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Ever wondered how a writer could have created the next best groundbreaking tech app? The story of Granthika is as interesting as the nail-biting plot of Vikram Chandra’s books. For only a writer can understand how difficult it is to keep tabs on every event, scene and structure of the book they are trying to write...

नहीं, नहीं, नहीं सेल्फी ऐसे नहीं लेते हैं, जैसे तुम ले रही हो।फोन अपने कजिन को देते हुए मैं झुंझलाते हुए बोली, ये लो और खींचो...

This is an excerpt from Sagarika Ghose’s book Indira: India’s most powerful Prime Minister Death of Indira, Birth of a Legend On 31 October 1984, Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was shot dead by two of her own bodyguards, both Sikhs. The assassination sparked a bloody anti-Sikh pogrom – the 1984 Delhi anti-Sikh riots –...

Chidambaram had only planned to hack off the man’s right arm. He was aiming for the shoulder, but instead the sickle had sliced through the upper arm, its sharp tip entering the ribs. The severed arm had dropped near his feet. He kicked it away, grabbed the sickle and fled. As he ran, he heard the man’s scream...

बेशक घटना होनी और अनहोनी के बीच बहस में टंगी थी, मगर दिलचस्प ज़रूर थी. भला किसी की मौत भी दिलचस्प हो सकती है? किसी की मौत...

Musa had just delivered a magnificent sermon and was pleased with himself. ‘O Musa is there anyone more learned than you?’ asked his enraptured audience. ‘It is true, I am the most learned,’ said Musa proudly, forgetting that knowledge without humility is no knowledge at all. For his arrogance he was...

हमारे आज के लेखन मंच के लेखक पवन कुमार श्रीवास्तव, महुवा चैनल के धारावाहिक ‘भाग न बांचे कोई’ के लिए कथा,पटकथा लेखन, ज़ी टीवी...

प्रिय श्रीमती गांधी, ‘वास्तविक’ इंदिरा गांधी को ढूंढ़ने की जिज्ञासा क्या बेकार है? दोनों तरफ प्रबल अभिप्रेरणाओं द्वारा...

बंटवारे के उनहत्तर साल बीतने के बाद यह यकीन करना मुश्किल है कि गांधी बंटवारे के बाद पाकिस्तान को अलग हुए भाई की तरह मानना...

What is Fake News? In the 2017 edition of its stylebook, the American non-profit Associated Press created a new entry in its manual. Titled, ‘fact checks, fake news’, the entry defines fake news as ‘the modern phenomenon of deliberate falsehoods or fiction masked as news circulating on the internet’. Concerns...