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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......

The Spell of Sylvia Dyer

Sylvia Dyer’s life began nearly 90 years ago in a forgotten, untamed land. She spent her childhood on a plantation along the Bihar-Nepal border in pre-Independence India, lived through the......

The American who fought for India's freedom

IMAGE: Samuel Stokes in a photograph taken in Pennsylvania with his Indian wife and his first born. Photograph, kind courtesy Asha Sharma Samuel Stokes made India his home and participated in......

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......

How govt employees can be made accountable

Privatisation is still regarded as beyond the pale but public-private partnerships have gained in popularity, says Vijay Joshi. How should public goods be provided to citizens? The traditional......

How govt employees can be made accountable

Privatisation is still regarded as beyond the pale but public-private partnerships have gained in popularity, says Vijay Joshi. How should public goods be provided to citizens? The traditional......

Chidambaram greeted all but ignored me at a G20 meet: Subbarao

The former RBI governor launched his memoir earlier this month, entitled Who Moved My Interest Rates -- Leading the Reserve Bank of India through Five Turbulent Years. Admitting that he was not......

Two years of Modi: How the govt has fared in 7 key areas

The Modi government will have to move fast, and carry the state governments along, before the window for radical reform closes, says Vijay Joshi.  IMAGE: Success will require political......

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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The Spell of Sylvia Dyer

Sylvia Dyer’s life began nearly 90 years ago in a forgotten, untamed land. She spent her childhood on a plantation along the Bihar-Nepal... ...

http://www.rediff.com/news/special/the-spell-of-sylvia-dyer/20160826.htm
How govt employees can be made accountable

Privatisation is still regarded as beyond the pale but public-private partnerships have gained in popularity, says Vijay Joshi. How should public... ...

http://www.rediff.com/money/report/column-how-govt-employees-can-be-made-accountable/20160824.htm
Forbidden love

This love that feels right by Ravinder Singh Penguin Books Limited Rs 199, pp.236 Forbidden love — what does it really mean? Does it forbid... ...

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Chronicling women in power

Chronicling the lives of 24 women stalwarts including Nita Ambani, Kiran Mazumdar Shaw, Mary Kom, Saina Nehwal, Priyanka Chopra, Zia Mody and Mira... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/566498/chronicling-women-power.html
Real story behind the Rajiv Gandhi assassination

Rajiv Gandhi seconds before he was assassinated by Dhanu (inset) 25 years ago “Minutes after he walked unhesitatingly into the crowd, there was a... ...

http://www.asianage.com/books/raw-truth-excerpts-assassination-rajiv-gandhi-772

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