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After Nayantara, Ashok Vajpeyi returns Sahitya Akademi Award

After eminent writer Nayantara Sahgal, former Lalit Kala Akademi chairman Ashok Vajpeyi has returned the Sahitya Akademi Award to protest the "assault on right to freedom of both life and......

Writer Ananthamurthy takes a U-turn; won't leave India if Modi is PM

Kannada writer U R Ananthamurthy, who had said that he would leave the country if Narendra Modi becomes the prime minister, on Monday said those remarks were made when he was "overcome by emotion"......

Jaipur literature fest: The grandest till date

In the seventh edition of Jaipur Literature Festival, not only there would be writers to discuss topics ranging from economics to food, politics to fiction and everything else in between but there......

Govt sets up panel on textbooks

Caught in a controversy over distortions in NCERT school textbooks, Government has set up a committee headed by eminent educationist and former UGC Chairman Yashpal to go into contents of the......

Heavy taxes hit art business

The financial meltdown and heavy taxes on works of art imported or sold in India has caused many art galleries to shut down in recent times.Speaking on the sidelines of the international symposium......
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PM Modi silent on Dadri lynching but attacks Lalu on beef remarks

Sensing that Yadavs and Kurmis vote bank is shifting to Grand alliance ,Prime Minister Narendra Modi tried to divide them by targetting Lalu... ...
Prez voices deep angst over Dadri lynching case

President Pranab Mukherjee has expressed his angst at the killing of a 50-year-old man in Dadri, less than 30 km from the national Capital, on the... ...
EDITORIAL | After the Dadri lynching

Relatives mourn the death of farmer Mohammad Akhlaq at his home in Bisara village on Wednesday. Villagers allegedly beat Akhlaq to death and... ...
Ashok Vajpeyi too gives back his Sahitya Akademi award

New Delhi: A day after celebrated writer Nayantara Sahgal returned the Sahitya Akademi Award, another literary heavyweight, Ashok Vajpeyi, has also... ...
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Vajpeyi move; Akademi questions decision New Delhi, Oct 7 (PTI) Eminent writers Nayantara Sahgal and Ashok Vajpeyi today drew support from the... ...

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