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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......

'Television has become mindless trash'

'Movie tickets cost Rs 500, 600 on weekends. Why would someone want to watch Ananth Mahadevan and Saurabh Shukla in Staying Alive instead of Shah Rukh Khan for Rs 300 in Happy New Year?' 'It's a......

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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Nabaneeta Dev Sen presented Big Little Book Award

Sahitya Akademi awardee Bengali writer Nabaneeta Dev Sen has been declared winner of the Big Little Book Award this year in the "Author in Bengali... ...

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Hindi poet Kunwar Narain passes away

Noted Hindi poet Kunwar Narain, who had been writing consistently for well over five decades, passed away here at the age of 90 on Wednesday.His... ...

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A Poet’s Fiction

THE ARRIVAL OF Jeet Thayil’s new novel The Book of Chocolate Saints (Aleph; 501 pages; Rs 799) was heralded not by the usual melee of reviews and... ...

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Goa Arts and Literature Festival at Panaji from Dec 7

Noted writers, poets, journalists and artists from India and abroad will take part in the eighth edition of the Goa Arts and Literature Festival... ...

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Hindi writer Krishna Sobti wins Jnanpith Award

Hindi writer Krishna Sobti has been awarded the 53rdJnanpith Award for the 2017 for her pathbreaking contribution in Indian literature in a... ...

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