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Jury For India's Richest Literary Prize Prefers Emerging Voices Over Veteran Writers

Oct 03, 2018 Outlook Web Bureau

Veteran writers like Nayantara Sahgal, Kiran Nagarkar and Jeet Thayil have been overlooked by the jury while shortlisting for the JCB Prize for Literature.

Poet And Writer Vijay Nambisan Dead At 54

Aug 10, 2017 Outlook Web Bureau


The Process Is The Bloody Punishment

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.

Author Romesh Gunesekera signs a petition to reconsider the ban on Salman Rushdie's <i>The Satanic Verses</i> aswriter Anni Zaidi, looks on at the Jaipur Literature Festival, in Jaipur.

Name The Unnameable

Jan 23, 2012 Salil Tripathi

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.


'The Point Of Departure'

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.

03 February, 2006

Taking The Long Way Home

Jeet Thayil

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".


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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.

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Boats anchored along the banks of river Ganga after the water level rises following rain at Dashashwamedh Ghat in Varanasi.

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Devotees offer prayers after taking holy bath in Ganga river during 'Anant Chaturdashi', in Patna.

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Ferry carrying sand crosses river Ganga despite state government's ban on sand mining in Patna.

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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.

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