Wednesday, 30 November, 2022
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Why vinyl records, paper books and glossy magazines will never go away

The effect of psychological ownership will always trump technology -- it’s hard for people to feel they own something they can’t physically touch.

‘War & Peace in Junglemahal’ editor is scared, fears police action after Bombay HC row

Biswajit Roy, the senior journalist who edited the book that was questioned by a Bombay HC judge, says his 'War & peace...' criticised Naxal violence.

Daryaganj Sunday book market is gone. Court wins, Delhi loses

Delhi High Court ordered closure of the capital's favourite book market citing traffic impediments in July, leaving book lovers, vendors and students in despair.

HRD minister ‘Nishank’ has written 44 books — high on patriotism, ‘low on literary value’

Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ has written novels, self-help books, and even poetry. Several of them were published between 2009 & 2011, when he was Uttarakhand CM.

Are online streaming channels eating into our reading habits?

With streaming platforms like Netflix and Hotstar offering a variety of content, millennials are taking to them for more than just entertainment. Some even...

How to ace the Jaipur lit fest exam like a Delhi Khan Market pro

You want to get a writer’s attention? Don’t say I loved your book.

5 books Shashi Tharoor thinks journalists should write before BJP loses 2019

The pleasures of literature, after all, outweigh the joys of journalism.

5 books Shashi Tharoor must write after Congress loses 2019

The prolific author-politician has been missing the woods for the trees.

Congress MP Renuka Chowdhury on the three books she says shaped her

The Congress MP and former minister spoke to ThePrint about the books and authors who have had an impact on her life.

Modi, Nehru or Vajpayee: Which Prime Minister has written the most books?

Indian PMs have explored a wide range topics in their written work – from Nehru’s letters & books in prison to Modi’s guide for exam stress-addled students.

On Camera

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In Gujarat, voters want BJP’s alternative but not of Modi

After ruling Gujarat for 27 years, BJP knows how to shield election outcomes from ground realities such as people’s hardships, leaderless govt and corrupt bureaucracy.
File photo of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and his Indian counterpart Subrahmanyam Jaishankar | Maxim Shipenkov/Pool via Reuters

Modi govt asked by sanction-hit Russia for parts for key sectors, says report

Moscow has sent India a list of over 500 products including parts for cars, aircraft and trains for delivery as sanctions squeeze Russia's ability to keep vital industries running.

Defence

Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.