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Poet Satchidanandan quits Akademi, says it failed to stand with writers

Eminent poet and writer K Satchidanandan on Saturday resigned from all committees of the Sahitya Akademi, saying the literary body had "failed" in its duty to stand with writers and uphold freedom......

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......

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......

After weeks of silence Sahitya Akademi condemns acts of intolerance

Strongly condemning the killing of writer MM Kalburgi, Sahitya Akademi on Friday passed a unanimous resolution appealing to state and central governments to take steps to prevent such incidents and......

This prize-return tamasha!

'This has absolutely nothing to do with Kalburgi or anybody else, it only has to do with two words: Bihar elections. It's electioneering by other means, let's save the fig leaf of morality,' says......
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Govt withdraws curbs on Urdu writers

New Delhi, April 27: The government has withdrawn a controversial clause that asked Urdu writers to declare that their books did not contain... ...

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The Woman as anInspiration

We all wept when Jyoti Singh Pandey passed away, says Smita Sahay, recalling the Delhi gangrape that shook the nation. We also realised that this... ...

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Quality translations in Indian languages rare

I have always wanted the hands of people to be seen in my poetry, poet K. Satchidanandan quotes Pablo Neruda to argue that the line holds true for... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/news/cities/Kochi/quality-translations-in-indian-languages-rare/article8428438.ece?ref=tpnews
An atlas of the mind

I once happened to see a translator's first drafts. Her (Tamil-English) manuscript was a revelation. To make sure she did not overlook or misread a... ...

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Boycott threat to Jaipur litfest

New Delhi, March 22: Several writers today began a campaign for the boycott of the Jaipur Literature Festival if Zee News continues to be its chief... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1160323/jsp/nation/story_76087.jsp

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