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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......

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,......

Sea of Poppies: History on sail

Author Amitav Ghosh launched his latest novel Sea of Poppies at a special event hosted by Penguin India and Oberoi Hotels at the Trident Hotel in Mumbai on Saturday.Buy Amitav Ghosh's books on......

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......

For Penguin it's a big shift!

Question: what's black and white, lives in an orange egg and has recently started talking in Hindi and other Indian languages, after years of being an English-speaking bird?Answer: Penguin.Okay,......

Davidar to be Penguin Canada's publisher

Penguin India took the publishing world by surprise with the announcement that CEO David Davidar would be leaving in January 2004 to take over as publisher of Penguin Canada.The reins at Penguin......

After Network 18, Mukesh Ambani wants to buy Financial Times

RIL has approached Pearson, the company that owns FT, through a representative, according to a report by London’s The Times Within months of acquiring Raghav Bahl’s Network18 Media......

These business leaders gave away billions in charity

At regular intervals, we have been reading about the growth stories of India’s billionaires. Be it Infosys co-founder SD Shibulal or Wipro chairman Azim Premji or Ratan Tata, they firmly......

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......

'S D Burman never forgot he was a prince'

'When it came to S D Burman, a Guide song was completely different from a Tere Mere Sapne song which was completely different from a Sharmilee song. Except for their quality, there is nothing to......

'When the baby finally arrived, the neglect I displayed still shames me deeply'

'When I did visit Heeba in Aligarh, she'd look at me as at a stranger, she seldom came near me and neither of us was comfortable when she did,' says Naseeruddin Shah. One of the most talented......

And then one day, the actor wrote...

Naseeruddin Shah sets the gold standard as a master memoirist. In the West, there is a long and rich tradition of actors and movie stars telling their stories, most captivatingly, in their own......

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/

valiente nahu
Q. Is is possible to have enemies in a virtual world without any reason..?!
Valiente Nahu:  A. alleging inaccuracies and bias in the book. The book has been widely criticized by Hindu community for several factual errors. As part of a...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/is-is-possible-to-have-enemies-in-a-virtual-world-without-an/27066429/answers/27090642

Banke Lal
Q. Why eggs are always oval?
Banke Lal:  A. They are called games online video games played via Internet. In them, a player with a video game or computer connected to the network can play...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-eggs-are-always-oval/21386188/answers/27066435

Banke Lal
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
Banke Lal:  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/21386188/answers/17579957

virender singh
Q. WHY CENTRAL GOVT. HAS ISSUED A WARNING TO ALL STATES IN THE COUNTRY FEARING TERRORSTS ATTACK ON 6TH DEC?EVERY YEAR THIS DAY PASSES PEACEFULLY AFTER CELEBRATING PROTEST RALLIES BY BOTH SIDES AND THIS YEAR THE SAME WILL HAPPEN?WHY ALWAYS WE ARE FEARED WITH TERRORISTS?
Virender Singh:  A. This could be a drill to see how the security apparatus responds to it. ALL GOVTS DO THIS pls don't harass India Govt in this. Boy oh boy, I never...... more

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More skeletons in the closet?

Tarun Tejpal, currently facing an on-going court case for rape charges, breezed in and then breezed out of the Times of India Literature fest this... ...

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Meet the Penguins Of Madagascar

With its wacky characters and a dose of comedy, 'Penguins Of Madagascar' is a perfect family entertainer. As the film releases in India in 3D and... ...

http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/entertainment/english/hollywood/news/Meet-the-Penguins-Of-Madagascar/articleshow/45271581.cms
A Birla Scion's Story

On A prayer By Yash Birla Publisher: Penguin Books India Pages: 265 Price: Rs 499 There is a model on the cover; but it is death that... ...

http://www.speakingtree.in/spiritual-articles/pilgrimage/a-birla-scion-s-story
Tales of Poets and Their Verses

BENGALURU: I wrote a bit of poetry in Persian and, imitating my Paradise dwelling father who was known invariably as Kanji Mal Saba, I found the... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bangalore/2014/11/25/Tales-of-Poets-and-Their-Verses/article2538928.ece
THE CREATOR OF ‘SUKI’

2014-11-24 50 Great Indian Cartoonists (29) | Dr. Mrinal Chatterjee Posted by;Orissabarta The art of cartoon is supposed to be the fine art of... ...

http://www.orissabarta.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=17800:manjula-padmanabhanthe-creator-of-suki&catid=41:articles&Itemid=27

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