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Biography to tell hitherto untold stories of Netaji

January 15, 2022 5:47 pm

According to the publishers, the book is poised to open a window to many hitherto untold and unknown stories of Netaji coinciding with his 125th birth anniversary.

How a new book salutes the baddies who made the classic Hindi-film villain everlasting

January 15, 2022 5:06 pm

The early years of Hindi movies saw a mellow period in villainy, which became more shock-inducing in the ’70s, with technical advancements, and as films became realistic, the villain was an Everyman

Can consonants wage a war against vowels?

January 10, 2022 4:49 pm

In an allegorical story set in Planet Typewriter, author Roy Phoenix makes a case for our times

Book on chef Vikas Khanna's 'Feed India' initiative to release on December 27

December 22, 2021 9:09 am

Notably, ''Feed India'', or ''barkat'', as Khanna calls it, was launched in March last year with a single tweet by the chef, and it grew to become one of the world''s largest food drives by an individual.

Jose T Thomas’s new book is a critique of Christianity from an Indic point of view

December 20, 2021 12:02 pm

Written in Malayalam, it focuses on the traditional churches of Kerala after European encounter

Breast cancer survivor Shormistha Mukherjee on embracing the disease instead of fighting it

December 01, 2021 4:24 pm

In her debut book 'Cancer, You Picked The Wrong Girl', the author talks about her diagnosis, the shock and denial that followed and also and how cancer came to teach her 'some lessons'

Of matching kurtas and coats: Coffee table book explores western influence on pre-Independence Punjab fashion

November 28, 2021 11:32 am

A new coffee table book explores in meticulous photographic detail how Indian, especially Punjabi, attire was transformed by western influence from the mid-19th century to pre-Independence 20th century and then on.

'It's important for entrepreneurs to not fear failure and have the will to experiment': Harsh Mariwala

November 25, 2021 10:47 am

"It is very important for any organisation to be involved in social responsibility," Mariwala said

‘With every story I’m telling, I’m moving closer to my subject material, but I cannot claim to ever become my subject material’: Devashish Makhija

October 23, 2021 2:01 pm

The filmmaker’s debut novel Oonga, an adventure story about a little Adivasi boy fighting to save his village, wins the 2021 Neev Book Award in the YA category

‘The British had a political and imperial incentive in casting the maharajahs as fools’: Manu S Pillai

October 24, 2021 8:49 am

The historian examines colonial stereotypes of Indian royalty in his new book False Allies: India's Maharajahs in the Age of Ravi Varma -- and finds them wanting

BOOK VIDEOS

Journalist Revati Laul allegedly attacked by Gujarat riots convict

January 21, 2016 6:56 am

Ahmedabad, Jan 21 (ANI): A convict in the Gujarat riots case, out on parole, allegedly assaulted a journalist in Ahmedabad on Wednesday evening, when she met him for an interview. Revati Laul, who is writing a book on 2002 Naroda Patiya massacre case convicts, alleged that she was punched and slapped by Suresh Chhara. She said she was questioning him at his house in the Naroda area of Ahmedabad during an interview. She added that she managed to escape after Chhara's son and some neighbours intervened. Laul was treated at a government hospital, and later she lodged a complaint at the Vejalpur police station.

Book 'Kalam ki cocktail' unveiled

January 10, 2016 3:44 pm

New Delhi, Jan 10 (ANI): Journalist and writer Sharda Shukla on Sunday unveiled her first book, 'Kalam Ki Cocktail' at Constitutional Club in the national capital.The author said the book is a compilation of a wide range of articles, from poetry to informative write-ups, on epic like Mahabharata. She said the book could be used as an encyclopaedia by readers.

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