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मोहम्मद कौशेन की लिखी  ‘बदचलन ‘  कहानी को जगरनॉट बुक्स के राइटिंग प्लेटफॉर्म पर पाठकों द्वारा सबसे अधिक सराहा गया है। ...

Reading all the entries sent for the kids writing contest was really fun. Short, humorous, simple, sweet, funny – in other words everything that a child would enjoy. However, the winner could only be one. Our judges have chosen Not From Mama’s Tummy by Mallika Ravikumar. Not From Mama’s Tummy by Mallika Ravikumar The...

“If Swapnil Bhatnagar was in a fairy tale, his house would be built of books instead of chocolate. He loves to write about relationships with their subtle shifts and twists. He believes that the setting of a story is a also a character within it, and should be developed with as much love as any of the characters. He is...

Even though real-life journalists’ journey is different from their portrayal in movies and novels, it by no means is without risks and instances of heroism. With my novel ‘Tears for Strangers’ is about an intrepid journalist Nimisha Raste who goes to great lengths to break a murder story. While researching about...

‘So? What are you getting me for the Mother’s day?’ The younger one was feeling unwell and so was bundled up in a blanket and the older one was sprawled on the floor with Gabbar. ‘What now?’ That seems to the younger one’s favourite phrase nowadays. ‘Never mind.’ I pretended to sigh and look sad. ‘Well, you have been...

पवन गोयल  एक पार्ट टाइम लेखक हैं, “आज सिराहने ” सोशल ग्रुप पर उनकी कुछ रचनाएँ प्रकाशित हो चुकी हैं, वह मानते हैं कि कहानी...

We had a great time reading all the stories of our ‘Relationship Status: Complicated’ writing contest. A little romance here, a little humour there – each one was special in its own way and our judges had a tough time deciding the winner. Each entry was so good! The contest was judged by Debeshi Gooptu, author of many...

Who were the original  Indians? Tony Joseph speaks about the genetics of Indians. . . Parth:  If one had to simply answer, who are the ancestors of the modern day North Indians, what would you say, who are they? Tony Joseph: Until around 2000 BCE, what we could see in the North would have been hunter-gatherers as...

India is in the middle of an independence movement. For women. As the country marches forward with high economic growth rates, millions of women in cities have come out of their homes. They go to colleges, universities, IITs and IIMs. They can be seen on the streets, in buses, metros, offices, malls, movie halls,...

We live in a time where we have thousands of stories available to read every month, both online and offline. Everyone has a story and 7 billion people in the world means just as many stories. But that said, logically, there are only 8 different types of stories to be told in this world. For me, a bestselling novel is...