Sahitya akademi

Should a society let courts be the arbiter of what can and cannot be read? Photo: iStock

Another book gets banned

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Byapari at his home in Kolkata. Photo: Indranil Bhoumik/Mint

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Krishna Sobti at her residence in Delhi. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint
Authors, artistes and civil rights activists led a silent protest march against the threat to freedom of expression in the country, in New Delh on 23 October 2015. Photo: Priyanka Parashar/Mint<br />

The war on silence

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Vikram Seth at the Taj Mahal Hotel, Delhi. Photo: Pradeep Gaur/Mint<br />
Union culture minister Mahesh Sharma during an interview. Photo: Burhaan Kinu/Hindustan Times<br />