Thursday, 11 August, 2022
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Award from ‘anti-art’ state? No, thanks. Poet Ashu Lal refuses Pakistan’s top literary prize

Poet Ashu Lal says Pakistan Academy of Letters’ top literary award is 'politically motivated'. But his affiliation with opposition PPP is well known.

Author Debleena Majumdar on her book ‘Sabu’, and a lot more

'Authoring a book like Sabu gave me the chance to revisit my enduring love for history and for research. And I am forever grateful for that opportunity,' says Debleena Majumdar.

Sachchidanand Sinha’s work is a reminder of what the Republic of India is. We must cherish it

At 93, Sachchidanand Sinha is a bridge between two centuries, someone who brings lessons of the 20th-century ideological debates to our times.

Off The Cuff with Francis Fukuyama

Francis Fukuyama, political scientist, author, and Senior Fellow at Stanford's Freeman Spogli Institute, was the guest at ThePrint's Off the Cuff. Fukuyama talked about...

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.

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.

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.

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...

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File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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