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Padmaavat row: Prasoon Joshi won't attend Jaipur Lit Fest

Censor board chief Prasoon Joshi has pulled out of the ongoing Jaipur Literature Festival in the wake of the Padmaavat controversy, saying he wished to avoid any discomfort to the organisers and......

RSS top brass to speak at Jaipur lit fest

Dattatreya Hosabale and Manmohan Vaidya have been invited as speakers at the literary event starting tomorrow.Radhika Ramaseshan reports. When Dattatreya Hosabale and Manmohan Vaidya were asked to......

Jaipur Literature Festival kicks off at Diggi Palace

Soulful strains of classical music wafted through the chilly air as the ninth edition of the Zee Jaipur Literature Festival kicked off in Jaipur on Thursday at its usual venue, the sun-kissed Diggi......

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......

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.’s Sanchari Bhattacharya reports from......

Rohan Murty, the master of many trades

Over home-cooked food, Rohan Murty tells Rahul Jacob he is fascinated by history and ancient texts, and about his efforts to measure productivity in software companies, such as Infosys. IMAGE:......

Why trade unions have failed to make inroads into the IT sector

With plenty of jobs available in the sector, workers, even if mistreated, choose to keep quiet rather than risk spoiling their careers by organising themselves.   Recently, when Tata......

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......

'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. ......

A dash of Bollywood at Jaipur Lit Fest

Bollywood remains a top draw at the Jaipur Literature Fest with a string of film celebrities like Waheeda Rahman, Naseeruddin Shah, Girish Karnad among others set to explore 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......

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...

Bollywood condemns Salman Rushdie ban

As Rajasthan government persuaded the organizers of Jaipur Literary Festival to ask Salman Rushdie to call off his visit, stars condemned the ban on Twitter.Celina......

Lodha committee reforms should have come 50 years ago: Bedi

‘Supreme Court brought about some sanity and honesty in cricket administration’ IMAGE: Justice Rajendra Mal Lodha. Photograph: PTI Former cricketer Bishen Singh Bedi, on Monday, said......
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