The failed businessman who gave a new lease of life to Urdu poetry

By Vikas Datta, The ultimate test of a language’s survival is how it is chosen by…

Major focus on translations among publishing houses in India

By Saket Suman, New Delhi : Millions of copies of “One Hundred Years of Solitude” by…

Hindutva an extension of Hitler’s, Mussolini’s ideology: Nayantara Sahgal

Jaipur: Acclaimed writer and a member of the Nehru-Gandhi family, Nayantara Sahgal, on Saturday reinforced her sustained…

Many languages, one literature

By Namita Gokhale, For me, the idea of India resides in her Sahitya, in her words,…

War of words in LS over making Hindi official language at UN

New Delhi : External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj and Congress leader Shashi Tharoor traded barbs in…

Sahitya Akademi Awards announced for 24 languages, Tamil poet’s family declines award

New Delhi : The Sahitya Akademi on Thursday announced its annual awards in 24 languages, but…

Urdu language of entire country: Hamid Ansari

New Delhi: Urdu was not only the language of Muslims but of the entire country, former…

Hardik Patel pens his journey so far in ‘Who Took My Job’

New Delhi : Hardik Patel, who grabbed headlines nation-wide when he led a huge agitation to…

Undoing the soul of democratic secular India: The RSS Pracharak Batra way

By Shamsul Islam The RSS brigade is fond of surgical strikes. Though there rages a dispute…

Promoting Urdu through visual arts

By Somrita Ghosh, New Delhi : There was a time when Urdu couplets written by Faiz…