9-year-old to launch book at Jaipur Literature Festival this year

Jaipur--The youngest author to launch his book this year at the Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF2020), scheduled on January 23-27 at Diggi Palace, here, is...

So-called experts behind all problems, don’t trust them: Uncertainty, randomness guru

By Vikas Datta Jaipur-- People would be better of trusting experts like dentists and plumbers, and even rickshaw-pullers rather than economists or bureaucrats, whose incompetence...

Correct misconceptions about Partition to allow healing

By Vikas Datta JAIPUR-- Much of the toxic memories and legacies around Partition in 1947, which continue to create bad blood even seven decades later...

After Karan Johar, Kajol takes on growing intolerance in India

JAIPUR-- After filmmaker Karan Johar's remark on growing intolerance in the country, actress Kajol on Saturday said there was "insensitivity" in India and that...

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

By Vikas Datta Jaipur--Does the rise of judicial activism, the conflict between the judiciary and the executive and the inability of parliament to properly carry...

Major international authors eye Indian publishing market

By Saket Suman Jaipur-- India's vibrant publishing market is attracting major international bestselling authors, who say that there is a great potential for their books to...

Writers brought out horrors of Partition more than historians

By Vikas Datta JAIPUR-- Writers, like Saadat Hasan Manto, brought out the horrors of Partition much more vividly than historians, but the need now is...

Disappointed with Bollywood songs demeaning women: Prasoon Joshi

By Vikas Datta Jaipur-- Acclaimed lyricist, screenwriter and ad guru Prasoon Joshi is "disappointed" with both Bollywood songs demeaning women as well as the common...

Trump’s victory no disruption, but system’s attempt to preserve itself

By Vikas Dutta Jaipur--Donald Trump's victory in the US presidential election, deemed the biggest disruption among a string of similar unprecedented, unexpected developments, is actually...

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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