Volumes of insight into Rashtrapati Bhavan

The Indian Diaspora
Jul 26, 2016
After bringing Rasthrapati Bhavan on the tourism map, the magnificence of the sprawling abode of India’s first citizen has been captured in books by the Publication Division of the government. Read Story »

A treasure trove of Tamil literature - for non-Tamils

The Indian Diaspora
Aug 18, 2016
With a surge in translations of Indian literature into English, readers across the spectrum have been transcending the language barrier. From novels and short stories to plays and poems, the rich literary heri Read Story »

The Yard: Portraying an evocative picture of East Indian life

By Shubha Singh | The Indian Diaspora
Aug 05, 2016
Aliyyah Eniath draws from her own experience of growing up in Trinidad to paint an evocative picture of East Indian life in the Caribbean islands in her debut novel, The Yard Read Story »

Mahasweta Devi wielded the pen to complement her activism (Obituary)

Jul 28, 2016
"All through my life, I've done whatever I felt like doing" -- this quote aptly describes the fiercely independent-minded Mahasweta Devi, the doyen of activist-writers in India, who died on Thursday aged 90. Read Story »

Amitav Ghosh gives inside view of President's home on Twitter

The Indian Diaspora
Jul 15, 2016
Acclaimed Indian novelist Amitav Ghosh has given a rare glimpse into the home of Indian President Pranab Mukherjee on Twitter where he is now scholar-in-residence. Read Story »

Now colouring books help adults beat stress

Jul 14, 2016
Who said colouring books are only for children? This season, publishing houses in India like Penguin and Aleph are breaking this myth and have come up with colouring books for adults, bringing some vibrancy Read Story »

Satya Nadella's debut book to come out next year

The Indian Diaspora
Jun 30, 2016
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's debut book will hit stores next year with the writer saying it is neither a 'how-to-succeed' book nor a memoir but about change. Read Story »

Yoga: A holistic solution to ward off illnesses

By Rachel V Thomas | .
Jun 20, 2016
If yoga has broken all barriers -- transcendental as well as geographical -- in recent times and is bringing more and more people globally into its fold for maintaining health and staying fit, it is something Read Story »

A diplomat examines Indian spirituality

Jun 16, 2016
It is not another book on spirituality. A key reason being the author, when the book came out, was a serving diplomat, India's ambassador to Italy and San Marino. Basant K. Gupta admits he has not written anyt Read Story »

Namaste, Salaam and Jambo: The Indian experience in Africa

Jun 05, 2016
Makindu town, on Kenya's Nairobi-Mombassa Highway, is most known for its grand and immaculately-maintained gurdwara, which is a must stop for all travellers, not only Sikhs. Read Story »