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Poet-playwright-novelist Chandrashekhar Kambar will release his new collection of poems on Sunday in Bangalore. This writer

The Hindu 8 Mar 2021 4:25 pm

Laxman Rao, novelist and playwright, sold chai from his stall in

The author of 25 Hindi books, hes received awards from NGOs and literary associations and been covered more than 100 times in

The Hindu 7 Mar 2021 8:07 am

Midnights Borders: A Peoples History of Modern India review: A

Travelling 9000 miles over seven years, Suchitra Vijayan tries to understand India through her boundaries with Bangladesh,

The Hindu 7 Mar 2021 8:05 am

Ghalib: A Wilderness at my Doorstep: Fresh insight into Ghalibs

A biography of the Urdu poet and writer also signposts the literary culture of the age

The Hindu 7 Mar 2021 8:04 am

Keywords for India: A Conceptual Lexicon for the 21st Century

Drawn from multiple languages, both native and imported, the 259 words in this volume provide a fascinating linguistic entry

The Hindu 7 Mar 2021 8:04 am

Musings on the mirage city: Review of The Kolkata Cadence

The poetry manages for the most part to escape the trap of nostalgia

The Hindu 7 Mar 2021 8:03 am

Burning hearts: The True History of the Conquest of New Spain by

We see the Spanish conquest of Mexico happening before our eyes in Bernal Dazs graphic account

The Hindu 7 Mar 2021 8:02 am

Faithful to a fault: Aditya Sudarshan reviews Keerthik Sasidharans

This retelling of the Mahabharata is realistic unto distastefulness, chiefly because of the authors intoxication with the

The Hindu 7 Mar 2021 8:02 am

The call of ones roots: Review of Prema Srinivasans And Finally, A

An ancient family curse, dark forebodings, and a resolute girl on a mission

The Hindu 28 Feb 2021 8:44 am

I believe only facts matter: Sonia Faleiro

Digging into the 2014 Badaun rape and murder case, Sonia Faleiro found a different story altogether, a story that predates

The Hindu 28 Feb 2021 8:43 am

Etched in memory: Review of Anoushka Khans Still Life

More a work of art than a piece of literature

The Hindu 28 Feb 2021 8:42 am

A Ringside Seat to History review: Mission of a career diplomat

Assignments need imagination and hard work, not champagne and caviar, as Ambassador Nazareth shows

The Hindu 28 Feb 2021 8:42 am

Joe Biden: American Dreamer review: The story of two Joe Bidens

A biography captures the essence of the personal and public sides of the new American Presidents life, one riddled with

The Hindu 28 Feb 2021 8:40 am

Despite the State review: A developmental cul-de-sac in a

Reporting from six States with varying histories, economics and civil structures, a journalist finds each struggling to

The Hindu 28 Feb 2021 8:39 am

Being Sheela: The Life Journey of an Immigration Lawyer review: At

A biography of the successful lawyer Sheela Murthy also provides a peek into the lives of those caught in Americas complex

The Hindu 21 Feb 2021 8:05 am

The Other Shangri-La review: Magic mountains

A journey through new Tibet, a place of incredible beauty, also considers myths, legends and ties with China

The Hindu 21 Feb 2021 8:04 am

The Chipko Movement: A Peoples History review: When nature speaks

Remembering the people who contributed to the extraordinary Chipko movement and why the battle to protect forests and

The Hindu 21 Feb 2021 8:02 am

The overwhelming question: Review of Ameya Prabhus The Rock Babas

An impressive feat of research and background reading

The Hindu 21 Feb 2021 8:00 am

Clearing the fog: Review of Daribha Lyndems Name Place Animal Thing

A rare peek into life in Shillong from the p.o.v. of a Khasi girl

The Hindu 21 Feb 2021 7:59 am

The horror of it all: Review of Nikhil Pradhans Yesterdays Ghosts

In his eagerness to make the story cool, Nikhil Pradhan ends up making it formulaic

The Hindu 21 Feb 2021 7:58 am

Woman, foregrounded: Vaishna Roy reviews Salmas Women, Dreaming,

Tamil poet-writer-politician Salmas hard-won personal victories give her voice universal resonance and a unique, reified

The Hindu 21 Feb 2021 7:58 am

Famous titles of Tamil literature to reach more readers through

Tamil Nadu Textbook and Educational Services Corporations translation initiative plans to bring out three books every four

The Hindu 15 Feb 2021 2:33 pm

The Age of Pandemics review: Lessons for a pandemic

A writer explores what disease outbreaks of the past have taught the world and, particularly, India

The Hindu 14 Feb 2021 7:04 am

The Book of Indian Essays review: Inside the club compound

A look at the organising principles and the writers chosen by Arvind Krishna Mehrotra for an anthology of Indian essays in

The Hindu 14 Feb 2021 7:03 am

The man, the country, the community: Deepa Ganesh reviews U.R.

