

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New book by Salman Khurshid out in November

A book by former Union Minister Salman Khurshid, At Home in India: The Muslim Saga is set to hit bookstores this November, his publishers said... ...

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