The Jaipur Literary Festival has become Asia's biggest literary festival, and the fact that some of the biggest names in the book world attend highlights India's growing appetite for good reads.
Hoping to defuse activist Anna Hazare's anti-corruption crusade, the government initiated debate on a bill to create an anti-graft watchdog. But Parliament could not come to agreement.
Oh, the promise of a new year! So many fresh starts and remarkable discoveries lie ahead – including the many that will be made between the pages of a book. For those eager for a preview, here’s a sampling of some of the more promising of the early 2012 titles.
Supporters of Pakistan's powerful military are criticizing the government over its nuclear weapons policy.
Indian anticorruption activist Anna Hazare has begun a three-day hunger strike, complaining that India is dragging its feet on cleaning up its graft-ridden government.
Tom Cruise's Ethan Hunt and his team go rogue in the latest 'Mission Impossible' escapade, 'Ghost Protocol,' one of the best in the series.