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Firaq, Raza and Sahir memorial function at Sanskriti Bhavan on...

Bhopal, Mar 29: A function in memory of eminent poets late Firaq Gorakhpuri, Dr. Rahi Masoom Raza and Sahir Ludhianvi will be held at Mulla Ramoozi Sanskriti Bhavan at 7 pm on March 30. In function to be held under the aegis of Urdu Akademi, Shri ..., 1 month ago
The Hindu

Warts and all

Remembering Firaq Gorakhpuri, the poet who captured pain and ecstasy with equal felicity As Firaq Gorakhpuris death anniversary approaches (he died on March 3, 1982), there are few signs that it will attract much attention. The same thing happened when Josh ...
 The Hindu2 months ago

Wali Gujarati rises from the razed grave, enters textbook

Ahmedabad : India's father of Urdu ghazal, Wali Gujarati, whose almost 300-year-old grave was razed by rioting mobs in the 2002 post-Godhra riots - never to be rebuilt - is now getting space in the new class 11 Hindi textbook published by the ...
 Times of India55 minutes ago

Iqbal: The man, and the existential quest

By Murtaza Razvi An existential quest In his poetry, which was by his own admission only a tool to convey his ever evolving thought, Iqbal raised many a magnificent existential question: Who am I? What am I here to do? What is my role, for ...
 DAWN Group1 week ago

Giving Urdu a push, literally

12:18 am Mumbai : Jameel Gulrays is a man with a mission: A mission to bring the best of Indian literature to Gen X, Y and Z. Katha Kathan, Gulrays bi-lingual storytelling sessions in Urdu, his mother tongue and the original language in which the ...
 The Freepress Journal2 weeks ago

Gwadar Pakistan's impoverished colony or an economic hub?

Despite much-vaunted Chinese-Pakistani development projects in Pakistan's Gwadar city, the locals still have no access to clean water. And separatists have vowed to resist what they say is Sino-Pakistani colonization. Last year, China announced ...
 Deutsche Welle2 weeks ago

Hamid Ansari goes to bat for secularism

How has the Indian State, in principle and practice, given shape to the essential ingredients of the secular principle and composite culture? Vice-President Hamid Ansari attempted to answer this question in a recent speech. Our founding fathers gave us a Constitution that encapsulates in its text the ideals and values of People of India. The first among these is Justice and, as John Rawls put it, 'Rights secured by justice are not subject to political bargaining or to the calculus of social ...
 Rediff.com4 weeks ago

Supreme Court must protect minorities from onslaught of majoritarianism: Vice-President Hamid Ansari

Vice-President Hamid Ansari on Saturday made a series of incisive and wide-ranging statements on secularism, religion and politics he suggested that a greater degree of separation between the two might serve the interests of Indian democracy, and ...
 Firstpost.com1 month ago 'SC must protect minorities from onslaught of majoritarianism'  MSN News US1 month ago

Vice President underlines the centrality of the judiciary in securing the Constitutional rights of citizens

The Vice President, Shri M. Hamid Ansari has underlined the centrality of the judiciary in securing the Constitutional rights of citizens. He was addressing the 16th Convocation of University of Jammu, in Jammu today, which was attended by the ...
 Press Information Bureau1 month ago

TV channel crosses journalistic limits

Nisar mein teri galiyon pe ai watan ke jahan Chali hai rasm ke koi na sir uththa ke chaley These lines from Faiz Ahmed Faiz written during the zenith of military rule, express the poet's love for watan but a watan which mandates that no one walks ...
 Kashmir Times1 month ago
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