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Anamika, Arundhati Subramaniam and Veerappa Moily among Sahitya Akademi winners for 2020

Sunbramaniam won the award for her poetry collection, When God is a Traveller

Published on 13th March 2021
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Last rites held for 101-year-old Punjabi writer, Sahitya Akademi Awardee, Jaswant Singh Kanwal

Eminent Punjabi writer, novelist and Sahitya Akademi Awardee, Jaswant Singh Kanwal, died at his house in Dhudike village in Moga district in Punjab after a brief illness. He was 101.

Published on 2nd February 2020
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Tribute to Nabaneeta: 'A voice that spoke of the dilemma of Bengal's so-called intellectuals'

Nabaneeta Dev Sen once said she took up the pen because there was no escape for her as "everybody who came to our house, was a writer".

Published on 8th November 2019
Nabaneeta Dev Sen (Photo: Wikipedia)

Nabaneeta Dev Sen, Sahitya Akademi awardee and first wife of Amartya Sen, dies at age 81

Sahitya Akademi awardee writer Nabaneeta Dev Sen died at her South Kolkata residence on Thursday, family sources said.

Published on 7th November 2019

First transgender literary meet of the country to be held at Sahitya Akademi, Kolkata

Sahitya Akademi is holding a Transgender Literary Meet, the first of its kind in the country, on July 17, at its premises

Published on 29th June 2018

Will look into book ban if author contacts us: Sahitya Akademi

The Adivasi Will Not Dance — a collection of short stories published by Speaking Tiger — is Santhal writer Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar's second book.

Published on 22nd August 2017

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