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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......

What intolerance? There's none in India: Govt

The prevailing communal situation in the country does not indicate existence of alleged intolerance in the country, the government said on Tuesday. Replying to queries in Lok Sabha, Minister of......

After weeks of silence Sahitya Akademi condemns acts of intolerance

Strongly condemning the killing of writer MM Kalburgi, Sahitya Akademi on Friday passed a unanimous resolution appealing to state and central governments to take steps to prevent such incidents and......

Sahitya Akademi President: 'Why are writers returning awards?'

'If they oppose the government on different issues, what has the Sahitya Akademi got to do with it?' 'I say you cannot return the Sahitya Akademi Award on this issue. This is no way to protest.'......

Culture minister backtracks on 'if writers unable to write, let them stop writing' remark

Culture Minister Mahesh Sharma on Tuesday said that he has been misquoted by a leading English daily over his opinion on the ongoing crisis in the Sahitya Akademi and clarified that he was only......

Industrialist T T Vasu dead

T T Vasu, well-known industrialist and son of late Union Finance Minister, T T Krishnamachari, died in a corporate hospital in the wee hours of Wednesday following brief illness, his family said.He......

The curtain falls: Theatre legend Girish Karnad takes a final bow

'With his stature as a playwright and actor, Girish Karnad was one of the voices of modernity for not just Karnataka but the entire country.' IMAGE: Girish Karnad. Photograph: Rajesh......

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