KLF Bhava Samvada hosts author Sandeep Bamzai on ‘Princestan’

New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) Kalinga Literary Festival’s virtual platform KLF Bhava Samvad hosted author Sandeep Bamzai who conversed on his latest book ‘Princestan’. The session took place with moderator Pallavi Rebbapragada, a journalist. Beginning with the session, Pallavi said, “Gandhi in 2nd round table conference told that ‘You shouldn’t toe the British line and […]

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Delhi to get Konkani academy soon

New Delhi, Jan 8 (IANS) The Delhi government on Friday approved the setting up of a Konkani academy here to facilitate the growth and promotion of Konkani language and culture in the national capital — a step intended to strengthen Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) foothold in Goa ahead of the 2022 Assembly elections. The academy […]

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‘Princestan’ to be discussed at KLF

New Delhi, Jan 5 (IANS) Author Sandeep Bamzai will be in conversation with journalist and writer Pallavi Rebbapragada to discuss different facets of his latest book ‘Princestan’ during the Kalinga Literary Festival’s ‘bhava samvad’ (online) on January 9 at 7 pm. Exploring how in the run up to independence, Jawaharlal Nehru, Sardar Patel and Lord […]

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‘For Vajpayee, discrimination on faith was completely no-go’ (Book Review)

New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) At a time when inter-faith marriages have come under pressure and Uttar Pradesh has even promulgated an anti-conversion ordinance, a new book contends that former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was vehemently opposed to discrimination based on faith and that religious conversions deeply offended his sensibilities – but he accepted […]

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North East Festival off to colourful start

Guwahati/Agartala, Dec 19 (IANS) Union DoNER Minister Jitendra Singh said on Saturday that constructing more railway lines and connecting routes between the northeast and other regions are the priorities of the Central government. Addressing the inaugural function of the two-day North East Festival (NEF), the DoNER (Development of North Eastern Region) Minister said that the […]

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World-class ‘Rudraksh’ convention centre to be set up in Varanasi

By Vivek TripathiVaranasi (UP), Dec 12 (IANS) ‘Rudraksh’, a world-class convention centre, would come up soon in Varanasi, the parliamentary constituency of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, which is slowing gaining centrestage. Soon tourists from abroad would be able to enjoy programmes such as music, drama and exhibitions held at this convention centre. Municipal Commissioner Gaurang […]

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Short films that force us to think .

1) Khud Kushi Khud Khushi? – is a documentary about farmer’s suicides with a question to the society. The documentary displays the irony that the farmers who produce food for the world, can’t live a healthy lifestyle themselves. We’ve researched and presented the reasons for their suicides which majorly comprises of Illiteracy in Farmers and […]

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