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Book review: Chronicler of a divided reality
Deccan Chronicle

Chronicler of a divided reality

By Bhisham Sahni Rs 499 Rs 499 Today’s Pasts is a significant addition to the genre of writerly autobiographies in India. In the iconic first Urdu novel, Umrao Jaan Ada , the eponymous protagonist wonders whether she should recount what happened to her as ... Asian Age, 4 weeks ago
Book review: Chronicler of a divided reality Deccan Chronicle, 3 weeks ago
Asian Lite

"Tamas" holds strong relevance in current political scenario: Author Daisy Rockwell (IANS Interview)

Few Sec ago 0 0 New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) Bhisham Sahni's "Tamas", a timeless classic on India's partition, holds strong relevance in the present scenario because it speaks of how politicians "manipulate public opinion through rumours and ...
 India Online.in3 weeks ago Tamas: From Classic to Contemporary  Asian Lite3 weeks ago 'Tamas' Holds Strong Relevance in Current Political Scenario: Author Daisy Rockwell  New Indian Express3 weeks ago Tamas Holds Strong Relevance in Current Political Scenario: Author Daisy Rockwell  Hawkindia.com3 weeks ago

Bhisham Sahni's truths

Sahni's hard-wrested knowledge that violence is learned behaviour, that riots are planned, manufactured events, should haunt and warn us of what lies ahead
 Business Standard1 month ago Bhisham Sahni's autobiography 'Today's Past' in English  Business Standard2 months ago

Making of a good riot

The Tamas we know from Govind Nihalani's TV series is rather different from the Tamas of Bhisham Sahni's novel. The translator writes of these differences, what compelled Sahni to write the novel in the 1970s, and what the book can tell us of the ...
 Livemint.com2 months ago Govind Nihalani reflects on the controvery of classic show Tamas  Hindustan Times1 week ago

A slice of history

The article below represents a preview only and is not meant for reuse or republishing. Mumbai, April 22 -- Om Puri's character tried to kill a pig in the first scene of the 1988 period series, Tamas. The engaging opening set the tone for the show, ...
 HT Syndication1 week ago

22 things to do in and around Mumbai from March 27 to April 2

Prev By sunday mid day team | Posted 27-Mar-2016 sunday mid-day brings you a complete planner of events in Mumbai for the week from March 27 to April 2 Hunt for treasure, on wheels Have you signed up for The Great Itch yet? And we are ...
 Mid Day1 month ago

The Red Earth that made Kanhaiya Kumar

'The blood that runs in the veins of our family can never be anti-national.' 'They called Kanhaiya a traitor for questioning the Indian Army. Do they know that our cousin was killed by militants in Manipur while serving with the CRPF?' Kanhaiya Kumar will eventually leave the headlines, but on the verandah of his family home in Bihat, he will be in the news for a long time. For the old comrades in the village -- also known as 'Bihar's Leningrad' -- clinging to the vestiges of Communism, ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

The love story of Anita and Mohan Rakesh

It isn't easy to find Anita Rakesh's house in Delhi's crowded, busy East of Kailash area and I reach more than half an hour late. She is sitting in her room on her bed, wrapped in a blanket, a tiny TV flickering in front of her with the sound turned ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago

View: Comrades with Congress in West Bengal

A spectre is haunting Bengal — the spectre of Puran Chand Joshi. Elections will be held here from April 4, over seven days till May 5. Mamata Banerjee's Trinamool Congress (TMC), with 184 of 294 seats and vice-like grip over the state, is expected ...
 Economic Times1 month ago

Invaluable additions to modern classics

There is something extraordinary about reading classics. It's a compelling affair between the reader and the text. And the text is no ordinary -- classics survive all trials of time and in the process of attaining the undisputable stature, they ...
 The Statesman1 month ago
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