Amitav Ghosh connects the origins of our current climate crisis to Western colonialism's ruthless exploitation of human life and the natural world in this ambitious read.
The titles selected for the awards include acclaimed writers Amitav Ghosh’s ‘Jungle Nama’ to Minister of External Affairs S. Jaishankar's ‘The India Way: Strategies for an Uncertain World’.
The amended Citizenship Act and NRC are a "threat" to the soul of India, the signatories said in a note.
The celebrated writer's seminal 1995 essay from the New Yorker, about October 31, 1984
Ghosh’s and Rushdie’s novels don’t mention “globalization,” but the process is understood well
'The gesture you were asking me to make was one that would have had the import of denying the legitimacy of all Israeli civil institutions and thus of Israel itself'
Not all want Amitav Ghosh to refuse the Dan David Prize. The President of PEN America addressed the issue in his speech at the opening of the PEN festival
The Palestinian Campaign for the Academic and Cultural Boycott of Israel responds to Amitav Ghosh's refusal to refuse the Dan David Prize
British Committee for Universities for Palestine responds to Amitav Ghosh's refusal to refuse the Dan David Prize, asking him once again to reject the prize.
Amitav Ghosh on his refusing to refuse the Dan David Prize: 'I do not believe in embargoes and boycotts where they concern matters of culture and learning.' These, he argues, 'must, in principle, be regarded as autonomous of the state'.
Plainly put, Ravi Dayal (1937 - 2006) was one of the great editors of his time: the sort of expertise he brought to the printed word simply doesn't exist any more, not just in India but anywhere.
What can one possibly say to someone to whom one owes so great a debt?
Agha Shahid Ali in Brooklyn: Almost to the very end, even as his life was being consumed by his disease, he was the centre of a perpetual carnival, an endless mela of talk, laughter, food and of course, poetry.
Tracing it back to Nehru, Kanti Bajpai, while not being entirely dismissive of the arguments of the defence strategists and experts, argues that none of these stand up to close scrutiny.
George Fernandes, Defence Minister, says that the explosions were mainly a deterrent and that there will not be any more tests and that India would adhere to a no first-use policy .
Prime Minister Narendra Modi addresses media as he arrives at Parliament to attend the Winter Session, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Manvender Vashist
Union Home Minister Amit Shah arrives at Parliament to attend the Winter Session, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Singh
A passenger arrives on an early morning flight at Sydney Airport. Authorities in Australia said Sunday, Nov. 28, 2021, that two travelers who arrived in Sydney from Africa became the first in the country to test...AP Photo/Mark Baker
Union Minister Piyush Goyal arrives at Parliament to attend the Winter Session, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Singh
Prime Minister Narendra Modi removes his mask before addressing media at Parliament House ahead of the Winter Session, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/Kamal Singh
Every act of dissent is an art. Of pain and pathos. Of hope and new dawn. It’s their story. It’s everyone’s story.
Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.
For India’s manual scavengers, mere existence is a protest, because they need to fight just to reclaim their humanity and dignity.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.
India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.