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Walking the lanes of personal history in Rahim’s shoes

A review of Arvind Krishna Mehrotra’s latest collection

09 Sep 2023 5:56 PM

Must read books by Author Namita Das, Deepti L Sharma, & Ka'Ron Gaines

Keen Kuku, like any other kid, has non-ending questions for his Mamma who explains everything to him in an amusing way

14 Sep 2021 9:35 PM

Little Wordsworth

Twelve-year-old Aryan Kaushal’s quirky and realistic poems elicit a nostalgic feeling with a mature undertone.

01 Mar 2020 3:18 AM

Mystic Mantra: The mission of poetry

Poetry is the most incontrovertible evidence of the human will to survive.

25 Sep 2019 1:18 AM

Rock a doodle

Doodler Anju B.K. says the lesser-known art needs more recognition in the country.

07 Oct 2018 1:55 AM


Poetry: Memory of man and its permanent museum

Poetry has been one of the most ancient creative channels for man.

04 Sep 2018 12:30 AM

Jamming with poetry

A new performance space has poetry enthusiasts coming together to collaborate on haikus.

26 Aug 2018 12:44 AM

‘Ink’ed rhythms

“It was with poetry that I connected with words. From poetry to lyrics and from lyrics to music, that’s how my interest grew.”

24 Jul 2018 12:08 AM

Two Bards, One Story

The ladies like to keep the first half of the show light; in the second half, they delve into topics that are serious and controversial.

12 Jul 2018 1:02 AM

We may be hardwired to appreciate poetry: study

Researchers analysed whether we can appreciate the musical sound of poetry independent of its literary meaning.

10 Jul 2018 5:01 PM


Mirza Ghalib, his love for mangoes and lesser known facts

Honoured with titles Dabir-ul-Mulk and Najm-ud-Daula, he is widely regarded as the last great poet of the Mughal era.

27 Dec 2017 4:09 PM

Poems with mental imagery are more appealing: study

Vividness of mental imagery was the best predictor of aesthetic appeal - poems that evoked greater imagery were more pleasing.

04 Dec 2017 3:42 PM

Mythological stories are not about Gods, they are about human nature, says V Ramesh

Vizag-based artist speak about his style, inspirations, struggles and the stories that his canvases tell in a Raza Foundation event.

01 Nov 2017 11:39 AM

Gulzar's Partition musings find voice in his new book

The compilation that marks 70 years of India's Independence has been translated by Rakhshanda Jalil.

20 Sep 2017 2:27 PM

Tired of war, South Sudanese youth turn to art to push for peace

South Sudan has been divided by years of civil war.

12 Jul 2017 7:45 PM


A poetic cause

Meet Amy Singh, who is selling her poems to help raise funds for her friend who is battling cancer.

10 Jun 2017 12:12 AM

Poetry of life

World poetry day is celebrated on March 21st as declared by UNESCO.

23 Mar 2017 12:31 AM

Human brain might be hardwired to appreciate poetry

Poetry is a literary expression that conveys feelings, thoughts and ideas by accentuating metric constraints, rhyme and alliteration.

19 Feb 2017 6:23 PM

Sex and the city

In the city for an evening of poetry and open discussion, Alok Vaid Menon and Grace Dunham speak about how poetry.

20 Jan 2017 12:15 AM

Come and see, music and poetry

Though from very different backgrounds, the artistes have successfully merged their forms with little difficulty.

26 Nov 2016 12:14 AM