February 10, 2020 7:27 pm
Dalip Kaur Tiwana had received the Padma Shri in 2004 for Literature and Education, as well as the Sahitya Akademi Award.
October 14, 2015 8:04 am
Tiwana, 80, is the first writer to give up a Padma award as part of a protest which has seen about 25 people across the country return their Akademi awards.
October 13, 2015 9:01 pm
"To kill those who stand for truth and justice put us to shame in the eyes of the world and God. In protest, therefore, I return the Padma Shri award", said Tiwana.
April 02, 2012 3:22 am
The process for filing nominations is on for the polls to the literary body while April 5 has been fixed as the date for withdrawal of nominations.
August 02, 2011 1:34 am
Dr Dalip Kaur Tiwana was honoured with the fellowship of the Akademy in recognition of her services to the cause of Punjabi language and culture.