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 make them personal

The Hindu 24 Nov 2020 3:24 pm

The Case for Degrowth review: Resetting the clock post-COVID and trying to live with less

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

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: Bureaucrat, politician, bon vivant

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

The Hindu 22 Nov 2020 11:38 am

The heart wants more: Review of Sandeepa Mukherjee Dattas Those Delicious Letters

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

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 Aawaaz with daughter of the Soil Sonali Dogra

State Times 22 Nov 2020 4:43 am

JKPS Kunjwani gets Certificate of Appreciation

STATE TIMES NEWS JAMMU: JK Public School, Kunjwani recently participated in Transforming Education Awards launched by Lovely Professional University.The university has la

State Times 20 Nov 2020 4:50 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 (2nd-11th November)- a pan India Inter School Co

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 artist, Singh will be remembered for the indelib

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 take a trip down memory lane with co-founder

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 Friday, while following strict social distancing

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 showing love and pray to God, R.M PublicSchool h

State Times 12 Nov 2020 12:26 pm

Shiksha Niketan School conducts inter-school poster making competition

STATE TIMES NEWS JAMMU: Shiksha Niketan Senior Secondary School Jeevan Nagar Jammu conducted an Inter School Poster Making Competition on the topic World Freedom Day for

State Times 12 Nov 2020 12:26 pm

Natrang stages Postmaster

STATE TIMES NEWS JAMMU: Postmaster based on a story of Rabindra Nath Tagore, adapted by Pratap Sehgal and directed by Neeraj Kant was staged here today at Natrang Studio

State Times 9 Nov 2020 2:16 pm

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

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 categories of citizens, is being imposed for the sake

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 fully into an adopted culture

The Hindu 8 Nov 2020 10:16 am

Pristine Glory of Jammu: Mangla Devi Fort

Mangladevi Fort is located in the Mangladevi village on top of the rocky hill. This hill fort is situated at a distance of around 18 km from Nowshera town. The Fort is re

State Times 7 Nov 2020 4:53 am

The beauty of ragas through verses

Jyothi Ganeshs book Samarpanam is a book of poetry that describes ragas through interesting metaphors

The Hindu 5 Nov 2020 4:33 pm

In These Stressful Times, Can Our Creativity Help Us Heal? IGNITE It!

Pandemic times have confined all of us to our homes, but if theres a will, theres a way of connecting, with IGNITE From Within the Confines. When 2020 started, like any

Women's Web 3 Nov 2020 8:40 pm

A terrible beauty: Review of Shuggie Bain and Real Life

Two Booker shortlisted novels that are bound by a sense of dread and a groping towards love

The Hindu 1 Nov 2020 1:16 pm

A gallery of bad feminists: Review of Nisha Susans The Women Who Forgot to Invent Facebook and Other Stories

You see yourself in Susans messy, faltering and politically incorrect heroines

The Hindu 1 Nov 2020 12:40 pm

The Brass Notebook: A Memoir review: An economists lifelong quest for autonomy in a mans world

Devaki Jain, a champion of women's rights, witnessed some defining moments in the shaping of India as a nation of contradictions

The Hindu 1 Nov 2020 12:39 pm

Poirot at 100

Neither grey cells nor lustrous moustache have at all dimmed in glory

The Hindu 30 Oct 2020 12:26 pm

Degrees of darkness: Review of Kiley Reids Such a Fun Age by Geeta Doctor

Race, rage and retribution fuel this Booker longlisted novel, which also manages to be a fun read, as promised by the title

The Hindu 30 Oct 2020 12:18 pm

A thousand suns of empathy: The poetry of Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri

A pioneer of modern Malayalam literature, Akkitham Achuthan Namboothiri was a philosopher-poet with a deep moral vision

The Hindu 30 Oct 2020 12:07 pm

MP Anil Jain pays obeisance at Raghunath Temple

STATE TIMES NEWS JAMMU: Member Parliament, Rajya Sabha, Anil Jain, on Monday paid obeisance at Shri Raghunathji Temple and prayed for the peace and prosperity of the Nati

