They say that prison can be a great leveler – but does this apply if you are a VIP inmate in an Indian prison? Maybe not. That’s the thing about prisons – they make one hell of a story. Award winning journalist and anchor Sunetra Choudhury was in Jaipur recently in a session centered on…Details
Budding writers in their teens often come up with a gem when they dare write about ‘adult’ topics. Twenty-year-old Pakhi Dixit, a second year B.Tech student is one such writer whose first book – The CEO in Making – is based on a success story in the face of failure. The book is a biography of Vipul Madhani, CEO of PustakMandi.com and his journey to the top Despite many failures he doggedly…Details
Namita Gokhale doesn’t need an introduction. Under her directorship, the Jaipur Literature Festival is now touted to be the “greatest literature fest on the Earth”. Namita’s new novel ‘Things to Leave Behind ‘ chronicles the mixed legacy of the British Indian past and the emergence of a fragile modernity. Namita’s new novel ‘Things to Leave Behind’, is a rich, panoramic historical novel set in Kumaon, in Nainital, Almora and Sat Tal, in…Details
Pakistani expert and commentator, Tilak Devashar will release his recent book ‘Pakistan – Courting the Abyss’ on 10 February in Jaipur. The book has been published by Harper Collins. The event is being jointly organised by Prabha Khaitan Foundation, We Care, Raghu Sinha Mala Mathur Charity Trust along with Hotel Hilton as the venue partner.
If you’re looking to read a book that has elements of wit, sarcasm, humour and high voltage drama intermeshed with a love story, you must pick up ‘Panoti in Blunderland’ by Pawan Jangid. The story revolves around the experiences of a boy with a name so weird that you can’t guess it even in the wildest…Details
Women are being empowered not just in the Parliament but also at the local and grassroot level bodies. This has led to the emergence of the ‘human’ side of development, said the ex Governor of Rajasthan, Ms. Margaret Alva. She was speaking at the book release of her autobiography ‘Courage and Commitment’ in Jaipur. Ms.…Details