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POLITICS

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Dadri Lynching, Sahitya Akademi Award

By returning awards, we are forcing everyone to think

Atamjit, Punjabi playwright, on why he returned his Sahitya Akademi award.

POLITICS

 |  Metrosocial  |  3-minute read
Secular, Left-liberals, Sahitya Akademi Award, Dadri Murder

Our Left-liberals are a figment of imagination

Beef steak is the battlefield of their liberalism, without a salvo fired Hitchens-style, for instance, at Mother Teresa or radical Islam.

HUMOUR

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MM Kalburgi, Sahitya Akademi Award, TheDailyToast

#TheDailyToast: The resignation bimari

POLITICS

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MM Kalburgi, Nayantara Sahgal, Sahitya Akademi Award

It's a writer's call to return or retain Sahitya award, not RSS'

At least, the awardees are not silent.

POLITICS

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Nayantara Sahgal, Gn devy, Sahitya Akademi Award

GN Devy on why he's returning his Sahitya Akademi award

The renowned literary critic says writers and thinkers had come forward to rescue sense, goodwill, values and tolerance in the past.

ART & CULTURE

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Literature, Sahitya Akademi Award

Why writers return awards

It is one's way of saying: Think! Think of injustices in the past and present.

POLITICS

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Narendra Modi, Nayantara Sahgal, Sahitya Akademi Award, Ashok Vajpeyi

Ashok Vajpeyi on why he's returning the Sahitya Akademi award

Noted poet and literary critic asks: 'Three intellectuals were murdered. Why are their killers not in jail?'

POLITICS

 |  Breaking Views  |  2-minute read
Dadri Murder, Sahitya Akademi Award, Nayantara Sahgal

Nayantara Sahgal's protest is as hypocritical as PM's promises

Her attitude is similar to those who promise a Digital India abroad but allow a divided India.

POLITICS

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Narendra Modi, Sahitya Akademi Award, Nayantara Sahgal

Nayantara Sahgal on why she is returning her Sahitya Akademi award

The prime minister remains silent about this reign of terror.