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Oct 03, 2018
The anatomy of Indian literary prizes: Who writes the award-winning books in India?Although there is much written about the importance of literary awards, how often do we know about what makes up the profile of the award-winning authors?
Sep 05, 2018
SC dismisses petition seeking ban on Malayalam novel Meesha, says 'writer's imagination must enjoy freedom'Petitioner N Radhakrishnan sought the banning of the publication or circulation by internet or propagation of the dialogue between two characters in the novel, Meesha, which he claimed insults Hindu women.
Jun 22, 2018
Sahitya Akademi announces 21 winners for Bal and Yuva Puraskar awards for 2018India's national academy of letters, the Sahitya Akademi, announced the names of 21 recipients of its 2018 Bal Sahitya and Yuva Puraskars respectively
Mar 21, 2018
World Poetry Day: Read the selected verses of three noted Indian poets, in Assamese, Malayalam, SindhiOn World Poetry Day 2018, poets Jiban Narah (Assamese), Anita Thampi (Malayalam), Mohan Himthani (Sindhi) share their verses with us — spanning subjects as diverse as smartphone addiction to womanhood
Oct 01, 2016
Gurdial Singh's Alms In The Name Of A Blind Horse is most certainly a novel of 'two reads'Gurdial Singh’s Anhey Ghore Da Daan (1976), has now been translated by Rana Nayar as Alms in the Name of a Blind Horse
Jul 23, 2016
My Heart is an Unruly Girl: Mandakranta Sen's feminist poems are clippings of womanhoodAfter Sen’s poetry has released itself from the clutches of specifying the female body, Sen's real verse appears.
Jun 16, 2016
Raghu Karnad, Nilotpal Mrinal: Here are the winners of Sahitya Akademi Yuva PuraskarHere are the winners of Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar 2016
Jan 27, 2016
Intolerance row: Indian society is and was tolerant, but certain segments are always at war, says Javed AkhtarClaiming that some Hindu groups are now behaving like Muslim fundamentalists, Javed Akhtar said barring such elements Indian society has always been tolerant.
Dec 18, 2015
For author KR Meera, winning Sahitya Akademi award both an honour and cause for painThe author was initially in two minds about accepting the award but took the decision after talking to Kannada writer KS Bhagvan.
Dec 10, 2015
Indians demeaning others on religion not fit to be leaders, says Vikram SethTolerance is the basic tenor of the country and any Indian who demeans others on the basis of food, religion and love is not worthy to be a leader, said novelist Vikram Seth, who had earlier supported Sahitya Akademi's condemnation of writers' killings.