Anita Kaul (1954-2016)
Readers don’t just consume books, they hunger for personas. So when someone chooses to be old-fashioned and write for writing’s sake, we are not able to come to terms with it
India to take up issue with African leaders
He worked hard to carve a place for himself in the tumultuous world of art
Syed Shamsul Haq, one of Bangladesh’s best known writers, died on Tuesday at the age of 81. He was suffering from lung cancer.
Armed with a consensus from major political parties in the State, the Karnataka Cabinet seems set for a confrontation with the Supreme Court. It began preparations to ‘defy’ the Supreme Court directive on Tuesday to release 6,000 cusecs of Cauvery water to Tamil Nadu.
Throughout his life, Manto carried the accusation of being vulgar. But he never apologised
Chief Justice of five High Courts were appointed on Friday, days after the Supreme Court told the government that there should be no delay in filling up judges’ vacancies.
Animal rights activist Claude Lila Parulekar (81), daughter of eminent editor and founder of the Marathi daily ‘Sakal’, Nanasaheb Parulekar, passed away here on Tuesday.
To divide all fiction into ‘literary’ and ‘genre’, as if one doesn’t spill over into the other, seems like an act of murdering to dissect.
She’s so near to us, we continue to call her Mother: Pope
Although she herself remained staunchly Catholic, her brand of religion was not exclusive... She reached out to people of all faiths
A white tiled building with a sloping red roof greets visitors at the small village of Dhom in the Wai taluka of Maharashtra’s Satara district. It serves as the local school.
Mamata Banerjee has hit a ‘sweet spot’ in her political career, but maintaining the momentum will be a challenge
Mahasweta Devi, the activist and conscience-keeper, wouldn’t bother herself too much with the accolades bagged by Mahasweta Devi, the writer.
If ever Navjot Singh Sidhu was patient or docile, it was during his cricketing days as an opener seeing off the pacers and waiting for the spinners, and not in his avatars as television commentator an
She was admitted to the Belle View Clinic last month, and was suffering from septicemia. She was later put on ventilator. Doctors said she died of multiple organ failure.
What Sharmila is suggesting is that no method, no matter how ethical, should be fetishised. A method is a means to an ethical end
Irom Chanu Sharmila’s announcement that she would end her hunger strike on August 9 has taken almost everyone by surprise.
The 44-year-old activist said she would join politics as she no longer believes her fast would lead to the repeal of the “draconian” Act.