January 14, 2020 4:10 am
Sabnis said the group of over 30 Marathi authors and poets from Pune, Satara, Sangli and Kolhapur were on their way to Indalhod village in Belgaum to attend the ‘Marathi Sahitya Sammelan’ Sunday when police stopped them at the inter-state border.
January 22, 2016 3:35 am
At the Idea Exchange at the Express office in Pune, Shripal Sabnis, president of the 89th Akhil Bharatiya Sahitya Sammelan, whose anti-PM remarks created controversy a fortnight ago, once again spoke his mind — batting for freedom of speech.
January 17, 2016 4:24 am
Speaker after speaker spoke less about literature and more about farmer suicides in Maharashtra and “rising intolerance” in the country.
January 14, 2016 2:10 am
Author Shripal Sabnis hastened to clarify that he has expressed regret and not tendered a public apology as certain quarters were demanding.
January 14, 2016 12:38 am
This follows the “regret” expressed by Sabnis in a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
January 08, 2016 5:32 am
BJP’s Rajya Sabha MP Amar Sable even went to the extent of saying that Sabnis’s effigy would be paraded on a donkey for his remarks.
January 03, 2016 5:06 am
Shripal Sabnis, president of the 18th Akhil Bharatiya Marathi Sammelan, files police complaint, says won’t apologise.