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'We alert people in India to be careful about such books'

A group of Indian-American businessmen initiated the action against Wendy Doniger's controversial book which Penguin India agreed to pulp recently. Rediff.com's Arthur J Pais finds out more. The......

Have to respect laws even if they are intolerant: Penguin

Under criticism for withdrawing United States scholar Wendy Doniger's book, 'The Hindus: An Alternative History', from the country, Penguin Books India on Friday said it had an obligation to......

Hating Wendy

Devdutt Pattanaik responds to the decision by Penguin to withdraw and pulp Wendy Doniger’s book The Hindus: An Alternative History. I recently travelled to the US of A and stayed with many......

Arundhati Roy to Penguin India: 'You owe us writers an explanation'

'The elections are still a few months away. The fascists are, thus far, only campaigning. Yes, it's looking bad, but they are not in power. Not yet. And you've already succumbed?' Booker Prize......

Penguin to destroy Doniger's controversial book on Hindus

Penguin Books India has decided to withdraw copies of United States Indologist Wendy Doniger's book "The Hindus: An Alternative History" following a court-backed settlement with a Delhi-based......

Shiv Nadar biography shelved before publication

Another Penguin book, a biography of HCL’s billionaire founder Shiv Nadar, has been put in cold storage, even as the intelligentsia has spoken up for freedom of expression following the......

Ambassador is Penguin's 25th anniversary mascot

It is indeed a meeting of two icons! Publishing house Penguin has chosen Ambassador car as its celebratory mascot to mark the 25th anniversary of Penguin India. This customised Ambassador flaunts......

Penguin India in digital mode

Penguin is getting ready to launch digital content business in India. With 500 digital titles and counting, John Makinson, CEO of Penguin, is convinced that the publishing house will have a good......

The top 10 business bestsellers

Check out the top 10 business bestsellers. WHATEVER YOU THINK THINK THE OPPOSITEAuthor: Paul ArdenPublisher: Penguin BooksPrice: Rs 462.56ISBN: 0141025719A BIAS FOR ACTION: HOW EFFECTIVE MANAGERS......

Nandan Nilekani to write a book

Infosys Technologies co-chairman Nandan Nilekani is working on a book "on weekends". The book, to be published by Penguin, will be out next year.This, according to those who know him well, will......

Are you looking forward to Rajnikanth's biography?

This could be the mother of all biographies!Penguin Books India informs that the publishing house is preparing to release Tamil superstar Rajnikanth's first definitive biography this year.Written......

Review: Happy Feet Two tries hard to be cute

Shaikh Ayaz feels that Happy Feet Two makes use of stale jokes all throughout.If anything, the dancing penguins don't seem to have two left feet but it does look like those steps must have taken......

Rahman's biography out on June 10

Penguin India today said it will publish a biography on music composer AR Rahman titled A R Rahman: The Musical Storm on June 10. This is the first authorised biography of Rahman to have been......

Housing dinosaurs & aliens

Look closely at the picture.Yes, this is Danny DeVito's Penguinfrom the 1992 film, Batman Returns. But then again, it's not really him.Confused? Don't be. The picture is in fact a 66 inches tall......

Surf's Up: Yet another penguin film

Oh no, not another penguin movie. Haven't we done enough to the poor flippety-floppety flappers already? Earlier this year, we had The March of The Penguins where a documentary filmmaker spent a......

Anand to bring out chess books

Penguin Books India will publish two books on chess, written by World Rapid Chess champion Vishwanathan Anand.The books, tentatively titled 'An Autobiography' and 'How to play Chess', are scheduled......

Penguin to produce Ali Bacher's biography

Dr Ali Bacher has joined forces with Penguin Books South Africa and Standard Bank on a project to produce his long-awaited authorised biography.Theformer executive director of the ICC Cricket World......
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hillollchakraborty
Q. kya aap kavi penguin dance dekha hain ?
Hillollchakraborty:  A.  more

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Q. Penguins are very cute ,,, have u seen any real Penguin ??
Valiente Nahu:  A. no more

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Q. Why Penguin Dance became famous nowadays?
Valiente Nahu:  A. NO YAAR ONLY IN TV more

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Q. Are the Penguin Birds or Animals /
Ginger:  A. who else can know this better thn you and me kiddyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyyy............:-))))))))))) more

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Q. "The Hindus: An Alternative History "a book by Wendy Doniger created controversy and is withdrawn by its Publishes Penguin Books and agreed to shred the unsold copies in IndiaWhat is the controversy in it ! Any Idea ?
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The Palestinians will gain more if they shift from firing rockets into Israel to a Mahatma Gandhi-style non-violent resistance to the Israeli... ...

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Having already revealed new images of his cape and cowl yesterday, Warner Bros. has debuted an official new photo of Ben Affleck as Batman from the... ...

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Author Dinanath Batra to be Part of Gujarat Schools Reading List

Ahmedabad : An activist-author who was widely criticized for having American scholar Wendy Doniger's book pulped on grounds that it insulted... ...

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1. Book: Shikhandi: And Other Tales They Don't Tell You; Author: Devdutt Pattanaik; Publisher: Zubaan and Penguin; Pages: 180; Price: Rs. 299... ...

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