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A peek into superstar Rajesh Khanna life

Rajesh Khanna was crowned the first superstar of Hindi cinema and was always surrounded by fans. However, in his last days, he was a very lonely man.

Noam Chomsky, Atwood to attend Jaipur Literature Festival 2016

 Actress Sonam Kapoor (right) launches a book with film critic Anupama Chopra at the Jaipur Literature Festival— PTI

With a record turnout of 245,000 visitors, the eighth edition of the Jaipur Literature Festival ended on a high on Sunday.

‘Extended national anthem’ sparks row

V.S. Naipaul in conversation with Farrukh Dhondy during the Jaipur Literature Festival in Jaipur on Saturday. 	— PTI

Complaint against organisers, Sir Vidia; Arundhathi Subramaniam wins inaugural Khushwant Singh poetry prize

Dr Abdul Kalam inspires kids to dream big

Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam at the litfest.

Eight years after he demitted office of President of India, Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam is still very popular among the people.

Shashi Tharoor cautions PM Modi government

Smarting from his faux pas a few days ago when he publicly praised Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Swachchh Bharat campaign and was reportedly pulled up by the Congress party, former UPA minister Shash

Four more die of H1N1 in Rajasthan

Four more people have died from H1N1 flu, taking the total number of deaths due to this disease to 19 in Rajasthan this year.

Murthy Classical Library launched at Jaipur Literature Festival

A delegate with a local artiste during the Jaipur Literature Festival on Thursday.	 — PTI

Much to the relief of the organisers as well as visitors, the weather did not interrupt the proceedings on the third day of the Jaipur Literature Festival.

Rain fails to dampen literary spirits

Visitors seek shade to protect themselves from rain at the Jaipur Literature Festival 2015 on Thursday. 	— PTI

Rain failed to dampen the spirit of people who have come from across the world to listen to their favourite authors, think-ers and filmstars at the Jaipur Literature Festival.

Jhumpa Lahiri’s Lowland wins $50,000 DSC Prize

Jhumpa Lahiri

Indian-American author Jhumpa Lahiri today won the $50,000 DSC Prize for Literature, one of South Asia’s top literary awards for her book The Lowland.

Jaipur fest rolls out in grand style

Actress Waheeda Rehman with author Nasreen Munni Kabeer at the inauguration of the Jaipur Literature Festival— PTI

The Jaipur Literature Festival had a majestic start in the beautiful gardens of Diggi Palace Hotel in Jaipur on Wednesday.

“Ugliness is in the eye of the beholder But may also be in the looking glass; Vanity thinks it will never grow older And yet that judgment will come to pass!”

US President Barack Obama’s visit to India may be over, but controversies swirl ranging from the cost of the pinstripe button-up suit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to what exactly has been the solut