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Untold story of Charles Dickens’ final hours: What you didn’t know about his death and burial

New evidence from libraries, archives and cathedral vaults prove that claims about Dickens' Westminster burial being the will of the people are false.
Illustration by Arindam Mukherjee

In era of Chetan Bhagat, Netflix & Twitter celebrity, the undiscovered author has lost

Small publishers find themselves in a tight corner — GST has hit where it hurts with increased production costs, Amazon is squeezing the average bookstore out of business and celebrity sells.
Indira Goswami

Mamoni Raisom Goswami — the voice of the oppressed who fought for peace in Assam

Indira Goswami, known by her pen name Mamoni Raisom Goswami, battled severe depression to write about the lives of people subjugated by social structures.
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Off The Cuff with Amish Tripathi

This edition of 'Off The Cuff' saw Indian Author, Amish Tripathi in conversation with ThePrint Chairman & Editor-in-Chief Shekhar Gupta and Mahrukh Inayet, Contributing Editor at ThePrint. We saw him speaking about India's culture, pluralism, ancient texts and the knowledge to be derived from them. The event was held in Delhi on 23 August 2017. Off The Cuff with Amish Tripathi From Left: Amish Tripathi, author, Mahrukh Inayet, Contributing Editor at ThePrint, and Shekhar Gupta, Editor-in-Chief of ThePrint Off The Cuff with Amish Tripathi From Left: Amish Tripathi, author, Ayaz Memon, sports writer, Shekhar Gupta, Editor-in-Chief ThePrint, R. Jagannathan, Editorial Director of Swarajya, Ajit Andhare, CEO Viacom 18, Mahrukh Inayet, Contributing Editor ThePrint Off The Cuff with Amish Tripathi Amish Tripathi, author Off The Cuff with Amish Tripathi From Left: Kabir Bedi, actor and Ayaz Memon, sports writer Off The Cuff with Amish Tripathi Gitikka Ganju Dhar, anchor Off The Cuff with Amish Tripathi A full house at OTC    

On Camera

Passport of WSJ journalist Daniel Pearl, who was beheaded by his captors in 2002, on display at the now-closed Newseum in Washington DC | Flickr

What Omar Saeed Sheikh’s acquittal in the Daniel Pearl beheading case mean for India

In episode 435 of #CutTheClutter, Shekhar Gupta analyses the 47-year-old terrorist's life & his role in WSJ journalist Daniel Pearl's murder.

Modi’s 9-min candle plan Sunday: Needless spectacle or much-needed motivation for Indians?

PM Modi requested Indians to light candles, lamps or mobile torches at 9 pm Sunday for nine minutes in a show of solidarity in the fight against Covid-19.

Defence

Army personnel distribute packaged food to the homeless in Chennai on 31 March 2020 | PTI

In a first, Army deploys medical team at civil coronavirus quarantine camp in Delhi

The Indian Army has so far only been operating out of quarantine camps set up by the armed service for coronavirus patients.

Poke fun at taali, thaali, diya and mombatti all you want. Modi couldn’t care less

Modi knows who he needs to speak to, who he should toss, who he can address in kind. People accuse him of infantilising his voters, but it’s a winning strategy.