A classic from URA, hobbled by a clumsy translation

The Hindu 14 Feb 2021 7:02 am

That #wonderful world of Bookstagram

Bookstagram, with its snappy and photogenic posts, has transformed the reading, reviewing and marketing of books in

The Hindu 14 Feb 2021 6:59 am

Had The Relationship In Sir Happened In Real Life, Would Ratna Be

The movie 'Sir, Is Love Enough?' while heartwarming also makes you question the privilege of being able to love and have it

Women's Web 8 Feb 2021 4:15 pm

Kamalas Way review: Madam Vice-Presidents story

A deep reading of Kamala Harris and her politics, including the views on gun control and education, sheds light on what she

The Hindu 8 Feb 2021 11:20 am

The Lost Homestead: My Mother, Partition and the Punjab review: The

Marina Wheeler traces her maternal familys journey through the tragedy of 1947 and comes to terms with her own past

The Hindu 8 Feb 2021 11:19 am

The unaccommodated man: Review of Manoranjan Byaparis The Runaway

Manoranjan Byapari asks the simplest but toughest questions through his boy protagonist in the first part of this scathing,

The Hindu 7 Feb 2021 5:54 pm

Indian Economys Greatest Crisis review: Economic costs of COVID-19

Arun Kumar on the losses caused by the pandemic for India and its poor

The Hindu 31 Jan 2021 8:45 am

Archaeology and the Public Purpose: Writings on and by M.N.

Post-Independence, M.N. Deshpande and other archaeologists like him, inspired by Gandhi, explored, excavated, conserved and

The Hindu 31 Jan 2021 8:45 am

Review of Anushka Jasrajs Principles of Prediction

In Anushka Jasrajs debut collection of short stories, the bizarre is the ordinary

The Hindu 31 Jan 2021 8:44 am

Does Amanda Gormans poem match up to the standards of the best

Should Amanda Gormans poem be celebrated as a poem

The Hindu 31 Jan 2021 8:44 am

IPR Bride & Competition Groom review: Intellectual property rights

A writer argues that IPR bestows market power but competition law ensures that such power is exercised within limits

The Hindu 24 Jan 2021 10:23 am

Beyond Possible: One Soldier, Fourteen Peaks - My Life in the Death

Tracing a mountaineers record-breaking conquest of 14 of the worlds highest peaks

The Hindu 24 Jan 2021 10:23 am

Jinnah: His Successes, Failures and Role in History review: Setting

In a comprehensive biography, Ishtiaq Ahmed eliminates major misconceptions about Jinnah, who is acclaimed for creating a

The Hindu 24 Jan 2021 10:22 am

All the lives we never lived: Tabish Khair reviews Jenny Bhatts

An accomplished collection of stories informed by a sense of community, its possibilities and failures

The Hindu 24 Jan 2021 10:20 am

Tribhanga Had Relatable & Strong Women But Tandav Only Stereotyped

Tribhanga & Tandav released earlier last week, but the portrayal of women in both differed drastically. Why was there such a

Women's Web 22 Jan 2021 10:15 am

Azim Premji: The Man Beyond the Billions review: The making of an

How Azim Premji expanded his business from vegetable oils to info-tech and put his money where his heart is

The Hindu 17 Jan 2021 8:14 am

The Other Side of the Divide review: Across the great divide

A journalist visits Lahore and comes away with heartwarming tales of shared culture and history

The Hindu 17 Jan 2021 8:14 am

America in the World: A History of U.S. Diplomacy and Foreign

Republican insider Robert Zoellick underlines five themes that underpinned U.S. diplomacy in the past and will guide it in

The Hindu 17 Jan 2021 8:13 am

The learned emperor: Baburnama

Babur was a sensitive memoirist with the rare ability to distance himself from his writing

The Hindu 17 Jan 2021 8:12 am

See no evil: Shuma Raha reviews Moni Mohsins The Impeccable

Moni Mohsins attempt to depict the venality of politics in Pakistan and a young girls hopes of being part of the change

The Hindu 17 Jan 2021 8:11 am

Im not as fast as Stephen King: Ernest Cline explains why Ready

Ernest Cline says his novels are elaborate, like puzzle boxes. Which explains why Ready Player Two comes after a decade-long

The Hindu 14 Dec 2020 12:03 pm

The Fragrance of Tears: My Friendship with Benazir Bhutto review: A

Victoria Schofield writes a tribute to Benazir Bhutto, marked by loyalty, keeping out the controversies that blighted the

