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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......

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......

Authors urge Sahitya Akademi to reinvent itself

Writers including those who had returned their Sahitya Akademi awards on Sunday wrote to the National Academy of Letters urging it to build on the resolution passed during its recent emergency meet......

Never thought religion would be asked before name: Gulzar

Amid growing protests by Sahitya Akademi awardees, renowned poet and lyricist Gulzar said communal harmony is being harmed to such a level that people are not allowed to even talk with freedom.......

'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......

'A great loss to the music industry'

The Tamil film industry mourns the passing of Carnatic legend M Balamuralikrishna. Renowned Carnatic vocalist and musician Mangalampalli Balamuralikrishna passed away at his residence in Chennai......

Review: Chauthi Koot, one of the best movies of 2016

Lovers of good cinema should not miss this opportunity to watch one of the best Indian films of 2016, says Aseem Chhabra. Gurvinder Singh's second feature Chauthi Koot is a remarkable document......

'Writing is an art, a craft and an expression with limitless potential to evolve'

'This may seem like a lyrical lamenting of a writer, but it is the sad reality in and outside the industry. In films, nine out of 10 times the writer's name is not mentioned in posters, publicity......
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Hindi writer Mamta Kalia to get the 27th Vyas Samman

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Ramchandra Guha to deliver keynote address at GALF

The upcoming Goa Arts and Literature Festival (GALF) will seeeminent historian Ramchandra Guha delivering the keynote address at the inauguration... ...

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