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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......

'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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Thoppil Mohamed Meeran, Tamil novelist and Sahitya Akademi awardee, passes away at 74

Noted Tamil author and Sahitya Akademi winner Thoppil Mohammed Meeran passed away this Friday, 11 May. ...
Sahitya Akademi project ´┐ŻNavoday´┐Ż for new writers

GUWAHATI, March 16 - Sahitya Akademi has launched a project titled Navoday to publish books authored by new writers below 35 years of age.... ...
Sahitya Akademi winner gets CPM ticket

After DMK president M K Stalin announced on Friday the constituencies allotted to various parties in the front, the CPM, the CPI and the IUML... ...
Javed Akhtar

[India], Mar 12 (ANI): Veteran lyricist-screenwriter Javed Akhtar on Tuesday said that he finds the discussion about Ramzan coinciding with the Lok... ...
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Indrani exclaimed excitedly, her face lighting up like a little girl's: "I know him soo0o well."Sanjeev Khanna, Accused No 2, jokingly suggested to... ...

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