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Ganesh Devy: Diminishing understanding between societies... I am trying to bridge divide

The Padma Shri winner and literary activist explains the writers’ movement he is trying to project as a bridge between societies

Sustainable development can’t be achieved if diversity not allowed to breathe: Ganesh Devy

Imposition of homogeneity on diversity threat to society, says author who has returned Sahitya Akademi award


Cops visit Ganesh Devy a day after he returned Akademi award

Devy did not term the visit as an act of intimidation on part of the state, but said, “It was to let me know I don’t live on an island.”

Gujarati poet returns Sahitya Akademi award

There is no breathing space and no freedom of expression for literary writers, said Anil Joshi.

Against ‘silence on intolerance’, Ganesh Devy returns Akademi award

Devy said he was “dismayed” by the silence of the Akademi on the recent killing of Kannada scholar M M Kalburgi and “all that is happening to free expression in our country”.

Bhasha Research & Publication Centre: Devy, linguist who gave voice to tribal languages, calls it quits

Among his audience were hundred-odd full-time members of Bhasha who assembled under the same tree to share their collective responsibility for the organisation that could guide.


Recognition for voice of India’s hearing impaired

India spoke a whopping 780 languages and that 200 languages had vanished in the last 50 years.

English the loser,not children,say experts on new syllabus

With the state government introducing a new syllabus for English in Classes V-VIII in its schools that puts more stress on “communicative English” than on writing and grammar,experts have given a split verdict.

After Vadodara debut,language warriors vow to meet again next year

A day after the two-day Bhasha Vasudha international meet on languages of the world ended,language experts and activists on Monday decided to hold another such event in 2013 to showcase experiments in mapping and conservation of languages in different countries.

Vadodara’s Tower of Babel

900 delegates from across the world come together to fight for their native tongues