Shashi Tharoor

Acceptance is the essence of Hinduism: Shashi Tharoor

“I was always a part time writer and with fiction you need not always want ..

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It may be the story of someone else, but there is 'us' in 'them': G R Indugopan
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Kerala is one place where I can breathe: Gowhar Geelani
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Students will play a large role in all future protests in Assam: Jahnavi Barua
Chinthavishtayo Inathe Sitha

Effects of the "paradigm shift" missing in Malayalam women writings: Kalpetta Narayanan

Women are serious thinkers and are moving forward with self confidence and independence. Though this is a very positive sign, its spark ..

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Child is the father of Man - the challenging World!

The session on Children’s literature and the challenges named, ‘Balan allatha Balan’ witnessed a large crowd with ..

C Radhakrishnan and Alamkodu Leelakrishnan

Science must behold humaneness

Trivandrum: "Human beings are going to be quite insignificant in the near future" opined the Scientist- turned author of ..

Writers

Translation has become merchandised: K. Satchidanandan

Thiruvananthapuram: Eminent poet K. Satchidanandan said that translation of literary works, particularly novels, have become a commodity ..

Dr.P.Sankaran Kutty

Dr.P.Sankaran Kutty

Dr Sankaran Kutty is the former director, Ayurveda Medical Association, Govt of Kerala. Holds the post of head of Kayachikilsa dpt, ..

Janne Meier

Janne Meier

Janne Meier is an anthropologist with a research background in the fashion industry. She ran a design studio in Delhi before joining ..

Frederikke Bencke

Frederikke Bencke

Frederikke Bencke is project consultant at Danish Cultural Institute. She holds a BA in Modern India and South Asian studies and an ..

Thomas Sehested

Thomas Sehested

Thomas Sehested has written extensively on India and published the book India - The World’s Next Great Power in 2010. For 10 ..

Dr. Sindhu A.

Dr. Sindhu A.

With more than 20 years of experience in various fields of Ayurveda, Dr. Sindhu A. is currently member of Ayurvedic Pharmacopeia Commission ..

sreeduth s pillai

Sreeduth S Pillai

A sports broadcaster with a strong passion and knowledge of sports, Sreeduth S Pillai has hosted major sporting events including the ..

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Mohanlal, Priyadarshan, Sreenivasan and Sathyan Anthikad to be present at MBIFL

For the past four decades, Keralites have looked at Mohanlal with love and affection. It is hard for a Malayalee to think of Kerala’s ..

S Joseph

S. Joseph

A contemporary Malayalam poet, S. Joseph’s collection of poems, Uppante Kooval Varakkunnu won the 2012 Kerala Sahitya Akademi ..

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Vijayaraja Mallika

A transgender activist, Vijayaraja Mallika is the first transgender poet in Malayalam. A post-graduate in social work, her collection ..

Rajeev Devaraj

Rajeev Devaraj

A Television Journalist with more than two decades of experience, Rajeev Devaraj is particularly known for his political reporting ..

T M krishna

T M Krishna

A vocalist in the Carnatic tradition and public intellectual, T M Krishna is the winner of the prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award. Manifestly ..

Adrija Bose

Adrija Bose

Adrija Bose has worked as a digital journalist for eight years and has written articles on issues relating to gender, culture, and ..

Tenzin Tsundue

Tenzin Tsundue

Born to a Tibetan refuge family, Tenzin Tsundue is a writer-activist and poet. He published his first book of poems, Crossing the Border, ..

Priya K Nair

Priya K Nair

Priya K Nair is an Assistant professor at St. Teresas college. She has translated T D Ramakrishnan’s novel Francis Itty Cora ..

MBIFL

India of Ravish Kumar, Yogendra Yadav, KP Unnikrishnan and Rajdeep Sardesai

If India has listened to the voice of one journalist during these volatile political times, it is that of NDTV’s Ravish Kumar ..

Viju B

Viju B

Viju B, assistant editor at The Times of India in Mumbai, writes on a range of issues including environment, civic infrastructure, ..

P J Narayanan

P J Narayanan

A Professor and currently the Director of IIIT, Hyderabad, P J Narayanan's research interests include Computer Vision, Computer ..

Priya Balasubramanian

Priya Balasubramanian

Priya Balasubramanian is a gastroenterologist and transplant hepatologist in Sacramento, California. Her non-fiction has appeared on ..

Ravish Kumar

Ravish Kumar

Journalist, author and media personality, Ravish Kumar is the winner of Ramon Magsaysay Award in 2019. e is the author of the book ..

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Madhu Ragavendra

A poet, curator and social development practitioner, Madhu Ragavendra is the founder of Poetry Couture, a poetry initiative that has ..

Saikat Majumdar

Saikat Majumdar

Saikat Majumdar is a novelist and critic. He was educated in India and in the United States, where he taught for several years, most ..

Manoranjan Byapari

Manoranjan Byapari

Writer and socio-political activist Manoranjan Byapari is known as the pioneer of Dalit literature in Bengali from the West Bengal ..

Chandrahas Choudhury

Chandrahas Choudhury

Novelist and essayist Chandrahas Choudhury is the author of three works of fiction: Arzee the Dwarf (HarperCollins, 2009), Clouds (Simon ..

Tziona Shamay

Tziona Shamay

Tziona Shamay is director of the Helicon Poetry Society and Sha’ar International Poetry Festival based in Tel Aviv. She previously ..

Adam Holm

Adam Holm

Danish historian and author Adam Holm has written three books, most recently about the war in Syria. He has worked for five years as ..

Abo Iashaghashvili

Abo Iashaghashvili

The author of Royal Mary which won the SABA Literary Award 2015 for the best novel, Abo Iashaghashvili's latest book is Gate of ..

MBIFL

Theary Si Seng, Gavin Evans and Kancha Iliah among writers to be present at MBIFL

How will life be in a country that is oppressed? What kind of survival can we find in a land where murders are a routine affair? Nobody ..

Josy Joseph

Josy Joseph

Award winning investigative journalist Josy Joseph is the founder and Chief Editor of Confluence Media, a platform agnostic investigative ..

MBIFL

Mathrubhumi Literary Fest to begin from January 30

Kozhikode: Mathrubhumi International Festival of Letters (MBIFL20), the largest meeting point of letters and ideas in Kerala, will ..

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MBIFL 2020: Literary quiz in 10 colleges

Perambra: In connection with Mathrubhumi International Festival of Letters 2020 (MBIFL'20) , a literary quiz was conducted at Perambra ..