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When Mahasweta Devi spoke to Rediff

Writer and social activist Mahasweta Devi breathed her last on Thursday afternoon. Winner of the 1996 Jnanpith and 1997 Ramon Magsaysay Awards, Mahasweta Devi firmly believed that 'real history is......

Poet-lyricist and Jnanpith awardee ONV Kurup passes away

Jnanpith awardee and eminent Malayalam poet, lyricist and environmentalist Ottaplakkal Nambiyadikkal Velu Kurup, popularly known as ONV, passed away at a private hospital in Thiruvananthapuram......

Gujarati writer Raghuveer Chaudhary to receive Jnanpith Award

Eminent Gujarati novelist, poet and critic Raghuveer Chaudhary has been chosen for the prestigious Jnanpith Award for 2015, the literary organisation has announced. "The Jnanpith selection Board......

Tipu row: Karnad gets death threats; BJP wants CM to quit

Jnanpith awardee Girish Karnad and Bharatiya Janata Party Member of Parliament Prathap Simha have allegedly received death threats on social media as the controversy rages in Karnataka over the......

'Tipu would have enjoyed status of Shivaji if he was Hindu,' says Karnad

Jnanpith awardee Girish Karnad on Tuesday said 18th century Mysore ruler Tipu Sultan would have enjoyed the same status as of Maratha king Chhatrapathi Shivaji, if he was a Hindu and not a Muslim.......

Bengal unclear on people displaced by projects

The West Bengal government has earmarked 30,000 acres for industrial projects (around 7,000 acres has been allocated, the rest is at different stages of acquisition), but even as it faces one of......

First Look: Asif Ali's Asuravithu

In the 1960s, A Vincent made a memorable Malayalam film called Asuravithu based on the Jnanpith award winner M T Vasudevan Nair's novel of the same name. The film had Prem Nazir and Sarada in the......

Adoor's four stories, one theme

Auteur Adoor Gopalakrishan's fascination with Jnanpith award winning author Thakazhi Shivsankara Pillai continues in his new venture Oru Pennum Randaanum (A climate for crime). His previous film......

Telugu poet C Narayana Reddy passes away

'In his demise, the world of Telugu language and literature has lost a bright star. The void caused by his loss can never be filled.' Legendary Telugu poet and writer C Narayana Reddy, a recipient......

'Inter-religious marriages were never really encouraged in our society'

'Pre-Partition India wasn't as hunk-dory as we talk about; Hindus and Muslims lived in harmony, sure, but never as miyan-biwi (husband-wife)' 'Unrequited love is very good for a......

'My growth as an actor has been slow but definitely steady'

Onam is Kerala’s biggest festival and a string of new films is released around this time. This year, we will see at least six releases during the festival. One of them is Ezhamathe Varavu,......
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'Native languages can boost nat'l integrity'

GUWAHATI, Nov 23 - "The study of native languages shall alone strengthen our national integrity," said Prof Bhalchandra Nemade, Jnanpith awardee... ...

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Sammelana artistes to visit schools, colleges to popularise event

With just six days left for the 83rd All India Kannada Sahitya Sammelana, the organisers are leaving no stone unturned to make it a success by... ...

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Shankha Ghosh

The readership of Bengali literature has been steadily declining in both West Bengal and Bangladesh, with students turning their back on writings... ...

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Solo acting in 'Broken Images' one of the most challenging

Acclaimed actress Shabana Azmi has said that her solo acting in the English play 'Broken Images' in which she plays two roles simultaneously, has... ...

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Hindi writer Krishna Sobti wins Jnanpith Award

Hindi writer Krishna Sobti has been awarded the 53rd Jnanpith Award for the 2017 for her pathbreaking contribution in Indian literature in a... ...

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