Indian Literature

  • Promote Indian literature abroad: President October 12, 2012

    New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee, lauding the achievements of Jnanpith award winner Chandrashekhara Kambar in the Kannada language, said Thursday that Indian vernacular literature if promoted abroad would win "greater laurels" than the mark made by Indian writing in English. In his address while presenting the 46th Bharatiya Jnanpith Award to...
  • New sensibilities emerging in literary translation February 14, 2012

    New Delhi: In Kerala, Gabriel Garcia Marquez is among the most popular novelists - thanks to his translated works in Malayalam. Translations of popular fictions, non-fictions and classics are much in demand in India and adorn bookshelves in many urban homes like status tags. For the translator, it is no easy...
  • Indian language literature goes to Frankfurt Book Fair October 12, 2011

    New Delhi: In a first showcase of Indian indigenous writing, a literary panorama featuring works by over 30 language writers will be on display at the Frankfurt Book Fair in a pilot exhibition for readers and publishers from Europe, the US and other countries. The literary panorama, initiated by the union...