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Three Indian authors shortlisted for prize

Works by three Indian authors are among six shortlisted for the US$ 50,000 DSC Prize for South Asian literature, a newly-instituted literary award given annually to writers on themes such as......

Marathi litterateur Narayan Surve passes away

Well-known Marathi poet Narayan Surve, who passed away on Monday at the age of 83, was a social activist who put the voice of Mumbai's working class in Marathi literature.Aisa Ga Mee Brahma (1962),......

Revisiting Anita Desai

American colleges and universities are notorious for professors with big reputations who barely have time for their students. But, in the two odd decades that she has taught in America, especially......

'William Shakespeare is our heritage too'

Ah, Bollywood. The things it manages to do. Take the recently released Omkara, for instance. A fine piece of filmmaking that should win its director Vishal Bhardwaj more than just a Filmfare Award.......

Jnanpith Award for veteran Marathi poet

Veteran Marathi author Vinda Karandikar, who has given a new dimension to poetry with his experimentation with form, was chosen for the prestigious Jnanpith Award for 2003.The selection board for......

Buniyaad, Hum Log writer dead

Renowned writer Manohar Shyam Joshi, who revolutionised India's televisionindustrywith the immensely popular soaps Buniyaad and Hum Log, died in New Delhi following a cardiac arrest.The......
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Dance like Ma

Today, Pune will host the release of legendary Kathak exponent, Dr Maya Rao's autobiography, Maya A Lifetime in Choreography. Her Bengaluru-based... ...

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Written in Tears captures a violent period in India's Northeast

Kolkata, Apr 19 (IBNS) "Written in Tears", a recent publication by Harper Collins, offers a glimpse into the Northeast of India, particularly... ...

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In late eighties, but the writer is well concerned about India in her dreams

Nayantara Sahgal could have chosen a better path, less confrontational to her cousin in her political excesses, than the one she had in her sphere... ...

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Eminent names from the field of Dalit literature attended the conclave organised by the Ministry of Culture to mark B R Ambedkar's birth... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/need-to-mainstream-dalit-literature-writers/
'Literature should become the voice …

New Delhi, April 14 (IANS) The role of a writer is to highlight reality of the society through his writings as literature should become the voice... ...

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