Sheila Dikshit Debuts As Author With Her Book ‘Dilli Meri Dilli: Before and After 1998’

New Delhi: Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit has termed her conscious decision to function in harmony with Union governments of the time as the reason for being able to govern the city successfully for three terms since 1998.

Ex-CM Sheila Dikshit makes debut as author, in her first book Dilli Meri Dilli: Before and After 1998, looks at the Capital’s changing face.

The pictorial book traces the evolution of the city of Delhi over the centuries, and puts in perspective its impressive transformation since the beginning of the new millennium.


With 100 Prominent Writers and 150 Speakers, Hyderabad Literary Fest Set to Kick Off on January 26

New Delhi: Like every year, 2018 is starting with the fresh air breath of Art and Literature around. Hyderabad Literary Trust is all set to kick off its annual Hyderabad Literature Festival 2018.

Over 100 prominent writers, artists, scholars, filmmakers and journalists from India and abroad will participate in the eighth edition of the Festival, beginning on January 26.

The event is organized by the trust in association with support of Government of Telangana and other leading literary bodies of the state and beyond.


New Delhi World Book Fair to Organize a 9 Day Literary Extravaganza Featuring European Union as the Guest of Honour

New Delhi: In an effort to open rich European literary and cultural production, this year’s New Delhi World Book Fair (WBF) being held at Pragati Maidan, will have European Union as the guest country. The fair will be held from January 6thto 14th 2018.

“In what promises to be a treat for visitors, the European Union  will bring together books, authors, publishers, illustrators, poets and artistes from 13 EU Member States (Austria, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Latvia, Poland, Portugal, Slovenia, Sweden) and Switzerland, said H.E. Mr. Tomasz Kozlowski, Ambassador of the European Union.

The nine-day literary extravaganza will see participation from over 32 well-known authors, publishers, and illustrators from the EU.   The EU along with its participating Member States will organize over 35 events comprising book readings, workshops for children, debates, panel discussions, book launches, poetry and translation slams.