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Perumal Murugan's controversial novel wins Sahitya Akademi award

Perumal Murugan's controversial novel wins Sahitya Akademi award

Titled ‘One Part Woman’, the translation in English is done by Aniruddhan Vasudevan and the book is published by Penguin.

Bengaluru mass molestation case: Sudarsan Pattnaik urges men to respect women with his new sand art Bengaluru mass molestation case: Sudarsan Pattnaik urges men to respect women with his new sand art

Sudarsan Pattnaik  who hails from the eastern state of Odisha, took to Twitter Thursday morning to share an image of his latest creation appealing to all to respect women.

New Delhi World Book Fair to kick off on January 7 New Delhi World Book Fair to kick off on January 7

The much awaited World Book Fair, the largest event of its kind in the country, will be held between January 7-15 at Pragati Maidan in New Delhi.

Haridas Tansen Sangeet Nritya Mahotsav  - A tribute to classical art forms Haridas Tansen Sangeet Nritya Mahotsav - A tribute to classical art forms

To be organised by the Bharatiya Sangeet Sadan and Sri Ram Center For Performing Arts, the Haridas Tansen Sangeet Nritya Mahotsav will be held from January 5 to January 8 at Modern School.

Noted Marathi litterateur's statue vandalised in Pune; 4 booked

Noted Marathi playwright and humorist late Ram Ganesh Gadkari's statue installed in a garden here was vandalised in the early hours today by a pro-Maratha group which alleged that Chhatrapati Shivaji's son was projected in poor light in one of Gadkari's plays.

Sahitya Kala Parishad dedicates Annual Art Show to S H Raza Sahitya Kala Parishad dedicates Annual Art Show to S H Raza

Sahitya Kala Parishad's Annual Art Exhibition is remembering modernist painter Syed Haider Raza, who recently passed away, by showcasing prints of his selective works.

Rajesh Khanna fans petition for his wax figure at Madame Tussauds Rajesh Khanna fans petition for his wax figure at Madame Tussauds

Rajesh Khanna, touted as India's first superstar, acted in 163 feature films, of which 106 had him as the sole lead hero.

Booker prize-winning author John Berger dead at 90 Booker prize-winning author John Berger dead at 90

John Berger, the Booker prize-winning novelist and pioneering art critic, has passed away at the age of 90.

Oops! Hollywood sign vandalised to read 'Hollyweed' Oops! Hollywood sign vandalised to read 'Hollyweed'

The famous Hollywood sign was vandalised early new year morning to read "Hollyweed."

'Bambi' artist Tyrus Wong dies aged 106 'Bambi' artist Tyrus Wong dies aged 106

Tyrus Wong, the artist whose works inspired the Disney film 'Bambi', has died aged 106.

'Dangal' effect: 100 wrestling mats for Haryana 'akhadas' 'Dangal' effect: 100 wrestling mats for Haryana 'akhadas'

The Haryana government on Sunday said 100 wrestling mats will be provided to 'akhadas' in the state following the success of Aamir Khan's film "Dangal", based on wrestling.

This NEW YEAR, share a book over a cuppa This NEW YEAR, share a book over a cuppa

Xchange Over Coffee, a cafe in Delhi's North Campus by two young engineers Shivan Dewan and Paras Arya, is trying to connect people and bring them together, over a cuppa and a book.

Carrie Fisher: Princess Leia who was an author and script doctor! Carrie Fisher: Princess Leia who was an author and script doctor!

Actress Carrie Fisher, best known for her portrayal of Princess Leia in the "Star Wars" films, died on Tuesday at age 60 after suffering a heart attack.

Reviving 'Paag' - symbol of royalty, respect - for social cause Reviving 'Paag' - symbol of royalty, respect - for social cause

The 'Paag Bachao Abhiyan' -- or, Save the Paag Campaign -- was recently launched by the Mithilalok Foundation to revive the custom of wearing turbans with 'Paag for all communities, castes and religions' as the theme.

Say whaaat? This birthday girl expects 1.3 mn guests at her bash Say whaaat? This birthday girl expects 1.3 mn guests at her bash

Rubi, a small-town Mexican teen, is expecting more than a million guests at her 15th birthday party Monday after her parents` video invitation to the milestone event went viral online.

Shah Rukh Khan shares gems of wisdom after getting honoured with a doctorate in Hyderabad! Shah Rukh Khan shares gems of wisdom after getting honoured with a doctorate in Hyderabad!

Shah Rukh Khan shares gems of wisdom after being honoured by Maulana Azad National Urdu University in Hyderabad! 

Shah Rukh Khan honoured with a doctorate in Hyderabad, remembers mother! Shah Rukh Khan honoured with a doctorate in Hyderabad, remembers mother!

Shah Rukh Khan honoured with a doctorate in Hyderabad! 

Shah Rukh Khan to receive honorary doctorate from Urdu varsity Shah Rukh Khan to receive honorary doctorate from Urdu varsity

University said Shah Rukh Khan and founder of Rekhta Foundation Rajiv Saraf will be given honorary doctorates for their extraordinary contribution in the promotion of Urdu language and culture.

Delhi emerges as most well-read city for fourth consecutive year Delhi emerges as most well-read city for fourth consecutive year

According to the 'Annual Reading Trends Report for 2016' conducted by Amazon.in, Karnal, Vadodara and Patna are first-time entrants in the Top 20 list having bought more books than cities like Coimbatore, Visakhapatnam and Lucknow this year.

Shankar Mahadevan has something in store for folk music lovers Shankar Mahadevan has something in store for folk music lovers

For 'My Country My Music', Mahadevan has collaborated with artists who belong from different parts of the country.

Broadway star Dick Latessa dies at 87 Broadway star Dick Latessa dies at 87

Broadway veteran Dick Latessa has passed away at the age of 87.



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