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Kritidhara (Kittu) Pant, The Travel Writer Who Hasn’t Traveled In The Last 10 Years

Sep 12, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

'A House Full of Men’ by Parinda Joshi is a novel about false starts and failed attempts, messy love, refreshing familial bonds, and the importance of being understood…told with bucketfuls of humor.

KLF Announces Titles For Book Awards 2020-21; From Amitav Ghosh To S Jaishankar, Check Out The Full List Here

Sep 11, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

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’.


‘In The Real World, Risk And Return Are Not Positively Correlated’

Marcellus Investment Managers’ Saurabh Mukherjea on his latest bestseller Diamonds in the Dust and the myth of risk taking

For Me Writing A Book Is Like Trying Out A New Recipe: Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari

Aug 11, 2021 Lachmi Deb Roy

Filmmaker-writer Ashwiny Iyer Tiwari talks about her book ‘Mapping Love’ and her upcoming film based on Narayana and Sudha Murthy.


Hollywood Devastated Me, Italy And India Resurrected Me: Kabir Bedi

In his memoir 'Stories I Must Tell: The Emotional Journey of an Actor', Kabir Bedi calls Hollywood as a famous sign on a hill, a symbol of fantasy for millions, but was devastating for him and how it was Italy and India who resurrected him.

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13 July, 2021

Book On The Rise Of India-Americans Inspired Kamala Harris

Outlook Web Bureau

A book is being created in response to US Vice President Kamala Harris's service and hard work and the advancement of the Indian-American community in the professional world.


09 July, 2021

Azadi – Freedom, Fascism or Fiction?

Shaileshwar Yadav

Arundhati Roy’s new book is an iteration of already present facts.


03 June, 2021

Top 10 Books To Read In 2021

While we are at home amid the second wave of the pandemic, the readers should not miss their favourite books.


27 May, 2021

Kalinga Lit Fest’s Bhava Samvad Celebrates Literature In Time Of Pandemic

Outlook Web Bureau

KLF Bhava Samvad has completed one year with more than 200 sessions, 500 Speakers and more than 15 million audience engagement.


24 April, 2021

Motorcycle Diary: Karimul Hak, Saving Souls On Two wheels

Suvam Pal

Amidst the prevailing pandemic, a heartening biography of a medical messiah from the Bengal’s hinterland lifts up one’s spirit.


24 April, 2021

Book Excerpt: 'India's Power Elite' By Sanjaya Baru

Sanjaya Baru

In his new book, Sanjaya Baru deconstructs the morphology of the Indian power elite-comprising remnants of a feudal gentry, kulaks, a metropolitan business class, the civil services and a cultural elite of opinion-makers.


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17 April, 2021

Book Excerpt: Murder At Daisy Apartments

Shabnam Minwalla

Shabnam Minwalla's 'Murder At Daisy Apartments' is an exciting murder mystery set in an apartment complex in Colaba, Mumbai, during the lockdown of 2020.


08 April, 2021

Top 7 Books Creating Waves This Summer

We bring you seven books that are creating waves this summer


16 March, 2021

Book Review: Coming Out As Dalit A Memoir By Yashica Dutt

Ashutosh Kumar Thakur

‘Coming out as Dalit a memoir by Yashica Dutt’ is a vital and extensively researched commentary not only on Dalit history but what it means to be a Dalit today.


25 February, 2021

Tied Up In Knots

Gulu Ezekiel

Extract from Myth-Busting: Indian Cricket Behind the Headlines, forthcoming. Taken with permission from Rupa Publications.


25 February, 2021

The Prayer Song Enterprise: The Curious History Of The Suprabhatam

Sudha G Tilak

The Venkatesa Suprabhatam is one of the most popular prayer songs in India, and its unique story makes it a rare musical phenomenon.


22 February, 2021

Book Review: ‘The Economics Of Small Things’ By Sudipta Sarangi

Payal Seth

The author Sudipta Sarangi delivers exactly what he promises: Economic rationale to explain the seemingly irrational, common-day behaviour.


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21 January, 2021

Mihir Dalal's Big Billion Startup: The Untold Flipkart Story Wins 2020 Gaja Capital Business Book Prize

Outlook Web Bureau

Mihir Dalal is an editor with Mint, from where he has covered internet businesses for more than five years


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TMC MP Mahua Maitra campaigns with party candidate Braj Kishore Goswami for the upcoming Shantipur Assembly By-elections in Nadia.

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A girl looks at the face book page of Rashtriya Swayamevak Sangh or RSS, in New Delhi. Facebook in India has been selective in curbing hate speech, misinformation and inflammatory posts, particularly anti-Muslim...

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Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu