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Death of the language and a metaphor

Humra Quraishi expresses her anguish at the mindless violence and hatred spreading across India, which is also attacking the c...

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The Indian Screen: Myth and Reality

Farrukh Dhondy traces the evolution of Indian storytelling from early days, when stories travelled by word-of-mouth, to now, a...

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Love me if you can: Khwaja Ahmad Abbas

“Love me if you can”, says the last will and testament of Khwaja Ahmad Abbas, writes Read More

An anthem and counter-anthems: Pyaasa

This was written during the years, to be precise 2017, when playing the national anthem before movies was mandatory in halls, writes Ju...

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Sign of the times: So far from God!

Humra Quraishi discusses the definite background to the sorry state of affairs in Afghanistan.

Signs of the time: Where lies the truth?

Humra Quraishi visits the literary works of Shamsul Islam, Khushwant Singh, Jyortimaya Sharma,...

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An auteur in the true sense: Werner Herzog

The new wave German cinema with its mighty generals like Wim Winders and Reiner Werner Fassbinder had a maverick for company, an eccentric geni...

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They stand united now

The unity program initiated by farm leaders can take the shape of a cultural revolution in rural north India, writes Kancha Ilaiah Shep...

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Gup-shup with GoPu

Noted academic, playwright, writer Govind P Deshpande (2nd August 1938 – 16th October 2013) was be...

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The Iconoclast

Long before Angela Merkel became a messiah for Arab migrants and courted controversy, there was Adolf Hitler wh...

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