Books: 3 Diaspora Indian Writers on Life in Another Cultural Context

The Indian diaspora is one of the largest in the world and many contemporary English-speaking Indian writers have settled outside India, the best known being Salman Rushdie and Amitav Ghosh. The authors Aravind ADIGA, Mirza WAHEED and Prajwal PRAJULY belong to this diaspora and in the books presented in this selection, their characters also live … Read more

Golden Globe Race 2022. The sailors pass from the Atlantic to the Indian Ocean after the Cape Town stage

Los otros escritores amenazados por el fundamentalismo

Leaving on September 4, 2022, the skippers of the Golden Globe Race have been sailing the Atlantic for two months already. Three of them reached Cape Town by Wednesday 9 November. The rest of the sailboats should pass this stage by the end of the week, before tackling the solitary waters of the Indian Ocean. … Read more

Paris Book Festival: Indian literature in five writers

Paris Book Festival Indian literature in five writers

On the occasion of the 75and anniversary of India’s independence, around thirty Indian writers are invited to the Paris Book Festival. Indian literature is vast and diverse but for the majority of works, it is in English. Driven by some twenty regional languages, Indian literature, guest of honor at the Paris Book Festival, displays an … Read more

Indian women, Dalits and journalists: “Writing with fire” in competition at the Oscars

Indian women Dalits and journalists Writing with fire in competition

In Banda, a few hours’ drive from the Taj Mahal, Geeta Devi collects the testimony of a woman reduced to misery since being abandoned by her husband. The news of the presence of the journalist from Khabar Lahariya spread quickly and women flocked from everywhere in the hope that she would also be the voice … Read more

The commitment of Indian feminist journalists under the spotlight of the Oscars

The commitment of Indian feminist journalists under the spotlight of

Published on : 03/20/2022 – 17:58Modified : 03/20/2022 – 17:56 Banda (India) (AFP) – “Khabar Lahariya”, a North Indian news weekly and its editorial staff, made up entirely of low-caste women, find themselves in the Hollywood spotlight thanks to the Oscar nomination of “Writing with fire”, a documentary dedicated to them. This Indian film, directed … Read more

“Writing with fire”: a documentary on the commitment of Indian feminist journalists in the running for the Oscars

Writing with fire a documentary on the commitment of Indian

Khabar Lahariyaa North Indian weekly news magazine, and its all-low-caste women editorial staff find themselves in the Hollywood spotlight thanks to an Oscar nomination – on March 27 in Hollywood – of Writing with firea documentary dedicated to them. This Indian film, directed by the couple Rintu Thomas and Sushmit Ghosh, has already received two … Read more

Paul McCartney and Pamela Anderson once urged Indian authorities to release an injured captive elephant – Home

Paul McCartney and Pamela Anderson once urged Indian authorities to

Paul McCartney and Pamela Anderson don’t have much in common except that they’ve had their own interesting battles in animal rights activism. Both have worked for PETA (People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals) but have campaigned in their own way. Although they put their brains together once. Pamela Anderson and Paul McCartney | S. … Read more

Spain honors four Indian Hispanists who are pioneers of Spanish in India

Spain honors four Indian Hispanists who are pioneers of Spanish

New Delhi, March 2 Spain decorated four Indian Hispanists on Wednesday for their pioneering work over the last half century in introducing Spanish to India, where the basis for the academic teaching of this language was then almost nil. The winners, in an act at the Cervantes Institute in New Delhi, were the Hispanist Vibha … Read more

Indian Embassy in Caracas bets on environmental preservation through philanthropy

Indian Embassy in Caracas bets on environmental preservation through philanthropy

The Ambassador of the Republic of India in Venezuela, Abhishek Singh, presented some of the contributions of the winners of the “Padma Awards 2020 – 2021” Award, in a conference before various Venezuelan environmentalists last Thursday, November 18 in Caracas. The emissary emphasized the laureates from the environmental and public service sectors, in addition, he … Read more