Saturday, Nov 26, 2022

Krishna Sobti


Forgetting partition, remembering partition

March 23, 2019 12:38 am

This memoir of a displaced person is not Krishna Sobti’s finest work, but it reminds us that ironically, the business of Partition is, indeed, unfinished and ongoing

'A Gujarat Here, A Gujarat There': Translation of Krishna Sobti's last novel to hit stands

February 17, 2019 5:58 pm

Touted to be her most "intensely personal novel to date", the book tells the story of Manjhli, the feisty and fearless heroine, who must struggle to navigate her way amidst myriad challenges in a newly independent India.

O Ladki, Alvida: Farewell to Krishna Sobti

January 26, 2019 7:17 am

Courageous, sensitive and fiercely independent. She created among the most assertive women characters in Indian literature, yet resisted being called a “woman writer”. A writer transcends gender distinction, she would say.

Into the sunset

January 26, 2019 12:15 am

Krishna Sobti’s ability to listen in, articulate the nation’s soul, will be missed

Krishna Sobti: A gateway to Ganga-Jamuni vista

January 26, 2019 12:12 am

Krishna Sobti’s work exposes the horror of a segregationist regional jingoism.

Krishna Sobti, legendary Hindi writer, passes away

January 25, 2019 3:17 pm

Sobti was awarded the Sahitya Akademi Award in 1980 and the Jnanpith award in 2017 for her contribution to Indian literature. In 2018, she released her autobiographical novel — 'Gujarat Pakistan se Gujarat Hindustan'.

Two more writers return Sahitya Akademi awards, another resigns

October 11, 2015 3:36 am

The writers cited the recent Dadri lynching and the killing of Kannada author and Sahitya Akademi Award winner M M Kalburgi as the reasons for their decision.

Look who declined Padma Bhushan this year: two giants of art,literature

February 09, 2010 2:25 am

While US-based hotelier Sant Singh Chatwal — with three criminal complaints and four cases against him — said he deserved the Padma Bhushan...


Krishna Sobti passes away at 93

June 22, 2020 6:04 pm

Krishna Sobti, legendary Hindi writer, passed away early this morning in Delhi. She was 93.