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Of identity & hope – Frontline

Of identity & hope - Frontline

THE book, Of Saffron Flags and Skull Caps, basically consists of the reflections of the author, Ziya us Salam, who is as perturbed by the Hindu majoritarian reaction (of resorting to marginalisation and even liquidation of members of the religious minority, read Muslims) as the liberal-secular-plural voices among Hindus and ...

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Stationery Fair 2018: Quirk attack on book lovers at Pragati Maidan | delhi news

Stationery Fair 2018: Quirk attack on book lovers at Pragati Maidan | delhi news

Young or old, you won’t mind turning into a child at the 20th Stationery Fair, which is organised alongside the 24th Delhi Book Fair. It isn’t just the kids dragging their parents to buy them cutesy stationery; the adults, too, are experiencing child-like joy on spotting unusual designs of pens, ...

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Romcom in the storm | After The Storm | Author

Romcom in the storm | After The Storm | Author

With her second book, After the Storm, journalist-turned-author Lakshmy Ramanathan forays into the world of fiction with apparent ease. The romance novel is a world apart from her previous work, For Bumpier Times: An Indian Mother’s Guide to 101 Pregnancy & Childcare Practices. But she seems equally adept at creating ...

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Amit Sadh: I have got the lead role for the first time, I have to prove my mettle | bollywood

Amit Sadh: I have got the lead role for the first time, I have to prove my mettle | bollywood

Actor Amit Sadh is on cloud nine these days. After his recent film, the Akshay Kumar-starrer Gold became a success, his hands are now full with a web series, based on the first chapter of the book India’s Most Fearless, authored by Shiv Aroor and journalist Rahul Singh, who reports ...

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Delhi Book Fair and Stationery Fair 2018: Bibliophiles rejoice as entry gets free | delhi news

Delhi Book Fair and Stationery Fair 2018: Bibliophiles rejoice as entry gets free | delhi news

This year, those desirous of witnessing that annual haven of books and a priceless assortment of writing tools — the Delhi Book Fair and Stationery Fair — will have to contend with the winding, mucky path leading to Pragati Maidan, the venue where the event is held every year, thanks ...

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HT-Nielsen top 10: One Indian Girl tops fiction list | books | top 10

HT-Nielsen top 10: One Indian Girl tops fiction list | books | top 10

Chetan Bhagat’s One Indian Girl is on number one position in the fiction category of books. It is followed by Paulo Coelho’s The Alchemist and Life is What You Make It by Preeti Shenoy. Top – 10 Fiction Titles One Indian GirlChetan Bhagat The AlchemistPaulo Coelho Life is What You ...

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The man who lived in interesting times

The man who lived in interesting times

Written by Sanjaya Baru | Updated: August 25, 2018 12:52:55 am Karan Thapar with former Lok Sabha speaker PA Sangma in the green room before a show. (Express Archive) Title: Devil’s Advocate: The Untold StoryAuthor: Karan ThaparPublisher: Harper Collins IndiaPages: 215Price: Rs 699 Karan Thapar is an endangered species. They ...

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A translation of Krishan Chander’s Ghaddaar that is timely, moving, vital | books | reviews

A translation of Krishan Chander’s Ghaddaar that is timely, moving, vital | books | reviews

In today’s conflicted world where language has become an index of one’s identity, Krishan Chander’s works speak volumes for the subcontinent’s glorious and secular past even when his writings are about the bloody Partition of it. Counted among the best writers of the Urdu language, Chander stole everyone’s heart through ...

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In The Flesh

In The Flesh

The Revenge Of The Non-Vegetarian By Upamanyu Chatterjee Speaking Tiger | Pages: 116 | Rs. 350 In 1988 Upamanyu Chatterjee, a member of the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) arrived in the literary world with his debut novel ‘English, August’. Set in the fictional town of Madna it charts a year ...

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Excerpt: Ten Ideologies by S Jaipal Reddy | books | excerpts

Excerpt: Ten Ideologies by S Jaipal Reddy | books | excerpts

282pp, Rs 795; Orient BlackSwan The concept of a nation, in its current connotation, is of modern origin. However, people all over the world have had notions of their nations in cultural, religious, linguistic, ethnic, or geographical or imperial senses since ancient times. There is, therefore, an imperative need to ...

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