July 01, 2021 7:49 am
Vinay Sahasrabuddhe writes: He has shown remarkable courage in taking a ‘politically incorrect’ position, given the prevailing mentality of a powerful section of so-called liberals.
June 27, 2017 7:55 pm
It comes nearly two years after an episode where a number of authors, filmamkers and scientists had returned national awards in the wake of the lynching of Mohammed Akhlaq in Uttar Pradesh's Dadri over rumours of beef consumption.
May 10, 2016 4:07 am
The bench raised the issue of implementation of the policy sought by the petitioners. “Even if we make guidelines and someone returns the awards, what can be done?” asked the bench.
January 18, 2016 8:19 pm
Bhagat was speaking at the All India Marathi literary convention on Monday.
January 14, 2016 2:09 am
Sewall was speaking at the Vivekananda International Foundation, where she was invited to deliver a speech on “Countering Violent Extremism”.
December 30, 2015 9:10 am
Until now, film professionals have expressed their political stand only through their work, remaining largely diplomatic in public. This changed in 2015, when the mainstream spoke up against clampdown on freedom and rising intolerance in the country
December 26, 2015 7:41 am
In a year when institutions appeared to be under siege, it was the individual who told truth to power
November 04, 2015 12:00 am
An editorial in the Organiser slams scientists who recently returned their awards. “The next round of award returning spree has begun.
January 20, 2016 8:11 am
New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): The 'Award Wapsi' trend returned with writer Ashok Vajpeyi deciding to return his D. Litt honour conferred on him by the Hyderabad University as a mark of protest against the university's attitude towards the Dalit scholar's suicide. Vajpeyi added that under present circumstances, he doesn’t think he can associate with the Hyderabad University. Earlier, he had returned the Sahitya Akademi Award to protest the murder of renowned writer M.M. Kalburgi.