Firaq Gorakhpuri: The Poet of Pain and Ecstasy reveals how the poet's loveless marriage found its way into his melancholic poetry I have been a silent admirer of Firaq Gorakhpuri. For years I have heard about him from my colleagues, many of them ... The Hindu, 1 month ago
My gratification though was only delayed, not denied. A few weeks after I came back to Delhi, Roli Books came up with Ajai Mansinghs biography of Firaq. Called Firaq Gorakhpuri: The Poet of Pain and Ecstasy, the book grabbed my attention. Initially though I ...The Hindu, 1 month ago
Some varieties of butter do not melt easily in the mouth. On Monday, during his speech at the BJP's national executive in Allahabad, Prime Minister Narendra Modi buttered two slices with one sound bite when he said: There was a time, when humare ...Firstpost.com, 1 week ago
The loneliness of a gabled edifice amid a clutter of shopping centres built to optimise every square feet of the land available is accentuated by the gentry inside. They all look fifty-plus. While sipping coffee at leisure, the fans above swirl ...News18.com, 1 week ago
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 Group, 2 months ago
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 Journal, 2 months ago
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.com, 2 months ago
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