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Kailash Vajpeyi, Renowned Hindi poet, passes away

NEW DELHI: Renowned Hindi poet Kailash Vajpeyi, who received the Sahitya Akademi award for his work, Hawa mein hastakshar (Signature in the wind), passed away on Wednesday after a cardiac arrest. He was 79. His other notable works include ... Times of India, 1 month ago

National Museum head's transfer riles art fraternity

During Venu's tenure, four dead galleries of the museum came back to life, a new garden cafe was started. The man who many credit with bringing a new vibrancy to the National Museum is now siting in the sports ministry. Venu Vasudevan, a 1990-batch ...
 Indian Express1 week ago Buzz at Museum, Lalit Kala Akademi but it's not about art  Indian Express4 weeks ago

The spring in her step

She is a dancer and choreographer, a celebrated artiste and a star-performer, and yet she is as chatty as a close friend. When I caught up with Padmashri Geeta Chandran, the famed Bharatanatyam exponent, our conversation was as breezy and easy ...
 Deccan Herald1 week ago

Protest Govt Interference in Institutions of Culture & Arts

The following is a statement signed and endorsed by more than a hundred artists, writers, critics, academics etc regarding the recent interference by the Government of India in some of the national institutions of culture and arts. The statement was ...
 Peoples Democracy.in2 weeks ago

Sanjiv Saraf: The man who gave Urdu the kiss of life

Staying in touch with Urdu That Urdu, often considered the language responsible for partition in 1947, would turn into the lingua franca for thousands of its connoisseurs (the ones not familiar with it) at the three-day Jashn-e-Rekhta ...
 Pakistan Today3 weeks ago

Killing it softly?

Venu Vasudevan's abrupt transfer from the post of National Museum's Director-General raises questions about the government's approach towards culture These are, for sure, not so achhe din for the world of culture in India. Sample this: In its ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago

Art takes a backseat at Lalit Kala Akademi

Comment · print · T T T+· T- The Hindu An independent inquiry is examining the charges levelled against former Lalit Kala Akademi secretary Sudhakar Sharma. TOPICS No explanation for disappearance of paintings and destruction of ...
 The Hindu3 weeks ago

Celebration of letters

Comment · print · T T T+· T- Special Arrangement A panel discussion at Delhi Literature Festival. TOPICS The third edition of Delhi Literature Festival provided the much required platform to writers and book lovers. The Third ...
 The Hindu1 month ago
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Please Ignore Fanatics' Complaints: Taslima Nasreen's Advice to Facebook

KOLKATA: Controversial Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen's Facebook account has been restored on Thursday after being disabled by Islamic fundamentalist for her posts. Nasreen took to micro-blogging site Twitter on Thursday to inform the ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago Facebook restores Taslima Nasreen's account  ProKerala.com1 month ago Taslima Nasreen gets her Facebook page back, thanks supporters  ZeeNews.com1 month ago Facebook Deactivates Taslima Nasreen's Account  New Indian Express1 month ago

Modern Indian artist S H Raza 'Yet Again'

New Delhi, Apr 7 (PTI) Syed Haider Raza who recently turned 93 is the subject of a new book, which gives insight into the life and art of the grand old master of modern Indian art through the eyes of his friends and critics. "Yet Again," containing ...
 Press Trust of India1 month ago 'Yet Again' A Tome on Modern Indian Artist S H Raza  Outlook India1 month ago
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