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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......

Modi using development as buzzword to mask communal agenda: Sonia

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi on Saturday ripped into the Narendra Modi government, saying it was using development as a buzzword to mask its communal agenda and people were being viciously......

200 authors to UK PM: Talk on intolerance in India with Modi

Over 200 noted authors, including Salman Rushdie and Neel Mukherjee, have asked British Prime Minister David Cameron to raise the issue of "rising climate of fear" and "growing intolerance" in......

Chetan Bhagat faces backlash over 'what do historians do' tweet

Celebrated author Chetan Bhagat on Friday faced intense Twitter backlash following his controversial remarks on historians, who have come out strongly and protested against......

Writers returning awards a 'manufactured revolt': Arun Jaitley

'Is this protest real or a manufactured one? Is this not a case of ideological intolerance?” the finance minister writes in a Facebook post. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley termed the steady......

Honorary doctorate for A R Rahman

Oscar-winning music composer A R Rahman and former Sahitya Academy President Gopi Chand Narang will be conferred honorary doctorates of Aligarh Muslim University at its convocation here on June 7.......

Gulzar selected for Dadasaheb Phalke award

Gulzar, best known for penning memorable hits like 'Tujhse Naaraaz Nahi' and 'Tere Bina Zindagi Se' besides directing critically acclaimed films like 'Aandhi' and 'Mausam', was on Saturday chosen......

Dadasaheb Phalke award for actor Soumitra Chatterjee

Veteran Bengali actor Soumitra Chatterjee has been awarded the prestigious Dadasaheb Phalke award.The actor is known for his frequent collaborations with the iconic director Satyajit Ray, in films......

Review: Aravaan is brilliant

Pavithra Srinivasan feels Aravaan and painstakingly documents the period's history and isa must-watch film.One of the biggest stumbling-blocks that any period film faces is getting the feel of the......

Aadhi: Aravaan is out of the world

Though actor Aadhi began his career in Telugu films in 2006, it was in the Tamil film Mirugam that he was noticed. But what catapulted him to a higher plane was his role as a police officer in the......
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Writers, cops may have been on Sanatan Sanstha radar

MUMBAI: Writers, police officers and journalists may also have been targeted by the Sanatan Sanstha, the organization whose cadres are now being... ...

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Coastal Times MD passes away

Local television channel Coastal Times Managing Director Agnel Rodrigues passed away after a brief illness at a private hospital on Sunday. He was... ...

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Prof. Syeda Jaffer passes away

Researcher, critic, lexicographer and literary historian Prof. Syeda Jaffer breathed her last on June 24 at 1 am. She was buried at Daera Meer... ...

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14 students studying Tulu as third optional language in Udupi

Special Correspondent : Janaki Brahmavar, Chairperson of Karnataka Tulu Sahitya Academy, said on Friday that history was being made with 14... ...

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