Category: Reading Corner

Other Words, Other Worlds… An Interview with Geetanjali Shree, Author of ‘Mai’

    We approached celebrated writer Geetanjali Shree with certain questions in mind: How is a well-recognized Hindi writer faring in International languages? Do the translations enhance her readership in…
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The Legend of Krishna: Author’s Encounters on His Voyage

        "At Mundra, it took long persuasion to take pictures in Devshi Sarang’s house. It was sold to a local Jain merchant who, initially, was reluctant to…
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क्या कहता हैं कुम्भ?

                                  'कुम्भ' यानि मिट्टी का कलश| जी हाँ, वही कुम्भ जिससे लेकर इंद्रदेव स्वर्ग…
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EXCERPTS: KRISHNA IN MURALS

          Krishna, the dark god, enacting his leelas, and evoking bhakti rasa in his devotees, is the most popular and perhaps among all Hindu gods closest…
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Maharajas of Jodhpur and Mysore launch: The Story of the Jodhpur Lancers

  The Teen Murti statue in New Delhi commemorates the courage and sacrifice of the Jodhpur Lancers the Mysore Lancers and the Hyderabad Lancers, who served as the Imperial Service…
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EXCERPTS: BIBHUTIBHUSHAN BANDYOPADHYAY STORIES

  Bibhutibhushan has a unique style of speaking, homely and laid-back. Listening to his voice, one thinks of things like an informal gathering of friends, lazy afternoons, rainy spells, story-telling sessions and hookahs...The rambling,…
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Without Prejudice – the making of the story

The issues related to Mumbai dance bars are multifaceted and very deep-rooted. They have layered nuances, primarily socio-economic and carry legacies of our colonial past. The core problem is a…
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Excerpts | Island of Lost Shadows | Waiting and Wondering

Sivan was quite upset when he was told about the new shelter. What does it mean? Hiding away in some forest when the world was boiling over? But in a…
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