June 18, 2022 1:41 am
His passing at his son’s residence in Charlotte, US, at 91, is a moment that the admirers and scholars of Urdu - a language that Narang so loved, taught and critically analysed - will lament for decades to come
June 16, 2022 12:04 pm
He worked extensively on explaining and analysing the works of Ghalib, Mir Taqi Mir and later Faiz Ahmad Faiz and Firaq Gorakhpuri beyond thematic and typical writings, penned about 60 books in his career and made every attempt to keep the language beyond communalism
April 29, 2022 7:52 pm
The novel's protagonist, Asrar, comes to Mumbai, and through his eyes, the author describes the hitherto-unknown aspects of Mumbai -- unseen colours and secrets of the city's underbelly. It is also the story of two lovers Asrar and Hina, which begins abruptly and ends tragically
March 08, 2022 12:47 pm
“Sahitya Akademi held a place of pride in the world of Indian literature. There was no comparable institution at that time,” said Satchidanandan. “Every Indian writer wanted to be connected to it in some way or the other.”
December 31, 2021 11:48 am
The annual awards, given in 20 Indian languages, included seven books of poetry, two novels, five short stories, two plays, one book each of biography, autobiography, criticism and epic poetry.
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
September 13, 2021 12:13 pm
Hajini, who hailed from Hajin Sonawari area of north Kashmir's Bandipora district, held several positions in academic and literary circles.
June 27, 2021 10:10 am
Rishiraj Pathak, winner of Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar 2020, on making the ancient language accessible to people and being a feminist
June 18, 2021 7:20 am
The personalities include artists Gulammohammad Sheikh and Mallika Sarabhai, MLA Jignesh Mevani, sociologist Ghanshyam Shah, economist Indira Hirway, filmmaker Mehul Devkala and activist Nirjhari Sinha.
March 12, 2021 10:08 pm
Nanda Khare has refused to accept the Sahitya Akademi award for his novel "Udya"