• Noted historian Ramachandra Guha, Kannada novelist P. Gopalakrishna Pai and Konkani poet Melvyn Rodrigues have been selected for this year's prestigious Sahitya Akademi awards.

  • Mr. Guha gets the award for his much appreciated India After Gandhi , Mr. Pai for his monumental work Swapna Saraswata and Mr. Rodrigues for his poetry collection Prikriticho Paas .