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Everyone in India is a Hindu: Jnanpith winner Nemade
Indian Express

Everyone in India is a Hindu: Jnanpith winner Nemade

The writer, who once accused Rushdie and V S Naipaul of pandering to the West, also took on the subsequent inclusion of the word secularism in the Preamble of the Constitution. In a curious observation, Jnanpith winner and Marathi writer ... Indian Express, 1 week ago
Bhalchandra Nemade attacks V S Naipaul Financial Express, 2 weeks ago

Jnanpith winner: 'Right-wing groups have brought shame to India'

Image: Professor Bhalchandra Nemade, winner of the 2014 Jnanpith Award. Photograph: Sanjay Sawant/   'I stand by what I said. It is understandable that Rushdie got angry and called me names. But it also means it hurt him because there was some truth in what I said.' 'Rebellious writers like me are not allowed to come into the mainstream.' Jnanpith Award winner Bhalchandra Nemade discusses writing in one's native language and the Rushdie controversy with Neeta Kolhatkar in an ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago

New words for home

Where have we heard this before? Last week, after he was chosen for the Jnanpith award, Marathi writer Bhalachandra Nemade took up a pet theme, speaking about the need for deshivaad (nativism) in literature. He accused Indian writers in English of ...
 Indian Express1 month ago Marathi writers refuse to back Nemade's anti-English stand  Indian Express1 month ago Writer of 'Coccoon' and more, Bhalchandra Nemade is 50th Jnanpith laureate  DNA India1 month ago Jnanpith for Marathi novelist  Asian Age1 month ago

Mumbai Musings

Before we could celebrate the Jnanpith award to the talented and celebrated Bhaskar Nemade, the good news has transformed into a controversy. Defending Other's Right to Offend There were two cases of freedom of speech in the city. One is the arrest and ...
 Outlook1 month ago Jnanpith Award Winner Nemade Insists on Indigenisation  New Indian Express1 month ago Bhalchandra Nemade selected for Jnanpith award  Ani News1 month ago Award for Bhalchandra Nemade well-deserved  Asian Age1 month ago
Indian Express

Salman Rushdie gets flak for Nemade rant

Indian authors have come out in support of Jnanpith Award winner Bhalchandra Nemade after Sir Salman Rushdie referred to him as a “grumpy old bastard”
 Asian Age1 month ago Furious Salman Rushdie hits back at Jnanpith winner with tweet  Times of India1 month ago Ban English, says Jnanpith winner, hits out at Naipaul and Rushdie  Times of India1 month ago Salman Rushdie hits back at Jnanpith winner Bhalchandra Nemade  INooz1 month ago
Outlook India

Time to Honour India's Vernacular Literature

Noted Marathi writer and 2014 Jnanpith awardee Bhalchandra Nemade has set off a literary storm by describing English as a killer language and criticising the literary distinctions of Naipaul and Rushdie. His barb at English writers may touch a raw ...
 New Indian Express1 month ago The Bhashanglo Tangle  Outlook India1 month ago
New Indian Express

VC List: Kambar Wants Fresh Meeting

BENGALURU: Jnanpith awardee Dr Chandrashekar Kambar, who was chairman of the search committee constituted to shortlist candidates for the post of the Vice-Chancellor of the Karnataka Sanskrit University, has written to the principal secretary to the ...
 New Indian Express3 weeks ago

The spirit of poetry

hypnotic emotional quality, Sitakant Mahapatra — Jnanpith, Padma Bhushan and Padma Vibhushan awardee — allows readers to reduce his poems to metaphoric or symbolic interpretation. The poems cover all shades of the spectrum, imparting pleasures ...
 New Delhi Pioneer1 month ago

Workshop on Karnad's plays at SAC

MANGALURU: Department of English, St Aloysius College, will organize a unique inter-collegiate interactive workshop on Jnanpith awardee Girish Karnad's plays with special reference to The Fire and the Rain on Saturday in the college Teletorium. ...
 Times of India1 month ago
Afternoon Despatch & Courier

Regional writers back Nemade on tirade against Naipaul,

Rushdie Mumbai, Feb 15 (PTI) After comments by Jnanpith winner Bhalchandra Nemade earlier this month directed at Indian- origin authors in English like Salman Rushdie and VS Naipaul, writers in regional languages have now thrown their weight ...
 Press Trust of India1 month ago PTI - NEMADE-LITFEST - Regional writers back Nemade on tirade against Naipaul, Rushdie  Namibia Press Agency1 month ago
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