Shalim Hussain’s ‘I am Miyah’ wins PEN Translates award

Poet and scholar Shalim Hussain on Tuesday won the English PEN’s flagship translation award 2021 for…

Video | A letter poem to Professor Hany Babu

Hany Babu's student at Delhi University and an academic publishing professional Shivangi Mariam Raj wrote this…

Indian Rumis and the shadows of anti-Muslim violence

Recently, while the discussion around demuslimization of Maulana Rumi was gaining momentum, I was going through…

Noted Urdu poet Rahat Indori dies in Indore hospital

Noted Urdu poet Dr. Rahat Indori died following a massive heart attack on Tuesday, a day…

Poems from the ‘other’ side

From banning artists to setting up a fundamentalist narrative around poems of Faiz Ahmad Faiz- the…

Rao’s poems made ones in power uncomfortable: 50 young poets in solidarity with jailed poet

More than fifty young poets across the country have expressed their solidarity with people's poet Varavara…

Poet, journalist arrested in Karnataka over anti-CAA poem

Siraj recited a seven-stanza poem titled “Ninna Dakhale Yaavaga Needutti”, which translates as “When will you…