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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......

Rajendra Yadav's passing signals the end of an era

Apoorvanand pays tribute to much-loved and admired Hindi literary great who passed into the ages on Monday. Rajendra Yadav, the last surviving member of the trio of the Nai Kahani, a major event of......

Message prompted Mamata to act against Rushdie: Cleric

A Muslim cleric claimed on Friday that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee had ordered Kolkata police to block the visit of controversial author Salman Rushdie to the metropolis on Wednesday......

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......

'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......

Hail The President!

There's funny-funny. And there's sharp wit. The President Is Coming is a delightful combination of both. Sometime in 2006, President George Bush visited India to, most memorably, forge nuclear ties......

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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JD(U) once more demands central grant of special status for Bihar

@SinghRPN Congratulations to Indian child rights activist Kailash Satyarthi and Pakistan's Malala for the Nobel Peace prize. A huge honour... ...

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Wanted to study history at Presi

KOLKATA: No visit to Kolkata is "just a visit" for former Union minister and Congress MP Shashi Tharoor. It is always a rush of memory, a warming... ...

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Here's the shortlist

The Hindu Shashi Deshpande. Photo: K. Bhagya Prakash Special Arrangement Shadow Play by Shashi Deshpande The Hindu Deepti Kapoor. Photo: Monica... ...

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Allude to classics

Amit Chaudhuri Hyderabad: Amit Chaudhuri describes his maternal uncle as a larger than life character, a man of great abilities and... ...

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Designing for Mr Bhagat

"Autobiographies excite me and I own some very special ones," says Masaba Gupta, when we asked her about her reading habits. The first one I read... ...

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