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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. Who is your favourite novelist?
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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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"Mamata's words not to be taken literally"

STATESMAN NEWS SERVICE Kolkata 26 June The statement of Chief Minister MamataBanerjeeof turning north Bengal into Switzerland and Dighainto... ...

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This is a list of the greatest Indian novels ever written. It might feel incomplete (only books written in English or translations of works in... ...

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Seeds that made history

This time on, we shall explore the goodies offered to us by three different seeds: pumpkin and melon seeds, both from the gourd family and poppy... ...

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Almanac of life & its passage

The earliest Greek and Arab almanacs were simple calendar devices to tell the day of the month and year. By the medieval age they included basic... ...

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A Suitable Boy' turns 62

of the well-known Indian writers writing in English were born in June. Today (June 19) is the 67th birthday of Salman Rushdie. And very soon will... ...

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