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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......

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......

Advance booking: What to read in 2008

Some 'big books' to look forward to in 2008...FictionThe acquisition of Amitav Ghosh's forthcoming Ibis trilogy by Penguin India made big news in literary circles earlier in the year and the first......

Banning of Bipan's book in DU display of ignorance, say historians

Noted historians Romila Thapar, Irfan Habib and Amar Farooqi believe that banning the sale of a book by DU because it refers to Bhagat Singh as a "revolutionary terrorist", is display of......

'No idea can be anti-national'

'Not allowing people to speak or listen is the biggest act of anti-nationalism,' says Arvind Krishna Mehrotra, one of India's finest poets. Archana Masih/Rediff.com met the poet who is rock-star......

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......

Vedic slokas, witty repartees, Kolkata's who's who at Bandhan book launch

Kolkata’s creme de la creme turned up at the launch of Bandhan, The Making of a Bank, but the evening nevertheless had an informal touch typical of the young bank with CMD Chandra Shekhar......

'Sikka is taking Infosys to the next level'

Image: Vishal Sikka and Infosys Founder N R Narayana Murthy at an Infosys event. Photograph: Indrani Roy/Rediff.com 'I am looking at interesting kinds of start-ups.' 'If you look at Western......

Japan's Nikkei to buy FT Group for $1.3 bn

The deal did not include the FT Group's 50 per cent stake in The Economist magazine Japanese media group Nikkei on Thursday agreed to buy the Financial Times from Britain's Pearson in a $1.3......

Sardesai, Ghose quit Network18 Group

Rajdeep Sardesai, editor-in-chief, CNN-IBN, and wife Sagarika Ghose, deputy editor, IBN18, quit after nine years. The churn continues at Network18 Group, in the middle of a takeover by Reliance......

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......

When Amjad Khan, Attenborough, Sanjeev Kumar got together...

One of India's top filmmakers Satyajit Raj would have been 95 today, May 2. We celebrate him by re-publishing a special series of articles through the week, starting with this beautiful excerpt......

'This boy is as tough as nails'

'Ayaan looked up at me, his eyes wide and confused. He saw my moist eyes and knew something was wrong. I held him hard against my chest. My worst fears had been confirmed. And just like that... my......

'I have never beaten Aishwarya'

'One November night in 2001, Salman reached Aishwarya's apartment in a fit of fury. Eyewitnesses say he kept banging the door of her 17th floor apartment for hours.''Some say he even threatened to......

The Big Fight: How Salim-Javed changed Hindi cinema

'Action was no longer a resolution mechanism, a punishment meted out to the villain at the climax. The fight now came right in the initial scenes and was often used to set up the hero's character.......

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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Meet S Anand, the man behind Navayana publishing house

In Pali, the word navayana means new vehicle. Dr BR Ambedkar used the word in 1956 to describe the branch of Buddhism thatwouldn'tbe mired in the... ...

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Natwar Singh

New Delhi : Former Prime Minister P.V. Narasimha Rao's "pro-Hindu mindset" encouraged the destruction of the Babri Masjid in Ayodhya in 1992,... ...

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Come, be a student reviewer!

Here's your chance to get your reviews published in The Hindu In School It's your chance to read a new book and be rewarded. In the run-up to... ...

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The years when Narasimha Rao played lion and mouse with Sonia

PV Narasimha Rao (extreme left) , Priyanka (centre) and Sonia Gandhi (right) at a prayer meeting at the samadhi of Rajiv Gandhi on his birth... ...

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'Superb' PM & doer against the odds

Vice-President M Hamid Ansari (right) releases Vinay Sitapati's (left) book, Half Lion: How P.V. Narasimha Rao Transformed India, in New Delhi on... ...

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