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Buddhadeb hits out at Mamata’s remarks


August 16th, 2012 - 11:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 16 (IANS) In a veiled attack on West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee, Communist Party of India-Marxist (CPI-M) politburo member Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee Thursday said that instead of ... Read more...

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Kalam’s ‘Turning Points’ still reigns on top (IANS Books)


August 4th, 2012 - 9:11 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's "Turning Points" continued to reign in the top spot in the non-fiction category this week, as did E.L. James' "Fifty ... Read more...

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Kalam’s ‘Turning Points’ retains top spot (IANS Books)


July 28th, 2012 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's "Turning Points" retained the top spot in the non-fiction category this week, while E.L. James' "Fifty Shades of Grey" continued ... Read more...

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Kalam’s ‘Turning Points’ retains top spot on bestsellers list (IANS Books)


July 21st, 2012 - 10:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Former president A.P.J. Abdul Kalam's "Turning Points" retains top spot in the non-fiction category this week, while E.L. James' "Fifty Shades of Grey" continues to ... Read more...

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PM concerned over sensationalism in media


January 19th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Voicing concern over sensationalism in the media, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Thursday said the fourth estate should instead expose corruption and pull up the ... Read more...

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Maharashtra media to protest at Chavan’s tea party


December 8th, 2011 - 9:58 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 8 (IANS) Maharashtra's journalistic community is set to stage a protest at Chief Minister Prithviraj Chavan's customary legislature session-eve tea party in Nagpur Sunday to demand stricter law ... Read more...

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Thant Myint-U, Amish Tripathi top authors of week (IANS Books)


October 13th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) Amish Tripathi's "The Secret of The Nagas" continued its bestseller run in the fiction category while historian Thant Myint-U's "Where China Meets India" led ... Read more...

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Thant Myint-U, Amish Tripathi top charts again (IANS Books)


October 6th, 2011 - 11:19 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) Thant Myint-U's "Where China Meets India" leads this week's non-fiction section of the bestseller list while Amish Tripathi again rules the fiction list with ... Read more...

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Amish Tripathi rules charts with two books (IANS Books)


September 15th, 2011 - 9:01 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) "Poor Economics" by Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo leads the non-fiction section of the bestseller list again, while Amish Tripathi rules the fiction set with ... Read more...

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Amish Tripathi leads with two bestsellers (IANS Books)


September 8th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 8 (IANS) "Poor Economics" by Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo rules the non-fiction set of the bestseller list yet again, while Amish Tripathi takes the first ... Read more...

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Economics, Nagas again on top of book charts (IANS Books)


August 25th, 2011 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) "Poor Economics" by Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo and "The Secret of The Nagas" by Amish Tripathi rule the non-fiction and fiction sections of the ... Read more...

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Media freedom result of ‘judicial creativity’: Former chief justice


June 18th, 2011 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 18 (IANS) Freedom of media is not enshrined in the Indian constitution and is only a result of "judicial creativity", former chief justice of India J.S. Verma said ... Read more...

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Maharashtra forms panel for law on mediapersons’ safety


June 15th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 15 (IANS) Facing criticism over the killing of journalist Jyotirmoy Dey, the Maharashtra government Wednesday set up a group of senior ministers to look into various aspects of ... Read more...

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Pulitzer winner Siddhartha Mukherjee ‘emperor’ of non-fiction (IANS Books)


May 5th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Indian American Pulitzer winner Siddhartha Mukherjee's "The Emperor of All Maladies" topped the non-fiction charts for the second straight week while Jeffrey Archer's "Only Time ... Read more...

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Pulitzer winner’s tome tops bestseller list (IANS Books)


April 28th, 2011 - 9:06 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) Indian American Pulitzer winner Siddhartha Mukherjee's "The Emperor of All Maladies" tops the non-fiction list this time while Jeffrey Archer's "Only Time Will Tell" continues ... Read more...

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Book on Gandhi stays on top (IANS Books)


April 21st, 2011 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 21 (IANS) The controversial book by Joseph Lelyveld, "Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle with India", tops the non-fiction list again this week. Jeffrey Archer's "Only ... Read more...

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Controversial book on Gandhi new bestseller (Book List)


April 14th, 2011 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) "Great Soul: Mahatma Gandhi and His Struggle with India" by Joseph Lelyveld - that created quite a storm in India - is the new bestseller on ... Read more...

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Jeffrey Archer atop bestseller list again (IANS Books)


April 7th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Indian American Anand Giridharadas' "India Calling" and Jeffrey Archer's "Only Time Will Tell" continued their undisputed rule over the bestselling non-fiction and fiction charts respectively ... Read more...

