Friday, November 16, 2018

Culture

First book on Delhi’s red light district

By Fahad Shah New Delhi, India: There is no dearth of books on India's capital city. Still some corners of this city have fountain of...

Indian Parliamentarian opposes Zubin Mehta Concert

An Indian Parliamentarian and poet, Kabir Suman, opposes Zubin Mehta's concert in the Jammu and Kashmir, scheduled on September 7. He said, in a...

Shahmali Begum: Mother of Maqbool Bhat

Using portrait as a medium I am trying to re-discover mothers who gave birth to revolutionaries. Women - less celebrated, less remembered - who...

Kashmir’s Art Coup: Cultural event in response to Zubin Mehta’s concert

Srinagar, Kashmir: The civil society of Indian-controlled Kashmir is holding a cultural event Haqeeqat-e Kashmir (The Reality of Kashmir) on September 7, the day which...

Book Review: In the company of a poet

By Atul K Thakur Book Review In the company of a poet by Nasreen Munni Kabir, Rainlight/Rupa, 206 pp; Rs495 (Hardback) (Non-fiction) This conversation book covers the...

“Art is not something that is commercial”

By Owais Gurkoo | Srinagar, Kashmir “Art is not something that is commercial. It is in the heart, and you have to hold it close....

Glittering nostalgia

For majority of the people, the transition time of Indian independence was not filled with the glittering moments. The cunning British bureaucracy, which drove...

Fact, fiction and pastiche

Sa rey ga ma pa dha ni! Bom phelechhey japani, Bom-er bhetor keutey shaap, British boley “bap re bap!” (Do re mi fa so la ti! The Japanese have...

Dates with Ms. History

Raindrops of love at dawn, a song of dove on your lips, and me and you half buried in a yellow evanescence of sands, holding (epochs in our) hands by the sea.

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