कुछ खट्टी कुछ मीठी
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कुछ खट्टी कुछ मीठी

लेखक – डॉ संगीता झा हास्टल के दरवाजे पर जूनियर्स का स्वागत करने के लिए हास्टल में रहने वाली सीनियर्स के अलावा डे स्कालर्स (घर से कालेज आने वाले) सीनियर लड़कियां भी थीं। सबकी जुबान पर बस एक नाम था सुनीति चौहान। जो भीड़ में सिर झुकाए खड़ी जरूर थी, पर अपने कुरते से अपनी सुड […]

HOW TO BE A CHICK – What’s next, everyone… what’s next?
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HOW TO BE A CHICK – What’s next, everyone… what’s next?

By SHOBHAA DE …AND OTHER LIFE LESSONS FROM SHE WHO KNOWS BETTER Perhaps that headline should be reworded to “Who’s next…?“ Whichever way one wants to look at it, the signs are pretty ominous.Having stated the obvious, I am consciously moving away from distressing developments of the week (cancelled concert, threatened play) and forcing myself to […]

Svetlana Alexievich of Belarus wins Nobel Prize in literature
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Svetlana Alexievich of Belarus wins Nobel Prize in literature

Belarusian writer Svetlana Alexievich won the Nobel Prize in literature on Thursday for works that the prize judges called “a monument to suffering and courage”. Alexievich, 67, used the skills of a journalist to create literature chronicling the great tragedies of the Soviet Union and its collapse: World War II, the Soviet war in Afghanistan, […]

Booker Prize
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Booker Prize

Expansion of the Man Booker Prize ambit to include authors from all over the world has made the prestigious literary prize “much tougher and more covetable” says Anuradha Roy, the only Indian author longlisted for it this year. “A bigger field — virtually everyone writing in English — makes it a much tougher and more […]