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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.
Dec 02, 2015
Tolerance, ha! Vikram Sampath can express his opinion anywhere, except at the Bangalore LitFest he foundedThe Bangalore Literary Festival, now in its third year, is under a cloud even before it has started. Its director, historian and author Vikram Sampath, has resigned from the festival’s organising committee. This is because a small number of “tolerant” writers said they would boycott the festival as they disagreed with Sampath’s opinion of the “award-wapsi” campaign and of Tipu Sultan.
Nov 30, 2015
Uday Prakash, poet who touched off award-wapsi tsunami, slammed for praising PM Modi’s speechUdhya Prakash was criticised and called names then (when he publicly returned his award) by Right wingers and hailed by liberals and Left wingers, today he is accused of being “sold out to Modi”.