India  
NewsR.in
"Vs Naipaul" News 
0
shares
ShareTweetSavePostSend
 

Atal Bihari Vajpayee espoused Hindutva, but disliked violence; VS Naipaul understood fragility of moderate positions

No one is perfect and we owe it to ourselves to be honest. In that spirit, here's a look at aspects of the lives of Vajpayee and Naipaul.
Firstpost - Published

VS Naipaul's 86th birth anniversary: From In a Free State to A House for Mr Biswas, a study of the author's themes

Overall VS Naipaul wrote more than 30 books, and was one of the first winners of the Booker Prize, now Britain's leading literary award, in 1971 for "In A Free State".
Firstpost - Published

Videos for "Vs Naipaul"

Nobel prize winning author V.S. Naipaul dies aged 85 [Video]Nobel prize winning author V.S. Naipaul dies aged 85

Trinidad-born British author V.S. Naipaul, who won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2001, has died at his home in London aged 85, according to reports. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

Credit: Rumble     Duration: 00:46Published

Nobel Winning Author V.S. Naipaul Dies Aged 85 [Video]Nobel Winning Author V.S. Naipaul Dies Aged 85

LONDON (Reuters) - Trinidad-born British author V.S. Naipaul, who won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2001, has died at his home in London aged 85, the BBC reported on Saturday. REUTERS/Chris..

Credit: Wochit     Duration: 00:34Published

 

Reading VS Naipaul is to see literature at its finest, and that's all that should matter

For Naipaul writing was the only thing that mattered: all the rest was noise.
Firstpost - Published

VS Naipaul and I: How I became a character in 'A Million Mutinies Now', but my life didn't change

In 1988, Bangalore was witnessing the explosion of the IT industry, and VS Naipaul wanted to witness this miracle for himself. After two books where he had been critical of India, he wanted to talk..
Firstpost - Published

Blog: VS Naipaul, a master prose stylist


IndiaTimes - Published

VS Naipaul, with his rage and flaws, will be remembered for unflinching honesty, mastery of language

VS Naipaul's was an all-encompassing rage: he raged against half-formed societies; he raged against public defecation; he raged against the colonisers and he raged against the colonised.
Firstpost - Published

VS Naipaul dies at 85: The Nobel laureate is gone, but is the man still redeemable?

VS Naipaul - a writer who spoke of fractured postcolonial worlds with piercing honesty - shall himself be condemned to fractured memory and posterity.
Firstpost - Published

‘The world is what it is’; no one captured it better than VS Naipaul


IndiaTimes - Published

V.S. Naipaul dead, admirers say legacy will live on


newKerala.com - Published

Maharashtra's transport minister Diwakar Raote's rendezvous with the writer Sir VS Naipaul

Raote was among those profiled in Naipaul's travelogue India: A Million Mutinies Now, along with others like militant poet Namdeo Dhasal of the Dalit Panthers
DNA - Published

Why VS Naipaul never wrote his autobiography?

According to Naipaul, fiction never lies and reveals a writer totally. But an autobiography, he felt, "can distort; facts can be realigned". The Nobel Prize and the Booker winner's oeuvre included over..
IndiaTimes - Published

'Lost a beloved brother': Rushdie leads tributes to Naipaul

Salman Rushdie on Sunday mourned the death of VS Naipaul, saying he lost a beloved older brother while fellow authors said he was one of the greatest writers who was very engaging when he turned on the..
IndiaTimes - Published

Authors mourn VS Naipaul; Rushdie says 'lost a beloved older brother'

Salman Rushdie on Sunday mourned the death of VS Naipaul, saying he lost a beloved older brother while fellow authors said he was one of the greatest writers who was very engaging when he turned on the..
IndiaTimes - Published

VS Naipaul dies aged 85: Controversial Nobel laureate leaves behind a body of unparalleled work

VS Naipaul leaves behind a body of work that is unparalleled, despite the shadow his personality cast on it for much of his life.
Firstpost - Published

Why VS Naipaul's mother asked him not to write about India

At the JLF session, he narrated what his mother had to say to him on writing about India. "The only Hindi word my mother carried from India was 'beta' and she said 'beta please leave India to the..
DNA - Published

From Ramchandra Guha to Amitav Ghosh: Literary community pays tribute to 'cantankerous' VS Naipaul

Salman Rushdie today mourned the death of V S Naipaul, saying he lost a beloved older brother while fellow authors said he was one of the greatest writers who was very engaging when he turned on the..
DNA - Published

VS Naipaul dies at 85: Nobel-winning novelist's flawed character kept him from greatness

VS Naipaul was a stupendous writer who perhaps missed being great because he was not morally up to a visionary.
Firstpost - Published

Facts about author V.S. Naipaul


IndiaTimes - Published

PM Modi, political leaders condole VS Naipaul's demise


IndiaTimes - Published

Nobel-Prize winning novelist of Indian origin, VS Naipaul passes away at the age of 85

Lady Naipaul confirmed that her husband had died peacefully in London
Bollywood Life - Published

