The rhyming structure and tonal sub-variations in Urdu/Hindi is very finetuned, and often difficult to match in English.
07 Jun 2019 1:21 AM
The latest book of writer Ravinder Singh, hailed as King of Romance, is about friendship, not love.
06 Jun 2019 12:07 AM
This collection of short stories for children teaches them the importance of love, kindness and compassion through animal based narratives.
06 Jun 2019 12:07 AM
This is further borne out by the dramatic change to the tour programme that the ICC made in that June 1950 meeting.
02 Jun 2019 3:01 AM
The survivors have not only lived to tell their tales, they have learnt to cope and lead relatively happy lives despite periodic setbacks.
02 Jun 2019 2:55 AM
Delhi had been a previous world book capital in 2003 and our meeting was held on the sidelines of the Bogota Book Fair.
31 May 2019 1:47 AM
Geet Chaturvedi already enjoys a wide reputation as being one of the foremost contemporary Hindi poets.
31 May 2019 1:45 AM
What’s lovely about the book is how it talks about how schools for the underprivileged are doing wonderful things.
31 May 2019 1:38 AM
The book under review is on one such major historical event that set the stage for the Independence movement to gather momentum in Punjab.
26 May 2019 6:03 AM
But poets generally tend to have their own unique and unpredictable style, one that is both charming and disarming.
26 May 2019 5:59 AM
Author and professor Saikat Majumder writes about relationships that are yet to be completely accepted by our ‘progressive’ society.
23 May 2019 1:38 AM
Swati Kumari, who writes about socially relevant topics, talks about her new book Happily Married Happily Divorced.
23 May 2019 12:47 AM
The reason being Susan’s parents want to give her better chances in life which studying and living in Canada will provide their only child.
20 May 2019 6:35 AM
The pieces in Mouth Full of Blood are categorised into three parts: the political, Black matters, and Morrison on her books.
20 May 2019 6:29 AM
Sahay makes a pertinent and extremely worrying point virtually on the eve of the electoral season’s D-Day.
17 May 2019 1:19 AM
A text like the Mahabharata will have to be understood in the specific cultural and historical context in which it was narrated and written.
17 May 2019 1:14 AM
Sreemoyee Piu Kundu’s latest book traces the journey of a small-time Marathi theatre artiste.
16 May 2019 12:10 AM
In the modern world driven by technology, self-interest and consumerism, even the sea can vanish overnight (Stealing the Sea by Asif Aslam Farrukhi).
12 May 2019 12:11 AM
The book is divided into 13 chapters with each separately addressing an area that attracted the attention of the purveyors of fake news.
12 May 2019 12:10 AM
The new facilities have separate suites for Bibi’s married ‘daughters’ who frequently visit their adopted mother.
10 May 2019 1:48 AM