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Ashutosh Bhardwaj


Jnanpith panel sacks V-C Rai
Wed, Aug 04, 2010

The Bharatiya Jnanpith on Tuesday removed the V-C of Mahatma Gandhi International Hindi University,Wardha,from the selection panel of Jnanpith awardees with immediate effect....

Jnanpith panel may drop V-C
Tue, Aug 03, 2010

Despite a dramatic U-turn from his derogatory remarks against women writers and the postponement of the Jnanpith meeting to decide his fate,the V-C of the Mahatma Gandhi International Hindi University....

Women activists seek V-C’s ouster,Sibal promises action
Mon, Aug 02, 2010

Beginning the day by appearing on TV channels and aggressively justifying his offensive remarks against women writers that “there is a race among them to demonstrate they are the greatest prostitute”.....

Women Hindi writers vying to be seen as prostitutes: V-C
Sun, Aug 01, 2010

In an interview to a prominent Hindi journal that hit the stands yesterday,the Vice-Chancellor of Mahatma Gandhi International Hindi University (MGIHU) has said “there is a race among women writers to demonstrate they are the greatest prostitute”,....

A movement in print
Sun, Aug 01, 2010

Over the years,a small lane in Daryaganj has remained a writers' nursery,an adda for debates,a breeding ground of controversies and a formidable seat of literary power.

Gumnaam nahin maroonga… he vowed in jail,walks out a writer
Mon, Jun 14, 2010

At the time of his arrest in 2001,Nagendra Singh Parihar,then 28 years old,had one dream — to become a poet of repute some day.

Winners to stay away,but award function on
Mon, May 10, 2010

The Delhi Hindi Academy will go ahead with its rescheduled award ceremony on Tuesday though various writers,including Shalaka Samman 2009-10 winner Kedarnath Singh...

Chief watching,BSP men rise in House
Mon, May 03, 2010

When BSP MPs rise to speak in Parliament,the extra zing in their voice also emerges from their awareness of being watched live by their chief...

Maya watching,her men rise in House
Mon, May 03, 2010

When BSP MPs rise to speak in Parliament,the extra zing in their voice also emerges from their awareness of being watched live by their chief,who is keen to ensure that her MPs...

Despite Sheila’s ‘regret’ in letter,writers keep up protest flag,refuse award
Wed, Apr 28, 2010

The fracas between the Delhi Hindi Academy and a large group of writers and artistes shows no signs of abating. While the Academy recently sent letters carrying an apology by Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit to writers nominated for the Delhi Hindi Academy awards...

Govt’s ‘anti-women’ verdict on author leave artistes bemused
Wed, Apr 28, 2010

Allegations made by Congress leader Purushottam Goyel that Krishna Baldev Vaid is anti-women in his writings have left prominent women writers and artistes surprised.

BSP to bail out govt during cut motion
Mon, Apr 26, 2010

Two days after the CBI told the Supreme Court that it would consider BSP chief Mayawati’s plea for closure of a disproportionate assets case against her...

Year after honour denied to ‘literary giant’,writers slam Sheila’s ‘cultural terrorism’
Fri, Apr 16, 2010

A Year after Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit backtracked on the decision of conferring the prestigious Shalaka Samman on Krishna Baldev Vaid following complaints by a Congress leader that Vaid writes “pornographic” literature,the winner of 2009-10 Shalaka Samman,Kedarnath Singh...

With mala,Maya just carrying forward Kanshiram’s legacy
Mon, Mar 22, 2010

India might have found Chief Minister Mayawati’s currency note garland unwearable,but for her party and supporters this is just another way of being different and asserting the party’s identity.

Defence claims accused were minors in 2003
Wed, Jun 17, 2009

The CBI has received another setback in the murder case of NHAI engineer Satyendra Dubey with the defence claiming before the ADJ court....

Nuclear power matters in rural seat of turncoats
Sat, May 09, 2009

At a time when many candidates from cosmopolitan constituencies plead ignorance about foreign policy issues...

Maya’s magic: Dalits pull disappearing act at rally
Sat, May 09, 2009

The campaign trail of BSP chief Mayawati,in effect,is no trail at all. All you are left to follow is the dust kicked off by her chopper.

Beat this dynasty: Vermas eye 10th LS win
Fri, May 08, 2009

While the Gandhi,Karunanidhi,Pawar and other high-profile political clans may make the news more often,there is another ‘dynasty...

Nuke deal rings on turf of turncoats
Wed, May 06, 2009

At a time when many candidates of cosmopolitan constituencies plead ignorance about country’s foreign policy issues,the Indo-US nuclear deal is making a buzz in the dusty and backward Bijnor constituency in Rohilkhand — a reserved seat till last elections.

Meet Mayawati of Mandla
Thu, Apr 23, 2009

She wants to be just like Mayawati and as the BSP's candidate from Madhya Pradesh's tribal constituency of Mandla,her dreams may not be so far-fetched....

what the world is reading
Tue, Apr 21, 2009

The story says India’s general election is nothing less than a miracle when you look at the scale of the entire exercise.....

Ayodhya royal is Maya answer to BJP,Babri plaintiff says Muslims safe
Sat, Apr 18, 2009

He is a familiar face in Ayodhya where they all call him Pappu Bhaiyya,Pappu Raja. All these years,even at the height of the Ram temple movement,Bimlendra Mohan Pratap Misra...

Rajasthan wounds still raw,BSP says will get Gurjjar support in S Delhi
Tue, Mar 31, 2009

While the BJP and the Bahujan Samaj Party have both fielded Gurjjar candidates for the South Delhi Lok Sabha seat...