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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......

Writers escalate Akademi unrest, march against 'intolerance'

With black gags and arm bands, writers and their supporters held a solidarity march ahead of the Sahitya Akademi emergency meeting to discuss the returning of awards by eminent authors in......

'Bringing religion into public life is a dreadful mistake'

'Communal tension and violent mobs have been part of our country. What has happened since the BJP came into power is that individuals or group activities asserting Hindutva have become louder, more......

Hindi author, Telugu translator return Sahitya Akademi awards

Eminent author Kashinath Singh has protested the “irresponsible” remarks made by various Union ministers against fellow Sahitya Akademi award winning writers who have over the past two......

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......

Freedom, hurt sentiments and dissent

Can there be a democratic polity without a culture of democratic behaviour? This may seem like a hackneyed question. But it has, once again, been brought into sharp focus in two very different......

Argumentative Amartya

When the Nobel Prize marked its centenary in 2001, the foundation asked a handful of laureates for two mementos each that might be included in an exhibit. "They took away my bicycle, on which I had......
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Deconstructing Karan Johar's attempt at martyrdom

Karan Johar's statement on the eve of his movie's release and the accompanying breast-beating among our chardonnay-swigging socialists is... ...
Nobel for a Song Writer who Redefined Poetry

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The good, the bad and the in-between

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I hate Robert Allen Zimmerman

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