PM Modi, other politicians condole Nobel Laureate VS Naipaul`s death

Naipaul is the recipient of numerous honours, including the Man Booker Prize in 1971 and a knighthood for services to literature in 1990. He was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2001.
Zee News - Published

From PM Modi to President Kovind, India's political class pay tributes to VS Naipaul

Leaders from across the political spectrum condoled the demise of Nobel Laureate author V S Naipaul, with Prime Minister Narendra Modi saying, it was a major loss for the world of..
DNA - Published

Daily Bulletin: Toll in Kerala rains rises to 37, VS Naipaul passes away, India faces stiff task to save Lord's Test; top stories of the day

From celebrated novelist and Nobel Laureate VS Naipaul passing away at 85 to Arsenal taking on defending Premier League champions Manchester City, here are the top stories for Sunday.
Firstpost - Published

As the world remembers VS Naipaul, here's a list of the most offensive things he has ever said

Nobel prize-winning author VS Naipaul, known for his critical commentary on colonialism, idealism, religion and politics, has died at the age of 85, his family said early today. "He was a giant in..
DNA - Published

VS Naipaul: Nobel laureate, Man Booker Prize winner, not everyone's cup of tea

Trinidad-born British author VS Naipaul, who won the Nobel Prize for literature in 2001, has died at his home in London aged 85, the BBC reported on Saturday (August 11). Vidiadhar Surajprasad..
DNA - Published

VS Naipaul, Nobel Laureate known for novels like The Mystic Masseur, passes away aged 85

Naipaul was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 2001 "for having united perceptive narrative and incorruptible scrutiny in works that compel us to see the presence of suppressed..
Firstpost - Published

Nobel Prize-winning author V.S. Naipaul dies

Nobel Prize-winning novelist V.S. Naipaul, who explored questions of place and identity for more than half a century, has died aged 85, his family announced on Sunday.
Sify - Published Also reported by •Reuters IndiaRediff.com

VS Naipaul dies: All you need to know about the Indian-origin Nobel Prize-winning author

Here are eight things
DNA - Published

VS Naipaul, Nobel Prize-winning author, dies aged 85

Nobel prize-winning author V.S. Naipaul has died at the age of 85, his family announced on Saturday. "He was a giant in all that he achieved and he died surrounded by those he loved having lived a..
DNA - Published Also reported by •Sify

British novelist Sir VS Naipaul dies at 85

Born on August 17, 1932, Naipaul studied at Oxford University. His first novel - The Mystic Masseur - was published in 1957. 
Zee News - Published

Girish Karnad to be honoured with Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award 2017

Renowned playwright, actor and film director Girish Karnad has been chosen for this years Tata Literature Live! Lifetime Achievement Award. The award will be conferred on him at the National Centre for..
Deccan Herald - Published

When this Bond killed us with wit

Almost every bibliophile had at least once in his childhood, imagined a life similar to the 14-year-old kid in Dehradun hills, and every young adult feared encountering some face in the dark while..
DNA - Published

mid-day editorial: Let's put life back on track for railway workers

Mumbai’s suburban railway network goes by a tired but apt sobriquet, the lifeline of Mumbai. For the men behind the scenes, though — the gangmen, engineers and others working on the tracks — it..
Mid-Day - Published

Severely active malnourished 4-year-old girl dies in Palghar

severely active malnourished 4-year-old girl dies in palghar
A four-year-old girl, falling in the category of severely active malnourished (SAM), died today in Mokhada tehsil of Palghar district, a senior official said. "The girl was taken home during Diwali..
Mid-Day - Published

70% pollution due to crop waste burning: Satyendar Jain

70% pollution due to crop waste burning: satyendar jain
*New Delhi:* Delhi Public Works Department (PWD) minister Satyendar Jain said on Tuesday that 70 per cent of the current pollution in Delhi is due to the burning of crop waste in neighbouring..
Mid-Day - Published

Who’s afraid of Gandhi? The politics of statuary in Africa

In April 2015, the statue of Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi in Gandhi Square, Johannesburg was almost covered with white paint by a young protestor before he was arrested. The previous months had seen a..
DNA - Published

Mumbai: Malvani cops book 1-year-old for cheating

mumbai: malvani cops book 1-year-old for cheating
Some lessons take time to be driven home, something the Malvani police are proving. Officers at the police station recently filed a cheating and forgery case against a 13-month-old baby, no less...
Mid-Day - Published

Fiona Fernandez: Of monsoons and mourning facades

fiona fernandez: of monsoons and mourning facades
Gargoyle no. 1 stared at his wingspan. It didn’t look good. A sheath of moss that threatened to discolour and mar his impressive gait, was giving him sleepless nights. As if the whizzing endless city..
Mid-Day - Published

You Might Like


 Page 1  〉 
Environmentally friendly: newsR is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2019 newsR Ltd. All Rights Reserved.
About us  |  Contact us  |  Disclaimer  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  Contact us  |  DMCA / Content Removal  |  Privacy & Data Protection Policy
How are we doing? Send us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter  •  FOLLOW us on Pinterest