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Sahitya Akademi awardee charged with sedition for remarks on citizenship bill

The Assam government came in for severe criticism from opposition parties and prominent personalities on Thursday after sedition charges were slapped against a Sahitya Akademi awardee litterateur......

Sahitya Akademi for Malayali writer threatened by fundamentalists

Renowned Malayali writer K P Ramanunni has received this year's Sahitya Akademi award for a novel with Prophet Muhammad as its protagonist, months after receiving threats from......

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......

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......

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......

The Towering Talent called Girish Karnad

In a career spanning over five decades, Girish Karnad lived several lives... not only on the stage, but also as a scholar, theatre personality, actor and director. Photograph: Kind courtesy Film......

'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......

'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......

Rajjo director: I was doubtful about Kangna's dancing skills

Vishwas Patil, who makes his directorial debut with the Kangna Ranaut starrer, Rajjo, on November 15, seems to be a rather unconventional Bollywood aspirant. Here's why... He is an IAS officer. He......
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Punjabi writer Dr Niranjan Singh Tasneem passes away at 91

a Akademi and Punjabi Sahit Rattan awards, novelist Dr Niranjan Singh Tasneem passed away at his house in Vishal Nagar in Ludhiana. punjab Updated:... ...
Sahitya Akademi winner victim of VNSGU’s whim

The three professors, who were served notices by Veer Narmad South Gujarat University (VNSGU) authorities asking them to return their salaries of... ...
Chiru Literary Society congratulates

Chiru Literary Society congratulates Source: The Sangai Express Imphal, August 07 2019: The Chiru Literary Society congratulated Angam Zatung Chiru... ...
‘Values of Vachana literature must form basis of Constitution’

Ideals, virtues and values extolled by Sharana poets and reformers of the state must form the core of the country’s Constitution, said former... ...
Culture Ministry ‘objects’ to Sahitya Akademi’s China team

The ministry last month asked the Akademi to "reconsider names of writers" in its list, which the Akademi stated, it won't. By Vasudha Venugopal ,... ...

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