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  • Frames per Second: The strange career of Kissa Kursi Ka

    28-02-2021 09:50:00

    The film critical of Indira Gandhi's regime was banned during the Emergency, but what's the purpose of continued censorship now?

  • Little letters of love

    19-06-2020 21:28:00

    Amit Shankar Saha has quietly carved a niche for himself in the overactive world of Indian poetry in English

  • Frames per Second: Music for tragedy

    19-06-2020 17:19:00

    The stunning narrative and music of Haqeeqat tried to spin India's defeat in the 1962 China war as a tale of sacrifice

  • Panther poetry

    05-06-2020 21:28:00

    The internationalist outlook of the Dalit Panthers has been described as fitting 'into the global mosaic of anger, protest, demonstrations, violence, and youthful revolutionary upsurge'

  • The bard & the plague

    23-05-2020 00:50:00

    Globe Theatre in London could bring down the curtain if the UK government did not inject $7 million to make up for the losses it has suffered because of the coronavirus

  • 'Port of refuge'

    22-05-2020 19:53:00

    I found refuge in the poetry of Tomas Tranströmer, who was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 2011

  • Mother tongues revisited

    17-04-2020 21:57:00

    A project named Mother Tongue Twisters run by poet Mohini Gupta aims to create contemporary poetry for children in Indian languages

  • Solidarity in pestilence

    28-03-2020 00:46:00

    The Plague serves as a parable of the German occupation of Paris during World War II

  • The language of Delhi

    20-03-2020 21:28:00

    Katyal, as his many fans would already know, also creates a queer map for Delhi

  • Frames per Second: So easy to kill a man

    07-03-2020 11:58:00

    As uneasy calm settles on Delhi, there is little hope for sprouting love like between Mr and Mrs Iyer

  • Brands, good and bad

    29-02-2020 00:54:00

    Apple does not allow bad characters in films to use its iPhone

  • Root poetry

    28-02-2020 21:15:00

    Mohanty's book brings us to darkness and end, but gently

  • Poetry at Shaheen Bagh

    31-01-2020 21:33:00

    At Shaheen Bagh - or similar protests across the country, such as at Park Circus in Kolkata - women have emerged as the face of the protests

  • Linguist's love

    17-01-2020 21:17:00

    The act of love, writes Polish theatre director Jerzy Grotowski in Towards a Poor Theatre, involves making oneself vulnerable; so does the act of theatre - or in fact any art, including poetry

  • Remember Safdar

    11-01-2020 01:32:00

    n recent times, it has also become very fashionable to call people "anti-national" if they are critical of the Bharatiya Janata Party-led central government or its policies