The writer teaches Urdu literature at Zakir Hussain College, Delhi University.
The references to Holi are innumerable in Urdu poetry. Almost no important Urdu poet, from Khusrau to Sahir Ludhyanvi, left this topic untouched.
Remembering one of Independent India’s best-known Hindi author and literary critic, Namvar Singh, who passed away yesterday
Fahmida Riaz’s radicalism attracted hostility but that didn’t curb her spirit.
Hussaini Brahmins, various Hindu figures mark Muharram