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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 'Gone Girls' of India

Sheena Bora may be the latest of India's 'gone girls' but the list is too long to enumerate, says Suni Sethi. A few days before news of the Sheena Bora murder broke, on August 19, a brief news......

Aarushi's murder trial and a tale about India

'If the State does want to come after you, in India, it can do pretty much anything. And often it isn't as though the orders are coming from the President or prime minister, no, the systems have......

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......

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......

How Yash Birla won one of life's toughest battles

Twenty-two-year-old Yash Birla wakes up at the break of dawn to a phone call that changes his life -- a plane with his parents and sister has just crashed in Bengaluru (then Bangalore). Leaving......

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......

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......

Why Amjad Khan never worked with Salim-Javed again

'He was the only new face in a sea of superstars and slowly talk started in the unit that perhaps Ramesh had made a mistake by casting him.'As Bollywood's beloved classic turns 40, we revisit this......

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

Satyajit Ray's wife Bijoya passed away into the ages on June 2, following a prolonged illness. She had provided a lot of support to her legendary husband, and had penned an autobiography of their......

'It's not a love story, but a ****ed up story'

'There is hardly any boy who thinks he can jump from a high rise building and bash up 50 people. I really wanted people to believe it. That was the starting of my **** up.' Aarya Babbar gets very,......

'Go after Sanjay Dutt and kill him'

'Two things were clear: Firstly, Salem and Sanjay were no longer friends. Two, Salem was gunning for Sanjay.' 'The actor was in Goa at the time, along with his friend and the director of Kaante,......

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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Intolerance knows no borders

12:17 am The murder of Malleshappa Madivallapa Kalburgi confirms that the spirit of intolerance stalks the world. It isn't an isolated outrage. The... ...

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Ex-Pak minister intrigued by welcome to Musharraf despite Kargil

Lahore: Former Pakistan Foreign Minister Khurshid Kasuri has said he has always been "intrigued" by the fact that then President Pervez Musharraf... ...

http://www.deccanchronicle.com/150904/world-neighbours/article/ex-pak-minister-intrigued-welcome-musharraf-despite-kargil
Damodar Mall

is the CEO of Reliance Value Retail. Since his first venture, which was built into the super-successful hypermarket chain D-Mart, Mall has been at... ...

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Five works of Dharamvir Bharati you must read

Novelist, poet, short story writer, playwright, editor, journalist, Dharamvir Bharati (1926-1997) was a colossus of the Hindi literary world. Born... ...

http://m.hindustantimes.com/books/five-works-of-dharamvir-bharati-you-must-read/article1-1387242.aspx
Indian-origin novelist and his wife's soul trip around the world

At some point, all of us have thought of pressing the pause button and taking off on a sabbatical to escape the frenzied pace of our lives. A... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/indianorigin-novelist-and-his-wifes-soul-trip-around-the-world/16506195

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