Violent attacks on Polish, German and Danish travellers reported already this year
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Thursday 22 November 2012
“Shall I tell you the best thing about Jodhpur? It's not the old walled city and its picturesque markets and blissfully defecating cows. It's not even the Fort of the Maharajas, with its huge pink barrels of stone soaring above the acropolis. It's the zip wire.”
Friday 19 October 2012
Ten ways to fix our trains
Saturday 23 June 2012
It's odd that none of this distinguished British cast (including Maggie Smith, Judi Dench, Tom Wilkinson and Bill Nighy) don't actually perspire in this Jaipur-set tale and the plotting is clunky and predictable, but it's refreshing to see a romantic comedy dominated by actors in late middle age.
Monday 30 April 2012
Worcestershire are set to go on flood watch after the abandonment of their match with Nottinghamshire at rain-battered New Road yesterday.
Thursday 08 March 2012
England limited-overs all-rounder Luke Wright is planning to miss the start of the domestic season, in favour of a stint in the Indian Premier League.
Friday 02 March 2012
The dazzling state of Rajasthan has long lured travellers – and your children will love it too, says Amar Grover.
Thursday 23 February 2012
There were disagreements about the details – one said Rajasthan, another said Punjab – but the Indian media was in agreement yesterday that movie director Kathryn Bigelow is poised to film parts of her new movie about Osama Bin Laden here, rather than in Pakistan.
Wednesday 25 January 2012
Was the author really at risk of attack at the Jaipur literary festival, or was he absent for a more cynical reason?
Monday 23 January 2012
Salman Rushdie has accused Indian police of lying to him about a supposed death threat to keep him away from the Jaipur Literature Festival. "I've investigated, and believe I was lied to. I am outraged," he said on Twitter.
Saturday 21 January 2012
From modest beginnings it has become one of the biggest literary festivals on earth. This year the roster of big names talking about their work includes Michael Ondaatje, Tom Stoppard, Richard Dawkins, Annie Proulx, Hari Kunzru, Shashi Tharoor and William Dalrymple, the festival's co-director.
Friday 20 January 2012
Booker-Prize winning author Salman Rushdie cancelled plans to appear at an Indian literature festival today after protests from Muslim clerics and warnings that he could be targeted for assassination.
Wednesday 11 January 2012
The controversy over Salman Rushdie's The Satanic Verses, written more than two decades ago, has again bubbled to the surface after senior Muslim clerics in India demanded that the writer be prevented from entering the country to attend a literary festival.
Saturday 31 December 2011
'I'll always come back to India. It is bewitching'
Tuesday 06 December 2011
Fifteen months after striking a deal to sell a controlling stake in its Indian unit, Britain's Cairn Energy has received regulatory clearance and can complete the $6.5bn (£4.1bn) transaction.
Wednesday 26 October 2011
British Muslim leaders outraged after Eric Pickles says followers of Islam should 'prove their identity'
UK terror fears: My jihadist son returned from Syria mentally scarred – now he is being ignored
Nigel Farage: NHS might have to be replaced by private health insurance
Billy Crystal: 'Stop shoving gay sex scenes in my face'
'We would evict Queen from Buckingham Palace and allocate her council house,' say Greens
French court convicts three over homophobic tweets, in case hailed as a 'significant victory' by LGBT rights campaigners
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- 4 Tennis fan suing Australian Open organisers for 'failing to shade spectators' during Murray match
- 5 Syrian refugee child beaten by Istanbul Burger King manager for eating customer’s leftover food