The sixth edition of the Tata Steel Kolkata Literary Meet that begins on Wednesday will see the presence of Hollywood actress Ashley Judd, Booker prize winner Paul Betty, JNU students leader Kanhaiya Kumar and sports legends Sunil Gavaskar and Abhinav Bindra, among over 100 other star participants.
Noted theatre and film personality M.K. Raina on Monday said a university is a safety valve for a democratic system "where there is a space for youngsters to create ideas and work on innovations".
A self-explanatory book that teaches us to build a life of passion and nourish relationships and cultivate innovation of colours and creativity has just been launched here recently.
Life is back to normalcy on Tuesday here and in other parts of Tamil Nadu a day after the violence by supporters of Jallikattu-the bull taming sport.
After a protest by a Muslim group here against the participation of controversial writer Taslima Nasreen at the Jaipur Literature Festival, the organisers on Monday said they will consider their request not to invite her again.
The 10th edition of Jaipur Literature Festival (JLF) came to a close here on Monday with a heated debate on the subject of post-truth world.
Filmmaker Sanjay Leela Bhansali says Urdu poet and lyricist Jaswant Rai Sharma, known to the world by his pen name Naqsh Lyallpuri, was the least recognised poetic genius among all the great poets who wrote during the golden era of film music.