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Arupa Kalita’s Sahitya Akademi-winning book now in English

Noted Assamese writer Arupa Patangia Kalita won the  Sahitya Akademi award for her book “Mariam Austin othoba Hira Barua” and this engrossing collection of stories has now been published in English.
In these intimate portraits, women navigate family, violence, trauma, ambition and domesticity with caution, grace and a quiet resilience.(Unsplash)
In these intimate portraits, women navigate family, violence, trauma, ambition and domesticity with caution, grace and a quiet resilience.(Unsplash)
Updated on Sep 27, 2020 12:12 AM IST
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New Delhi | ByPress Trust of India | Posted by Jahnavi Gupta

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

‘A pioneer, Amrita Pritam paved way to modern day feminism’

Amrita is considered a path-breaking woman, who rose to fame with her literary works like Pinjar, Suneray and Nagmani that brought to the fore the grim reality of atrocities being perpetrated on women across borders.
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Updated on Aug 30, 2019 10:46 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ludhiana | ByAtish Sharma, Ludhiana

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

Gujarati poet Sitanshu Yashaschandra presented Saraswati Samman for 2017

Describing Gujarati-language poet and author Sitanshu Yashaschandra as his “hero,” poet and filmmaker Gulzar on Tuesday hailed his contribution to literature and theatre and regaled the audience with a recitation of his poetry.
(From left to right) Priyavrat Bhartia, Shobhna Bhartia, KK Birla Foundation’s president and editorial director of HT Media Ltd, chief guest Gulzar, Sitanshu Yashaschandra, Subhash C Kashyap and Suresh Rituparna during KK Birla Foundation’s Saraswati Samman presentation ceremony at National Museum Auditorium in New Delhi on Tuesday.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
(From left to right) Priyavrat Bhartia, Shobhna Bhartia, KK Birla Foundation’s president and editorial director of HT Media Ltd, chief guest Gulzar, Sitanshu Yashaschandra, Subhash C Kashyap and Suresh Rituparna during KK Birla Foundation’s Saraswati Samman presentation ceremony at National Museum Auditorium in New Delhi on Tuesday.(Raj K Raj/HT PHOTO)
Published on Jan 22, 2019 11:37 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

My Meerabai isn’t a cluster of cliches says Kiran Nagarkar of his Cuckold heroine on the book’s 21st anniversary

Author Kiran Nagarkar’s novel Cuckold missed the Booker but won the Sahitya Akademi award
Kiran Nagarkar’s novel Cuckold was published the same year as The God of Small Things in 1997.(Anushree Fadnavis / HT Photo)
Kiran Nagarkar’s novel Cuckold was published the same year as The God of Small Things in 1997.(Anushree Fadnavis / HT Photo)
Updated on Apr 15, 2018 08:40 AM IST
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Hindustan Times | ByParamita Ghosh
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