December 27, 2019 2:45 pm
It is not past that's on the young Urdu poets' minds; it's the future. They reflect on the state of the nation, talk of lighting candles amid darkness.
October 06, 2019 4:44 pm
For two years, Biswas has been organising mushairas — evenings of ghazals, nazams and Hindi poetry — in Pune.
October 01, 2019 4:13 pm
Lyricist Majrooh Sultanpuri's 100th birth anniversary falls on October 1.
September 14, 2019 10:32 am
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.
January 23, 2018 2:23 am
In her latest book, Dancing with the Nation: Courtesans in Bombay Cinema, author Ruth Vanita examines the role of real-life courtesans in shaping early Hindi cinema, their changing on-screen portrayal and unique status as independent women.
April 03, 2015 12:00 am
The Dastangoi tradition is the confluence of many cultures and civilisations
April 03, 2014 12:05 am
Jashn-e-Bahar, a celebration of Urdu poetry, comes to the city
March 31, 2014 2:30 am
Families, friends, teachers of Jaipur youths say IM ‘link’ unbelievable
September 15, 2013 4:39 am
Invited for a mushaira during the Pune Festival,three Urdu poets discuss the fading art form and whether the language will survive the test of time
August 14, 2013 12:11 am
Urdu writers are increasingly transliterating their poetry in Hindi and English