February 02, 2019 2:00 am
British scholar and classicist Mary Beard, 64, on the role of an academic in political debates, her apprehensions about the #MeToo movement and why historians can’t own the past.
January 28, 2019 10:24 am
Noting that the cancer treatment was expensive in India, Manisha Koirala said patients needed more awareness to cure the disease in time.
January 28, 2019 1:25 am
Lessons in etiquette from those in the limelight
January 26, 2019 9:46 pm
According to the Oxford dictionaries, the word has been derived from Sanskrit and is used today to symbolise women "taking charge of their lives".
January 21, 2019 7:40 am
This year’s international line-up includes two Pulitzer prize-winning authors, Andrew Sean Greer, who won it for his novel Less in 2018, and Colson Whitehead, who won it the year before for The Underground Railroad.
December 06, 2018 1:20 pm
On Monday, the organisers of the five-day festival offered a sneak peek into the event through a curtain raiser held at the Taj Mahal Hotel in New Delhi. The event will be held at Diggi Palace Hotel in Jaipur between January 24 and 28 next year.
October 22, 2018 5:17 pm
Jaipur Literature Festival's co-director and noted historian William Dalrymple said the organisers will be fielding the strongest lineup of literary heavyweights in the upcoming edition as the first 30 speakers were announced on Saturday.
August 01, 2018 8:09 pm
'Sandman' author Neil Gaiman just revealed he is coming to Jaipur Literary Festival next year. The excitement and joy of the readers, since then, knew no bounds. Here are five books you can start with.
February 02, 2018 9:55 am
On her recent India trip, Helen Fielding, author of Bridget Jones’s Diary, spoke about the #MeToo campaign and using humour as a coping mechanism
February 01, 2018 12:47 pm
Preti Taneja’s book, We That Are Young, where she adapted Shakespeare's play King Lear, has been praised unanimously. The book also received much appreciation from the readers who had come to hear her speak at the recently concluded Jaipur Literature Festival.
January 23, 2016 4:42 pm
'Dilwale' actress Kajol became a part of the ongoing Jaipur Literature Festival. Kajol shared the stage with Indian writer Ashwin Sanghi on January 23.
January 23, 2015 11:37 am
The five-day event will see book launches and panel discussions.
January 23, 2016 12:36 pm
Jaipur, Jan 23 (ANI): The nine-year old Jaipur Literature festival is offering a great journey of taste by providing lip-smacking dishes in the festival. A stall owner praised the food festival with great enthusiasm. The food festival this year aims to provide great taste with high quality delicacies. In an environment of zest and zeal, people at the Jaipur Literature Festival enjoyed mouth-watering and traditional cuisines from all over the world.
January 21, 2016 7:52 am
Jaipur, Jan 21 (ANI): The Jaipur Literature Festival kick started on Thursday morning with the performance of local award-winning Rajasthani musicians Nathoo Solanki and Chugge Khan. The annual event is being held at the Diggi Palace. The event is slated to run from 21-25 January. The festival is completely free and open to all, attracting visitors from all four corners of the globe. Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje will inaugurate the event in a ceremony, which will include a keynote address from award-winning author Margaret Atwood.
April 17, 2014 4:05 pm
Iranian-American author and religious scholar Reza Aslan talks about his critically acclaimed book, "Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth"