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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......

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......

3 Indians honoured for work in children's literature

Three Indians -- an author, illustrator and translator -- have been honoured with diplomas by an international board on books for their work in the area of children's literature.The three -- Ranjit......

Had consensual ties with colleague: Davidar

Breaking his silence, India-born David Davidar, the former CEO of Penguin International, on Monday claimed that he had a "consensual, flirtatious relationship" with his ex-colleague Lisa Rundle,......

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......

Big bucks? Authors too are getting them

Authors have finally started making news in India, with the size of their book advances and not just their books themselves. Ramachandra Guha had publishers vying to offer him upwards of a crore of......

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......

Publishers betting big on business books

The trailblazing India Inc. has found an admirer in book publishing companies. Some of them think that stories on Ratan Tata and Nandan Nilekani, for example, will offer greater value to Indian......

10 business bestsellers

Check out which are the business books flying off the shelves these days in India.1. The World Is FlatAuthor: Thomas L FriedmanPublisher: Penguin BooksPrice: Rs 495ISBN: 0141022728 Buy this book......

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......

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......

When Dilip Kumar Married Asma

One of Hindi cinema's greatest legends Dilip Kumar has had his share of controversies in life. One of them was his marriage to Asma Rehman, even though he was already married to Saira Banu. Who was......

'Guru Dutt's death was a mystery -- no one knew for sure whether it was a suicide or an accident'

Nasreen Munni Kabir: The Berlin Film Festival was held between 21 June and 2 July 1963. So that means you did not meet him for a whole year, and then you heard he had passed away in October 1964.......

'Hinduism is much bigger than a book'

Here's what your favourite Bollywood celebrities are tweeting. Following a court-backed settlement with a Delhi-based Hindutva group, publisher Penguin Books India has withdrawn American author......

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......

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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 ?
RANGBARSE:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-hindus-an-alternative-history-a-book-by-wendy-doniger-cr/27090622/answers/

RANGBARSE
Q. I write a book on feelings of a human in poetry style..please tell me how i publish it , what can i do.m in delhi right now
RANGBARSE:  A. Hi Virender, You have to find a publisher based on the kind of manuscript you have written ,Pls understand that Getting your book published is a...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/i-write-a-book-on-feelings-of-a-human-in-poetry-style..pleas/27090622/answers/17579957

virender singh
Q. Dr Abdul kalam is author of
Virender Singh:  A. Wings of Fire: An Autobiography of APJ Abdul Kalam by A.P.J Abdul Kalam, Arun Tiwari; by K. Bhushan, G. Katyal; A.P.H. Pub. Corp, 2002. Scientist...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/dr-abdul-kalam-is-author-of/17579812/answers/15624339

shivanand
Q. What is the name of Nasha Fitter\'s book?
Shivanand:  A. "You're Hired: How You Get That Job And Keep It Too" Author:- Nasha Fitter Publications:- Penguin India-BooksPrice:- Rs. 199 more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-is-the-name-of-nasha-fitters-book/15623979/answers/15381668

Neha Sahi
Q. Which book would you suggest as a \'must read?\'
Neha Sahi:  A. Mani Bhaumik's Code Name God (Pub. by Penguin India.) more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/which-book-would-you-suggest-as-a-must-read/15381609/answers/12621703

  Web results for Penguin Books India
Dina Nath Batra's Books 'Inspire' PM Modi But Historians Say 'Fantasy' Works Reek of Racism

Six books written by Batra have been prescribed for compulsory reading in 42,000 primary and secondary schools in Gujarat (Representational Image).... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/dina-nath-batras-books-slammed-racist-works-fantasy-605561
Rockstand signs content deals with Malayala Manorama, Mathrubhumi & others

Handygo's e-book and magazine storefront Rockstand has signed content deals with Malayalampublisherslike Malayala Manorama , Mathrubhumi , DC Books... ...

http://www.medianama.com/2014/07/223-rockstand-malayala-manorama-mathrubhumi/
ban teaching of foreign languages in schools

No foreign collaborations for CBSE, ban on teaching of foreign languages in school and a call centre to inculcate values and nationalism in... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/batra-s-blueprint-call-centres-for-values-foreign-studies-ban/article1-1245723.aspx
Hangwoman shocks, entertains and disturbs

BANGALORE: Hangwoman, the English translation of K R Meera's latest Malayalam novel, Aarachaar, is a brave, new opus on a fictional, old family of... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bangalore/Hangwoman-shocks-entertains-and-disturbs/2014/07/29/article2354207.ece
Call centres for values, foreign studies ban

No foreign collaborations for CBSE, ban on teaching of foreign languages in school and a call centre to inculcate values and nationalism in... ...

http://www.hindustantimes.com/india-news/batra-s-blueprint-call-centres-for-values-foreign-studies-ban/article1-1245723.aspx?htsw0023

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