Saturday, 29 February 2020
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How does secular court determine importance of religious practice? (Book Extract)
Most great constitutional matters involve competing interests, a clash of rights. In balancing between two legitimate rights, something valuable is often lost. In the case of Sabar...
From a love of reading, comes writing: Ruskin Bond?
Much-loved and widely-read author Ruskin Bond believes that it's from a love of reading that a writer comes to a love of writing, and penning a book does not always translate to t...
When India, Pakistan were at peace, a hairdresser who rose to dizzy heights, savouring the flavours of Kerala (Books This Weekend)
Strange as it may seem to today's generation, India and Pakistan were at peace in the first five years after the partition of the sub-continent in 1947 in spite of the horrendous ...
India, other emerging powers can fill space vacated by US (Book Review)
Emerging powers like India have the best chance in contemporary history to rise up as great powers as the US pulls back from its role of a global policeman but they must have the ...
How the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty has eclipsed other giants (Book Extract)
Arun Jaitley ...
Constitutional manipulations, kidney scams, debate as US prez poll nears (Books This Weekend)
Read about the brutalisation of the Indian Constitution only months after it was enacted; navigate your way through the innumerable kidney transplant scams that have rocked India ...
8th Delhi Literature Festival to begin on March 6
The eighth edition of the Delhi Literature Festival (DLF) will begin from March 6 at Dilli Haat....
Mysterious suicide of birds in Assam village portrayed in poems (Review)
Jatinga, a small tribal village and Assam's only hill station, is known for the mysterious suicide of birds during certain weeks of the year. While scientists and ornithologists h...
Of a battle that changed Indian history, a new kid on currency block, ensuring good products are pitched correctly (Books This Weekend)
Read about the Battle of Plassey on June 23, 1757 between the forces of the Nawab of Bengal, Siraj-ud-Daulah, and East India Company troops led by Robert Clive, an ambitious soldi...
I'M Possible, a book by Dr K Hari Prasad talks about the story of his life
'I'M Possible' - the story of a lad, who shone as bright as a star, yet fate showed him down the narrowest lanes of life....
Sathya Saran's magnificent paean to Hariprasad Chaurasia
Imagine a gently gurgling brook. Now close your eyes and let the magic woven by India's greatest flautist transport you to a never never land. That's the effect that author Sathy...
Of saving Vrindavan from modernity, a horrific story of internment, how much can love inspire (Books This Weekend)
Read about the need to save a deeply beloved place -- Vrindavan -- that many term the spiritual capital of India, from the ravages of modernity; pore over the hitherto untold acco...
Manoj Das to receive Mystic Kalinga Literary Award 2020
Noted writer Manoj Das will receive the Mystic Kalinga Literary Award-Indian and Global Languages during the fourth edition of the two-day Mystic Kalinga Festival (MKF), an amalga...
The dream of home persists: Siddhartha Gigoo
Award-winning author Siddhartha Gigoo's latest 'The Lion of Kashmir' (Rupa Publications), that released recently explores and reflects on the happenings in Kashmir from 1990 to co...
'All The Wrong Turns' a grim wakeup call on the economy (Book Review)
Not too long ago, India was the darling of the world with its rosy growth story. Then came the 2008 global meltdown and it all came crashing down. Thereafter a recovery seemed in ...
Namita Gokhale pens an ode to JLF
Whether or not the Jaipur Literature Festival continues at its iconic Diggi Palace venue from next year -- in all probability it will have to look for a new venue -- its co-founde...
Of civilian control over military, madrasas at crossroads and transforming life (Books This Weekend)
Read about how the pattern of civil-military relations in India has hampered its military effectiveness; learn about how madrasas should reorient to cope with the 21st century; an...
M.J. Akbar's book throws up some intriguing questions on Jinnah, Partition
Was Muhammad Ali Jinnah a creation of the British to counter Mahatma Gandhi? Had the British reconciled themselves to the fact as far back as 1911 that they would, in the not too ...
Aadhaar, hartal, chawl, shaadi included in Oxford dictionary
Aadhaar, hartal, chawl, dabba, hartal and shaadi are among the 26 new Indian-English words that have made it to the latest edition of the Oxford Advanced Learners Dictionary (OALD...
Understanding different shades of grey, coping with change, of leadership in sports and life (Books This Weekend)
Everything isn't black or white - there are overlaps and shades of grey and this primer will nudge you into finding the answers that will help you navigate through the world; then...
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