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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......

Sahitya Akademi President: 'Why are writers returning awards?'

'If they oppose the government on different issues, what has the Sahitya Akademi got to do with it?' 'I say you cannot return the Sahitya Akademi Award on this issue. This is no way to protest.'......

Shashi Deshpande quits Akademi panel in protest of Kalburgi's murder

Award-winning author Shashi Deshpande on Friday resigned from the Sahitya Akademi General Council expressing "a sense of strong disappointment" over the literary body's silence on the killing of......

Nehru's niece Nayantara Sahgal returns Sahitya Akademi Award

Image: Writer Nayantara Sahgal. Photograph: Photograph: Seema Pant/Rediff.com Acclaimed writer Nayantara Sahgal, the niece of India’s first prime minister Jawaharlal Nehru, has returned the......

'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......

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......

Kamal Haasan meets Sri Sri Ravi Shankar

A lowdown on what's happening in the Tamil film industry.   All eyes were on Kamal Haasan as he met up with spiritual guru and founder of the Art of Living Foundation, Sri Sri Ravi......

Rajjo director: I was doubtful about Kangna's dancing skills

Vishwas Patil, who makes his directorial debut with the Kangna Ranaut starrer, Rajjo, on November 15, seems to be a rather unconventional Bollywood aspirant. Here's why... He is an IAS officer. He......
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Veteran journalist Arun Sadhu passes away

Noted journalist, acclaimed writer and progressive thinker Arun Sadhu passed away in Mumbai on Monday. He was 76. He is survived by wife Aruna, a... ...

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'I'm a bit Muslim because I'm a real Hindu'

'Nobody is killing you in Kerala because you are Hindu unlike in North India where Muslims have been killed only because they are Muslims and were... ...

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The Ban That Must Not Be

To call Sahitya Award-winning writer Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar’s The Adivasi Will Not Dance ‘a collection of short stories’ is to limit its... ...

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Mountain Echoes Literary Festival ends

Thimphu, Aug 27 (IANS) The eighth edition of the Mountain Echoes Literary Festival reached its culmination on Sunday evening here. The three-day... ...

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