State Times 27 Oct 2020 4:37 am

Stoned, Shamed, Depressed review: Why teenagers in urban India are dazed and confused

A journalist studies the lives of children and finds them troubled, addicted to social media, and often victims of cyberbullying and body-shaming

The Hindu 26 Oct 2020 7:07 pm

Natrang to screen Gulab Gatha today

State Times NewsJAMMU: Natrang Jammu in association with Maharaja Gulab Singh Memorial Trust is going to celebrate 228th Birth Anniversary of Maharaja Gulab Singh with th

State Times 21 Oct 2020 11:13 am

Light Classical melodies presented during 16th week of SaMaPa Digital Baithak

State Times NewsJAMMU: SaMaPa Digital Baithak Series presented melodious sessions of light classical styles of Indian music like Thumri and Dadra in its 16th week.The 31s

State Times 21 Oct 2020 11:12 am

The Death Script review: Strangers in the land: The life and death of Korsa Joga

With anecdotal evidence, a journalist narrates his many encounters with the police, rebels and informers in the Dandakaranaya forest

The Hindu 18 Oct 2020 5:05 pm

The India Way: Strategies for an Uncertain World review: Preparing for a multipolar world

What should be the direction of Indias foreign policy as the global order changes? Indias External Affairs Minister S. Jaishankar seeks to address this question in his ne

The Hindu 18 Oct 2020 4:39 pm

Writing on the wall: Review of Gautam Bhatias The Wall

Gautam Bhatias law-centric approach to speculative fiction marks an exciting new direction for Indian sci-fi

The Hindu 18 Oct 2020 3:39 pm

2-day autumn festival commences at Pahalgam

State Times NewsPAHALGAM: The two-day Autumn festival organized by the Directorate of Tourism, Kashmir commenced here on Saturday evening with a traditional opening.The f

State Times 18 Oct 2020 11:23 am

Shiksha Niketan School organises Hawan on first Navratra

State Times NewsJAMMU: Shiksha Niketan Senior Secondary School, Jeevan Nagar Jammu on Saturday organized a Hawan ceremony in the school premises on the occasion of the co

State Times 18 Oct 2020 11:20 am

Words have wings: The afterlife of literary works

Literary works are reborn each time they travel across languages and cultures

The Hindu 18 Oct 2020 10:30 am

Why I gave my child a hacksaw

Books are like toolboxes for a childs mind, writes Twinkle Khanna, as her Tweak Books launches When I Grow Up I Want To Be... featuring lawyer Afroz Shah, social worker S

The Hindu 11 Oct 2020 10:10 am

Why Men Rape review: The difficulty in understanding the word no

Deciphering rape and its basis in how Indian men are brought up on false notions of masculinity and a deep sense of entitlement

The Hindu 11 Oct 2020 8:34 am

American poet Louise Glck wins the 2020 Nobel Prize in Literature

She is the fourth woman to win a Nobel Prize this year.

The Hindu 11 Oct 2020 7:14 am

Parveen Babi review: Prisoner of the white lights

A film scribe chronicles the highs and lows of Parveen Babis life

The Hindu 11 Oct 2020 7:11 am

Eat lead: S. Hussain Zaidis The Endgame reviewed by Zac OYeah

Tinsel town tropes and long lectures aside, this is a solidly crafted thriller that gives a sneak peek into the workings of the intelligence services

The Hindu 11 Oct 2020 7:11 am

Superpower Showdown: How the Battle Between Trump and Xi Threatens a New Cold War review: The end of the affai..

Two journalists document in painstaking detail the souring of the US-China relationship in the era of Donald Trump and Xi Jinping and its consequences

The Hindu 11 Oct 2020 7:11 am

Arun Kolatkar in Chennai

Improbably enough, Arun Kolatkar once lived briefly in Madras, painting and hawking clay pots between 1955 and 1957

The Hindu 11 Oct 2020 7:11 am

World Mental Health Day: JKPS Kunjwani organises online activities on mental health & well-being

State Times NewsJAMMU: JK Public School Kunjwani organised online activities on mental health and well-being for the students to generate awareness on the importance of m

