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Reena Puri, the lady behind all the nostalgic memories you had in school, talks about Amar Chitra Katha and Tinkle

The Bengaluru-based Executive Editor of Amar Chitra Katha and former Assistant editor of Tinkle opens up about her journey in the industry and shares some secrets about her favourite characters 

Published on 14th September 2017
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Meet Kavita Gupta Sabharwal who managed to make a Literature fest interesting for children in B'luru

The curator of the Neev Children's Literature Fest explains why it is important for children to read and how swiftly she got over 800 children to do so during the fest

Published on 5th October 2017
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A Bhopal school sends 14 students from class VII and IX to Bangalore Lit Fest, gets back inspired and aware citizens

The students have admitted to a change in perspective and firm believes and a depth in understanding  various issues after attending some sessions

Published on 30th October 2017
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Bangalore Literature Festival: What it's like to witness Kumble, dragons and fairytales lighting up young minds at the children's session

The Bangalore Literature Festival was a hit with children who attended the kid's special sessions of the programme and had their imaginations brought to life with photographs and myths

Published on 1st November 2017
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Bringing the forgotten to light, Kannada author Bolwar Mahamad Kunhi to put Prophet Muhammad's wife under the pen

A recipient of many State and national awards, he adds that with changing times, the Kannada audience has opened up more to such issues with some women also voicing their opinions on delicate issues

Published on 2nd November 2017
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The Kavita Kane interview: Why Feminism in Indian mythology matters today

Going back to how she began writing, much before her first book Karna’s Wife gave her a cult following, Kane was a journalist who had ‘not handled creative writing — not even in a college magazine

Published on 4th November 2017
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Everything you need to know about Bengaluru Poetry Festival 2018 and the people behind it

What started off as a small idea by the Atta Galatta couple, has now grown into a literary must-be-at do that performers are in love with

Published on 3rd August 2018
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Ninth edition of Mountain Echoes lit fest begins with tribute to Vajpayee

41 years later, as Bhutan remembered the poet in Vajpayee, the country continued its celebration of literature

Published on 23rd August 2018
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From jailbirds to literateurs: These Karnataka prisoners are set to attend lit fest soon

There are 560 inmates residing in Dharwad jail and many of them are involved in agricultural fields, cattle sheds and craft making works

Published on 28th December 2018
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Students enjoy two-day holiday in Hubballi and Dharwad as teachers and school buses get busy with Kannada Lit Fest

Close to one lakh people are expected on the inaugural day which will have a grand procession in the morning

Published on 2nd January 2019
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Everything you need to know about the Kerala Literature Festival

Prior to the fourth edition of the Kerala Literature Festival, we caught up with the Festival Director, author K Satchidanandan 

Published on 3rd January 2019
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Over 50 authors speak at Rainbow Literature Fest

The line-up of authors and poets from the LGBTQIA+ world include Maya Sharma, Sandip Roy, Dr Akhil Katyal, Saurabh Kirpal, Parmesh Sahani, Michiel Baas, Aditi Angiras and Raga Olga D'Silva

Published on 11th November 2020
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e-Canteen Fundas: Why confirmation bias should be avoided at all times to seek out the real truth 

Pro Tip: Watch for confirmation bias while making decisions. Explore all possibilities that can trip you up and decide

Published on 20th December 2020
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Literature from the South is pan-Indian, even global: Kerala Governor delivers the opening keynote of TNIE's Dakshin Lit Fest

Governor of Kerala Arif Mohammad Khan inaugurated The New Indian Express' Dakshin Lit Fest 2020 virtually with his wise words and implored us all to make the most of COVID-induced loneliness 

Published on 21st December 2020
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We do not have enough good translators to make Malayalam literature go global: Benyamin 

The Sahitya Akademi Award-winning author of Goat Days was in conversation with author and academician Lijeesh Kumar 

Published on 21st December 2020

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