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Kerala controversy over cartoon criticising bishop reflects social crisis

Any refusal to introspect may only deepen the crisis. How is it that a society which prided itself on nurturing art forms such as Chakyar Koothu and Ottan Thullal, in which satire is the dominant idiom, which celebrated writers including Sanjayan, VKN and Vaikkom Muhammad Basheer, and prided in cartoonists like Abu, Kutty and O V Vijayan, became intolerant of criticism?

Mumbai: False charges slapped on officers fighting graft, says Lalit Kala Akademi chief

“My experience has been so unpleasant. A quotation is raised for Rs 8 lakh and bills are submitted for Rs 80 lakh. Matters are landing in court, we have held back payments and referred the matter to the ministry," Uttam Pacharne said.


‘Propose to set up more regional centres’

Artist Uttam Pacharne, chairman of the Lalit Kala Akademi, on buying new works, selecting art for the PMO and focussing on women artists.

For Posterity’s Sake

The Lalit Kala Akademi plans to digitise and archive the 5,000-odd artwork in its repository

Joint Secretary ML Srivastava appointed as Lalit Kala Akademi protem chairman

With the term of Bengaluru-based artist CS Krishna Setty as administrator of Lalit Kala Akademi ending on Thursday, the Ministry of Culture has appointed Joint Secretary ML Srivastava as protem chairman.

A space for art

Their installation is site-specific, since they have incorporated the area’s soil into the display and have also used cotton textiles into it. The artists will be at work till February 25. 


Delhi: Lalit Kala Akademi administrator accused of ‘abuse, harassment’

The complaint was made at Tilak Marg police station on May 5, but no case has been registered as police are still investigating the matter, the sources added.

Human Towers

Arun Pandit’s solo draws from his personal experiences

Govt quashes suspension of Lalit Kala Akademi Secretary Sudhakar Sharma

Since December 2011, Sharma has been dismissed twice by the Akademi on different charges.

Aryans were indigenous, Mahabharata, Ramayana historical texts, say references at exhibition

The Institute of Scientific Research on Vedas on Thursday launched the ‘Unique Exhibition on Cultural Continuity from Rigveda to Robotics’ at the Akademi.