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Namvar Singh: Wordsmith who took Hindi literary criticism to new highs

His personality, forthrightness and views reflected the Banaras that could be seen in the writings of Kabir and his guru, Dwivedi. 

Feb 20, 2019, 20:51 PM IST

Renowned Hindi author Namvar Singh dies at 92, nation mourns

President Ram Nath Kovind tweeted that he was deeply saddened and expressed his condolences to the bereaved family. 

Feb 20, 2019, 20:18 PM IST

Google doodle celebrates Jnanpith awardee Mahadevi Varma

On this date, in 1982, the Bharatiya Jnanpith honoured her with the prestigious award for her "outstanding contribution towards literature".

Apr 27, 2018, 09:58 AM IST

Jnanpith award conferred on Hindi poet Kedarnath Singh

President Pranab Mukherjee on Monday conferred Jnanpith award on eminent Hindi poet Kedarnath Singh for his outstanding contribution towards Indian literature.

Nov 10, 2014, 23:09 PM IST

Renowned Hindi poet Shastri to accept Padma award

Barely hours after refusing the
Padmashri conferred on him this year, eminent poet Acharya
Janaki Ballabh Shastri agreed to accept it.

Jan 26, 2010, 15:52 PM IST