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8th Jaipur Literature Festival kicks off to a grand start

The eighth edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival kicked off on Wednesday to a grand start with a bevy of authors, poets, Nobel Laureates along with some Bollywood celebrities, trooping in to......

Kai po che! Colourful kites take to the skies in Jaipur

Kite flyers from India and abroad showed their skills of flying kites on the first day of kite festival which kicked off here on Tuesday. Kite flyers prep the Chitrakoot Stadium in Jaipur before......

No controversy, only democracy: JLF ends with a bang!

In spite of the wet and wintery weather, the annual extravaganza of the Jaipur Literature Festival ended on a warm note on Tuesday evening. Rediff.com’s Sanchari Bhattacharya reports from......

'Everyone has the right to protest in a democracy, even the CM'

Aam Aadmi Party leader Shazia Ilmi brought the house down at the concluding session of the Jaipur Literature Festival when -- during a debate on democracy --she declared, “In a democracy,......

'There's no need to quit journalism and join politics'

Create your own identity to reach the top, says journalist Ravish Kumar at the Jaipur Literature Festival. Shahnawaz Akhtar reports.   Unlike some of his counterparts, NDTV journalist Ravish......

The economics of a pink heritage

The Jaipur Heritage International Festival is back in town. After a shaky start last year, Faith Singh, the director of Jaipur Virasat Foundation, the organisational body behind the festival, has......

Jaipur heritage intl festival from Jan 7

When the curtain goes up on the Jaipur Heritage International Festival on January 7, chances that people will look for the Rs 2 crore (Rs 20 million) spent on the event are unlikely. For making it......

Private sector must run without govt interference: Murthy

The country would see more economic progress if the private sector was left to run business without government interference, Infosys founder N R Narayana Murthy has said at the Jaipur Literature......

Why high growth is no panacea

High growth is not only not a must to improve our level of well-being, it is doubtful if it can be pursued for too long. High growth is good for those who sell motor cars and home appliances, but......

Sensex gains 128 points ahead of Fed meet; Ranbaxy up 6%

Benchmark share indices ended higher on Tuesday, ahead of the two-day US Federal Reserve Open Market Committee meet, led by pharma shares after better-than-expected second quarter earnings from......

'I wish there's a society where is no need of censorship for films'

Snippets from the eighth Jaipur Literature Festival. Even as the Censor Board of India is mired in controversy, writer-lyricist Prasoon Joshi offered his point of view at the festival. ......

'Writers and directors will be the focus of Jaipur film fest, not stars'

The sixth Jaipur International Film Festival will see 156 films from 90 countries screened at the festival. The sixth Jaipur International Film Festival is all set to begin on February 1 in the......

Prasoon Joshi: Not necessary to use vulgar word in item songs

The presence of National Award winning lyricist Prasoon Joshi at the Jaipur Literature Festival drew a packed house at the sessions he attended. He composed the lyrics for Hawan Karenge from the......

First Look: Mirchi Siva and Priya Anand in Vanakkam Chennai

Kiruthiga Udhayanidh who won the best director award at the Jaipur International Film festival for her short film Life, is ready with her debut Tamil film Vanakkam Chennai Her husband,......

WATCH: Music, poetry and a taste of Jaipur

The recently concluded Jaipur Literature Festival was a delightful experience for many reasons. One of them was a beautiful sarod performance by Amaan and Ayaan Ali Khan. Check it...

Has the Indian Premier League killed the spirit of cricket?

Kolkata Knight Riders players celebrate winning IPL 7. Photograph: BCCI Has the popular Indian Premier League commercialised the game of cricket?  Has it killed the actual spirit of the game?......
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Q. who won the 2012 DSC prize for the South Asian literature at the Jaipur Literature Festival ?
Stalin:  A.  more

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Q. Whats your view on Ashis Nandys comments at the Jaipur Literary Festival against scheduled castes, scheduled tribes and other backward classes?
Dharamender Nebhnani:  A. shehan Karunatilaka more

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Q. Your views about Ashish Nandy's remarks at Jaipur Literature Festival?
Gypsy:  A. not good in taste more

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Q. two Pakistani diplomats have been denied permission by GOI to attend the Jaipur Literature Festival. This move threatens to spark fresh acrimony between India and Pakistan (TOI). What have foreign government representatives got to do with literature, anyway?
Vikram:  A. apni SHASHI THAROOR friend se puchho :P more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/two-pakistani-diplomats-have-been-denied-permission-by-goi-t/24923808/answers/24961258

  Web results for Jaipur Festival
UK focus at Book Fair

Anita Anand at the inauguration. (Pradip Sanyal) Writers, poets and musicians from India and the UK joined hands to throw open the 39th... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150128/jsp/calcutta/story_10340.jsp
A tradition returns

Talk of the town The page that is mourning a great loss Santoor Legend Pandit Shiv Kumar Sharma and Ramkumar Mishra on the mridangam at the Nehru... ...

http://www.punemirror.in/columns/talk-of-the-town/A-tradition-returns/articleshow/46032292.cms
Writers and the way with words

Sir V.S. Naipaul in conversation with Farrukh Dhondy on The Writer and the World at the Jaipur Literature Festival. — PTI Jaipur Litfest... ...

http://www.asianage.com/books/writers-and-way-words-564
The who's who

By: Anuvab Pal A dispatch from the Jaipur Literature Festival or how I stopped worrying and learned my place in the pecking order I was at the... ...

http://www.bangaloremirror.com/columns/views/Jaipur-Literature-Festival-anuvab-pal-paul-theroux-sir-vidia/articleshow/46033486.cms
Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi on hit the campaign trail in Delhi, accusing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of resorting to personal PR without delivering anything... ...

http://www.24dunia.com/english/national/showgroup/20314929.html

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