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Monday, Nov 18, 2019

Khushwant singh

Nov 01, 2019 16:46
Novelist, journalist, diplomat and lawyer, he is today best known for his literary works. Winner of Padma Vibhushan and Sahitya Akademi Fellowship, he wrote his most notable work, Train to Pakistan, recounting his experiences of the partition of Ind... read more
Aug 04, 2019 23:47
Started in 1974 and known for the availability of rare titles at throwaway prices, the Sunday book bazar in Daryaganj was shut down following a recent Delhi High Court order to the North Delhi Municipal Corporation to ensure that weekly bazars on Sundays... read more
Jul 25, 2019 15:18
Boris Johnson, who won the race within the Conservative Party to become the country’s next Prime Minister, is expected to rely on his declared personal connect with Prime Minister Narendra Modi to deliver a “truly special” UK-India relationship. read more
Jul 24, 2019 00:44
Marina, 55, is the daughter of the BBC’s Delhi correspondent during the 1960s, Charles Wheeler, and his second wife, Dip Singh, whose family origins lie in Sarogodha in present-day Pakistan, but moved to India after partition. They married in Delhi in... read more
Jun 15, 2019 19:46
He was never a chef but he created the cult of the celebrity chef and transformed restaurant cuisine forever read more
Jun 02, 2019 13:48
The festival opened, as is the tradition, with a session paying homage to the literary genius of Khushwant Singh. read more
Mar 27, 2019 17:25
In this week’s column of The Taste With Vir, Vir Sanghvi explores the 30th anniversary of the controversy that accompanied the publication of Salman Rushdie’s The Satanic Verses. read more
Oct 15, 2018 14:40
Founder of Agave India, Desmond Nazareth has spearheaded a movement to bring indigenous liquors, fermented by the tribal populations, into the limelight. read more
Oct 12, 2018 23:08
The man who wrote with malice towards one and all, did not spare himself, he penned his own epitaph which went as, “Here lies one who spared neither man nor God; Waste not your tears on him, he was a sod; Writing nasty things he regarded as great fun;... read more
Oct 11, 2018 09:10
First held in 2012, the literary festival was the only to be named after a living author. Since Khushwant Singh did most of his writing in Kasauli, it was only fitting that the festival be organised at the hill station. read more
Jul 29, 2018 16:50
Actor Rishi Kapoor says that his life is “zero and boring” and that nobody should attempt at making a film on his life, but the possibility of portraying the renowned writer in a film intrigued him read more
Jun 29, 2018 20:14
Penguin Random House India has acquired Hind Pocket Books, one of the oldest and most respected Hindi language publishers in the country. read more