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Aug 08, 2019
Sahitya Akademi awardee Tanuj Solanki on freedom, Article 370, and the irrelevance of the 'apolitical artist'Tanuj Solanki, panelist on HarperCollins India's debate, speaks about how he defines and understands freedom, what the scrapping of Article 370 means for India as a democracy, and the role of writers and artists in today’s socio-political milieu, and more.
Jul 20, 2019
Vishwas Patil's Mahanayak gets an English translation: Revisiting the decade-old Marathi tour de forceAccording to Patil, the reason the work continues to be visited is that it explores Bose's wartime career and not much has otherwise been written about this part of his life, following his banishment from the Indian National Congress (INC)
May 31, 2019
Heat: N Kalyan Raman's translation of Poomani’s Vekkai captures the subaltern narrative of a boy on the runN Kalyan Raman's translation of Poomani's Vekkai, based on a true story, unfolds over seven days of father and son sleeping in caves, wandering through farms, and laying low in cemeteries to avoid getting caught by men who are hunting for the boy after he murders the powerful local landlord, Vadakkuraan
Feb 27, 2019
Author Nayantara Sahgal to be feted with the inaugural Loknete Bhai Vaidya Smruti Gaurav PuraskarRecently, Sahgal was removed from the list of attendees at the 92nd Marathi Sahitya Sammelan held in Yavatmal following threats made by the Maharashtra Navanirman Sena (MNS) cadre
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.
Dec 18, 2018
Sahitya Akademi winner Anees Salim says rejections shattered, strengthened and streamlined his writingAnees Salim will be presented the Sahitya Akademi award at a special function in January, 2019 at Kamani Auditorium in New Delhi.
Dec 14, 2018
Amitav Ghosh, author of The Shadow Lines and Sea of Poppies, conferred Jnanpith AwardPreviously, Amitav Ghosh has been a recipient of the Sahitya Akademi Award, and his books Sea of Poppies and River of Smoke were also shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize in the years 2008 and 2012 respectively
Dec 09, 2018
Jayanta Mahapatra on finite joy of receiving awards, mark of a good poemJayanta Mahapatra speaks about the role of the poet in society, why Odisha has seeped into so much of his work, and what the mark of a good poem is
Sep 28, 2018
Kavita Mahajan, Sahitya Akademi award-winning Marathi novelist, passes away aged 51Kavita Mahajan received the Sahitya Akademi Award in 2011 for her Marathi translation of Rajai, a collection of 17 short stories by Urdu writer Ismat Chugtai.
Feb 13, 2018
Sahitya Akademi Award presented to 23 writers; Malayalam author KP Ramanunni donates prize moneyWritten in 23 languages including English, Bodo, Telugu, Hindi and Punjabi, most of the awarded books at the Sahitya Akademi Awards 2018 found society and social issues as the central theme.