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Nov 22, 2018
Former Rajya Sabha MP Baishnab Charan Parida passes away at 77; BJD leader was prominent politician, writer, social activistParida, who was undergoing treatment at a private hospital here, breathed his last Thursday morning. A prominent politician, writer, columnist and a social activist, Parida was elected to Rajya Sabha in July 2010 on a Biju Janata Dal (BJD) ticket and his term ended on 1 July, 2016.
Oct 25, 2018
Delhi University suggests banning Kancha Ilaiah's books from MA Political Science syllabus, objects to use of word 'Dalit'The Delhi University on Wednesday recommended removing Dalit writer-activist Kancha Ilaiah's books from its political science syllabus over their "controversial content", while also suggesting to discontinue the use of the word 'Dalit' in academic discourse.
Jan 12, 2018
Doodhnath Singh, Hindi writer and winner of Bharat Bharti award, passes away aged 81Eminent Hindi writer Doodhnath Singh, winner of the Bharat Bharti award, died in Allahabad early on Friday, doctors said. He was 81
Jan 04, 2018
Arundhati Roy on her controversies: I keep promising myself I won't write another essayArundhati Roy says she has no plans to sheath her polemical sword anytime soon in a world where the vulnerable are still being "smashed"
Nov 25, 2017
Times Lit Fest 2017: Nayantara Sahgal gets Lifetime Achievement AwardSahgal fired a series of salvos at the ruling dispensation, even saying that the Narendra Modi-led NDA government is "a fascist regime" practising an undeclared dictatorship.
Oct 27, 2017
Punathil Kunjabdulla, renowned Malayalam writer and novelist, passes away at 77Renowned Malayalam writer and novelist Punathil Kunjabdulla passed away at a private hospital in Kozikode on Friday
Oct 23, 2017
Oscar nominated writer-director James Toback accused of sexual harassment by 38 womenJames Toback has been accused of sexual harassment by at least 38 women including actress Adrienne LaValley
Jul 22, 2017
Kerala writer gets threat letter warning him that his limbs will be cut off unless he converts to IslamRenowned Malayali author KP Ramanunni on Friday lodged a police complaint regarding an anonymous threat letter.
Jul 02, 2017
Saudi Arabia's king suspends columnist after writer equates him to GodSaudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz has ordered an over-enthusiastic columnist to be suspended from his job after he equated him with God, Saudi media reported
Mar 24, 2017
Popular Tamil writer Ashokamitran passes away in Chennai at age 85Noted Tamil litterateur Asokamitran passed away in Chennai on Thursday night, after a brief illness, aged 85.