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  Is Kaavya Viswanathan(s) persecution in the Western media justified?  
 
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If Kaavya plagiarised, who defends stock characters?
Bangalore: Can Mills & Boons claim copyright over 'the tall, dark and handsome hero'? The innocence of Kaavya Viswanathan depends on the answer to this question. Kaavya
 
 
Kaavya controversy not good for all booksellers
New Delhi: While a renowned bookstore in the capital incurs no losses, a smaller one has to bear it after Penguin, the Indian distributor, issued withdrawal orders. Kaavya
 
   
Does Kaavya's infamy bring in good luck?
Kolkata: Has this Harvard student copied blatantly, or is it simply 'internalising' the thoughts of others? Kaavya's  luck
 
 
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The international publications accusing Kaavya of plagiarism
   
 
 
   
   
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  Kaavya Viswanathan, a name which would perhaps have never known to Indians had some of her fellow university scholars not exposed her copying, is suddenly the hot topic of discussion for everyone. The question remains why suddenly the issue has been hyped so much. The fact that there is a sudden increase in the sales of How Opal Mehta Got Kissed, Got Wild, and Got a Life after the controversy adds more to the suspicion. Apart from being fed by whatever crap the media throws at them, the Indians in India have plenty of other intelligent issues to talk about.  
  Sudipta Sengupta  
 
 

Once again the Indian media is getting obsessed with a beautiful woman. But this time, it seems to be justified, given that the Western media is booing Kaavya. She seems to be a victim of her paycheck.

 
  Nikunj mahanjan  
 
 
 
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