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'India is a semi-literate country and Chetan Bhagat is the best it can do'

Image: Chetan Bhagat, right, with television mogul Ektaa Kapoor at the launch of his new book, Half Girlfriend. 'Chetan Bhagat is not great literature. Is that like you write third rate books and......

'Sanskrit had become more a symbol than a language'

'On both sides of our cultural divide, it roused strong emotions that had very little to do with the language and its literature.' 'I felt Sanskrit had been removed from the realm of thought, and......

PM congratulates Pakistani writer Bilal Tanweer for Shakti Bhatt award

Pakistani writer Bilal Tanweer, who was on Tuesday conferred the 2014 Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize for his novel The Scatter Here Is Too Great, was congratulated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.......

Pakistan's Bilal Tanweer wins Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize

Lahore-based author Bilal Tanweer has won the 2014 Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize for his novel The Scatter Here Is Too Great. In its seventh year, the prize money has been increased to Rs 2......

Taseer's death gives power to forces of tolerance

Hamid Mir, once a friend, once an enemy of the assassinated Punjab Governor, pays tribute and also speaks of the challenges that now face Pakistan. It's very difficult for me to write about Salman......
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Intolerance to dominate this year's Bangalore Literature Festival

BENGALURU: Intolerance and the returning of awards as a form of protest will be core issues at the fourth edition of the Bangalore Literature... ...
For love of a good story

Mark Tully, this year's chair of the DSC Prize jury, speaks about the year's stunning entries, which made his job harder but infinitely more... ...
Warring Wordsmiths

When Aatish Taseer recently counselled William Dalrymple to "go away and read my book", he was only keeping up the glorious literary tradition of... ...

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