Saturday, Nov 26, 2022

Hindi literature


Akshaya Mukul’s biography of Agyeya captures the life of one of Hindi literature’s most iconic practitioners

September 10, 2022 11:17 am

Writer, Rebel, Soldier, Lover: The Many Lives of Agyeya is set against the cultural landscape of the 20th century and explores the life of the iconic writer, who was one of the mainstays of the Nayi Kavita literary movement

'Hindi literature written by a woman has gained recognition': Alka Saraogi on winning the Dayawati Modi Stree Shakti Samman

August 16, 2022 11:37 am

"When my first novel was published in French, Italian, Spanish and German, it was like a dream come true," Alka Saraogi told

‘It’s been a rich experience and I am still processing it’: Geetanjali Shree

July 06, 2022 12:56 pm

At a celebratory interaction with this year’s International Booker Prize-winner Geetanjali Shree, the writer on how life has changed and why it’s good to be confounded by literature sometimes

Recording india’s linguistic riches as leaders push Hindi as nation’s tongue

June 15, 2022 3:55 pm

GN Devy's linguistic research has taken him all across India, from the Himalayas, where he said he thought the cold would kill him, to hill tribes living in jungles. And sometimes his research has challenged his own worldview

Geetanjali's Booker opens news vistas for Hindi writers

May 30, 2022 9:38 am

"Tomb of Sand" – originally titled "Ret Ki Samadhi" – is the first Hindi work translated to English to have received the coveted recognition

28-year-old's journey from Mumbai slum to US university, via JNU

May 13, 2022 10:53 am

For Sarita Mali, who had grown up in a slum in Mumbai’s Ghatkopar and studied in a municipal school there, life has had challenges, however, she also believes she has had many opportunities.

Mannu Bhandari turned the eye inwards, to the complex layers of man-woman relationships, nuances of family system

November 17, 2021 10:14 am

While her gaze was that of a woman, and she gave us strong heroines, her literary oeuvre was not restricted to the feminist spectrum alone.

Manu Bhandari — ‘She gave the Hindi literary world pragmatic, bold heroines’

November 16, 2021 6:26 am

Bhandari, on whose stories popular films Rajnigandha (1974) and Swami (1977) were based, passed away on Monday in Gurgaon. She was 90.

Novelist Manu Bhandari no more; tributes pour in for the writing stalwart

November 15, 2021 5:30 pm

She was a forward thinker and one of the post-Independence writers who wrote about women, and showed them in a new light -- as strong, independent individuals

Happy Hindi Diwas 2020: Wishes, Images, Quotes, Whatsapp Messages, Status, and Photos

September 14, 2020 12:34 pm

Happy Hindi Diwas 2020 Wishes Status, Images, Quotes, Messages: Here are some messages, quotes, and images that you can share with your friends and relatives on the occasion