Thursday, January 24, 2019

From home to grave

By Arif Shafiq Badoo The streets of Kreeri village smelled of spoiled blood, and silence filled the air with smoke. The Wednesday afternoon of July...

The Melody Keeper

Shah Music Centre is a ten by ten feet shop in the core of Meena Bazar, Delhi. It is an eighty year old gramophone...

The Purple Of Za`faran— Gulzar

By Suhail Akram He had even engraved her name on his wrist.  There was a gossip that he is mad about this tall girl from...

Remembering Balraj Puri

At a time when the situation in Kashmir is, once again, on the boil one badly misses Balraj Puri for his enviable understanding and...

Ranjoor’s Kashmir

Abdul Sattar Ranjoor was a beloved poet, an honest politician and a fearless revolutionary. He was also my Dadaji (grandfather). His integrity and intelligence commanded...

The Meaning of Maqbool Butt

By P G Rasool Regarding the revolutionary struggle, Eqbal Ahmad writes in Confronting Empire, “A strategy of moral isolation assumes that the adversary has based...