Events  /  Published 09.09.22

A chat with Sonam Kalra who is all set to perform at ITC Royal Bengal

In keeping with the ITC Hotels’ ethos of Responsible Luxury, ITC Royal Bengal is committed to the promotion of the arts. It is our continuous endeavour to elevate and enhance the guest experienc...
By Pramita Ghosh

Places  /  Published 30.05.22

Hazrat Pir Sadruddin Madari Dargah: A 700-year-old heritage shrine in the Western Ghats

Among Igatpuri’s many natural attractions — monsoon waterfalls, clear azure skies, unpolluted lush hills — is a piece of history that might tempt even the most discerning nature love...
By Saurav Roy

Culture  /  Published 21.11.21

Exhibition on untold story of qawwals

An ongoing exhibition here turns the spotlight on the exponents of sufi qawwali music and shows images of them weaving magic through their spiritual performances across shrines in India. ‘The Q...
By Our Bureau, PTI in New Delhi

Entertainment  /  Published 28.06.21

Kailash Kher on ilmi, filmi music

In the session, we came to know that the acclaimed Sufi singer never had any formal training in music yet Kailash has performed in 20 different languages, singing more than 1,500 songs. Selected by Pr...
By Aniruddha Biswas

Heritage  /  Published 18.01.20

Sufi performance stopped, govt denies charge

Noted Kathak dancer Manjari Chaturvedi has claimed that her 'Qawwali' performance organised by the Uttar Pradesh government at a private hotel here was 'deliberately stopped'.The Culture Department of...
By PTI in Lucknow


India  /  Published 14.10.19

Kashmir fury at Sufi mission in Hazratbal

A group of Sufi clerics from mainland India who were apparently on a mission to placate Kashmiris were heckled, greeted with anti-India slogans and forced to beat a retreat during a visit to Srinagar‚...
By Muzaffar Raina in Srinagar

West Bengal  /  Published 06.12.18

Sufi singer Zila Khan on talent hunt among children

Young children from streets and slums of Calcutta ‚ÄĒ some shy, some apprehensive and many who have never sung even in a school programme ‚ÄĒ auditioned in front of Sufi singer Zila Khan at a recent w...
By Jhinuk Mazumdar in Calcutta

Opinion  /  Published 01.11.19

What unites Indians is a love for songs

When I was three or four years old, my father brought home a radio set. This was six decades ago. It was among the few radiograms that the village had by then, a proud possession for us and quite a pu...
By G.N. Devy

Entertainment  /  Published 25.02.20

All’s Shubh with Romy

He has over 15 tracks published as part of 11 albums. He has over 1,63,000 monthly listeners on Spotify with his tunes also featured on Apple Music. He has collaborated with popular labels such as Zee...
By Jaybrota Das

World  /  Published 08.05.19

Suicide bombing outside Sufi shrine in Lahore kills 8

A suicide bomber attacked security forces guarding a famous Sufi shrine in Pakistan's eastern city of Lahore on Wednesday, killing at least eight people and wounding 23 others, police said.Officials s...
By AP in Lahore


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