The End of Work: Automation and Entrepreneurship

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Alan Rosling, Carlo Pizzati, David McWilliams, and Rashmi Bansal in conversation with Mihir S. Sharma Presented by Dainik Bhaskar   By Ishan Kawley, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger   The world is in the midst of a remarkable technological revolution: humans are working towards their own obsolescence. The frenetic pace of innovation that has… Read more »

Swachh Bharat: Taking Responsibility for Change

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Angela Saini, Gurcharan Das, Hema Maira, Jeffrey Gettleman, and Uday Mahurkar in conversation with Jyoti Malhotra   By Bhavika Bhuwalka, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger   The Swachh Bharat Abhiyan or the Clean India Mission was launched by the central government of India in 2014 in a bid to make the country a cleaner… Read more »

The Frontline Club

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Adrian Levy, Carlo Pizzati, Jeffery Gettleman, Peter Bergen and Suki Kim in conversation with Suhasini Haidar By Medhavi Dhyani, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger As representatives of the transforming world of journalism, five eminent foreign correspondents brought to bear some of the burning issues facing frontline journalism in present times. The session saw the… Read more »

The Hit Man: Anurag Kashyap in conversation

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Anurag Kashyap in conversation with Vani Tripathi Tikoo Presented by Dainik Bhaskar By Akunth, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger The title The Hit Man refers not only to the hits that film maker Anurag Kashyap consistently delivers, but also the subjects he keeps hitting at in his films. Kashyap’s latest offering Mukkabaaz has garnered… Read more »

Women and Power

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Helena Kennedy and Margaret Alva in conversation with Arati Jerath By Sonal Sharma, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger   Against the backdrop of a world where women are actively coming out and fighting for their rights, it is imperative to discuss the growing need for women in power. A panel comprising of two parliamentarians… Read more »

Dr. Ambedkar and his legacy

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Chintan Chandrachud, Christophe Jaffrelot, Manoranjan Byapari and Sukhdeo Thorat in conversation with Pragya Tiwari By Hemal Thakker, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar’s quest for equality set the tone for the constitution of India. His vision, coupled with his tremendous scholarship, made him a timeless icon. On the 69th Republic day… Read more »

Mira Nair: The Personal and the Political

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Mira Nair in conversation with Vir Sanghvi   Aditya Sinha, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger “It is a sign of social change that we are in a room full of people with a woman who made a movie on Kamasutra,” journalist and talk show host Vir Sanghvi observed. It was an apt way to… Read more »

milk and honey

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Rupi Kaur introduced by Snigdha Poonam by Archita Mittra, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger At 25, Rupi Kaur is already an internet sensation, a New York Times bestselling author and a feminist poet, whose work resonates with people across diverse cultures, countries and boundaries. Yet it was only two years ago that she attended… Read more »

Celebrating Book Covers

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Aman Nath, B.N Goswamy, Dayanita Singh, Jagannath Panda, Namita Gokhale and Sunandini Banerjee in conversation with Alka Pande By Hemal Thakker, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger Never judge a book by its cover, so the say goes. Yet as the shelf-life of books reduces, and the need to compete for buyers’ attention increases, this… Read more »

The Real Thing

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Tom Stoppard in conversation with Sanjana Kapoor, presented by Amity University By Medhavi Dhyani, Official ZEE Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger A most delightful and enlightening session with Tom Stoppard saw an interspersion of anecdotes and introspections, sprinkled with the award-winning playwright’s signature witty outbursts. Conversing with his longstanding associate Sanjana Kapoor, Stoppard’s reflections on theatre,… Read more »

मोहनजोदड़ो या मोअन जोदड़( मरे हुए का टीला)

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By Aditya Narayan, Official blogger Zee Jaipur literature festival.   वैदिक सभ्यता, मोहनजोदड़ो की सभ्यता, हड़प्पा की सभ्यता या सिन्धु घाटी की सभ्यता, समय समय पर विश्व की इस सबसे बड़ी और समृद्ध सभ्यता का नाम बदलता रहा है| विश्व पटल पर हमेशा चर्चा का विषय रहे इस सभ्यता के आज भी बहुत सारे प्रश्न… Read more »

A Conspiracy of Bones :

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Kathy Reichs in conversation with Amrita Tripathi by Archita Mittra, Official Zee Jaipur Literature Festival Blogger   With over 26 titles and a successful TV series to her credit, best-selling crime author and forensic anthropologist Kathy Reichs confessed that her writing journey was purely “accidental”. In a candid interview with Amrita Tripathi, founder-editor of The… Read more »