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World Book Day: 3 Books You Must Read This Election Season

6 hours ago

This election season it's time to bury your nose in some of the best reads during the weekend.

election | books |

Book Excerpt: Saba Naqvi's 'Politics of Jugaad' Explains Why Coalition Govt is a Good Option for Ind...

1 week ago

In an age where they are also an outcome of very legitimate electoral processes, one can argue that...

coalition | politics | Naqvi | Excerpt | Explains | Option |

A problem called Israel

1 week ago

The heart of The Lions' Den is a series of individual portraits of iconic, midcentury left-wing thin...

Israel | Called | problem |

3 Books You Must Read This Election Season

1 week ago

This election season it's time to bury your nose in some of the best reads during the weekend.

election | books |

The club that fuelled culture

2 weeks ago

Neither fame nor public position was required, and yet a surprising number of these friends would ri...

culture | fuelled | Club |

Unravelling the Putin enigma

3 weeks ago

The book's usefulness is marred by maddening small errors

unravelling | Enigma | Putin |

The prosecutor doesn't rest

4 weeks ago

Mr Bharara, who enjoyed a high profile and (mostly) favourable press attention during his tenure fro...

doesn | Prosecutor |

Afternoon tea and all that...

1 month ago

Under the Raj, the use of silver changed in ways that were delightful, reflecting the dominant lifes...

afternoon | tea |

The United States of open wounds

1 month ago

Mr Jackson's work is set in Portland, Ore., one of the whitest big cities in America, scarred by a l...

States | United | wounds |

Book Excerpt: Martin Moore's 'Democracy Hacked' Explains Why Social Media is the New Political Battl...

1 month ago

Narendra Modi used Twitter to bypass mainstream media and speak directly to the people, presenting...

Media | Explains | Moore | Battlefield | social | political | hacked | Martin | Excerpt | democracy |

Neil O'Brien: A Quiz Tribute to the 'Father of Indian Quizzing'

1 month ago

Take this Neil O'Brien Memorial Quiz as a tribute to the pioneer of quizzing in India.

Father | Neil | Tribute | Quiz |

American Paul Beatty's Race Satire Wins Man Booker Prize

1 month ago

Paul Beatty was on Tuesday named as the first American to win the prestigious Man Booker fiction pr...

satire | American | prize | race | Booker | Paul | wins |

Shah Rukh Khan Launches Samar Khan's Book Titled 'SRK 25 Years of a Life'

1 month ago

He also caught up with some of the filmmakers whom we had worked with in his initial days.

Khan | Rukh | khans | Titled | launches | SRK | Shah |

Book Hand-Written And Illustrated By J.K. Rowling Up For Sale

1 month ago

Book hand-written and illustrated by J.K. Rowling goes on sale at Sotheby's auction house in London...

Written | Illustrated | JK | Rowling | sale |

Book Review: Chameleon Lights: A Jammu Boy's Musings

1 month ago

Ayushman hails from Jammu, and poetry runs in his blood. He is the grandson of celebrated Dogri poe...

Lights | Jammu | Boys | musings |

Jaipur Literature Festival 2017: There's More to The Festival Than Books

1 month ago

As the Jaipur Literature Festival inches closer, we list down must-do things to complete your festi...

festival | Literature | books | Jaipur |

Sasikala No Replacement, Won't Last Long, Says Jayalalithaa's Biographer

1 month ago

Vaasanthi also believes that the nature of politics has changed over the years and cinema has slowl...

Sasikala | Replacement | Biographer |

Schools Teach Shakespeare, Not Kalidas. That's a Shame: Tharoor

1 month ago

Tharoor’s latest book An Era Of Darkness: The British Empire In India highlights the subjugation th...

schools | Tharoor | Teach | Shame | Shakespeare |

JK Rowling Hints at Trump's Hate Speech Involvement in Kansas Shooting

1 month ago

Retweeting Indian Author Anand Giridhardas' tweet on Kansan crime, Rowling wrote, "Why hate speech...

Kansas | Rowling | Trumps | shooting | JK | Hints | Involvement | speech |