Literature

  • Outrage over December gangrape led to more awareness: Gloria Steinem 19-01-2014 04:19 PM

    Iconic feminist, activist and writer Gloria Steinem says that the Delhi gangrape was a very important incident that helped in fighting violence. "I think it's very important and it helps all of us, because we are all fighting violence in general and specifically female violence whether its in war zones,...
  • Gulzar cuts short Pak visit, skips Karachi Literature Fest 14-02-2013 04:41 PM

    Gulzar was meant to be a keynote speaker at the Karachi Literature Festival that starts on Feb 15. ...
  • Unfortunate that courts need to tell artistes what or what not to say: Sanjoy Roy on Ashis Nandy 01-02-2013 03:43 PM

    Sanjoy Roy, the organiser of the Jaipur Film Festival also said that it was not enough to provide relief to Ashis Nandy by telling the police to not arrest him. The courts needed to do more, he said. ...
  • News 360: Intelligence reports link ISI to LoC killings 29-01-2013 10:16 PM

    CNN-IBN has accessed intelligence reports linking Pakistan's ISI to the recent killings of the two Indian soldiers on the Line of Control, resulting in tensions between the two countries. ...
  • Writers roundtable: Cross-border dialogue 29-01-2013 11:52 AM

    In this special discussion, a panel of writers from India and Pakistan talk about the growing intolerance in various section of Indian society and India-Pakistan relations. ...
  • Nandy hounded: Is no honest critique of Dalit politics possible in India today? 28-01-2013 11:01 PM

    Ashis Nandy faces up to five years in jail after an FIR was filed against him following his remarks on Dalits at the Jaipur Literature Festival. ...
  • The Last Word: How should we respond to Ashis Nandy's statement on SCs, OBCs corruption? 28-01-2013 10:41 PM

    Socialist Ashis Nandy kicked up a storm when he said SCs, STs and OBCs are responsible for corruption in the country. ...
  • Ashis Nandy a criminal, should be arrested: PL Punia 28-01-2013 03:45 PM

    Punia said Ashis Nandy has disgraced many with his comment where he allegedly said that SC, ST and OBC people were "most corrupt". ...
  • Should play Pak more, but politics and cricket do mix: Rahul Dravid 27-01-2013 08:55 AM

    Rahul Dravid was at the Jaipur Literature Festival. He was speaking to IBN18 Editor-in-Chief Rajdeep Sardesai. ...
  • Controversies at Jaipur Literature Festival this year 22-01-2013 07:44 PM

    Jaipur Literature Festival kicks off this week but not without controversy. A group of Islamic clerics has protested the presence of any of the authors who read from the 'Satanic Verses' last year, while the RSS and BJP are reportedly asking for Pakistani participants to be kept out. ...
  • No change in Jaipur Literature Festival's schedule: Sanjoy Roy 21-01-2013 06:08 PM

    Sources in the Rajasthan Police said that members of the BJP and the RSS in the state were opposing the participation in the event by seven Pakistani authors. ...
  • India born doctor wins Guardian First Book Award 02-12-2011 03:18 PM

    New Delhi: Another honour for India born doctor Siddhartha Mukherjee. He has bagged the 10 thousand pound Guardian First Book Award for his book on cancer. 'The Emperor of All Maladies' which won the Pulitzer prize earlier in April, was the only work of non-fiction on the shortlist. Mukherjee is...
  • Author Mirza Wahid talks about his debut novel 27-01-2011 09:51 PM

    His book 'The collaborators' is set in Kashmir, author talks about his experiences of growing up in the valley. ...
  • Writers write because they have an itch: Naqvi 27-01-2011 09:40 PM

    Winner of DSC Literary Award for South Asian Literature, HM Naqvi and other authors from across the border speak to CNN-IBN. ...
  • Minister Kapil Sibal dons the poet's cap 27-01-2011 09:37 PM

    Kapil Sibal takes the centerstage for a different reason all together. Sibal read out poetry from his book 'Kis-Kis Ki Jai Ho' a books of mobile poems written as text messages. ...
  • I have an itch for writing: author HM Naqvi 24-01-2011 03:55 PM

    CNN-IBN speaks to the winner of DSC Literary Award at Jaipur Literature Festival. ...
  • Regional writers find a place at Jaipur lit fest 23-01-2011 10:13 AM

    Bold regional writers are drawing lot of takers at the festival across age, region and language. ...
  • My children led me to write: Roddy Doyle 25-01-2010 06:09 PM

    He is among the prominent visitors at the Jaipur Literature Fest. ...
  • Jaipur Literature fest over, visitors enlighted 25-01-2010 03:43 PM

    Amrita Tripathi presents the highlights of the event. ...
  • Jaipur Literature Festival Day 1 22-01-2010 04:33 PM

    The annual Jaipur literature festival has put Rajasthan on the world's literary map. ...
  • e-stop: The French love SRK and all about Jaipur lit fest 28-01-2008 03:55 PM

    St Kitts: West Indies batsman Marlon Samuels made a successful return to Tests with a measured half-century against Pakistan in the second Test and said while he was happy to score his 10th Test half-century on a difficult pitch, it was disappointing not to get to three figures. "This was...
  • Jaipur literature festival ends with spirit of tranquility 28-01-2008 02:20 AM

    New Delhi: Just like it takes great effort to maintain the winning momentum, similarly it takes a lot of labour to shrug off a losing streak. Mumbai Indians after getting a ten-wicket thrashing by the Rajasthan Royals on Friday, their third defeat on the trot, are facing a similar situation....
  • Aamir 'literally' knows the art of being a show stealer 27-01-2008 12:42 PM

    Mumbai: Out of contention for the play-offs, Rajasthan Royals will go into tomorrow's match against Mumbai Indians with an aim of giving a winning farewell to their skipper Shane Warne, who will be playing his last match, middle-order batsman Ajinkya Rahane said. "It is his last match so our efforts...