Delhi violence: "Why has no action has been taken so far against (BJP local leader) Kapil Mishra? He has instigated and initiated this whole thing and should be held responsible for the deaths reported so far," Najeeb Jung said.
Peru-born Chilean writer Isabel Allende, 77, who describes herself as a ‘novelist, feminist, and philanthropist’ on carrying her family name with pride, immersing herself in poetry before a new work and her latest novel.
The four-page letter asks the 10 trustees “with best knowledge and experience in the field of Hindu/Sanatan religion and practice” to consider whether “the temple of Lord Ram can have foundation on the grave of Muslims”.
The Indian Express has learnt that the Rs 238-crore Genome India Project, which will involve 20 leading institutions including the Indian Institute of Science (IISc) in Bengaluru and a few IITs, will be rolled out soon.
The Urdu Times on the same day refers to “messages of hatred on Whatsapp”, which the JNU attackers allegedly received. These messages had the provocative exhortation: “If not now then when will you hit?”
The most relevant instance of Bombay cinema’s history of connect with politics is in Balraj Sahni’s convocation address to JNU in 1972. Those who speak today, in some measure, shed that “burden” that Bollywood has borne for some decades now.
It is hoped that the hundred books will be online soon, as there is immense interest in international Libraries. More so, as these are almost the Collected works as very little material has been kept out.
The letters, which The Indian Express has access to, reveal a slice of their lives behind bars. Some talk about when they can possibly see the gallows, some are abstract ruminations on life and freedom, while some dwell on the circumstances of their arrest and merits of the case.
In 1979, Kundera was stripped of his citizenship of undivided Czechoslovakia. He had published a book in France called The Book of Laughter and Forgetting, whose best known line is: “The struggle of man against power is the struggle of memory against forgetting”.