Thursday, June 21, 2018
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17 Jun 2018

From manuscripts to scripts

17 Jun 2018 | 12:47 AM

Amit Dutta’s Aadmi ki Aurat Aur Anya Kahaniyan (2009), which is fast becoming a landmark in Indian cinema, has a section called Adam ki Aurat based on Vinod Kumar Shukla’s Hindi short story by the same name.

Long strides against the tide

17 Jun 2018 | 12:47 AM

In 1943, when Dinu Bhai Pant composed Sheher pehlo pehl under the genre of gitlu, the tickle or titillation, there was no forum for the poem to be published.

Kashmiri in the times of conflict

17 Jun 2018 | 12:47 AM

Literature in the Kashmiri language, with a glorious literary past spread over 700 years, has come to a sudden standstill or is stinking of clichéd expressions.

And words waft through hills

17 Jun 2018 | 12:47 AM

India is a multi-lingual society.

Till new beginnings are made...

17 Jun 2018 | 12:47 AM

Even during the British colonial era, Haryanvi literature attracted the attention of the European Orientalists.

Finding favour with the youth

17 Jun 2018 | 12:47 AM

Urdu belongs to neither a single state nor a single community — it is a language of the people, for the people, by the people.

The course changes, so do players

17 Jun 2018 | 12:47 AM

Hindi literary scene is going through a phase of change.

A far cry from a glorious past

17 Jun 2018 | 12:47 AM

Punjabi is an Indo-Aryan language spoken by about 130 million people and ranks as the 10th most widely spoken language of the world.

Bound by boundaries of language

17 Jun 2018 | 12:47 AM

Although India, as a country, produces a huge, diverse body of what is called regional literature in its 23-odd constitutionally recognised languages, Indian writers who write in Hindi or in regional languages have to struggle to be heard and read in the charmed circles of Indian readership.

27 May 2018

The towering tombs of Junagadh

27 May 2018 | 1:59 AM

When it comes to experiencing the architectural splendour of Gujarat, very few places can match the magnificence of Junagadh, a historical city in the Saurashtra region of the state.

Collaborating for a cause

27 May 2018 | 1:59 AM

Decreasing land holdings and dwindling incomes from conventional agriculture practices have played havoc with the lives of Punjabi farmers, especially small and marginal ones.

Smell some coffee, and feel the bygone times

27 May 2018 | 1:59 AM

Like most old Indian locations, the town of Chikmagalur also enjoys a reasonable measure of historical importance.