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The upmarket Da Vinci Code

Sunday, 26 Jan 2014 | Utpal Kumar | in Agenda

Justin Cartwright's Lion Heart interrogates history as a romance or even disaster, but within the purview of an assorted merger of reality and fiction to create an account of what happened in time. In a conversation with Utpal Kumar, he talks about himself and his books Richard Cathar, narrator and protagonist...

Love in the time of war

Sunday, 26 Jan 2014 | Utpal Kumar | in Agenda

Lara Feigel’s The Love-charm of Bombs chronicles the time during World War II when London became a setting for passionate love affairs and surreal splendour amid the sirens, bombings, sleepless nights and fear. It documents wartime from the perspectives of literary figures like Graham Greene, Elizabeth Bowen, Rose Macaulay, Hilde...

Permeating into the underworld of dystopia and fantasy

Sunday, 26 Jan 2014 | Ananya Borgohain | in Agenda

From the paranormal indulgences to the centurial myth-constructions, a network of supranational configurations renders fantasy literature as an evolving genre of literary significance. Samantha Shannon’s debut novel, The Bone Season, is set in 2059 when Oxford is a lost city and protagonist Paige Mahoney works for the criminal underworld of...

The other 9/11 we don’t know

Sunday, 26 Jan 2014 | Utpal Kumar | in Agenda

To mark the 40th anniversary of one of the most infamous coups, when jets, helicopters and tanks entered the Chilean capital targeting the presidential palace, Colombian writer Oscar Guardiola-Rivera tells Utpal Kumar the story of Salvador Allende who would briefly be the President of Chile and who aptly showcased that...

The Lost Legacy

Sunday, 19 Jan 2014 | Vidhu Verma | in Agenda

In 2004, when Manmohan Singh became the Prime Minister, he had the ‘reformist’ aura around him. He was, after all, seen by many as the father of economic reforms in the country. Ten years down the line, Singh has managed to destroy his reputation and legacy The recent announcement by Prime...



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Ajay Singh urges State Chief EC to probe irregularities in polls

17 Mar 2018 | Staff Reporter | Bhopal

Leader of the Opposition in the State Assembly Ajay Singh and Pradesh Congress Committee (MPCC) president Arun Yadav on Friday called on Chief Election Commissioner OP Rawat and urged him to get investigated the matter related to large scale irregularities in the electoral rolls in Madhya Pradesh. The two requested the CEC to get the matter investigated before the assembly elections in Madhya Pradesh, scheduled in November, 2018...

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