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Sahitya Akademi for Malayali writer threatened by fundamentalists

Renowned Malayali writer K P Ramanunni has received this year's Sahitya Akademi award for a novel with Prophet Muhammad as its protagonist, months after receiving threats from......

Show record of writers who returned Sahitya Akademi awards, says HC

The Delhi high court on asked the Centre to produce record related to writers who returned their Sahitya Akademi awards in protest against the Akademi's alleged "indifference" over the murder of......

Mistry, Meera among Sahitya Akademi winners for 2015

Playwright and novelist Cyrus Mistry's English novel Chronicle of a Corpse Bearer and K R Meera's Aarachar in Malayalam are among the works that have won the prestigious Sahitya Akademi......

Award wapsi row: Bengaluru literature festival director Sampath steps down

Sahitya Akademi award-winning author Vikram Sampath has stepped down as one of the directors of Bangalore Literature Festival in the wake of three Kannada writers deciding to boycott the event over......

Secularism under threat like never before: Nayantara Sahgal

Noted writer Nayantara Sahgal, who recently returned her 'Sahitya Akademi' Award over the Dadri lynching case, has said secularism is under threat like never before and that individual freedom and......

Classic Revisited: Guide is as glamorous as it is soulful

As Shah Rukh Khan turned guide in Jab Harry Met Sejal, Sukanya Verma looks back at Bollywood's original Guide. IMAGE: Waheeda Rehman and Dev Anand in Guide. Dev Anand and Waheeda Rehman's 1965......

'Television has become mindless trash'

'Movie tickets cost Rs 500, 600 on weekends. Why would someone want to watch Ananth Mahadevan and Saurabh Shukla in Staying Alive instead of Shah Rukh Khan for Rs 300 in Happy New Year?' 'It's a......

Renowned Hindustani classical vocalist Kishori Amonkar passes away

Renowned Hindustani classical vocalist Kishori Amonkar passed away in Mumbai on Monday after a brief illness. She was 84. She passed away at her home in central Mumbai, family sources said. Born on......
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The Centre today told the Supreme Court that the NIA, being a special agency to probe national and inter-state terrorism cases, cannot investigate... ...
Two-day colloquium on Mohiniyattam from Saturday

A treat for lovers of renowned dance form Mohiniyattam awaits the capital for two days beginning on Saturday. It will be presented by gurus of all... ...
Sahitya Akademi organised All India Poetry Festival

World Poetry Day is celebrated on March 21, to promote reading, writing and technical pf poetry throughout the world. To commemorate World Poetry... ...
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