State Times 11 Oct 2020 2:24 am

Theatre will always be relevant: Bhanu Bharti

State Times NewsJAMMU: Sangeet Natak Akademi Awardee, eminent playwright, theatre director, Bhanu Bharti ameliorated Natrangs International Theatre Talk Show on Wednesday

State Times 8 Oct 2020 11:13 am

ISRO Space Quiz 2020: JKPS Kunjwani students Swapnil, Swapnila shine at National level

State Times NewsJAMMU: Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) organised ICC 2020 (ISRO Cyberspace Competition-2020) which was a national level event.Swapnil Acharya, a

State Times 8 Oct 2020 12:40 am

Caste: The Lies That Divide Us review: Casting a long shadow

With devastating evidence, some from her own life, Isabel Wilkerson links the race-based caste pyramid of America to two other powerful systems, that of Nazi Germany and

The Hindu 3 Oct 2020 11:55 pm

Everyone should do theatre: Ramanjit Kaur

State Times NewsJAMMU: Natrangs International Theatre Talk Show, the most sought after theatre happening at the time of corona crisis featured eminent theatre/film actor/

State Times 3 Oct 2020 12:41 pm

When Nehru Looked East: Origins of India-US Suspicion and India-China Rivalry review: Origins of Nehrus Asiani..

With access to the first Prime Ministers papers, Francine Frankel builds a solid account of his ideas on diplomacy, which continue to define Indias foreign policy

The Hindu 1 Oct 2020 11:43 am

Sudeep Chakravarti recommends books for the week

In this weeks Reading List, author and columnist Sudeep Chakravarti, whose latest book is Plassey: The Battle that Changed the Course of Indian History, curates a collect

The Hindu 28 Sep 2020 3:26 pm

Revisiting Smita Patils Bhumika In Todays Context Shows That Womens Choices Havent Really Changed

A close look at Smita Patils Bhumika tells us that it is more than the on-screen portrayal of an actors life story; it reflects our search for our role in life. In search

Women's Web 28 Sep 2020 12:30 pm

3 Stylistic Elements in Jehangir Sabavalas The Cactus Wave

Saffronarts upcoming auction Alive: Evening Sale of Modern and Contemporary Art features a painting by Sabavala titled The Cactus Wave, 2006, which illustrates his master

Saffronart 15 Sep 2020 3:37 pm

Even In 2020, Why Do School Admission Forms Expect Mothers To Be Homemakers?

Teach children, both girls and boys, that sky is the limit and that they must dream freely. The constraints are what we imagine and let others build for us. The post Even

Women's Web 14 Sep 2020 11:50 am

Perspectives and Paradoxes: Two Paintings on Benaras

Our upcoming auction Alive: Evening Sale of Modern and Contemporary Art on 17 September features two paintings that encapsulate not only the various spiritual association

Saffronart 11 Sep 2020 1:31 pm

Fahadh Faasils C U Soon Is An Excellent Realistic Thriller Made Without Pandering To Voyeurism

Fahadh Faasils latest movie C U Soon, also starring Roshan Mathews and Darshana Rajendran, is an edge of the seat thriller with a very human soul, that also does not reso

Women's Web 2 Sep 2020 10:30 am

Mard Ko Dard Hoga: With This Tagline, Churails Tells The Stories Of Women Who Refuse To Be Meek

She is not the sanskaari the usual abla naari, she is fierce, dominant, fearless and unstoppable for a change. She is infact a revolution. A general disclaimer for all wi

Women's Web 17 Aug 2020 10:30 am

Gunjan Saxenas Story Proves Once Again That A Feminist Father Is Key For A Womans Empowerment

Gunjan Saxena: The Kargil Girl is not a war film. It is a heart-warming story of a father who stood by his daughter like a rock as she manoeuvred her way through the laby

Women's Web 14 Aug 2020 11:30 am

No Shobha Yatra on Janmashtami: DT

State Times NewsJAMMU: Shri Krishna Janmashtami will be celebrated with religious fervour in Shri Raghunathji Temple in Jammu on Wednesday amid restrictions on the entry

State Times 11 Aug 2020 3:42 pm

Raveena Tandons Speaks Up About Being Labelled Arrogant For Not Adhering To Certain Bollywood Norms

