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13 October, 2015 9:53 AM Led by Nayantara Sahgal, Indian writers renounce awards; script dissent against intolerance

NEW DELHI: Public lynching over a slab of meat, cold blooded murders of writers, rationalists and a wave of crimes of intolerance has led well-known Indian writers and winners of the prestigious Sahitya Akademi award, to innovatively script their dissent. Their protest is against what they call the growing intolerance within the country and the muted 38

13 October, 2015 7:21 AM Author who returned Sahitya Akademi calls Chetan Bhagat a BJP spokesperson

Chetan Bhagat after getting trolled in social media for his jibe at authors returning Sahitya Akademi award is now getting flak from intellectuals. Eminent author Rajesh Joshi who returned Sahitya Akademi citing growing intolerance in the country has reacted sharply to Chetan's jibes. Speaking to a leading daily, Joshi accused Bhagat of being a BJP spokesperson 51

12 October, 2015 8:20 PM Alarming times for free expression: Rushdie

Rushdie has tweeted: “Alarming times for free expression in India.” Booker Prize winning author Salman Rushdie on Monday joined the growing chorus of protests by writers and poets against spread of “communal poison” and “rising intolerance” in the country even as more authors decided to return their Sahitya Akademi awards. “I support Nayantara Sahgal 143

11 October, 2015 5:23 PM Inaction over Kalburgi case: Writers step up protest, 6 more return Akademi award

VADODARA/CHANDIGARH/NEW DELHI: Gujarat-based writer , joining the growing protest by litterateurs over "rising intolerance" and "communal" atmosphere. Devy, who hails from Vadodara, said he was returning the award to express solidarity with Nayantara Sahgal, Ashok Vajpeyi and others who have given up their awards to condemn the "shrinking space for free expression 83

7 October, 2015 8:53 PM Don't Politicise Sahitya Akademi: Chairperson Vishwanath Prasad Tiwari

New Delhi: Following announcements by writer Nayantara Sehgal and poet Ashok Vajpeyi to return their Sahitya Akademi awards, the literary body's president said authors should "adopt a different way to protest" and not politicise the autonomous body. "The Akademi is not a government organisation but an autonomous body. The award is given to a writer for a chosen 31

7 October, 2015 12:17 PM Ashok Vajpeyi too decides to return Sahitya Akademi award

NEW DELHI: Hindi poet and literary critic Ashok Vajpeyi has decided to return the Sahitya Akademi award as a mark of protest against the growing assault on freedom and the silence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi on the subject — the third recipient to do so. "Our Prime Minister, who is so loquacious on all issues, is silent on a series of ghastly events 60

7 October, 2015 8:55 AM Don't politicize Sahitya Akademi: Chairperson Tiwari

NEW DELHI: Following announcements by writer Nayantara Sehgal and poet Ashok Vajpeyi to return their Sahitya Akademi awards, the literary body's president said authors should "adopt a different way to protest" and not politicize the autonomous body. "The Akademi is not a government organisation but an autonomous body. The award is given to a writer for a chosen 24

7 October, 2015 8:55 AM After Nayantara Sahgal, Ashok Vajpeyi returns Sahitya Akademi award

Voicing displeasure over the Dadri incident and a string of killings of rationalists, Vajpeyi questioned Modi’s continued silence on these New Delhi: After eminent writer Nayantara Sahgal, former Lalit Kala Akademi chairman Ashok Vajpeyi has returned the Sahitya Akademi Award to protest the “assault on right to freedom of both life and expression 35

7 October, 2015 7:32 AM Ashok Vajpeyi returns Sahitya Akademi award to protest the "assault on right to freedom of life and expression

NEW DELHI: After eminent writer Nayantara Sahgal, former Lalit Kala Akademi chairman Ashok Vajpeyi has returned the Sahitya Akademi Award to protest the "assault on right to freedom of both life and expression". Voicing displeasure over the Dadri lynching incident and and a string of killings of rationalists, he also questioned Prime Minister Narendra 81

7 October, 2015 6:00 AM After Nayantara Sahgal, Poet Ashok Vajpeyi Returns Award, Takes on PM

New Delhi: After writer Nayantara Sahgal returned her Sahitya Akademi award protesting against what she called a "vicious assault" on India's diversity and debate, poet Ashok Vajpeyi has also given up the prestigious literary honour. "It is high time that writers take a stand," Mr Vajpeyi, a former chairperson of the Lalit Kala Akademi, said. Nayantara 47 1