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Modi being PM would be destabilising: Amitav Ghosh

After Amartya Sen, yet another noted intellectual has come out strongly against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. Acclaimed author and Padma Shri awardee Amitav Ghosh has said that for him Modi......

Amitav Ghosh among 12 longlisted for UK prize

Indian author Amitav Ghosh is among a group of award-winning writers and poets to make the longlist of Warwick Prize for Writing in London on Wednesday. The biennial prize run by Britain's......

Yet again, Amitav Ghosh sails on opium

Man and opium have a relationship that goes back to the infancy of mankind. Human civilization is inconceivable without it,' Amitav Ghosh said during an interview with an American radio station in......

What Amitav Ghosh said at Dan David prize ceremony

Unperturbed by criticisms over accepting the prestigious Dan David prize, noted Indian author Amitav Ghosh has said that he is "equally disappointed by those running this campaign of......

Amitav Ghosh wins prestigious Dan David Prize

Noted Indian author Amitav Ghosh has won the prestigious Dan David Prize for his remarkable reworking of the great tradition of the Western novel in transnational terms.The one million dollar award......

Jerry Rao's mission: Affordable housing

When I broached the subject of 'Lunch with BS', with Jaithirth (Jerry) Rao, he'd said he would prefer to have a simple meal at home rather than in a restaurant. So I head out in the pouring rain to......

Big bucks? Authors too are getting them

Authors have finally started making news in India, with the size of their book advances and not just their books themselves. Ramachandra Guha had publishers vying to offer him upwards of a crore of......

Are the IIMs profiteering?

(This is a sequel to the article by this author [April 1] that looked at the issue from the perspective of the student. This article tries to complete the discussion by looking at the proposed fee......

Deepa Mehta makes film on Midnight's Children

Known for her daring choice of subjects in filmmaking, director Deepa Mehta has now taken up yet another challenge of adapting Salman Rushdie's Midnight's Children into a film. The Booker prize......

'8 is inoffensive to Islam'

An educated Muslim woman in New York decides to leave her husband and son to become the second wife of a traditional Muslim man and wear a veil. Eyebrows will surely be raised at the short film......

Lost in translation

In a few weeks when Manil Suri, a professor of mathematics at the University of Maryland, will begin promoting his new book The Age of Shiva, some of his fans may want to revisit his first book The......

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Q. WHICH EMPEROR IS NOT ASSOCCIATED WITH ANY BATTLE OF PANIPATA. AKBAR B.IBRAHIMLODIC.SHERSHA D.BABARINNINGBOOK ' THE EMPEROR OF ALL MALADIES"A.AMITAV GHOSH
Subhash:  A. b.ibrahimlodiHowever, there were two battles occured in Panipath, the first (possibly in 1526 ) and another in 1556. more

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Q. Which Author's Experiences in Egypt have been published as "The Imam and Indian ??
Sitapati Rao:  A. Amitav Ghosh. more

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A Peek Into the Lives of Jarawas

CHENNAI: The conflicting voices of the 'self and other has been stressed by many authors who delve deep into the psychological attitude of the so... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/chennai/A-Peek-Into-the-Lives-of-Jarawas/2014/08/26/article2397926.ece
Graphic novels take centre stage

Amidst much fanfare the 20th edition of Delhi Book Fair greeted its avid readers, followers and cinema buffs with a theme centered on 'Literature... ...

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Young authors find a niche at Delhi Book Fair

A voracious reader, Suhail Mathur is a writer too. The Bhairav Putras, a historical fiction is his first attempt in the direction of being a... ...

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Mukul Kesavan pays tribute to UR Ananthamurthy: "I first met U.R. Ananthamurthy in 2001, at a literary festival in a small town in south-western... ...

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Gaining in translation

By: Shivani Kagti Debut author Shrey, who sold the rights to his novel Saltwater to a German publisher for a five-figure euro amount, on how he... ...

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