Wednesday, Sep 28, 2022

Sahitya Akademi award


'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

Kannada litterateur Dr Chennaveera Kanavi passes away

February 16, 2022 2:10 pm

The litterateur had won the Sahitya Akademi award for his book 'Jeevadhwani'. Besides, he received the Rajyotsava Award, Pampa Award, Nadoja title, Nrupathunga award, Sahitya Bangara Award and several other awards.

Sahitya Akademi announces winners of Yuva Puraskar, Bal Sahitya Puraskar 2021

December 31, 2021 10:35 am

The Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar 2021 will be given for nine books of poetry, five novels, six short stories and one each of essays and play

Padma Sachdev's love for her mother tongue shone through her poetry and prose

August 06, 2021 10:21 am

As a young girl she would sing folk songs, and secretly add new couplets to them as an experiment. She credited the rhythmic quality of her poems to her understanding of Sanskrit chants.

Kerala Sahitya Akademi Awards announced, S Hareesh's 'Meesha' wins best Novel award

February 16, 2021 11:15 am

The fellowships carry a cash award of Rs 50,000, a two sovereign gold locket, a citation and a certificate. The awards carry a prize money of Rs 25,000, a citation and a certificate.

Bengali poet Alokeranjan Dasgupta passes away; Mamata Banerjee expresses grief

November 18, 2020 8:04 pm

Born on October 6, 1933, in Kolkata, he studied at Visva-Bharati in Shantiniketan, and then at St Xavier's College. He obtained a PhD for his studies on lyrics in Indian poetry from the University of Calcutta

'Poetry, for me, is an archive of social relations'

January 19, 2020 8:02 am

Konkani poet Neelba Khandekar on the controversy over his Sahitya Akademi-winning volume of poetry.

Mumbai: Marketing professional, forest guard win Sahitya awards

June 16, 2019 1:42 am

The Sahitya Akademi made the announcement in New Delhi on Friday. The awards have been declared for 23 languages.

Assam: Tea garden poet and Bodo author among winners of Sahitya Akademi Awards 2018

December 06, 2018 9:41 pm

On December 5, in a press release, the Sahitya Akademi announced its list of winners for 2018. Among them are Sananta Tanti, a poet from Assam's tea garden community and Rituraj Basumatary of the Bodo tribe.

Sahitya Akademi announces winners in 24 languages

December 06, 2018 3:02 pm

The awards relate to books first published during the five years immediately preceding the year of award, between January 1, 2012 and December 31, 2016.


Writer Ashok Vajpeyi to return D.Litt on Dalit suicide

January 20, 2016 8:11 am

New Delhi, Jan 20 (ANI): The 'Award Wapsi' trend returned with writer Ashok Vajpeyi deciding to return his D. Litt honour conferred on him by the Hyderabad University as a mark of protest against the university's attitude towards the Dalit scholar's suicide. Vajpeyi added that under present circumstances, he doesn’t think he can associate with the Hyderabad University. Earlier, he had returned the Sahitya Akademi Award to protest the murder of renowned writer M.M. Kalburgi.