Sahitya Akademi

Girish Karnad (1938-2019): When Comes Such Another?

Gowri Ramnarayan

Girish Karnad used myth, history and folklore to expose our fault lines

The Indian Intellectual and the Banality of Dissent

A portrait of the Indian writer as a convenient protestor

Nayantara Sahgal: The Writer as Dissenter

Nayantara Sahgal’s words against cultural intolerance warn us that the idea of India is being violated

‘I Owe No Apology to Anyone’

Author Yarlagadda Lakshmi Prasad takes on allegations of perversion in depicting Draupadi, and also reveals that his new work will revolve around Krishna’s wife, Satyabhama.

Disrobing Draupadi

A Telugu novel, honoured by the Sahitya Akademi, has both the literary community and Hindu rightwing worked up over its ‘pornographic’ depiction of Draupadi.


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