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Chinese author Mo Yan wins Nobel Prize for Literature

Chinese author Mo Yan has won the 2012 Nobel Prize for Literature. Mo Yan is often referred to as the Chinese answer to Franz Kafka or Joseph Heller, according to Wikipedia. He beat perennial......

Are Maoists 'political prisoners'?

Recent court decisions have granted 'political prisoner' status to arrested Maoists. Bibhu Prasad Routray examines how that decision will affect India's battle to control and fight the Maoist......

'The Arab Spring is in great distress'

Former diplomat MK Bhadrakumar delivered a keynote address -- The Arab spring: The region and India -- at an international seminar held in Jamia Millia Islamia in New Delhi. Here's the complete......

Day 3: Live Oprah at Jaipur, Rushdie ghost haunts fest

As the four authors who read out from The Satanic Verses have been asked to leave Jaipur, yet another speaker steps across the line. Rediff.com's Abhishek Mande takes you through the day in......

Kashmir under spotlight at literature fest

The biggest session of the day on Day 3 of the Jaipur Literature Fest was one titled 'Kashmir Kashmir'. Held at the largest area in the venue -- the front lawns -- the session was the most attended......

Freedom, hurt sentiments and dissent

Can there be a democratic polity without a culture of democratic behaviour? This may seem like a hackneyed question. But it has, once again, been brought into sharp focus in two very different......

Argumentative Amartya

When the Nobel Prize marked its centenary in 2001, the foundation asked a handful of laureates for two mementos each that might be included in an exhibit. "They took away my bicycle, on which I had......

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Q. I HAVE SEEN ONE THING, the males are more beautifull in this Nature's creation. Just see Animals, Birds, Reptiles etc etc. everywhere the MALES are BEAUTIFULL. But when the matter come to the human race, we always praised and exaggurated the FEMALE BEAUTY. \We have given (even our literature, poets etc etc)over importance to the female beauty. Why it is like this? \Is it the tendency of human beings to go against the nature or something else ? Whats your view friends....?
:  A. No, Peekay, it is not that way as we relate it to even the human species. Who said males are not beautiful. You watch National Geographic or...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/i-have-seen-one-thing-the-males-are-more-beautifull-in-this-//answers/7872368

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A footnote to Marx

Theorization on phenomena that have occurred or are occurring presents little problem. Sagacious minds can link aspects of a particular phenomenon,... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1140729/jsp/opinion/story_18661554.jsp
The language conundrum

We inherited the English language and literature from the British. Stalwarts of Bengal renaissance and national leaders strove hard to incorporate... ...

http://www.thestatesman.net/news/67550-the-language-conundrum.html
Disenchanted with Putin, some Russians vote with their feet

Putin's popularity is soaring in Russia over the annexation of Crimea from Ukraine. (Source: Reuters) Most of Vladimir Paley's clients want him to... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/world/asia/disenchanted-with-putin-some-russians-vote-with-their-feet/
Criminalising all of us

Last month, without much fanfare, the commerce minister announced that the central government was encouraging states to put in place the... ...

http://www.smartinvestor.in/market/Features-254959-Featuresdet-Rahul_Jacob_Criminalising_all_of_us.htm
Nobel laureate saw literature as a sacred calling

"I didn't know what politics was about until I saw it all happening to people," Nadine Gordimer said to Alan Ross in a 1965 interview. She had been... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/current-affairs/in-black-white-nobel-laureate-saw-literature-as-a-sacred-calling-114071600010_1.html

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