Opinion  /  Published 21.02.19

Instagram's unexpected boost for poetry books

Sir — The sale of poetry books has witnessed a surge of 66 per cent in the last five years — all because of Instagram! The social networking site is reported to be paving the way for poetry whose ...
By The Telegraph

India  /  Published 04.01.20

In Kashmir’s long lament, poems

Kashmir’s poets haven’t been completely silenced by the siege. While sharing the sense of hurt and humiliation felt by Kashmiris after the unilateral abrogation of Article 370 and the subsequent l...
By Majid Maqbool in Srinagar

Opinion  /  Published 20.01.19

The poet of incomplete narratives

Amalkanti is a friend of mine,we were together at school.A more prosaic sentence cannot be constructed in English or in Bangla, the language in which it was first written. Nor can a more unexciting st...
By Gopalkrishna Gandhi

India  /  Published 15.09.19

Place with no news even about ourselves

The past five weeks have successfully insulated us from the outside world as well as from each other even in the immediate neighbourhoods. Through some divine providence, it dawned on me that the only...
By Murtaza Shibli in Anantnag

North East  /  Published 23.04.20

Teacher faces FIRs over slur

Multiple FIRs have been filed against a college teacher in Assam for allegedly trying to defame Sahitya Akademi Award winning writer and former Asam Sahitya Sabha president Syed Abdul Malik by uploadi...
By Neelim Akash Kashyap in Nalbari


Education  /  Published 08.10.18

A generation speaks, in rhyme

As the afternoon light receded from Park Street in Calcutta, it shone for a while on the face of Mirza Ghalib painted on an electrical junction box. That reminded me of the nazms and shayaris I heard ...
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