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Rushdie lying, say book fair, literature meet organisers

Organisers of Kolkata Literary Meet and Kolkata Book Fair have denied British Indian novelist Salman Rushdie's statement on Friday that he was invited to be a part of the literary carnival and said......

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......

Meet Vikram Seth, the actor

Third Stop: Kolkata Have you read Seth's First Stop: Chennai? Have you read Seth's Second Stop: Bangalore?If he weren't such a good writer, our man could well have ventured into acting.So it seemed......

Waiting for naked statues at Khajuraho to be covered: Sahgal

Noted writer Nayantara Sahgal, who has been protesting against the “rising intolerance” in the country, on Saturday said she is waiting for the day when the culture minister drapes......

PHOTOS: Kolkata's iconic Victoria Memorial gets a major makeover

Kolkata's iconic monument Victoria Memorial Hall is being given a makeover and will soon turn into an open-space cultural centre besides allowing access to hidden parts of the iconic marble......

Amartya Sen sets the agenda for Left parties

Nobel laureate Amartya Sen on Sunday urged the Left parties to raise the issue of sanitation and other basic needs of the poorest of the poor, apart from the issues of food security and LPG price......

The secret behind SpiceJet's success

On one of the first flights that Sanjay Aggarwal took on SpiceJet, the low-cost airline he heads, he was given a sandwich packed in a flimsy box. Soon, he found that his lap was full of crumbs from......

'Soumitra Chatterjee is bigger than a Ray actor'

One of India's greatest actors -- someone who acted in 14 Satyajit Ray films -- doesn't get good movie roles anymore. IMAGE: Soumitra Chatterjee and Madhabi Mukherjee in Satyajit Ray's classic......

'Rituparno Ghosh was extremely lonely'

Former journalist and event manager Yajnaseni Chakraborty pays tribute to talented Bengali director Rituparno Ghosh, who passed away this morning, and remembers the child in him, who would......

Ala Modalindi to get Tamil remake?

Get your low down on what's happening in the world of Telugu cinema, right here! Ala Modalaindi, released on January 21 after a spate of Sankranti releases, is a hit. This love story, the......

Bollywood's Top 10 hotties rocking eBay

If Shah Rukh Khan leads the brat pack on eBay's Bollywood Barometer, the girls aren't behind either. Here's a look at the top 10 actresses' merchandise in demand on the site. 10. Shilpa Shetty......

The story that got Ashutosh Gowariker excited

Ashutosh Gowariker loves challenging movie-making. After making epics like Lagaan, Swades and Jodhaa Akbar, he switched to frothy romantic comedy with his forthcoming What's Your Raashee. He has......

Kangaroos, desis and cricket in New York

First loves tend to linger on the backyard of memory, more so when they haven't ended on a shrill, bitter, clawing note. And time and time again, one is compelled to return to that warm glow of......
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South Asian Games bring out northeastern lights

There are players. There are security personnel and finally, like all multi-event spectacles in India, there is chaos. Though not very intense,... ...

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Ashok Vajpeyi

KOLKATA: Clarifying that he has never said that the entire country has become intolerant, eminent Hindi poet Ashok Vajpeyi, who has returned the... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/nation/India-as-a-Whole-is-Tolerant-Some-Forces-Intolerant-Ashok-Vajpeyi/2016/02/04/article3261089.ece
Mamata Banerjee establishes an extensive, multi-lingual literary oeuvre

KOLKATA: Painter, designer, poet, writer—it's a long list of accomplishments. And with all that, she still finds time to take the administration... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/mamata-banerjee-establishes-an-extensive-multi-lingual-literary-oeuvre/articleshow/50828998.cms
Creating spaces for peace

Pakistan's Karachi Literature Festival has a significant delegation of Indian intelligentsia This year's Karachi Literature Festival in... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/mumbai/entertainment/creating-spaces-for-peace/article8186515.ece?ref=tpnews
Intolerance & iconoclasm

Highlights of events at Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet, in association with Victoria Memorial and The Telegraph ...

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