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  • pratirodh condemns attacks on artistes writers

    'Pratirodh' condemns attacks on artistes, writers

    India | November 02, 2015 0:02 IST

    New Delhi: At least 350 historians, intellectuals, scientists and artistes gathered here on Sunday in an event - 'Pratirodh' - to condemn the rising violence and intolerance in the country "It is a much bigger,

  • rajnath asks writers scientists to come meet pm modi

    Rajnath asks writers, scientists to come meet PM Modi

    Politics | November 01, 2015 21:40 IST

    Varanasi: Amidst the row over claims of rising intolerance in the country, Home Minister Rajnath Singh today asked artistes and intellectuals to come and meet Narendra Modi to suggest ways to resolve the crisis even

  • rss slams writers protest says it is no punching bag

    RSS slams writers' protest, says it is no 'punching bag'

    India | October 30, 2015 17:12 IST

    Ranchi: The RSS today hit back at those who have returned their awards, saying it was a “politically motivated” move by a “handful of pseudo-secularists” who were using the Sangh as a ‘punching bag' out

  • returning awards amounts to dishonouring recognition tharoor

    Returning awards amounts to dishonouring recognition: Tharoor

    Politics | October 15, 2015 19:58 IST

    Thiruvananthapuram: Taking a contrary stand on return of Sahitiya Akademi awards by eminent writers, former Union Minister Shashi Tharoor today commented that although writers have every right to stand up for their freedom of expression,

  • piku writer juhi chaturvedi to mentor emerging writers

    Piku writer Juhi Chaturvedi to mentor emerging writers

    Bollywood | August 08, 2015 16:10 IST

    New Delhi:  "Piku" writer Juhi Chaturvedi, "Dum Laga Ke Haisha" director Sharat Katariya and Habib Faisal, co-writer of Shah Rukh Khan-starrer "Fan", will mentor six budding writers.The writers are the finalists of the National Film

  • jaipur literature festival a celebration of words and worth

    Jaipur Literature Festival: A celebration of words and worth starting tomorrow

    India | January 20, 2015 17:33 IST

    Jaipur: Starting from tomorrow, Jaipur Literature Festival, as the name suggests, is more a celebration of literary work in the pink city than routine discussions.Having acquired a world-fame due to its opulence, the festival will

  • creative fraternity expresses solidarity with tamil writer

    Creative fraternity expresses solidarity with Tamil writer Murugan

    Bollywood | January 18, 2015 14:08 IST

    Kochi: Eminent writers, film makers, musicians and political activists Saturday came together under the Kochi-Muziris Biennale 2014 umbrella to express their solidarity for Tamil writer Perumal Murugan through a mass reading of a portion of

  • historic writer s buildings getting ready for face lift

    Historic Writer's Buildings getting ready for face lift

    India | December 22, 2014 11:54 IST

    Kolkata:  The restoration of the iconic Writers' Buildings, seat of Bengal administration since Independence, has gone a step ahead with the submission of two parts of the four-part final report by an expert committee to

  • jaipur litfest cyrus mistry says in india they don t pay

    Jaipur Litfest: Cyrus Mistry says, in India they don't pay much to writers

    India | January 19, 2014 20:13 IST

    Jaipur:  In an honest confession, reticent author Cyrus Mistry admits a writer either has to take up odd jobs or should have the backing of a guardian angel to run his household, as writing is

  • india to take up writer s killing with kabul

    India to take up writer's killing with Kabul

    Politics | September 06, 2013 15:00 IST

    New Delhi: India will take up with Kabul the killing of Indian author Sushmita Banerjee by suspected Taliban militants in Afghanistan, Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Rajeev Shukla said Friday."It is condemnable. The external

  • kolkata s iconic writers buildings to be revamped

    Kolkata's iconic Writers' Buildings to be revamped

    India | August 07, 2013 21:57 IST

    Kolkata, Aug 7: Describing the iconic Writers' Buildings, which house the state secretariat, as a "tinderbox", West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said the heritage structure would undergo remodelling with the offices temporarily moving out

  • i admire writers says naseeruddin

    I admire writers, says Naseeruddin

    Bollywood | July 04, 2012 15:47 IST

    Mumbai: Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah, who is writing a book, says he admires writers, ‘who should be credited for the roles and scenes they write for actors.' “I admire writers...their contribution is more important. Whatever good

  • bollywood doesn t value writers says balki

    Bollywood doesn't value writers, says Balki

    Bollywood | June 03, 2012 22:23 IST

    Mumbai: Writer-director R Balki feels that writers are not valued in the film industry, so they choose to become directors.Balakrishnan, better known as Balki, has written and directed ‘Cheeni Kum' (2007) and ‘Paa' (2009). Both

  • srk should have apologized says writer shobhaa de

    SRK should have apologized, says writer Shobhaa De

    Cricket | May 18, 2012 16:59 IST

    Mumbai, May 18: Writer Shobhaa De has said, Thursday's press conference by Shah Rukh Khan was a wrong strategic move, image-wise, given that he displayed no remorse nor embarassment at what had happened.De told Mumbai

  • midnight in paris descendants win wga honors

    'Midnight In Paris', 'Descendants' Win WGA Honors

    Hollywood | February 20, 2012 17:47 IST

    Los Angeles, Feb 20: Woody Allen's romantic fantasy “Midnight in Paris” and Alexander Payne's family drama “The Descendants” have won top screenplay honors from the Writers Guild of America.With his biggest hit in decades, writer-director

  • two maoists surrender before mamata in writers building

    Two Maoists Surrender Before Mamata In Writers' Building

    India | November 17, 2011 18:01 IST

    Kolkata, Nov 17: Responding to Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee's call, a hardcore Maoist couple against whom several cases of murder and violence including the deadly attack on a paramilitary camp in Silda were pending surrendered

  • american black film festival begins

    American Black Film Festival Begins

    Hollywood | July 07, 2011 10:10 IST

    Miami Beach, Florida, Jul 7: One of the most prestigious festivals honoring black cinema returned to Miami Beach on Wednesday to promote cultural diversity and recognize the contributions of black directors, writers and actors to