Wednesday, 30 November, 2022
TopicR.k narayan

Topic: r.k narayan

A pioneer of Indian literature, RK Narayan was a talent beyond Swami and Friends

The first English writer to win the Sahitya Akademi award, Narayan's simple, unassuming narrative continues to strike a chord with literary enthusiasts.

Remembering RK Laxman, the cartoonist who immortalised the Common Man

R.K. Laxman, known for his biting satire, was rejected by the J.J. School of Art in Bombay. He then studied philosophy, economics and politics.

With Malgudi Days, R.K. Narayan paid a timeless ode to the common man

Legendary writer R.K. Narayan's journey began in erstwhile Madras in 1906. On his 112th birth anniversary, we remember a man who can't be forgotten.

R.K. Narayan through an Indian philosophical lens: Ranga Rao’s new book shines

In ‘R.K. Narayan: The Novelist and his Art’, Ranga Rao pleasantly surprises the reader by ushering in a new critical paradigm through the theory of gunas. 

On Camera

YourTurn

A group picture of Supreme court judges at Supreme Court in New Delhi | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Ambedkar rejected collegium system, said CJI supremacy on judges’ appointment is dangerous

In May 1949, the Constituent Assembly debated the Collegium system, only to reject it thrice. Now the SC is assuming that role once again.
Representational image | Reuters

India’s economic growth at 6.3% for second quarter, slower than previous months

Government capital spending increased more than 40% during the quarter as it stepped up expenditure on roads to railways, according to official data on Wednesday.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

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.