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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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Poet protests intolerance, returns honour

Jayanta Mahapatra Cuttack, Nov. 22: Poet Jayanta Mahapatra today said he would return the Padma Shri conferred on him in 2009, joining the... ...
Times Lit Fest Delhi arrives in town this weekend

At a time when Delhi is emerging not just a capital of politics but also as India's cultural capital, the countdown has begun for the city's... ...
Intolerance to dominate this year's Bangalore Literature Festival

BENGALURU: Intolerance and the returning of awards as a form of protest will be core issues at the fourth edition of the Bangalore Literature... ...
The republic strikes back

Having tasted victory of such dimensions and such significance, it is hardly to be thought that India's political Opposition will do anything but... ...
Intellectuals slam Paris attack, fear intolerance rise

KOLKATA: The intellectuals in the Muslim community in Kolkata have strongly condemned the killings of 138 people in Paris on Saturday but warned... ...

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