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Bigots hissed, but no stopping carnival of letters (Lit Fest Review)


January 25th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 25 (IANS) The absent Salman Rusdhie may have stolen the headlines, but the five-day Jaipur Literary Festival will be remembered for its many incandescent moments when poetry intersected ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Joining Imran’s party? Forget it, says Fatima Bhutto


January 22nd, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, Jan 22 (IANS) Is Imran Khan Pakistan's new saviour? Forget it, says Fatima Bhutto, the granddaughter of Pakistan's legendary leader Zulfikar Ali Bhutto amid rumours about her joining ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Racy eye-opener of a book on the Maoist movement (IANS Book Review)


April 26th, 2010 - 11:25 am ICT by IANS
By M.R. Narayan Swamy Book: "Jangalnama: Travels in a Maoist Guerrilla Zone"; Author: Satnam; Penguin Books, pp 206; Price: Rs.250Why Bastar's tribals harbour Maoists?This is undoubtedly India's answer to "Red Star Over China", ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

India’s views on Saeed release misplaced: Pakistan


June 3rd, 2009 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad/New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Pakistan says India's views on the release of 26/11 mastermind Hafiz Saeed are "misplaced" as it is "best not to comment on a court decision". Reacting to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

India’s concerns over Saeed’s acquittal ‘misplaced’: Pak


June 3rd, 2009 - 12:34 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jun.3 (ANI): Pakistan has said that India's concerns on the acquittal of the Jamaat-ud-Daawa (JuD) chief Hafeez Saeed were 'misplaced', and that it should refrain from commenting on a decision of ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

‘Tagore’s nationalism was inclusive and objective’


March 18th, 2009 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) "Why Tagore?" a young mathematician asked Ramchandra Guha, referring to a newspaper column in which he had spoken of Rabindranath Tagore, Mahatma Gandhi, Jawaharlal Nehru and B.R. ... Read more...

Posted in Books |

Confusion in Tamil Nadu over Sri Lanka ‘ceasefire’


January 31st, 2009 - 1:13 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 30 (IANS) Conflicting reports of a "ceasefire" in Sri Lanka created confusion in political circles in Tamil Nadu Friday.State Finance Minister K. Anbazhagan read out a letter from External Affairs ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Peace process between India and Pakistan under stress: Menon


July 21st, 2008 - 9:26 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jul 21 (ANI): Indian Foreign Secretary Shivshankar Menon on Monday warned that the over four-year-old peace process between New Delhi and Islamabad is under stress in the wake of ... Read more...

Posted in National |

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