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Sep 14, 2019
Remembering Bharatendu Harishchandra on Hindi Divas, a man whose work fortified the languageBharatendu Harishchandra, born in 1850, is known as the 'Father of modern day Hindi literature'. And it was in establishing this language that his biggest contribution lay. Much of the prose that Harishchandra wrote to establish the Hindi we know today was done in the Kavivachansudha and Harishchandra Magazine, which he founded in 1873.
Feb 20, 2019
Acclaimed Hindi author Namwar Singh dies at 92, cremation to take place at Delhi's Lodi crematorium todayConsidered a living legend of Hindi literature, Namvar Singh has authored over a dozen works; prominent among them are Kavita Ke Naye Pratiman, Chhayavaad and Dusari Parampara Ki Khoj, among others.
Jan 26, 2019
Thithurta Hua Gantantra: Reading Harishankar Parsai's satirical reflections on our democratic 'climate'Extreme income inequality, neglected socialist manifestos, communal politics and populist schemes — nothing much has changed for India since 1970, when Harishankar Parsai's satire Thithurta Hua Gantantra was first published. The sun of progress and development is yet to dawn upon India's shivering democracy. Here's a reading of an excerpt from Parsai's much-relevant social commentary.
Jan 25, 2019
Krishna Sobti, Jnanpith and Sahitya Akademi award-winning Hindi fiction writer, passes away aged 94Krishna Sobti was known for experimenting with new writing styles and creating bold and daring characters in her stories who were ready to accept all challenges.
Sep 19, 2018
Hindi poet-journalist Vishnu Khare, who translated works of TS Eliot and Goethe, passes away at 78 in DelhiVishnu Khare was part of the Hindi Academy and a recipient of the Order of the White Rose of Finland for his translation of Kalevala, the national epic of Finland.
Jul 31, 2018
Premchand's Godaan: Priyanka Sethia reads from the novelist's last-finished workListen to a reading of Munshi Premchand's Godaan, which tells a story of the pains of being a peasant, the politics of money lending and the desperate longing for a cow