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Show record of writers who returned Sahitya Akademi awards, says HC

The Delhi high court on asked the Centre to produce record related to writers who returned their Sahitya Akademi awards in protest against the Akademi's alleged "indifference" over the murder of......

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......

Award wapsi row: Bengaluru literature festival director Sampath steps down

Sahitya Akademi award-winning author Vikram Sampath has stepped down as one of the directors of Bangalore Literature Festival in the wake of three Kannada writers deciding to boycott the event over......

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......

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......

Review: Chauthi Koot, one of the best movies of 2016

Lovers of good cinema should not miss this opportunity to watch one of the best Indian films of 2016, says Aseem Chhabra. Gurvinder Singh's second feature Chauthi Koot is a remarkable document......

'Writing is an art, a craft and an expression with limitless potential to evolve'

'This may seem like a lyrical lamenting of a writer, but it is the sad reality in and outside the industry. In films, nine out of 10 times the writer's name is not mentioned in posters, publicity......
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Guwahati, Oct 22(UNI) Veteran journalist Tilak Hazarika of Assam died at a private hospital here today. He was 96. Hazarika was hospitalised for... ...
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