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JAIPUR LITERATURE FEST NEWS

Jaipur Literature Festival 2021 goes virtual; check out the first list of speakers

December 17, 2020 4:27 pm

According to the organisers, the aim is to create a more immersive experience using augmented reality, providing access and easy participation to readers from all across the globe

‘If journalists write the first draft of history from the ground, writers do it from a distance’

April 13, 2020 1:10 pm

Organisers Sanjoy Roy and writer Namita Gokhale on JLF LitFest’s new online series, ‘Brave New World’, and why writers will act as anchors in these times.

All you need to know about Diggi Palace that hosts Jaipur Lit Fest

January 23, 2020 5:27 pm

The haveli once belonged to the Thakurs, or the Khangarot Rajputs (a Suryavanshi Rajput clan) of Diggi.

Jaipur Literature Festival gears up for 13th edition: Here's everything you need to know

October 17, 2019 4:55 pm

Some of the key themes which will be explored at the 2020 edition include science and technology, economics, environment and climate change, history, poetry, fiction, to name a few.

Former CEC draws attention to critical aspects of electoral processes

January 26, 2019 9:29 pm

After his responsibility as CEC was over, one of the candidates had told him that he had spent Rs 50 crore for the Lok Sabha elections, while another had spent Rs 72 crore, Chawla said.

Must salute courage shown by families of 26/11 victims: Sachin Pilot

January 25, 2019 4:35 am

Anant Goenka, Executive Director, The Indian Express Group, said the book, which was earlier released at the Gateway of India in Mumbai “to mark the tenth anniversary of the 26/11 attacks, introduces you to some inspiring individuals who survived the attacks, and to the families of those who lost their own.”

Jaipur Literature Festival Day 2: Padmaavat shadow on free speech session, can 'multiplicity of truths' be undermined by lies?

January 29, 2018 1:27 am

Jaipur Literature Festival: It was Sanjay Leela Bhansali's film, Padmaavat starring Deepika Padukone, Shahid Kapoor and Ranveer Singh that dominated the last session on the second day. The session that was on the rhetorics of free speech delved deep into the Padmaavat controversy.

War on Words

January 24, 2015 12:00 am

The tune of the national anthem was modified at the opening ceremony at Diggi Palace, leading to the complaint.

Spaces Between Us

January 24, 2015 12:00 am

In Amit Chaudhuri’s Odysseus Abroad, time is a collage of quotidian moments, recording the lilts and cadences of ordinary life.

Des Raj Kali,a Dalit writer,to feature at Jaipur literature fest

January 21, 2010 5:13 am

Des Raj Kali,a well-known Punjabi novelist,will be a part of the six Dalit writers that will feature in the upcoming Jaipur literature festival.

JAIPUR LITERATURE FEST VIDEOS

Freedom of speech, democracy 'a big joke': Karan Johar

January 22, 2016 8:27 am

Jaipur, Jan 22 (ANI): Speaking at the Jaipur Literature Fest, filmmaker Karan Johar on Friday said he is living in a country where freedom of speech and democratic sentiments were only a "joke". He added that as a film maker, he feels bounded at all levels for whatever he puts on the celluloid. He further said that it was tough to voice out real concerns as a movie maker without fearing legal obligations.