Veteran writers like Nayantara Sahgal, Kiran Nagarkar and Jeet Thayil have been overlooked by the jury while shortlisting for the JCB Prize for Literature.
The courts may have effectively circumscribed Sec 153A and 295A of the IPC by limiting the circumstances under which they may be invoked, yet as long as they exist in a form that allows for anyone to file a police complaint, their job is done.
As writers organise for the ban on The Satanic Verses to be lifted, the battle to undo the damage of the past quarter century has begun. It is time for India to wake up.
At 84, SH Raza is still painting the form that has obsessed him for three decades, the circle, or, to use his preferred expression, the bindu.
I returned last year to India after seven years in the United States, in NYC. Since then, I'd been living in Bangalore, Bombay and New Delhi, in that order. I wanted to, as the Talking Heads song puts it, "find myself a city to live in".
External Affairs Minister Dr. S. Jaishankar welcomes Foreign Minister of Saudi Arabia HH Prince Faisal bin Farhan Al Saud for his first ever visit to India.PTI Photo
Boats anchored along the banks of river Ganga after the water level rises following rain at Dashashwamedh Ghat in Varanasi.PTI Photo
Devotees offer prayers after taking holy bath in Ganga river during 'Anant Chaturdashi', in Patna.PTI Photo
Ferry carrying sand crosses river Ganga despite state government's ban on sand mining in Patna.PTI Photo
Candidates undergo security checking as they arrive to appear in the Rajasthan Pre-University Veterinary Test (RPVT) exam at a government law college in Bikaner.PTI Photo
India is poised to become a global education hub with the government introducing major policy changes
Outlook's annual ranking of India’s top 50 State Private Universities in 2021 will help students make an informed choice.
Jain to Patidar. Was caste a decisive factor in the BJP’s choice for CM during the recent change of guard in Gujarat?
With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.
It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.
One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates
We can do anything with the Cloud. Buy and sell, eat, cook, get our clothes, houses, cars, watch movies, read books, listen to music, talk, write, communicate, ask, create, teach, learn, heal…. Schools must prepare children for this world.