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Vacancies in Sahitya Akademi; check eligibility, other details

  • Sahitya Akademi has invited applications to fill vacancies in various positions. The application forms are available on the official website of the Sahitya Akademi and the last date for submission of the forms is November 1.
Vacancies in Sahitya Akademi; check eligibility, other details(HT)
Vacancies in Sahitya Akademi; check eligibility, other details(HT)
Published on Oct 14, 2021 05:34 PM IST
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Byhindustantimes.com, New Delhi

Prose-based dance video released as death anniversary tribute to Bhabendranath Saikia

For Twilight at the Port, Saikia had created a very special prose narrative based in the background of London which is completely different from his familiar style.
Bhabendranath Saikia had won National Awards for each of his seven Assamese films.(Pranjal Mudoi/Instagram)
Bhabendranath Saikia had won National Awards for each of his seven Assamese films.(Pranjal Mudoi/Instagram)
Updated on Aug 10, 2020 11:32 AM IST
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Guwahati | ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Saumya Sharma

Noted Punjabi novelist Dalip Kaur Tiwana dies at 84

She was undergoing treatment for three weeks at a private hospital in Mohali for acute congestion in the lungs
In 2015, Dalip Kaur Tiwana had returned the Padma Shri bestowed on her to express solidarity with writers protesting against “suppression of freedom of expression and growing communalism”.(Bharat Bhushan/HT file photo)
In 2015, Dalip Kaur Tiwana had returned the Padma Shri bestowed on her to express solidarity with writers protesting against “suppression of freedom of expression and growing communalism”.(Bharat Bhushan/HT file photo)
Updated on Feb 01, 2020 06:07 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | ByHT Correspondent, Patiala

Punjabi novelist Dalip kaur Tiwana’s health improves

Noted short storyteller and novelist Dalip Kaur Tiwana’s (84) health condition has reportedly improved, said doctors of a private hospital in Mohali, where she is undergoing treatment for acute congestion in the lungs. The Padma Shri recipient and Sahitya Akademi awardee was admitted at the intensive care unit (ICU) of the hospital last week after she fell ill due to extreme cold weather.
Author Dalip Kaur Tiwana(HT PHOTO)
Author Dalip Kaur Tiwana(HT PHOTO)
Published on Jan 15, 2020 10:24 PM IST
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ByHT Correspondent, Patiala

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

Congress MP Shashi Tharoor and playwright Nand Kishore Acharya are among 23 writers who will be bestowed with the Sahitya Akademi Award 2019.
Politician-writer Shashi Tharoor won the award for his book An Era of Darkness in English.(Sanjeev Verma/HT file photo)
Politician-writer Shashi Tharoor won the award for his book An Era of Darkness in English.(Sanjeev Verma/HT file photo)
Updated on Dec 18, 2019 06:01 PM IST
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Press Trust of India | ByHT Correspondent, New Delhi

Punjabi writer Dr Niranjan Singh Tasneem passes away at 91

Bhartiya Sahitya Akademi and Punjabi Sahit Rattan awards, novelist Dr Niranjan Singh Tasneem passed away at his house in Vishal Nagar in Ludhiana.
Dr Tasneem had received Bhartiya Sahitya Akademi award in 1999 for his novel ‘Gwache Arth’ and Punjabi Sahit Rattan Award in 2015.(HT photo)
Dr Tasneem had received Bhartiya Sahitya Akademi award in 1999 for his novel ‘Gwache Arth’ and Punjabi Sahit Rattan Award in 2015.(HT photo)
Updated on Aug 18, 2019 09:39 AM IST
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Hindustan Times,Ludhiana | ByHT Correspondent

Bollywood celebrities expected at Kanhaiya Kumar’s nomination papers filing on April 9

Famous Bollywood couple Javed Akhtar and Shabana Azmi are likely to campaign for Kanhaiya Kumar in Begusarai.
Famous Bollywood couple Javed Akhtar and Shabana Azmi are likely to campaign for Kanhaiya Kumar in Begusarai.(HT Photo)
Famous Bollywood couple Javed Akhtar and Shabana Azmi are likely to campaign for Kanhaiya Kumar in Begusarai.(HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 08, 2019 10:04 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Begusarai | ByRuchir Kumar

Why do Bollywood’s most powerful icons choose silence?

