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Sahitya Akademi awards

SAHITYA AKADEMI AWARDS NEWS

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.

Zubin Mehta: Return of awards major movement

December 25, 2015 10:15 pm

Zubin Mehta is visiting the national capital after a decade, this time along with the prestigious Australian World Orchestra.

Personalities returning awards are 'rabid anti-BJP elements': FM Arun Jaitley

December 25, 2015 11:12 pm

Stating that space of the Left has reduced, he claimed that those returning awards were in a way electioneering against the BJP in Bihar polls.

On the Loose: Paper Tigers

October 19, 2015 12:05 am

The pen is mightier than an award.