07 Oct 2015
New Delhi: Eminent writers Nayantara Sahgal and Ashok Vajpeyi today drew support from the opposition parties for their decision to return the Sahitya Akademi awards with the Congress saying it reflected the anger in the country against 'intolerance'.
07 Oct 2015
New Delhi: After eminent writer Nayantara Sahgal, former Lalit Kala Akademi chairman Ashok Vajpeyi has returned the Sahitya Akademi Award to protest against the 'assault on right to freedom of both life and expression'.
03 Oct 2015
Bengaluru: Upset over the delay in arrest of Kannada thinker M M Kalburgi's killers even a month after he was gunned down, six Kannada writers today returned their awards to Kannada Sahitya Parishat.
01 Oct 2015
New Delhi: Maruti Suzuki Chairman RC Bhargava has been honored with the lifetime achievement award at the Forbes India Leadership Awards (FILA), 2015.
26 Sep 2015
Mumbai: Veteran actor Naseeruddin Shah fails to understand Indian filmmakers' fascination for Oscars and says that appreciation from the audience should matter the most.
23 Sep 2015
New Delhi: First time director Chaitanya Tamhanhe's Marathi film 'Court', a National Award winner, was on Monday chosen as India's official entry for the 88th Academy Awards.
25 Aug 2015
New Delhi: Wrestling coach Anoop Singh and Paralympics coach Naval Singh were among the five names officially approved by the Sports Ministry for the prestigious Dronacharya Awards this year.
04 Sep 2015
New Delhi: Hurt at being misquoted about his stance on the National Sports Awards, ace cueist Pankaj Advani on Friday said he never took a jibe at any sportsperson and his critical remarks on Sania Mirza getting the Khel Ratna were nothing but a figment of somebody’s imagination.
08 Sep 2015
Bengaluru: Grammy winner Ricky Kej yesterday met Prime Minister Narendra Modi who congratulated him on his recent win at the Grammy Awards held in Los Angeles.
14 Aug 2015
Mumbai: The two young men from Udhampur in Jammu and Kashmir, who overpowered and caught alive a suspected Pakistani terrorist last week, were yesterday given Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Bravery award for showing exemplary courage at a function here.