Jaipur Literature Festival comes of age, time to get over ‘darlings of social media’

By Saket Suman Jaipur-- Hollywood heartthrob Angelina Jolie had once expressed her disagreement over the age-old saying: "What doesnt kill you makes you stronger", and...

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The Foreign Correspondent – a vanishing breed?

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Does the Indian Constitution need a revamp? No, rule legal experts

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Jaipur literature festival is open to all voices, Left and Right: Producer Sanjoy Roy

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India at 70, Women and Marginalised Voices among themes for Jaipur Literature Festival

New Delhi-- The ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival 2017 will touch upon a multitude of ideas and themes, its organisers announced here. These include 'Freedom to...

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