Raveena Tandon was called arrogant for not listening to the men of Bollywood. Will we ever stop shaming women for standing up for themselves? The post Raveena Tandons Spe

Women's Web 10 Aug 2020 1:30 pm

Mayor inaugurates open gyms

State Times NewsJAMMU: Mayor, Chander Mohan Gupta on Friday conducted a tour in the different areas of Ward Nos 9 and 18.He along with Sumit Raina Councilor of Ward No 9

State Times 8 Aug 2020 12:15 pm

Swami Vishwatmanand Saraswati performs holy maces Pujan at Budha Amarnath temple

State Times NewsPOONCH: On the eve of Raksha Bandhan, a special Puja was performed in the morning at Baba Buddha Amarnath Shrine in Tehsil Mandi here by Atal Pithadishwar

State Times 4 Aug 2020 12:42 am

Pushp Vatika organises Bunny making activity

State Times News JAMMU: Pushp Vatika organised bunny making activity with disposal spoon. All the students of Praveshika (Pre-Nur.), Ankur (Nursery), Koshika (LKG), Kalik

State Times 1 Aug 2020 2:16 pm

Jerry Pintos recommended reading list

This weeks Reading List is from Jerry Pinto, a writer of poetry, prose and childrens fiction, who has some books that he likes to return to and sugg

The Hindu 31 Jul 2020 10:57 am

Kehne Ko Humsafar Hai Is A Confusing Series That Believes Women Can Only Be Happy With A Man

Kehne Ko Humsafar Hai may be made by a team of women, however, the series panders to all stereotypes related to women and had me utterly confused! The post Kehne Ko Humsa

Women's Web 30 Jul 2020 9:45 pm

Short Film Saving Chintu Beautifully Explores Societal Issues Around Homosexuality, Child Adoption And HIV

Short film Saving Chintu doesn't moralise, but the themes of love and acceptance subtly embedded in its core flow organically throughout the narrative. The post Short Fil

Women's Web 29 Jul 2020 2:00 pm

A Suitable Boy by Vikram Seth

When poet and writer Vikram Seths A Suitable Boy was first published in 1993, with a gorgeous Varanasi silk sari on the cover and gossamer pages, the

The Hindu 27 Jul 2020 11:49 am

The Room Where It Happened review: The insider who didnt testify

The substance of this tell-all book could have changed the course of the impeachment inquiry against Trump but former National Security Adviser John Bolton refused to par

The Hindu 26 Jul 2020 10:21 am

No strangers in the wild: Janaki Lenin on her latest book, Every Creature Has a Story

Did you know rodents practise monogamy or that plants fight off predators? Author-journalist Janaki Lenin explores the human-animal connect in her latest book, Every Crea

The Hindu 24 Jul 2020 10:55 am

Why Netflix Series Unorthodox Will Resonate With Every Indian Woman In An Arranged Marriage

An arranged marriage, marital issues, sexual ignorance, and so much more Netflix series Unorthodox tells a story many Indian women know well. Unorthodox is a German-Amer

Women's Web 15 Jul 2020 11:30 pm

A Fearless Woman With Incredible Talent, Radhika Apte Needs No Hero!

Since 2015, Radhika Apte has become a household name of the Bollywood industry. With her talent, she has carved herself a name where she needs no hero! The post A Fearles

Women's Web 10 Jul 2020 11:30 am

A Fragmented Feminism: The Life and Letters of Anandibai Joshee review: A voice all her own

A life in letters of Anandibai Joshee, who struggled against all odds to become the first trained woman doctor from India and achieved much in a short span

The Hindu 5 Jul 2020 5:49 pm

An extract from Perumal Murugans Rising Heat, translated by Janani Kannan

The adult world carries on, untroubled by a boys rage and humiliation. An extract from Rising Heat, Perumal Murugans first novel, published in 1991 and now translated for

The Hindu 5 Jul 2020 5:34 pm

J&K Admn plans restricted Amarnath Yatra

DD to telecast live daily puja at Holy Cave STATE TIMES NEWSJammu: Asserting that the upcoming annual Amarnath Yatra would have to be undertaken in a restricted manner du

