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Faiz Ahmed Faiz


Reading of Faiz poem ‘unsuitable to time, place’: IIT-K panel

March 16, 2020 11:44 am

A committee set up by the Indian Institute of Technology in Kanpur has also found the role of five teachers and six students, who participated in the protest, “to be less than desirable” and recommended that the institute should “counsel” them.

Maharashtra: Raut targets BJP for calling Faiz ‘anti-Hindu’, ‘anti-national’

January 20, 2020 3:30 am

“After the attack in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Faiz is being labelled as anti-Hindu and anti-national. Faiz is not alive to defend himself. You can’t confine a poet like Faiz into the confines and boundaries of a nation or a religion,” Raut said in his weekly column Rokhthok in Saamana.

Found in Translation

January 15, 2020 1:08 am

Two poems written in two different times and contexts are engaging with new rhythms through creative transpositions.

Poetry and songs have become the soul of the nation-wide protests against the new citizenship law

January 12, 2020 2:30 pm

With the republic preparing to celebrate its 71st year, citizens of all ages, led by the young, are singing Faiz Ahmad Faiz’s Hum dekhenge, Habib Jalib’s Dastoor and Rahat Indori’s Kisi ke baap ka Hindustan thodi hai.

The many videos of Faiz Ahmed Faiz poem 'Hum Dekhenge' that have gone viral

January 09, 2020 6:37 pm

The Faiz Ahmad Faiz poem has been sung from college campuses to protests, and even in New York and Cape Town.

‘He is still haunting unjust rulers from beyond the grave’

January 07, 2020 9:45 am

Faiz Ahmed Faiz’s grandson, Ali Madeeh Hashmi, on the controversy over Hum Dekhenge and how poetry is an inspiration for political change.

Anti-nationals to rape to ‘Islamic' Taj: IIT-K prof's gems

January 05, 2020 3:16 pm

Sharma hit the headlines last month when he complained against a students' demonstration on campus, where a poem by Faiz Ahmad Faiz was read to express solidarity with students of Jamia Millia Islamia.

Who’s afraid of a song?

January 02, 2020 11:22 pm

IIT-Kanpur needs to embrace students who protested CAA by singing Faiz poem, not probe them

Faiz on Faiz

March 14, 2015 12:35 am

Faiz Ahmed Faiz’s grandson, Ali Madeeh Hashmi, talks about his grandfather’s legacy and the upcoming biography of the revolutionary poet.

Urdu back in bastion

January 05, 2014 12:33 am

Zubair Azmi,a lawyer,is set to host an Urdu festival in Bhendi Bazaar — once home to Saadat Hasan Manto,Kaifi Azmi and Janisar Khan