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'India is a semi-literate country and Chetan Bhagat is the best it can do'

Image: Chetan Bhagat, right, with television mogul Ektaa Kapoor at the launch of his new book, Half Girlfriend. 'Chetan Bhagat is not great literature. Is that like you write third rate books and......

'I want to be another Guru Dutt'

The going has never been easy for author Cyrus Mistry. The reclusive author, who bagged the prestigious South Asian literature award, talks openly to P B Chandra about his illness and how writing......

Author Cyrus Mistry wins $50,000 DSC Prize for 'Chronicles of a Corpse Bearer'

Reticent author Cyrus Mistry on Saturday beat off stiff competition from five other writers to become the fourth winner of the $50,000 DSC prize for South Asian literature for his book "Chronicles......

Award-winning writers, thinkers, Nobel Laureates to attend Jaipur Lit fest

Two Nobel Laureates, four listed writers of this year’s Man Booker Prize, Pulitzer Prize winners and finalists, winners of Commonwealth Writers’ Prize, Crossword Prize and film stars......

Cricketers, filmmakers, biz CEOs at a lit fest?

The line-up of authors at the Times of India Literary Carnival said something about the city that hosted it. Abhishek Mande reports. The first thing that struck you about the Times of India......

Help yourself to get filthy rich

With the cunning of a master thief, author Mohsin Hamid has stolen the form of a self-improvement guide with chapter heads that alternate between the mundane and the cynical One of the most......

When America was ATTACKED!

Mira Nair's The Reluctant Fundamentalist, based on Pakistani author Mohsin Hamid's novel of the same name, tells the story of a Pakistani banker torn between his American dream and the aftermath of......

'It's not my job to defend Pakistan'

Nationalism only comes second to a writer whose primary morality is as a human being, Mohsin Hamid tells Abhishek Mande, as Mira Nair's The Reluctant Fundamentalist, based on his book, hits the......

'Reluctant Fundamentalist not directly inspired by 9/11'

Mira Nair's latest film, The Reluctant Fundamentalist, is said to be a thriller. Adapted from Mohsin Hamid's international bestseller of the same name, the film set in America and Pakistan is much......

Here's what makes Gatsby GREAT, and Fundamentalist RELUCTANT

The Great Gatsby and The Reluctant Fundamentalist are two attempts to make moralising novels into spectacular movies. Here's why the first succeeds and the other fails. The first book that Mohsin......

Review: The Reluctant Fundamentalist is a powerful film

The Reluctant Fundamentalist has its cinematic moments but celebrates just black and white aspects of life instead of exploring grey areas, Vaihayasi Pande Daniel writes.Janissary: a member of an......
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PAF loses first female pilot, Marium Mukhtiar, in crash

Flying Officer Marium Mukhtiar became the first lady pilot of the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) to die on a mission when the training aircraft she was... ...
Winter Session to start in the Indian Parliament tomorrow, Govt to focus on GST Bill

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8 children killed by leftover ordnance in Kabul

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Bangladesh wants to reopen closed roads connecting India

Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina yesterday said Bangladesh wants to reopen the frontier roads connecting India which have remained closed since 1965... ...
Taliban captures Afghan troops and foreigners

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