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Tuesday, January 28, 2020



Pakistan-born British poet to replace Carol Ann Duffy as the new poet laureate

April 29, 2019 2:39 pm

Born in Lahore, Pakistan, Imtiaz Dharker, 65, grew up in Glasgow. She has written extensively on religion, culture, and feminism.

Man of the Word

March 04, 2018 12:24 am

A brief exploration of the wide literary oeuvre of Ayyappa Paniker through a selection of his critical essays

Rabindranath Tagore's unpublished poems to see the light of day

June 02, 2016 4:59 pm

The book 'Knockings at my heart' has around 81 such-poems which will soon be released by Roli Books.

Letter and Spirit: Heike Fiedler on creating poetry from symbols

September 24, 2014 11:42 am

Performance poet Heike Fiedler on creating poetry from symbols, and the power of broken words.

Sukanta’s poems to stay in syllabus

April 25, 2012 7:11 am

Sukanta Bhattacharya’s poems will remain in the Higher Secondary’s syllabus. So will the works of Marx and Engels though the syllabus committee had earlier recommended otherwise.

‘Guru Dutt was unable to express love’

January 29, 2011 12:43 am

The idea is to preserve the entire written material of Pyaasa — the poetic dialogues of Abrar Alvi and Sahir Ludhianvi’s stirring songs and poems.

Poetic strokes

October 10, 2010 7:19 am

Earlier,I used to look for paintings in poems,now I have been trying to find poems in paintings,” says the well known lyricist Sudhir Moghe who has been rediscovering his passion for expression though painting these days.

A story to tell

March 23, 2010 11:25 pm

For the last 35 years,Devendra Raj Ankur has been creating magic on stage with just a story. He works sans sets,props or expensive equipment...

Vibrant voices

June 30, 2009 10:37 pm

The death of Kamala Das might have washed away the crumbs of a poetic culture where women poets strictly adhered to exploring the depths of the ‘gender’ question and restricting themselves to ‘womanist’ concerns or issues alone.