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Janice Pariat


In Search of Lost Time

January 10, 2015 4:04 am

Through its story of love, abandonment and search, Janice Pariat’s debut novel performs an act of rescue.

Becoming a Waterfall

October 27, 2012 3:46 am

A collection of short stories from the Northeast surges with myth and the unexplained

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Madras HC judge complained over lunch, got court staffer suspended

Updated: August 19, 2022 3:04:33 am

Justice Subramaniam told The Indian Express that the food brought for him was adulterated, bought from an unknown place. Stating that he found nylon rubber bands in the food, he said it was also served in an unhygienic manner.

On ‘freebie’ debate, TN Finance Minister PTR asks: ‘Why should I change my policy for you?’

Updated: August 19, 2022 2:56:01 am

Tamil Nadu Finance Minister Palanivel Thiagarajan questioned the central government on its stance on 'freebies', and sought to know on what basis state governments should change their policy. "Is this some extra constitutional diktat from heaven?"

Pak-based YouTube channel, 7 from India blocked over ‘fake, anti-India’ content

Updated: August 19, 2022 2:21:54 am

The blocked channels had a cumulative viewership of more than 114 crore and were subscribed by over 85 lakh users, the ministry said in a statement.

National anthem must in schools during morning assembly, orders Karnataka education department

Updated: August 19, 2022 2:21:40 am

Citing the order of the Union Ministry of Home Affairs on the national anthem, the department has made it mandatory for schools to make students sing the national anthem to instil national pride and respect.

Punjab: Prisoner alleges jail administration wrote ‘gangster’ on his back, court orders medical

Updated: August 19, 2022 2:12:41 am

Tarsem Singh took off his shirt and showed the word written on his upper back when he was presented at the district and sessions court in Kapurthala Wednesday.

Jharkhand: 15 jail inmates get death sentence for fellow prisoner’s killing

Updated: August 19, 2022 2:12:29 am

On August 6, the court had convicted 22 inmates for the killing inside the jail premises, their charges ranging from murder, attempt to murder to rioting.

Coins worth Rs 11 crore missing from bank: CBI conducts searches at 25 locations in Delhi and Rajasthan

Updated: August 19, 2022 2:12:23 am

The searches were carried out in Delhi, Jaipur, Dausa, Karauli, Sawai Madhopur, Alwar, Udaipur and Bhilwara in an on-going investigation of the case, the officials said.

Gehlot says BJP MLA also questioned Jalore Dalit family’s ‘water pot’ claim; announces Rs 20L payout

Updated: August 19, 2022 2:12:13 am

After meeting the Congress’s Dalit leader Jignesh Mevani in Ahmedabad, the Rajasthan CM says the compensation is being given on Rahul Gandhi’s directions.

Delhi HC agrees to hear plea against carrying of kirpan in domestic flights

Updated: August 19, 2022 2:12:02 am

While refusing to pass any interim stay on the notification issued by the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security, the division bench of Chief Justice Satish Chandra Sharma and Justice Subramonium Prasad listed the matter for hearing in December.

Delhi HC raps police: Register FIR in rape complaint against Shahnawaz Hussain

Updated: August 19, 2022 2:11:54 am

Justice Menon said recording of the statement of prosecutrix on four occasions is referred to in the status report filed by the police but there is no explanation as to why the FIR was not lodged.