The author of a popular memoir of life under the Taliban that was made into a major Bollywood movie was shot dead
Hinduism is famous for being a religion full of concepts that are difficult to pin down, largely because the religion doesn’t have a single authoritative text but many different scriptures and streams of belief.
Author Amitava Kumar explains why Jack is a rare writer, chronicling India's neglected, small towns.
As the gay movement goes resolutely mainstream, is the “gay novel” dying as a genre?
It was around a year ago that Vikram Seth spoke about A Suitable Girl, the sequel to his massive (both in terms of the novel’s length and popularity) hit, A Suitable Boy.
The greatest crisis that the Indian media faces is not that it is light and populist, but that it is no longer perceived as credible by many of its own consumers.
Reading books, writing and participating in brain-stimulating activities may help preserve your memory into old age
This is a move that will probably be welcomed by Asterix’s many fans in India. God knows, nothing pleases us more than seeing a reference to ourselves in foreign culture.
If a lot can happen over a cup of coffee, a lot more can happen now with the book cafe culture gaining popularity across the country.
The prize, handed out every two years since 2009, was set up as an international, cross-disciplinary award to recognise excellence in the English language in any genre or form.
The word 'tweet' in the sense of social networking has entered the hallowed pages of the Oxford English Dictionary with the lexicon breaking its rule that a new word needed to be in use for ten years before inclusion.
I: Book-music-movie retailing in India is in the middle of a shakeout with almost all the major chains either shutting down shops or diversifying to other segments
The Galleon Group insider-trading scandal involving Raj Rajaratnam and Rajat Gupta featured arrogance, greed and, ultimately, prosecution.
The event, part of an ongoing series organised by the UN Department of Public Information's Academic Impact initiative, was designed to promote mutual respect and tolerance amongst the different cultures of the world.
As the ‘alternative’ space in South Delhi’s Hauz Khas Village becomes more and more compromised, with real estate rentals hitting the roof and even more expensive joints making inroads into the narrow alleys, some outlets are taking a hit.
Rudyard Kipling, India-born famed author of 'The Jungle Book', in a letter has admitted to plagiarising some of his best known work
Over the years, these kids from middle-class homes become the founders of India’s new economy.