As we celebrate the 121st birth anniversary of the revolutionary poet-writer Kazi Nazrul Islam, here is a tribute to this literary maverick.
Morgan travelled widely – to Africa and the Middle East during the second world war, to Russia and Eastern Europe during the Cold War, to the US, New Zealand and the North Pole. These are the places he writes of in his poetry.
Sridev Suman was a young man who put his nation before himself during the freedom struggle.
Ten Assamese Miyah poets have been booked for composing a poem on the on-going citizenship row. They have been charged under sections 420/406 of the IPC.
As we find ourselves in intolerant times, it becomes absolutely important for us to know our foundations--the foundations of religiosity, civilization and culture that the likes of Rabindranath Tagore created. We believe that the ideas of Tagore ought to be disseminated among the new generation of learners--often subjected to diverse forms of manipulation, censorship and politics of curriculum.
CULTURE On Mirza Ghalib's 220th birth anniversary we are sharing with you an important piece in which the author is trying to find the relevance of Mirza Ghalib for the present times.
COMMENTARY Imagine not seeing the stars ever again in your life - as China launches the artificial moon for eight times the light provided by the natural moon, it is time to think of our future in the times of artificiality, conspicuous consumption and restless development.
TRIBUTE | Gopal Das Saxena (4 January 1925- 19 July 2018) died at the age of 93 in New Delhi after a meaningful career as a poet and lyricist. His use of the Hindi language in poetic form made him a cherished lyricist and a poet whose contributions will inspire generations to come.
TRIBUTE \ Ashapurna Devi literary genius was that even when the context, the semantics, physical location, biographical sketches of her characters and times she wrote about were all complete with Bengali sensibilities the range of emotions that she captured through her works transcends her linguistic and immediate cultural setting.
RIBUTE Mahadevi Varma was born on 27th April, 1907 in colonial India. She is known as an artist, educationist and a dedicated worker for the emancipation of women.
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