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Jeffrey Archer rules fiction charts (IANS Books)


March 31st, 2011 - 9:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) "India Calling" by Indian American Anand Giridharadas and Jeffrey Archer's "Only Time Will Tell" continue to lead the bestselling non-fiction and fiction lists respectively for ... Read more...

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Jeffery Archer is still reigning fiction king (IANS Books)


March 24th, 2011 - 12:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 24 (IANS) "India Calling" by Indian-American Anand Giridharadas is still perched on top of the non-fiction list, while Jeffery Archer's "Only Time Will Tell" tops the fiction ... Read more...

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Is Orissa turning unsafe for journalists?


March 24th, 2011 - 10:43 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 24 (IANS) They say you can crush a man with journalism. But if the growing number of attacks on journalists in Orissa is any indication, then the fourth ... Read more...

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Jeffery Archer tops fiction bestseller chart (IANS Books)


March 17th, 2011 - 9:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 17 (IANS) "India Calling" by Anand Giridharadas continues to top the non-fiction chart while veteran Jeffery Archer's "Only Time Will Tell" dominates the fiction bestseller list for ... Read more...

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Jeffery Archer rules fiction set (IANS Books)


March 10th, 2011 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 10 (IANS) "India Calling" by young author Anand Giridharadas is on top of the non-fiction chart this week and the veteran Jeffery Archer dominates the fiction section ... Read more...

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M.J. Akbar, H.M. Naqvi top selling authors of week (IANS Books)


February 24th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 24 (IANS) Indian journalist M.J. Akbar's "Tinderbox: The Past and Future of Pakistan" continues to rule the non-fiction section of the bestseller list for the sixth week. "Home Boy" ... Read more...

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M.J. Akbar’s book tops bestseller list for fifth time (IANS Books)


February 17th, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) Indian journalist M.J. Akbar's "Tinderbox: The Past and Future of Pakistan" and "Tender Hooks" by Pakistani writer Moni Mohsin continue to top for the fifth week the ... Read more...

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Sharad Pawar, nephew take on media in Maharashtra


February 10th, 2011 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Satara (Maharashtra), Feb 10 (IANS) Nearly a week after Maharashtra's Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar suggested a gag on the media, his uncle and union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar Thursday criticised the ... Read more...

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M.J. Akbar’s book still rules the bestseller list (IANS Books)


February 10th, 2011 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 10 (IANS) Indian journalist M.J. Akbar's "Tinderbox: The Past and Future of Pakistan" and "Tender Hooks" by Pakistani writer Moni Mohsin continue to dominate for the fourth week the ... Read more...

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Justice Verma wants independent panel against corruption


January 26th, 2011 - 12:57 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) Supporting the suggestion for creation of an independent commission against corruption, former chief justice of India J.S. Verma said here Tuesday that individuals have to be part ... Read more...

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Face JPC or quit, BJP tells prime minister (Lead)


December 22nd, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley Wednesday asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to quit if he was not ready to face a joint parliamentary probe ... Read more...

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TV entertainment companies should form code of conduct: BJP


December 1st, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) Holding that some television shows were affecting viewer's sensibilities and having an "undesired effect on children", the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) said Wednesday that the information ... Read more...

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Bollywood stars are usually useless sons, nephews: adman


October 26th, 2010 - 4:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 26 (IANS) Mumbai Film Festival continues to throw up lively debates. Taking a jibe at the way Bollywood works, perennially smiling adman Prahlad Kakkar had the audience in splits ... Read more...

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Book from Pakistan is bestseller again (IANS Books)


October 21st, 2010 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 21 (IANS) "Granta: The Magazine of New Writing Pakistan", a compilation by various Pakistani writers, continued to be number one in the non-fiction section of the bestseller list this ... Read more...

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Book from Pakistan top seller (IANS Books)


October 14th, 2010 - 11:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 14 (IANS) "Granta: The Magazine of New Writing Pakistan" is at the number one position in the non-fiction section of the bestseller list while "The Cobra" by Frederick ... Read more...

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Ready for dialogue with outlawed group: Sangma


August 16th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Aug 16 (IANS) Meghalaya Chief Minister Mukul Sangma Monday welcomed the offer of political dialogue by the outlawed Hynniewtrep National Liberation Council (HNLC) and said his government was ready for talks ... Read more...

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Watch ‘Rann’, Amitabh urges media


January 29th, 2010 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 28 (IANS) While his latest outing "Rann" has been touted as an anti-media film, Bollywood megastar Amitabh Bachchan maintains otherwise. He has urged the fourth estate to watch ... Read more...

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