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Why this village tea shop in Kerala attracts famous authors

A school dropout with an immense love for literature, Shukkur hosts a popular book club at his tea stall. Not only does it draw visitors from nearby villages but also writers like Perumal Murugan and Vivek Shanbhag Sharmila.Ganesan@timesgroup.com Like most… Continue Reading →

Jharkhand Poet bags Sahitya Akademi award for poem with universal appeal

by- Tushar Rishi For decades in India, the Adivasi identity has been appropriated and exploited for political and economic gains.The diverse culture of tribal people in the country has been commodified, packaged and labelled with an umbrella-term, which does little… Continue Reading →

Gulzar-I think I have a copyright on the Moon #SundayReading

The Moon and the way it eclipses, grows, moves and shines has been an abiding metaphor in Gulzar’s songs and poems, describing emotions that range from romance and mischief to solitude and silence. “Ashaji (Bhonsle) once told me, had it… Continue Reading →

धर्मयुग – 1975 – दुष्यंत कुमार और धर्मवीर भारती के बीच ग़जलिया पत्राचार

दुष्यंत कुमार की गजल एवम कवितायें जनांदोलनों का नारा बनकर आज भी उद्वेलित करती हैं . विधानसभाओं और संसद में सबसे ज्यादा उद्धरित किये जाने वाले कोई कवि हैं तो वे दुष्यंतजी ही है. १सितम्बर १९३३ को राजपुर नावड़ा बिजनोर… Continue Reading →

Petter Wallenberg creates pop fusion with India’s best LGBTQ talent

The first song of Petter Wallenberg’s new album Rainbow Riots India is Love is Love, featuring Mumbai’s own drag queen, Sushant Divgikar aka Rani Kohe-nur, singing her heart out. The song, Wallenberg says, has made it to the pride march… Continue Reading →

Dr M Mariraj- This Dalit Doctor Survived Casteism, and a Suicide Attempt in a Medical College

POSTED ON JUNE 1, 2019 Dr M Mariraj, who tried to end his life last year, was at the end of constant casteist abuse while pursuing a three-year postgraduate at Ahmedabad’s BJ Medical College. Chennai: Dr Payal Tadvi, a young… Continue Reading →

Why Punjab’s Dalit Icon & AAP’s Star Campaigner Feels Sidelined

“If you, India, your kids have to die because of starvation, then what was the point of your independence?” Bant Singh asks as he sings a folk song with a clarity and depth that has overcome the most heinous violence…. Continue Reading →

Saadat Hasan Manto, lover of fountain pens, shoes & alcohol, who was the voice of Partition

On his 107th birth anniversary, ThePrint remembers Saadat Hasan Manto, the writer & rebel who blamed Partition for bringing out the worst in people, and his enduring legacy. DEEKSHA BHARDWAJ  Text Size: A- A+ 140Shares New Delhi: “Here lies Saadat Hasan Manto. With him… Continue Reading →

दिल्ली -स्वप्न स्वराज का, पूर्ण राज्य का

By- Daljeet Singh अब तो टूट गए हैं सभी बाँध सबर के आश्वासनो के बादल, छट्ट गए हैं कब के चड़ा है तुझ पर इस माटी का कर्ज़ा  अब दिल्ली माँगे पूर्ण राज्य का दर्जा  हवा एक, पानी एक, स्वाभिमान… Continue Reading →

India – Have you been to the village of books yet?

30 homes and 30, 000 books — the village of Bhilar is attracting millennials to it as it is a paradise for bibliophiles Rishabh.Deb@timesgroup.com If you love reading books, you would know how much a calm atmosphere and beautiful view adds… Continue Reading →

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