The poet urges her readers to break free from their mundane 9-to-5 lives and search for the numinous.
The Big Little Book Awards are presented by Tata Trusts' Parag initiative for significant contribution to children's literature in Indian languages.
"Marathi language is the pride of Marathi people. Litterateurs should make efforts to get Marathi its glory and politicians should provide necessary co-operation," Pawar said.
The books on the shortlist for the Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay NIF Book Prize 2021, which was announced on Wednesday, are full of delightful surprises.
Ashar Najmi’s Urdu novel explores the complex perception of gender roles, gender identity and the ubiquitous unitary sexual orientation in the literary framework.
Abdulrazak Gurnah, who recently retired as a professor of post-colonial literature at the University of Kent, got the call from the Swedish Academy in the kitchen of his home in southeast England.
The book titled 'Krishna Sobti: A Counter Archive' is part of the ‘Writer in Context’ series which has been conceptualized to facilitate understanding of Indian writers from different languages.
Long before Shyamanad Jalan had directed and staged ‘Haazar Chaurasi kee Maa’ we had heard of the real-life mother whose name might or might not have been Sujata. By this time, we had started reading Mashi’s books ourselves and were getting to know her literary world, far removed from our own.
'A House Full of Men’ by Parinda Joshi is a novel about false starts and failed attempts, messy love, refreshing familial bonds, and the importance of being understood…told with bucketfuls of humor.
A look into folklores' meandering existence in India’s cultural terrain
KLF Bhava Samvad has completed one year with more than 200 sessions, 500 Speakers and more than 15 million audience engagement.
The Water Phoenix is a memoir of childhood abuse, healing and forgiveness by Rituparna Chatterjee.
The names of the recipients of the awards were announced by the National Academy of Letters during the opening day of its annual 'Festival of Letters' event
Here’s a list of 10 books which are making a mark with their relatable and unique content in the genre of modern literature
That's the question the author had when she tried to publish poems written by her domestic help
Literature about diseases, isolation and waiting helped people make sense of their absurdity and find comfort in their shared familiarity.
Zaidi's 'Prelude to a Riot' was shortlisted for the JCB Prize for Literature and is the winner of Tata Literature festival 2020
This year's shortlist is a reflection of a 'new breed of confident, ambitious and rising corporate India', says one of the judges.
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.
They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.
Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.
The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.
Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.
Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.
The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.