The Hindu 13 Dec 2020 7:43 am

Full Spectrum: Indias Wars, 1972-2020 review: Neighbourhood and

A military historian unravels Indian army operations, shrouded in secrecy, from the Naga, Mizo insurgencies to efforts in Sri

The Hindu 6 Dec 2020 7:52 am

Jugalbandi: The BJP before Modi review: Hindutvas birth and growth

A historian writes a revisionist account of the rise of Hindu nationalism through the lives of Vajpayee and Advani,

The Hindu 6 Dec 2020 7:50 am

Brown mans burden: Review of Stephen Alters Feral Dreams

Uses Mowglis story to take a hard look at some persistent concerns

The Hindu 6 Dec 2020 7:50 am

Thugs of Hindustan: Review of Siddhartha Sarmas Twilight in a

An unputdownable novel that is as much about today as about the past

The Hindu 6 Dec 2020 7:50 am

Yet the pity of it: Tabish Khair reviews Sandeep Rainas A Bit of

A novel driven by the need to confront, record and understand the never-ending tragedy of Kashmir

The Hindu 6 Dec 2020 7:49 am

Courage, Conviction, Controversy and Cricket review: The game of

An anthology of events surrounding cricket, on and off the field

The Hindu 5 Dec 2020 10:39 pm

The Art of Jangarh Singh Shyam

Gond art is among the most popular and well-known indigenous art traditions of India. Taking its name after the tribe which

Saffronart 5 Dec 2020 3:57 pm

Animation Indian Superhero Priya On A Mission To Fight COVID-19;

Priyas Shakti was created for sensitising kids to gender equality, and can now watch Indian superhero Priya in animation,

Women's Web 3 Dec 2020 1:00 pm

Movie Review: Serious Men and the myth of merit

Serious Men attempts to address the contentious issue of merit that is bandied about as a counter to affirmative action but

Frontline 30 Nov 2020 10:46 am

LG extends greetings on eve of Guru Nanak Jayanti

STATE TIMES NEWS Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha on Sunday extended his warm greetings to the people

State Times 30 Nov 2020 12:45 am

Natrang presents comedy play Hangama Ho Gaya

STATE TIMES NEWS JAMMU: Natrang presented a super comedy play Hangama Ho Gaya on Sunday. Written by Ashok Mishra, this

State Times 30 Nov 2020 12:23 am

Pin grows up: Shuma Raha reviews Balli Kaur Jaswals Sugarbread

A heart-warming story, with the clash of cultures, which is the usual staple of diaspora novels, kept at a low key

The Hindu 29 Nov 2020 8:01 am

Fossil Free: Reimagining Clean Energy in a Carbon-Constrained World

To deliver on its renewable energy promise, India needs more reforms

The Hindu 29 Nov 2020 8:00 am

Why I am Not a Hindu Woman review: The othering of women, Dalits

Drawing on lived experience, Wandana Sonalkar explains the concerns about Hinduism as it is practised today, including

The Hindu 29 Nov 2020 8:00 am

Reality bites: Review of Udayan Mukherjees Essential Items: Stories

Udayan Mukherjee uses the lockdown as a touchstone to bring out our best, worst and most fragile selves

The Hindu 29 Nov 2020 7:59 am

Preparing for Death review: Intimations of mortality

Through the lives of great minds, Arun Shourie reflects on the inevitability of death, providing instructions for the head

The Hindu 29 Nov 2020 7:59 am

Shiksha Niketan School celebrates Guru Nanak Dev birthday

STATE TIMES NEWS JAMMU: Shiksha Niketan Senior Secondary School, Jeevan Nagar Jammu celebrated 551st Birth Anniversary of

State Times 29 Nov 2020 4:50 am

Akash conferred with Sher-e-Kashmir award

STATE TIMES NEWS JAMMU: In the recognition of outstanding performance in the field of Netball game, Akash Batra was conferred

State Times 29 Nov 2020 4:43 am

Penumbral Lunar Eclipse on Nov 30

STATE TIMES NEWS JAMMU: Penumbral Lunar Eclipse is on Monday, November 30, 2020. It was informed by President, Shri Kailakh

State Times 28 Nov 2020 5:14 am

Jodhamal conducts InQUIZitive

STATE TIMES NEWS Jammu: Jodhamal Public School organised the first edition of InQUIZitive wherein various top prestigious

State Times 28 Nov 2020 5:10 am

I didnt want to write parody; I wanted to write in parallel: Ben

British writer Ben Schott tells us how bringing Jeeves and Wooster back to life is a not-so-plum job after all

The Hindu 27 Nov 2020 12:26 pm

A comic inspired by Oscar Wildes classic, The Picture of Dorian

The oft-ignored villain of Oscar Wildes classic short story is resurrected by leading British comic book writer Dan Watters,

