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The 6th String of Vilayat Khan

As the second day of the 8th edition of the Bangalore Literature Festival dawned, exactly at 10.45, the visitors sitting by the Tughlaq stage were treated to the melodious sitar tones as the renowned author and journalist Namita Devidayal took …

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Forbidden Love

Which is forbidden love? Is it Romeo and Juliet’s star-crossed attraction or Khilji’s obsession for Rani Padmavati or the love of those women who explore love outside their own culture? What does forbidden love actually mean? Is it the love …

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Modern Family: Creative Dysfunction

The young Benny Daniel was an engineer in the middle-east. Far away from home and having nothing much to do after work, he took to reading. The next 8 years he kept reading. He also wrote a lot of letters …

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In Search Of Wacky Female Characters

When one singular social pursuit has taken you to writing, you have most probably taken a journey similar to Sujata Parashar’s. Her years of working with women in red light areas, strong social activism on the front of female empowerment, …

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The New Age Romantics

The name of this session itself acted as a magnet for the audience, hence resulting in an overwhelming response to this discussion. Durjoy Datta, Preeti Shenoy and Ravinder Singh, all of whom are famous authors of today’s age, made for …

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