Mirza Ghalib
Opinion  /  Published 06.02.22

Another adviser for Nitish

Footnote The Malayalam actor, Kunchacko Boban, was surprised to see his picture as a postman in a Karnataka school textbook. The actor brought the faux pas to light in an Instagram post, joking that ...
By The Editorial Board

Books  /  Published 09.07.21

Ripe metaphors

Outside Gabriel García Márquez’s old house in Aracataca hangs a sign bearing one of his famous quotes: “I came back to smell the guava.” The writer made this statement ...
By Srimoyee Bagchi

Opinion  /  Published 04.01.20

Shaheen Bagh: If not now, then when?

There was a march on Friday from Jamia Millia Islamia to Shaheen Bagh, the neighbourhood where local women have staged a sit-in for weeks in protest against the CAA-NRC pincer devised by Narendra Modi...
By Mukul Kesavan

West Bengal  /  Published 20.02.20

Ghalib events from today

A five-day programme, beginning Friday, will celebrate Mirza Ghalib’s tryst with Calcutta.Bayaad-e-Ghalib (Remembering Ghalib) will be held at Calcutta Madrasah, Aliah University, in Taltala, to com...
By Our Special Correspondent in Calcutta

West Bengal  /  Published 23.02.20

A scholar’s ode to Ghalib’s humanism

The humanism of Mirza Ghalib is the need of the hour in India, an Urdu scholar said at a programme to celebrate the 19th century poet’s tryst with the city.“Humanism is the essence of Ghalib’s w...
By Debraj Mitra in Calcutta

India  /  Published 09.06.20

Question: Have the Chinese occupied Indian territory in Ladakh?

Defence minister Rajnath Singh’s taunting of the Congress for its relentless questions on the Chinese intrusion has failed to deter Rahul Gandhi from asking again whether Indian territory in Ladakh ...
By Sanjay K. Jha in New Delhi


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