Jaipur Literature Festival 2013

DSC Jaipur Literature Festival is the largest literary festival in Asia-Pacific, and the most prestigious celebration of national and international literature to be held in India.

FIR against Ashis Nandy a far cry from Ambedkar's idea of a tolerant India: Academics

A statement about corruption and SC-STs and OBCs made at a literary festival some 250 km from Delhi is attracting more and more political rhetoric, with politicians jumping the Ashis Nandy bandwagon, seeking punishment for the renowned sociologist. First BSP supremo Mayawati sought his arrest. Then the SC/ST commission on Monday sent a notice to the Rajasthan government, questioning the

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The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

Jataka readings by Gagan Gill and Ranjini Obeyesekere

Kinships of Faiths: The Dalai Lama in conversation with Pico Iyer

My comment was pro-Dalit, I still stand by it, says Ashis Nandy

Sociologist and political psychologist Ashis Nandy defended his statements on Dalits and other backwards classes saying he stood by what he said and that he apologised only for those who were hurt by his statement. Speaking to IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai, Nandy said, 'I don't feel hounded. I stand by what I said. If people listen to my full statement

Breakout Nations: Nandan Nilekani and Ruchir Sharma in conversation

Flora's Empire by Eugenia Herbert

Remembering Sunil Da: Readings by Sharmila Tagore, tributes by Aruna Chakravarti, Arunava Sinha and Amit Chaudhuri

Jeet Thayil wins the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature 2013