Aman Sethi

  • Seven new, promising stars of 2011 24-12-2011 08:54 AM

    Aman Sethi He is a journalist who won the International Committee of the Red Cross award for the best Indian print media article on humanitarian issues. His report covered police atrocities in Chhattisgarh villages, as the government finds it increasingly tough to fight the Maoists. Sethi's bond with those who...
  • 'A Free Man' is big, both on form and substance 22-12-2011 08:11 PM

    'A Free Man' by Aman Sethi is smallish and compact, much like its protagonist Mohammed Ashraf. The book comes encased in an elegant white dust jacket that to me cried out to be picked up. And once I turned a few pages, I found I couldn't put it down easily,...
  • 'Wandering Falcon' wins Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize 28-11-2011 06:29 PM

    New Delhi: Jamil Ahmad's The Wandering Falcon has won the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize 2011. As the name suggests, the winner is always a first-time author, and what better start to a literary career than to win an award with your first book? Ahmad, a 78-year-old retired civil servant...
  • Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize shortlist announced 09-09-2011 06:40 PM

    New Delhi: Amidst all the big ticket literary prizes on the Indian landscape, the one that still has the most hearts racing is the Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize. After all, as the name suggests, the winner is always a first-time author, and what better start to a literary career...