Shortly after being chosen for the prestigious Jnanpith award on Friday, Mr. Nemade made the remarks at a felicitation programme organised by the Matrubhasha Samvardhan Sabha in Mumbai. He dismissed the works of Mr. Rushdie and V.S. Naipaul as “pandering to the West.” Mr. Rushdie’s works after Midnight’s Children lacked literary merit, he said. Read more
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Publishers are invited to send in their submissions for The Hindu Prize for fiction 2014.
Publishers can submit Indian fiction in English published between July 2013 and June 2014. Only works of literary merit will be considered.
Publishers can send six of their best titles for the award. Publishers with more than one imprint can submit six books from each imprint. Read more