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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......

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......

Freedom, for Afghanistan and for us, rules Day 3 of JLF!

Rediff.com’s Sanchari Bhattacharya reports on all the action from Day 3 at the Jaipur Literature Festival               Code,......

Rohan Murty, the master of many trades

Over home-cooked food, Murty tells Rahul Jacob how 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......

Small stores go out of business as consumers flock online

Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive officer of Amazon, one of the biggest online retailers in world. Photograph: Reuters It is a breezy evening and the Delhi weather is perfect for......

'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. ......

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......

Exclusive! Saving the Apu Trilogy

The journey of the digitally restored version of The Apu Trilogy is packed with dark stories and years of near detective work by those determined to preserve some of Satyajit Ray's finest works.......

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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Young torchbearers of age-old tradition

Philosophic plane We often hear that the source of all Indian performing arts is introspection-oriented knowledge that leads to the path of... ...

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Kerala diaspora kicks off Onam festivities in the UAE

Keralites began celebrating Onam - the harvest festival - in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) on Friday.The expatriates on Thursday thronged the... ...

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Sydney Airport helps to bring a festival atmosphere to the Inner West

Sydney Airport will help to bring colour and creativity to the Inner West in September as a Major Partner of the Sydney Fringe Festival. The... ...

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