Tuesday, October 15, 2019
Kamlesh Biswas’ mushairas are getting people interested in Urdu poetry
For two years, Biswas has been organising mushairas — evenings of ghazals, nazams and Hindi poetry — in Pune.
1 week ago
Mamata’r Sithi: One of Assam’s most loved poems set to get reel rebirth
From recitations in auditoriums of schools and colleges across Assam to a full-length feature film next year, the journey of Hem Barua's Mamata'r Sithi, one of Assam's most loved poems.
4 weeks ago
How I found my tribe in mehfils of Hindustani poetry
Literary mehfils have seen an upsurge at every level, thanks to the reintroduction of poetry and literature to the younger generation by YouTube poetry videos.
1 month ago
Portrait of a Verse
Artist Tarsem Singh is putting Punjab’s poets and songwriters in the spotlight through poetry, films, and sketches.
2 months ago
How Big, How Blue, How Beautiful! Poetry inspired by the moon
Myth, metaphor or metonym? How do poets listen to their eternal muse? What do they see in it?
3 months ago
As slam poetry finds favour among millennials, someone reminds us of Kabir’s verse
Is slam poetry really a new form of poetry or did it always exist in the form of Kavi Sammelan, Mushaira, and even Kabir's verses in India?
1 year ago
Kerala to host global poetry fest with racism as theme
The 11th edition of Kritya International Poetry Festival, whose theme is 'Poetry against Xenophobia and Racism' will be held in the Kerala capital beginning from November 9 and will continue for three days.
2 years ago
Music of a People
Lawyer-turned-artist Askari Naqvi brings elegiac poetry to the centre with Soz Khwani, a traditional art form of Shia Muslims
2 years ago
Meet the poet weaver who thinks big with his small loom
He weaves not just silk but words too. Like Kabir, he does poetry when he weaves and finds inspiration for his words from the weave and waft.
2 years ago
In between the lines
He believes that poetry is the evidence of life,an armour of the soul,also its disrobe.
3 years ago
Poetry on lamps, Oh my god cabin: Hottest Diwali gifts this season
If you are confused over what to gift relatives and friends on Diwali, or scan through some quirky gift options, check out this gallery.
5 years ago
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