The Hindu 25 Nov 2020 2:49 pm

I Was Never Meant To Fit In, My Rida Simply Gave Me The Power To Do

I was 14 when I first got my Rida, and what followed were constant questions about it, until one day, I realised I was never

Women's Web 25 Nov 2020 11:25 am

LG pays tributes to Guru Tegh Bahadur on his martyrdom day

STATE TIMES NEWS Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha paid rich tributes to Guru Tegh Bahadur, the ninth

State Times 25 Nov 2020 6:54 am

Balli Kaur Jaswal talks about her novels

The Singapore-based author says one way to understand the stories of nations politically, socially and historically, is to

The Hindu 24 Nov 2020 3:24 pm

The Case for Degrowth review: Resetting the clock post-COVID and

Four writers argue that the pandemic should make economies reject political systems that pursue growth that places wealth in

The Hindu 22 Nov 2020 11:41 am

Pandyan Nindraseer Nedumaran review: A warrior-king and his legacy

Two historians study resources from inscriptions to literary references for a biography on the reign of Pandya king Nedumaran

The Hindu 22 Nov 2020 11:39 am

Portraits of Power: Half a Century of Being at Ringside review:

A personal narrative of N.K. Singhs career, including stints in various ministries and the Vajpayee PMO, throws light on

The Hindu 22 Nov 2020 11:38 am

The heart wants more: Review of Sandeepa Mukherjee Dattas Those

The author does equal justice to food, fact and fiction and yet

The Hindu 22 Nov 2020 11:37 am

Jack of hurts: Review of Marilynne Robinsons Jack

A meditation on choice, predestination and the possibility of change

The Hindu 22 Nov 2020 11:28 am

Alt-right, centre stage: Review of Hari Kunzrus Red Pill

A chilling record of a writers descent into the heart of post-truth madness

The Hindu 22 Nov 2020 11:23 am

JU organises musical evening with Sonali Dogra

STATE TIMES NEWS JAMMU: Department of Students Welfare, University of Jammu organized a virtual Musical Concert Mere SurMeri

State Times 22 Nov 2020 4:43 am

Heritage School wins Mangahigh Diwali Maths Quest

STATE TIMES NEWS JAMMU: Heritage School emerged as the National Champion of fifth edition of Mangahigh Diwali Maths Quest (

State Times 18 Nov 2020 11:53 am


Saffronart is saddened by the loss of artist Anjum Singh, who passed away on 17 November 2020. A passionate and dedicated

Saffronart 17 Nov 2020 5:05 pm

Growing old with Shikari Shambu: 40 years of Tinkle

Kalia the crow, Suppandi and Tantri the Mantri celebrate a milestone as Tinkle turns 40 years old. You grew up with them, now

The Hindu 16 Nov 2020 9:12 am

Hanuman Jayanti celebrated at Raghunath Temple

STATE TIMES NEWS JAMMU: J&K Dharmarth Trust celebrated Hanuman Jayanti with religious fervour at Raghunath Temple here on

State Times 14 Nov 2020 4:24 am

RM Public School holds virtual Thali, Diya decoration activity

STATE TIMES NEWS JAMMU: With festivity vibes in air, to celebrate Diwali and to help the students to exhibit their talent

State Times 12 Nov 2020 12:26 pm

Shiksha Niketan School conducts inter-school poster making

STATE TIMES NEWS JAMMU: Shiksha Niketan Senior Secondary School Jeevan Nagar Jammu conducted an Inter School Poster Making

State Times 12 Nov 2020 12:26 pm

Aryans groove to melodious voice of singing sensation Tulsi Kumar

STATE TIMES NEWS Jammu: Renowned singer Tulsi Kumar interacted with the faculty members and Aryans students of Management,

State Times 11 Nov 2020 11:26 am

Natrang stages Postmaster

STATE TIMES NEWS JAMMU: Postmaster based on a story of Rabindra Nath Tagore, adapted by Pratap Sehgal and directed by Neeraj

State Times 9 Nov 2020 2:16 pm

Spring: Bouncing Back from Rejection review: With a spring in his

A successful marketer on rejection and how to bounce back from failure

The Hindu 8 Nov 2020 10:57 am

Welcome to hell: Review of Leesa Gazis Hellfire

A pointed examination of toxic family ties, faith and social hierarchy

The Hindu 8 Nov 2020 10:55 am

The Battle of Belonging review: Idea of India in peril

In his latest book, Shashi Tharoor alleges that an alternative vision of majoritarian nationalism, excluding certain

The Hindu 8 Nov 2020 10:19 am

The Buddha of Bangkok: The novels of John Burdett

John Burdett, a British crime novelist who has spent a major part of his life in Thailand, is that rare writer who blends

The Hindu 8 Nov 2020 10:16 am