LITERATURE

Why Suryakant Tripathi Nirala Hated Being Called “Tagore of Hindi Literature”

Today is the birth anniversary of one of the key stalwarts of Hindi literature, Suryakant...

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POEM|My Address by Amrita Pritam

My Address   Amrita Pritam  Today I effaced my house number the name of the...

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Oman’s Jokha Alharthi Wins Man Booker Prize

It is a historic moment of pride for Oman and especially for its women. Jokha Alharthi...

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‘The Women’s Courtyard’:  Gender, Violence and Politics through the Eyes of Women

BOOK REVIEW Khadija Mastur’s Urdu novel ‘ The Women’s Courtyard’ offers a...

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My Buddha, My Moment of Awakening

LITERARY CORNER In this reflexive piece the author has invoked Gautam Buddha, and...

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“Ayushmaan Bharat is the Biggest Example of a Leap in the Wrong Direction” says Amartya Sen

BOOK LAUNCH During a recent book launch, Amartya Sen spoke at length about the various...

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From Male Gaze to Women’s Subjectivity: The Potential of ‘Preeto and Other Stories’

LITERATURE In a new collection of short stories written by Indian male authors, an...

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Krishna Sobti: The Wound of Partition and the Fear of a Fragile Democracy

Sahitya Akedemi and Gyananpith awardee Krishna Sobti’s death has left India’s...

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It is Sinful to Kill a Mockingbird

EXCERPT To Kill a Mockingbird is a richly textured text that is sure to influence...

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Why Care for Literature?

LITERATURE Literature is philosophy—the way we see the world, feel its many layers,...

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