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She left when she was too young: Meena Kumari

Humra Quraishi recalls her meeting with Rukhsar-e-Zehra, stepdaughter of the  legendary actor Meena Kumari.

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Signs of the time: The vacuum

Humra Quraishi imagines what it would be like if India is to have a ministry of loneliness and leaves you to ponder over a bea...

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Sign of the times: Silencing Zillennials

Humra Quraishi expresses anguish at the systematic crushing of dissent among the young generations today.

Sign of the times: The Mahatma and the Frontier Gandhi

February 6 was Khan Abdul Ghaffar’s Khan birth anniversary; he was born in 1890 in Utmanzai, Pakistan, writes Humra Quraishi Read More

Sign of the times: Helpless Spectators

I wish I was a poet - with that, I could have unleashed my anguish and anger in verse, writes Humra Quraishi

Sign of the times: The Distance Between Us

With focus on Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, I recall my meetings and interview with his close aide, Captain Laksh...

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Sign of the times: Bollywood Missing

First things first, where are all the Bollywood stars that have played roles of farmers, writes ...

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Signs of the time: The stream of freedom’s flood

With the passing away of writer Ved Mehta, I can only say that we have lost  not just a great writer but also a man with a definite person...

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Signs of the time: Rab Dillan Wich Rehnda Hai

Humra Quraishi seeks answers for the mayhem being orchestrated by goons at the behest of the Right Wing Hindutva groups

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Signs of the time: Take me across the waters, ‘cause I need some place to hide…

Humra Quraishi looks around for reasons to rejoice the coming of the year 2021 and wonders if it spells bloom as it is being m...

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