State Times 5 Jul 2020 3:17 am

Pearl Dogra of DPS Udhampur shines in live Debating fest

STATE TIMES NEWS UDHAMPUR: Delhi Public School (DPS) Udhampur congratulated its meritorious student Pearl Dogra of class XI (Medical Stream). She has made her school prou

State Times 4 Jul 2020 1:21 am

Books from pre-Independent India, for history buffs

Peter Harringtons new collection includes rare books, manuscripts and artworks from the Indian subcontinent, between the 18th and 20th centuries

The Hindu 1 Jul 2020 3:36 pm

When Cochin meets Kochi at Cannon Shed Road

A group of architects come up with proposals, civic and social, that will reclaim the lost charm and historicity of Kochis iconic Cannon Shed Road

The Hindu 30 Jun 2020 5:52 pm

The Paradox of Populism: The Indira Gandhi Years, 1966-1977 review: Looking back at Emergency and a turning po..

A historian argues that during the Indira Gandhi years, the party witnessed a downfall of the hegemony it had maintained after the formation of the Indian republic

The Hindu 28 Jun 2020 7:12 pm

Capital and Ideology review: Inequality and redistribution

In his new book, Thomas Piketty explains why human societies have always been unequal and points out that the need of the hour is a politics of social justice

The Hindu 28 Jun 2020 3:18 pm

India-China tension: Your reading list for decoding the border dispute

For the past few months, the eastern India-China border along the Line of Actual Control (LAC) has witnessed an escalation of tension, which resulted

The Hindu 26 Jun 2020 3:34 pm

An equal music

Children from Mumbais Mehli Mehta Music Foundation sing and play the anthem Jai Ho along with the Stuttgart Chamber Orchestra in a memorable remote recording. Lyla Bavada

Frontline 25 Jun 2020 3:45 pm

India contributed to world immensely: Balwant Thakur

STATE TIMES NEWSJOHANNESBURG: Swami Vivekananda Cultural Centre, Johannesburg (South Africa) has started an online series of lectures unfolding threadbare presentations o

State Times 24 Jun 2020 11:56 pm

Dear Shahid Kapoor, I Loved You In Jab We Met, But With Kabir Singh, My Love For You Is All But Gone!

As a former Shahid Kapoor fan, heres why Ive an issue with Shahid Kapoors choice of Kabir Singh. And why in 2020, we don't need such misogynistic ideas. The post Dear Sha

Women's Web 23 Jun 2020 2:30 pm

Intl Yoga Day celebrated across Jammu Division

STATE TIMES NEWS JAMMU: International Yoga Day was celebrated across Jammu districts as district administrations, educational institutions and other government organizati

State Times 22 Jun 2020 3:12 pm

Samagra Shiksha celebrates International Yoga Day

STATE TIMES NEWS JAMMU: As part of International Yoga Day celebration, Samagra Shiksha in association with Arogya Bharti and Radio Big FM on Sunday organized live Yoga se

State Times 22 Jun 2020 12:08 am

Timeless Tales from Marwar tells stories of the common man

The book of folktales translated by Vishes Kothari, brings alive a quotidian, rustic world to a global audience

The Hindu 21 Jun 2020 9:02 pm

Art has a significant role in mobilising resistance, says Sri Lankan Tamil poet Cheran

Sri Lankan Tamil poet Cherans experience of war and genocide manifests itself in stark and disturbing images

The Hindu 21 Jun 2020 1:04 pm

First ever virtual summer camp begins at JK Public School Kunjwani

STATE TIMES NEWS JAMMU: JK Public School Kunjwani attained a new milestone on Monday when it launched first ever virtual Summer Camp 2020 from June 1 to 9, 2020. The inau

State Times 2 Jun 2020 1:27 pm

Why I Am A Photographer Lessons I Learnt From My Dads Old Camera And His Impatience

My dad’s old camera had me curious about photography and even today that hasn’t changed much. Here’s exactly why I love being a photographer! My first b

Women's Web 1 Jun 2020 8:00 pm