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22 Oct 2016

Leaders are playing politics over the womb: Pinki Virani

ill the Surrogacy Bill with 10-year jail sentence and `10,000 fine help curb the practice? Several doctors are optimistic about it. I agree, though I…

22 Oct 2016

The baby boom(erang)

Pinki Virani outlines the rapid commercialisation of an unethical industry preying on the emotions of people

22 Oct 2016

Author Ruskin Bond
Literature Nobel for Bob Dylan not a right decision: Ruskin Bond

He said he wrote his first book "Room on the Roof" while studying in England as he was assailed by a strong feeling of homesickness for India.

21 Oct 2016

New graphic novel recounts Bataclan horror

This is just one scene from a new graphic novel, "Mon Bataclan" (My Bataclan), drawn by Fred Dewilde.

21 Oct 2016

London attack |AP
New graphic novel recounts Bataclan horror

This is just one scene from a new graphic novel, "Mon Bataclan" (My Bataclan), drawn by Fred Dewilde.

21 Oct 2016

Book Review: Daughters of Jorsanko (File photo | IANS)
Book Review: The life and times of women who influenced Tagore 

Title: Daughters of Jorasanko; Author: Aruna Chakravarti; Publisher: HarperCollins India

20 Oct 2016

Indian Test captain Virat Kohli (File | PTI)
Virat's 'Teachers' Day' gift remains a treasured moment to his guru

It is well documented fact that Rajkumar Sharma's contribution in Virat Kohli's progression from a precocious talent to a world-class batsman has been immense.

18 Oct 2016

Novelist Chetan Bhagat (PTI Photo)
Twitter a graveyard of bullies with a mob-like mentality: Chetan Bhagat

Bestselling author Chetan Bhagat Bhagat, who has often been the target of social media trolls, feels Twitter has become a "graveyard of bullies".…

17 Oct 2016

Author Uday Gopalakrishnan (Photo| Uday Gopalakrishnan)
Infuse passion into your profession

Perhaps management students aren’t doing well in their jobs as their interest lies elsewhere, suggests author Uday Gopalakrishnan to Edex

17 Oct 2016

One of the many palm-leaf manuscripts kept in the U Ve Swaminatha Iyer Library at Kalakshetra complex in Besant Nagar. | EPS
Thamizh Thatha's lifework awaiting new life

Despite rich value, not much has been done to get the works of old savants published.

16 Oct 2016

Being women in a war-torn land

Garrisoned Minds acknowledges the strength, courage and resilience of women who live under the shadow of the gun in South Asia

15 Oct 2016

Piyush Mishra (Photo: Shekhar Yadav)
Odisha literary festival

The event is set to take place on November 5 & 6, 2016 Mayfair Convention Centre, Bhubaneswar

15 Oct 2016

At the book launch of Dr Sanjaya Baru’s ‘1991: How PV Narasimha Rao Made History’ | EPS
Remembering an unsung hero: How PV Narasimha Rao made history

At the book launch, all the panelists whole-heartedly concurred on the largely-ignored yet crucial role essayed by then Prime Minister.

15 Oct 2016

In pursuit of prosperity

Vijay Joshi’s book takes a long view of the Indian economy since the 1991 reforms

14 Oct 2016

Author Anita Nair
Magic, she wrote

Bringing tales from the Quran to the fore, Anita Nair’s Muezza and Baby Jaan will hit stands later this year.

14 Oct 2016

Delhi-based poet Goirick wins Srinivas Rayaprol poetry prize

The winner of this year’s prestigious Srinivas Rayaprol Poetry Prize is Delhi-based poet Goirick Brah​machari who is also an Economics research…

13 Oct 2016

Self-publishing in selfie times

We take a look at why some writers completely detest this trend, while a few find comfort in it thanks to the rigidity of  traditional publishers.

13 Oct 2016

Fresh from the oven!

The new book of Sandhya Balakrishna talks about bakeries in Hyderabad that have been there for more than 100 years offering sumptuous delights

11 Oct 2016

Writer Chetan Bhagat |EPS
Chetan Bhagat on why it's tough for intelligent girls to find love

In an exclusive interview with City Express, he reveals the changes his life went through, his ‘me time’ and much more.

11 Oct 2016

Averting twilight of the gods and other chores of a Boston teenager

Among all the prominent traditions, Norse (like its noir) may be the gloomiest and menacing, for while other pantheons face challenges.

10 Oct 2016