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Sahitya Akademi awards

SAHITYA AKADEMI AWARDS NEWS

Delhi Confidential: CJI N V Ramana has a visit from a special guest

March 12, 2022 7:33 am

CJI N V Ramana had a special guest at his official residence on Friday – Sahitya Akademi award winner Gorati Venkanna.

Namita Gokhale, Tamil writer Ambai win Sahitya Akademi Award

December 31, 2021 4:13 am

This year, seven books of poetry, two novels, five short stories, two plays, one biography and autobiography, a book on criticism, and a poem were chosen for the award.

Veerappa Moily, Arundhathi Subramania, among others to receive Sahitya Akademi Award 2020

March 12, 2021 7:19 pm

The award, which will include a casket containing an engraved copper plaque, a shawl and an amount of Rs 1,00,000, will be presented at the award presentation function, which will be held at a later date.

The professor extraordinaire

January 18, 2020 5:11 pm

Professor Surjit Hans was bestowed with the Punjab Sahitya Akademi and Chandigarh Sahitya Akademi awards for his contribution to Punjabi language and literature.

An Endless Pursuit

January 14, 2020 1:57 am

Punjabi author Kirpal Kazak, named one of the winners of the Sahitya Akademi Award 2019 for his collection of short stories Antheen, on his early life as a mason, and how literature takes one from darkness into life.

Shashi Tharoor and Nand Kishore Acharya among writers to receive Sahitya Akademi Award 2019

December 19, 2019 8:28 am

While Tharoor won the award for his book "An Era of Darkness" in English, Acharya will receive the recognition for his book of Hindi poetry, "Chheelatey Hue Apne Ko".

Shashi Tharoor wins Sahitya Akademi Award, says not in favour of 'award-return frenzy'

December 18, 2019 9:03 pm

While Tharoor won the award for his book "An Era of Darkness" in English, Acharya will receive the recognition for his book of Hindi poetry, "Chheelatey Hue Apne Ko".

Award wapsi: Delhi HC seeks details of stand taken by writers who returned awards

May 10, 2016 4:07 am

The bench raised the issue of implementation of the policy sought by the petitioners. “Even if we make guidelines and someone returns the awards, what can be done?” asked the bench.

Bollywood divided on award wapsi and 'intolerance’

November 06, 2015 4:25 pm

For the first time, the otherwise-neutral film industry, stands divided. While one faction is returning their awards, the other is set to march against them tomorrow in the capital.

Suggest ways to fight intolerance: Rajnath to writers

November 02, 2015 3:42 am

"Returning awards is not the right thing, I request the writers and scientists to come and meet the prime minister and give their suggestions," Singh said.

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