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.
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.
January 15, 2020 1:08 am
Two poems written in two different times and contexts are engaging with new rhythms through creative transpositions.
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.
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.
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.
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.
January 02, 2020 11:22 pm
IIT-Kanpur needs to embrace students who protested CAA by singing Faiz poem, not probe them
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.
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