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  • The book has tiny handwriting, intended to look like the font of a printing press

    Tiny manuscript by 13-year-old Charlotte Bronte reportedly sells for USD 1.25 Million

    Trending | April 26, 2022 14:35 IST

    Charlotte Bronte's tiny manuscript will reportedly now be donated to the Bronte Parsonage Museum in Haworth, Yorkshire. The manuscript was lost for years and was only recently rediscovered inside a 19th-century schoolbook.

  • pratirodh condemns attacks on artistes writers

    'Pratirodh' condemns attacks on artistes, writers

    India | November 02, 2015 0:02 IST

    New Delhi: At least 350 historians, intellectuals, scientists and artistes gathered here on Sunday in an event - 'Pratirodh' - to condemn the rising violence and intolerance in the country "It is a much bigger,

  • rajnath asks writers scientists to come meet pm modi

    Rajnath asks writers, scientists to come meet PM Modi

    Politics | November 01, 2015 21:40 IST

    Varanasi: Amidst the row over claims of rising intolerance in the country, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today asked artistes and intellectuals to come and meet Narendra Modi to suggest ways to resolve the crisis even

  • rss slams writers protest says it is no punching bag

    RSS slams writers' protest, says it is no 'punching bag'

    India | October 30, 2015 17:12 IST

    Ranchi: The RSS today hit back at those who have returned their awards, saying it was a “politically motivated” move by a “handful of pseudo-secularists” who were using the Sangh as a ‘punching bag' out

  • returning awards amounts to dishonouring recognition tharoor

    Returning awards amounts to dishonouring recognition: Tharoor

    Politics | October 15, 2015 19:58 IST

    Thiruvananthapuram: Taking a contrary stand on return of Sahitiya Akademi awards by eminent writers, former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor today commented that although writers have every right to stand up for their freedom of expression,

  • piku writer juhi chaturvedi to mentor emerging writers

    Piku writer Juhi Chaturvedi to mentor emerging writers

    Bollywood | August 08, 2015 16:10 IST

    New Delhi:  "Piku" writer Juhi Chaturvedi, "Dum Laga Ke Haisha" director Sharat Katariya and Habib Faisal, co-writer of Shah Rukh Khan-starrer "Fan", will mentor six budding writers.The writers are the finalists of the National Film

  • creative fraternity expresses solidarity with tamil writer

    Creative fraternity expresses solidarity with Tamil writer Murugan

    Bollywood | January 18, 2015 14:08 IST

    Kochi: Eminent writers, film makers, musicians and political activists Saturday came together under the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2014 umbrella to express their solidarity for Tamil writer Perumal Murugan through a mass reading of a portion of

  • jaipur litfest cyrus mistry says in india they don t pay

    Jaipur Litfest: Cyrus Mistry says, in India they don't pay much to writers

    India | January 19, 2014 20:13 IST

    Jaipur:  In an honest confession, reticent author Cyrus Mistry admits a writer either has to take up odd jobs or should have the backing of a guardian angel to run his household, as writing is

  • i admire writers says naseeruddin

    I admire writers, says Naseeruddin

    Bollywood | July 04, 2012 15:47 IST

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah, who is writing a book, says he admires writers, ‘who should be credited for the roles and scenes they write for actors.' “I admire writers...their contribution is more important. Whatever good

  • bollywood doesn t value writers says balki

    Bollywood doesn't value writers, says Balki

    Bollywood | June 03, 2012 22:23 IST

    Mumbai: Writer-director R Balki feels that writers are not valued in the film industry, so they choose to become directors.Balakrishnan, better known as Balki, has written and directed ‘Cheeni Kum' (2007) and ‘Paa' (2009). Both

  • american black film festival begins

    American Black Film Festival Begins

    Hollywood | July 07, 2011 10:10 IST

    Miami Beach, Florida, Jul 7: One of the most prestigious festivals honoring black cinema returned to Miami Beach on Wednesday to promote cultural diversity and recognize the contributions of black directors, writers and actors to