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Govt offering free ebooks: Read online to kill lockdown boredom

April 27, 2020 4:19 pm

The National Digital Library sponsored by MHRD and coordinated by IIT Kharagpur is accessible free of cost where users can find more than 64 lakh books written by 15 lakh authors in 250 languages.

Author Gunjan Veda on her latest book and documenting the art and music of Dalit communities

March 19, 2020 9:59 am

She also speaks on need to reclaim lost traditions

In Other Worlds

January 10, 2020 12:53 pm

An Englishman in Bangkok, Lawrence Osborne's dark, stylish novels have earned him parallels with Graham Greene - the comparison fits, in more ways than one.

Jonathan Coe's Middle England wins Costa Book Award

January 07, 2020 4:24 pm

The novel traces the journey of a married couple who are divided over the EU vote.

Shubhangi Swarup's Latitudes of Longing wins Sushila Devi Literature Award

January 03, 2020 2:40 pm

Swarup in her ambitious novel traverses time and space to craft a novel about climate, longing and love.

We are all wonders, says bestselling children’s author Dav Pilkey

November 28, 2019 6:13 pm

In India on a book tour, the creator of the 'Captain Underpants' and the 'Dog Man' series talks about how readers make the world a better place.

‘The core of a writer doesn’t change much’

November 24, 2019 7:56 am

British Sri Lankan writer Romesh Gunesekera, 65, on his new novel, his relationship with the English language and the Sri Lanka of his imagination.

Stand By Me by Sudeep Nagarkar: Excerpt

November 22, 2019 4:44 pm

Stand By Me then is in equal parts a murder mystery and a test of a brother's conviction. 

Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay NIF Book Prize award for Ornit Shani's 'How India Became Democratic'

November 09, 2019 7:33 pm

The book shines a light on the extraordinary tale of drawing up India’s first electoral rolls, even before the Constitution of India had been drafted.

I am calling for immigration as reparation: Suketu Mehta

September 01, 2019 6:01 am

Suketu Mehta on his new book, the long shadow cast by colonialism and why climate refugees won’t stop moving.


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.