Sahitya Akademi Award

  • Padma Shri awardee Marathi author facing rape charges surrenders 08-04-2013 11:36 PM

    Satara: After being on the run for a fortnight, noted Marathi author and Padma Shri awardee Laxman Mane, booked in half a dozen separate rape cases, on Monday surrendered before the police here in western Maharashtra. Mane, who has rejected sexual assault charges levelled against him, went to Satara tehsil...
  • Shefaie first Kashmiri woman to get Akademi awards 22-12-2011 08:49 PM

    Srinagar: Noted Kashmiri poetess Naseem Shafaie has been chosen for this year's Sahitya Akademi awards for her poetic collection, becoming the first Kashmiri woman to get the prestigious literary award. Her poetic collection titled 'Na Thsay Na Aks' (Neither shadow nor reflection) has been listed for this year's Sahitya Akademi...
  • 16 litterateurs chosen for Sahitya Akademi awards 22-12-2010 12:11 PM

    New Delhi: A travelogue by former Union Minister M P Veerendrakumar along with 15 other works of literature by various authors have been selected for this year's Sahitya Akademi awards. The awards were recommended by distinguished jury members representing 22 Indian languages and approved by the executive board of the...