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Some sonnets this summer

Comment · print · T T T+· T- At the book launch Noted playwright-poet Shamim Hanafi's latest book is a compilation of his poetry over the past 50 years Delhi provides a vivid study of how we treat authors writing in English and those ... The Hindu, 3 weeks ago

Ramlila focus for foreign fests

New Delhi, June 10: Discover "Incredible India". But get a Ramlila ticket first. The Centre plans to make Ramlilas a mandatory theme in overseas art and culture festivals aimed at promoting India as a tourist destination, prompting some to ...
 Calcutta Telegraph3 weeks ago
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No saffronisation of culture bodies, …

New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The controversial changes at the helm of the National Museum and Lalit Kala Akademi are the government's move to bring in new talent and there is no attempt at "saffronisation", Minister of State for Culture Mahesh Sharma ...
 Yahoo! India1 month ago No saffronisation, government wants …  Yahoo! India1 month ago National Museum head's transfer riles art fraternity  Indian Express1 month ago Buzz at Museum, Lalit Kala Akademi but it's not about art  Indian Express2 months 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 month 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.in1 month 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 Today1 month 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 Hindu2 months 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 Hindu2 months ago

Facebook disables Taslima Nasreen's account, writers question move

Controversial Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreens Facebook account was disabled after her posts were reported by Islamic fundamentalists, the author said on Wednesday. Dubbing the move as "totally unacceptable", eminent writers raised doubts over Facebooks ...
 Deccan Herald2 months ago
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