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Speak, for your lips are still free…

As Eid-ul-Fitr is to  be  observed next week, let me write about one of my earlier meetings with the late Khwaja Hasan Sani Nizami, who was a direct descendant of Su...

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Online-Offline: What works, what doesn’t?

Lecturers and students from various institutes talk to Monarose Sheila Pereira about their preferences. Colleges today conduct lectures in three different modes - on...

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More about the Hijab

The hijab controversy has gripped the nation. Professionals from various religions speak to Monarose Sheila Pereira about their views  Adv. Shane Cardoz  While ...

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A Sip of Georgia

Vandana Kumar reminisces about her visit to Georgia where she discovered that it is the country where wine originated. Unlike in France, which has a tradition of winemaking si...

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Hate mongering and dreamy love songs

Humra Quraishi asks us how we can participate in assemblies of pleasure and write dreamy love songs, in this atmosphere of violence and hate.   Just before the year...

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Hijab: The divisive agenda 2022

Humra Quraishi looks closely at the systematic way in which the Right-wing groups are deepening divisions between the Hindu and Muslim communities in India over the last eight...

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What does love mean to you?

Valentine's Day is here. People from various walks of life tell Monarose Sheila Pereira what love means to them. Over to them... Raj Naik, student, MMK College We al...

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Lata Mangeshkar: In her own voice

Humra  Quraishi revisits the book, ‘Lata Mangeshkar… in her own voice: Conversations with Nasreen Munni Kabeer’ and rediscovers the ‘real&rs...

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To be a good artist, first be a good person.

Humra Quraishi revisits conversations with the danseuse Sitara Devi and writer Mani Sankar Mukherji and draws comparisons - the former’s communal mindedness and the latt...

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Why a Statue of Netaji now?

Subhashini Ali explains why the statue of Netaji will not transform the Prime Minister into an inheritor of the legacy of the national movement. The India Gate in Delhi is an...

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The Soul Of Hindustan

Today Humra Quraishi brings alive the beauty of great urdu poetry translated by Sanjiv S...

May 16 2022

Those Haunting Melodies

Film historian Dhruv Somani, laments the end of the melody-laden songs of the suspense-p...

May 15 2022

NO ONE KILLED PALAN

On the birth anniversary of legendary director Mrinal Sen, Shantanu Ray Chaudhuri looks ...

May 14 2022