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Kiran Desai on the mother, Anita Desai

Kiran Desai, the Booker Prize winning author of The Inheritance Of Loss, surely has a list of distinguished professors and acclaimed authors who have influenced and inspired her. But no one can......

'The greatest gift a novelist can give us'

Being named a fellow of the Sahitya Akademi is a rare honour. When Anita Desai joined this elite group on November 30, Random House India celebrated the event by re-releasing three of her novels,......

Revisiting Anita Desai

American colleges and universities are notorious for professors with big reputations who barely have time for their students. But, in the two odd decades that she has taught in America, especially......

Contest: How well do you know Anita Desai?

It's time for you to rack your literary grey cells and see how well you know the celebrated author and Sahitya Akademi Fellow Anita Desai.Take our quiz and find out. Three winners with all correct......

Contest: Meet Anita Desai

It's time for you to rack your literary grey cells and see how well you knowcelebrated author and Sahitya Akademi Fellow Anita Desai.Take our quiz and find out. Six winners -- three in Delhi and......

'A woman of her times and yet someone belonging to Gandhiji's era'

'Asked which Dilip Kumar films were among her favourites, she said she had seen not a single movie of his until that time. This became a sensational issue. She did not mean to offend Dilip Kumar.'......

PIX: Madhuri, Huma, Anil Kapoor attend Golden Petal Awards

Several Bollywood and television stars walked the red carpet at the Color's Golden Petal Awards, held in Mumbai on Sunday, December 15. Madhuri Dixit, one of the judges of the popular dance......

PIX: Lauren Gottlieb, Mouni Roy, Ratan Rajput at ITA awards

The 13th Indian Television Academy Awards was held on October 23 at the Reliance Studio at Film City, in Mumbai's western suburb of Goregaon. Quite a few television actors attended the event,......

'Ruth Prawer Jhabvala is simply a genius'

Aseem Chhabra remembers Oscar-winning author Ruth Prawer Jhabvala, who together with filmmakers Ismail Merchant and James Ivory, brought many a quiet, gentle tale to life. The late Ismail......

Pamela Anderson sets new Playboy record

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Hollywood, right here! Pamela Anderson has graced the cover of Playboy for the 13th time. The former Baywatch babe graced the cover by......

Venkys rule out spending spree for Blackburn

Poultry firm Venkateshwara Hatcheries, which is set to seal a 46 million pounds ($72.77 million) takeover of Blackburn Rovers, ruled out any lavish spending sprees on the Premier League club on......

Readers wishes for John Wright

Name:Balaram Nandi Message:Your contribution towards CRICKET will make YOU immortal and cricket loving people of the world in general and those of your India in particular will ever remember you......
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Let us enter Shani Shingnapur Temple or we will set fire to ourselves, threatens women's group

By Chaitraly Deshmukh | Posted 54 minutes ago Shani Shingnapur temple says that now no one, not even men, allowed to enter inner sanctum;... ...

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Now, ball is in CM's court

12:05 am Ahmednagar : The issue of whether or not to permit women to step onto the open sanctum sanctorum of the world-famous Shani Shingnapur... ...

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What the Constitution Benches heard this week

From January 11 this year , five-judge Benches of the Supreme Court of Indiahave begun hearing cases on Mondays and Fridays. As mentioned in the... ...

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Knocking at Shani temple's door? There are many more that are shut

There is a long history to the agitation led by Trupti Desai, who heads the Bhumata Ranragini Brigade (BRB) that is demanding an end to the ban on... ...

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Bhumata Brigade warns they will return ... Bhumata Brigade warns they will return every day

Activists protested on the highway at Supa on Tuesday before cops rounded them up; (Below) The Bhumata Brigade met the CM on Wednesday (PICS:... ...

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