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Pulitzer Prize


Explained: A history of the Pulitzer Prize; and the Indians who have won it

May 11, 2022 2:27 am

With a team of four Indian photographers winning the Pulitzer, arguably the most coveted award for journalists, this year, we explain why the prize was established and the changes made to it over the years.

‘He faced much pressure, but was fearless’: Slain photojournalist Danish Siddiqui's father

May 10, 2022 2:47 pm

The Reuters photojournalist was posthumously awarded the Pulitzer Prize for his Covid coverage in India. He was killed while covering a clash between Afghan security forces and Taliban forces.

Kashmiri woman photojournalist wins Pulitzer Prize for feature photography

May 10, 2022 12:27 pm

Sanna Irshad Mattoo is among the four Reuters photojournalists who have won the prestigious award -- Adnan Abidi, Amit Dave and the late Danish Sidiqqui being the other three -- for their coverage of the devastating second wave of Covid-19 in India.

Slain photojournalist Danish Siddiqui among 4 Indians honoured with Pulitzer Prize

May 10, 2022 8:36 am

Siddiqui and his colleagues Adnan Abidi, Sanna Irshad Mattoo and Amit Dave from the Reuters news agency won the award for "images of Covid's toll in India that balanced intimacy and devastation, while offering viewers a heightened sense of place".

Pulitzer Prizes award Washington Post for Jan. 6 coverage

May 10, 2022 8:10 am

The Pulitzer Prizes also awarded a special citation to journalists of Ukraine, acknowledging their “courage, endurance and commitment” in covering the ongoing Russian invasion that began earlier this year.

Explained: Why Pulitzer Prize-winning novel 'Maus' topped Amazon best-seller list

February 01, 2022 12:06 am

Serialised from 1980-1991 in Raw, an experimental cartoon and graphics magazine brought out by Spiegelman and his wife Françoise Mouly, Maus is a genre-bending post-modernist work on the dehumanising effects of the Holocaust.

Stephen Dunn, poet who celebrated the ordinary, dies at 82

June 26, 2021 5:12 pm

His daughter Susanne Dunn said the cause was complications of Parkinson’s disease

'Literally the best Indian kids can hope for': Desi Tweeple relate to Pulitzer-winning journalist's father reaction

June 13, 2021 1:57 pm

Megha Rajagopalan is among two Indian-origin journalists who won the US' top journalism award on Friday. Tampa Bay Times' Neil Bedi won for local reporting.

Alison Lurie, prize winning novelist, dead at 94

December 04, 2020 11:46 am

In her fiction, Lurie drew openly from her own life.

Colson Whitehead wins the Library of Congress Prize for American Fiction

July 14, 2020 12:41 pm

This makes Colson Whitehead the youngest recipient of the honour. Previous winners include Toni Morrison, Denis Johnson among others


15 powerful pictures of Danish Siddiqui, the award winning photojournalist killed in Afghanistan

July 17, 2021 10:16 am

Danish Siddiqui was covering the fierce fighting between Afghan troops and the Taliban militants near a border crossing with Pakistan in Kandahar province.