The unfortunate events that have happened in the recent times have attracted a lot of public attention towards the burning topic of women empowerment in India. It’s a little ironical that a country where women are given heavenly attributes of being ‘Devi’ or ‘Goddess’ is today facing a severe problem of safeguarding the same women… (0 comment)

English language, today, stands as the most concrete evidence of India’s colonial past. A language which was predominantly an elite code of conduct is now the most widely spoken language in India, after Hindi. Its secondary denomination, however, does not matter at all. What matters instead is the exhilarating speed at which this global, boundary-less… (0 comment)

Like India, its literature is also popular for its multiplicity of language, culture and talent. This vibrant hybrid has significantly contributed towards enriching the canvas of Indian literature. Works of international authors are slowly getting diverted towards India owing to their translation in many languages, and consequent rise in royalty. From all perspectives, literary awards… (0 comment)

At some point in our life, each one of us has befriended characters more than real people as we grew up. A world full of friendly captions and interactive pictures used to be our favourite hideout. Do you remember these reigning cartoon stars: Chacha Chaudhary, Nagraj, TinTin, Bhokal, Bahadur, Doga, Detective Moochwala, Inspector Steel, Shikari… (0 comment)

How many times do you a think a lot and end up doing nothing? Or even worse, you strain your nerves thinking something bad that keeps you bogged down for long? More often than not, we all suffer from such untimely pangs of fear of failure. Staying positive, which is perhaps the most perfect way… (0 comment)

Mythology has existed in our society forever. When exactly, we can never be sure. Neither can we refute whatever is talked about in our mythological tales and texts. For us, mythology functions as the lifeline of the society that pumps morals from one generation to another. Be it the concept of fate, love and power… (0 comment)

Amongst many literary prizes, Man Booker Prize has established its own distinct identity and importance. Ever since its inception in 1969, this prize is awarded each year for the best original, full-length novel in English. This award was set with the sole intention of enhancing quality readership and thereby attracting intelligent general audience. In this… (0 comment)

Are bestsellers the books that sell best, or simply mean the best? Or they are the ones that don’t easily fall into the hit classic cannon of literature. Strolling along roads, we happen to find a similar bountiful collection with every next hawker. Be it Aravind Adiga’s The White Tiger, or Jhumpa Lahiri’s Unaccustomed Earth,… (0 comment)