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JK Rowling says she is survivor of sexual assault

Rowling says the trauma of those experiences formed some of her feelings about women’s rights

12 Jun 2020 12:35 PM

JK Rowling says she will not ‘bow down’ to critics over her transgender comments

Rowling published a lengthy post on her blog website Wednesday in response to the backlash and her concerns over “new trans activism”

11 Jun 2020 1:39 PM

Blending mythology with history and science

Over two years of writing and telling her the story, it developed into the book that was finally published as The Mahabharata Secret.

21 Jan 2020 4:30 AM

Friends from Potterverse don’t live up to promise

With a silver lightening bolt as the centrepiece of its glossy white cover, Accidental Magic begins with great promise.

12 Jan 2020 2:03 AM

US school bans 'Harry Potter' series due to 'curses and spells'

The students of the school will no longer have access to the famed book series after they were banned and removed from the library.

03 Sep 2019 8:35 AM

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Relive the magic of Harry Potter in this Edinburgh hotel suite

The suite that JK Rowling stayed at in The Balmoral is open to fans to stay in too.

31 Jul 2019 5:53 PM

University in Kolkata offers law course based on Harry Potter

Course will be offered as elective to 4th and 5th year students of B.A LL.B (Hons) programme at National University of Juridical Sciences.

23 Oct 2018 2:12 PM

JK Rowling confirms Harry Potter fan theory about Hermione’s name

Harry Potter fans have speculated scene was inserted deliberately by author, because so many readers were also saying 'Hermy-own'.

20 Sep 2018 12:51 PM

Bonham-Carter hired psychic to contact Princess Margaret for new role

Actress insists Her Royal Highness told her she is “doing a great job” as she films the royal drama The Crown.

20 Sep 2018 10:40 AM

Three new Harry Potter books set to release before Christmas

While not written by JK Rowling, they still look like magical offerings that will tickle the collector’s bone in any Harry Potter fanatic.

03 Sep 2018 10:33 AM

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Harry Potter fans freak out over dark theory about Dumbledore, JK Rowling agrees

The idea is centred on the Tale of Three Brothers, which is a fairytale told to Harry in the Deathly Hallows book.

01 Sep 2018 4:26 PM

Potter’s magical world

Thanks to the immense pull of the Harry Potter series, its marketing, movies and world of mouth, that made the book in vogue.

31 Jul 2018 12:00 AM

Being Friend-zoned

A tete-a-tete with author Sudeep Nagarkar who has just come out with his new book.

19 Jul 2018 12:09 AM

Scientists step closer to developing Harry Potter-like invisibility cloak

The gadget, called a spectral cloak, even worked in bright daylight in tests.

29 Jun 2018 12:31 PM

Harry Potter fan gets engagement ring featuring stones from all 4 Hogwarts houses

Engagement ring features a diamond, but also has small gemstones, in red, green, blue and yellow, each representing the Hogwarts houses.

16 Jun 2018 1:57 PM

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Mammoth miseries

Hollywood actress Evanna Lynch’s undercover exposé on the cruel treatment of captive elephants in Kerala triggers animated discussions.

05 May 2018 12:16 AM

The Hogwarts students reunite!

The picture has already notched up over one million likes on Tom’s Instagram and a flurry of excitable comments from fans.

19 Apr 2018 12:24 AM

Harry Potter mansion too famous to sell

House features in Deathly Hallows part one when Harry Potter and Hermione go to Godric's Hollow.

02 Feb 2018 8:23 PM

J K Rowling shares insights into her writing style

On being asked if she creates a visual plan for her novels, she replied that she definitely do so in a table form.

31 Jan 2018 7:40 PM

‘A book is both a long simmer and a quick boil’

I love Elizabeth Bennett, Harry Potter and Anna Karenina but my favourite character in fiction is Psmith.

31 Jan 2018 12:10 AM

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