It is a fact that some of the most powerful among the stars are excessively deferential to those in power
Actor Naseeruddin Shah was slammed for voicing his opinion about personal safety in the country.(HT Photo)
Actor Naseeruddin Shah was slammed for voicing his opinion about personal safety in the country.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 30, 2019 11:20 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySmruti Koppikar

Sahitya Akademi books to go online for wider reach, sell in 24 languages

This will be for the first time in its 65 years of history, that Sahitya Akademi—India’s premier literary institution working with the Ministry of Culture— will be selling books published by it in 24 Indian languages online.
A Sahitya Akademi title.(HT File)
A Sahitya Akademi title.(HT File)
Updated on Jan 11, 2019 03:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByVanita Srivastava

Sahitya Akademi announces winners in 24 languages

Winners include Anees Saleem in English, Rama Kant Shukla in Sanskrit, Rajesh Kumar Vyas in Rajasthani, Rahman Abbas in Urdu, Lok Nath Upadhyay in Nepali, Chitra Mughal in Hindi and S. Ramakrishnan in Tamil.
Winners across 24 languages were announced on Wednesday, December 5, 2018.(Sahitya Akademi/Facebook)
Winners across 24 languages were announced on Wednesday, December 5, 2018.(Sahitya Akademi/Facebook)
Updated on Dec 06, 2018 04:47 PM IST
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Indo Asian News Service | ByIndo Asian News Service, New Delhi

Muktsar writer wins Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar

Gurpreet Sehji, 29, who started writing at a very young age, has already penned down 4 novels and an autobiography.
Gurpreet Sehji received the award at a function organised by Sahitya Akademi at the Tribal Research Institute at Imphal on Friday.(HT Photo)
Gurpreet Sehji received the award at a function organised by Sahitya Akademi at the Tribal Research Institute at Imphal on Friday.(HT Photo)
Updated on Oct 29, 2018 09:44 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | BySarbmeet Singh, Muktsar

At 64, Sahitya Akademi is making bold moves to engage new readers

India’s central body for literary dialogue, publication and promotion, is now organising LGBTQ meets, discovering rural talent, and digitising tribal language translations in English and Hindi.
Bibliophiles indulged in reading joy at Kashmere Gate metro station's book store in New Delhi.(Raj K Raj)
Bibliophiles indulged in reading joy at Kashmere Gate metro station's book store in New Delhi.(Raj K Raj)
Updated on Oct 07, 2018 07:31 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByMadhusree Ghosh

A new horizon in Dalit writing

The five writers, who participated in the Sahitya Akademi’s first event featuring Dalit poets writing in English, discussed a range of subjects including patriarchy, the experience of social exclusion, and using the Dalit idiom in Indian English poetry
From left, poet and translator AJ Thomas, Aparna Lanjewar Bose, Chandramohan S, Cynthia Stephen, Aruna Gogulamanda and Yogesh Maitreya at the Sahitya Akademi’s first event featuring Dalit poets writing in English.(Anushree Fadnavis/Hindustan Times)
From left, poet and translator AJ Thomas, Aparna Lanjewar Bose, Chandramohan S, Cynthia Stephen, Aruna Gogulamanda and Yogesh Maitreya at the Sahitya Akademi’s first event featuring Dalit poets writing in English.(Anushree Fadnavis/Hindustan Times)
Updated on Aug 04, 2018 09:10 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByDhrubo Jyoti

Round about: A writer’s apologies to officialdom

To give the Devil his due, however, some of the awards I’ve received for writing art critiques or for ‘service to literature’ have included cash, which has come in handy for buying a new mobile phone, a winter coat or a pair of good glasses.
Should you be asked about your crime records if you are applying for a post in a cultural academy?(Illustration by Daljeet Kaur Sandhu)
Should you be asked about your crime records if you are applying for a post in a cultural academy?(Illustration by Daljeet Kaur Sandhu)
Updated on May 12, 2018 10:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByNirupama Dutt
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