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Saleel Wagh

Saleel Wagh (1967) is a leading contemporary Marathi poet. He has seven collections of poetry to his credit. Nivadak Kavita, Aadhichya Kavita, Sadhyachya Kavita, Racecourse Ani Itar kavita (2008), Junya…

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    Beyond Words: Translation as a Philosophical Trope

    March 22, 2018 Read More...

    “Beyond Words: Translation as a Trope in Philosophical Discourse”, Translation Studies: Contemporary Perspectives in Postcolonial and Subaltern Translations, Ed. Piyush Raval, Viva Continuum Series, ISBN: 9788130920528, 2012 “What does philosophy…

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Is the brutal killing of Gauri Lankesh the begining of an end to freedom of writing and expression? - After Kalburgi, Dhabolkar and Pansare, noted editor Gauri Lankesh was shot dead on Tuesday evening at her Ideal Home Layout residence in Raja Rajeshwari Nagar, Bengaluru. She was known for...
Are literary festivals stimulating reading revolution in India? - According to a recent report by IANS, there are 90 literary festivals in India and these fests have given a new fillip to reading habits. But, most of the fests...

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  • When individual interests overwhelm art

    Source : www.tribuneindia.com   Mukul Bansal TO come straight to the point, when theatre actors, playwrights, poets, writers Atulvir Arora, who is also a theatre director, and his wife, Madhurima, who…

  • When less is more…

    May 11, 2018 Read More...

    Source : Times of India Asghar Wajahat and Asif Naqvi’s writings explain various layers of meditative process that do not reveal themselves fully when too many words are uttered Contrary…

  • Sudha Murty’s 200th title to release

    May 10, 2018 Read More...

    Source : Times of India TOI Write India author Sudha Murty has come up with her 200th title, Here, There and Everywhere. Sudha Murty’s latest book,Here, There and Everywhereis a collection of real-life…

  • Top Indian women authors in English Literature

    May 9, 2018 Read More...

    Source : indiatoday.in Indians are lauded globally for their writing, whether it is Rabindranath Tagore for ‘Gitanjali’ or Salman Rushdie for his book  ‘Midnight’s Children’. The success of Indian writers has…

Interview with Speakers @ GLF 2018

Neeti Singh

GLF: Being a language writer, do you think you are not getting due recognition at the national level? A. I’m a poet, a translator and an academic researcher in Indian…

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Aswati Sasikumar

Born in 1991 at Vellathooval in Idukki district of Kerala, Aswati Sasikumar is an electronics engineer by profession. Started writing from school days, Aswati’s first story collection, Josepinte Manam (The Smell of Joseph) received Kendreeya Sahitya Akademi Yuva Puraskar in 2017. She is also a recipient of Kerala Sahitya Akademi Geetha Hiranyan Endowment, Kakanadan puraskaram, Vaikom Muhammed Bashir award, Kadha Magazine award, etc Her latest short story collection Kannu (Eye) will be released shortly.

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Thus Spake…


When the postcolonial Indian society for decades have crudely practiced  what sociolinguists term as ‘ subtractive bilingualism’- where the acquisition of a second language is at the cost of the first language, (more…)

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