POEM | Amalkanti- Nirendranath Chakraborty :Here is a beautiful poem that reminds us of the eternal conflict between life’s finest aspirations and the harsh reality of our earthly existence.
FOOD AND CULTURE Rasam as a traditional Brahminical delicacy from the South symbolises a significant discourse on food politics and the urgent need to radicalise our culinary discretions for egalitarian milieus.
LITERARY CORNER With metaphor and intuitive eyes a poet sees what scholars often miss. The New Leam adores poets and poetry. Even our readers can send their poems to us.
LITERARY CORNER A society that has lost its poets is dead. Poets see what our crude pragmatism fails to notice. Even though we keep publishing essays, commentaries, reports and reviews, we believe that a forum…
CINEMA Indian film director Satyajit Ray stood for an era in film making that was classic, profound and simultaneously communicative and democratic.
Charlie Chaplin was one of the greatest artists that the film industry has ever given birth to.
Art history is effective in telling us about the historic context in which a piece of art was published but can it also deprive us of the opportunity of appreciating its creative flow?
Gondi language is spoken across six states in India and in spite of that only hundred people know how to read-write in it. Efforts to revive it are motivating.
Kedarnath Singh(1934-2018) is considered one of Hindi literature’s most revered poets. His style of poetic composition held the potential to articulate the most nuanced expressions with the most ordinary language.
Pratul Dash is an Indian artist and painter from Odisha. He is a multidimensional artist working across diverse media including painting, video art, performance art, photographic art, earth art, installation, and sculpture. He received his…