The Tenth Edition of Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai Litfest
Thu Nov 14, Fri Nov 15, Sat Nov 16, Sun Nov 17 2019

Conversations
Panel Discussions
Book Launches
Awards
Workshops

NCPA (South Mumbai)
St. Pauls Institute (Bandra)
Prithvi Theatre (Juhu)

Ashutosh

India

A highly acclaimed journalist, a reputed columnist and a successful author, Ashutosh was the Managing Editor of IBN7 from 2006 to 2014 when he gave it up to become a political activist. In January 2014, Ashutosh joined the Aam Aadmi Party. He resigned from the party in June 2018 to return to journalism. He has authored three books, ‘Hindu Rashtra’, ‘Anna: 13 Days That Awakened India’ and ‘The Crown Prince, The Gladiator & The Hope – Battle for Change’. He was awarded the prestigious Dag Hammarskjold Memorial Scholarship in 1997. He is a founding member of the Hindi news and views portal Satyahindi.com.

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Prophet Or Loss?

Panel Discussions Thursday, 14th Nov 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Tata Theatre - NCPA

Savarkar’s idea of India.

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Debate : National Security Is More Important Than Individual Privacy

Special Events Thursday, 14th Nov 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Tata Theatre - NCPA

For: Baijayant Panda, Hindol Sengupta Against: Ashutosh, Shashi Tharoor Chair: Sidharth Bhatia It’s the easiest scenario to imagine: the State has learnt of a terrorist attack. It knows where to look but it doesn’t know who specifically to look at. The easiest answer is to monitor everyone within the neighbourhood/ community for clues of their […]

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Majority Wins

Panel Discussions Friday, 15th Nov 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Tata Theatre - NCPA

The global rise of populism.

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  • Ayaz Memon

    India

    Ayaz has been a journalist for over 40 years. He started off as a sports writer and went on to edit newspapers like ‘Midday’, ‘Bombay Times’ and ‘DNA,’ apart…

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  • Bijal Vachharajani

    India

    When Bijal is not reading Harry Potter, she is Editor Scissorhands at Pratham Books where she dreams up picture books. A journalist, Bijal is the author of four children’s…

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  • Devinder Sharma

    India

    Devinder is a distinguished award-winning Indian journalist, columnist, author, writer, thinker and researcher, well-known and respected for his views on food, agriculture and economic policies. His untiring crusade for…

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  • Govindraj Ethiraj

    Govindraj is a television and print journalist, and an entrepreneur whose ventures are safeguarding the transparency, accuracy, and integrity of the internet in general. Most recently, he founded BOOM (www.boomlive.in),…

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