Ghalib’s work could only have found meaning in India: Javed Akhtar

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Mumbai--Veteran lyricist-screenwriter Javed Akhtar says legendary Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib's work could only have found meaning in India. "Ghalib was possible only in India. His...

Mirza Ghalib still homeless in his birth place

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AGRA-- Though Mirza Ghalib's contribution to 'Urdu Adab' is considered as significant as Shakespeare's to English, the mansion in Agra where he was born...

Practice what you preach, Sahitya Akademi president tells writers while conferring awards

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By Saket Suman New Delhi--In what may lead to another controversy surrounding the Sahitya Akademi, an evening that was expected to be a celebration of...

Shaam-e-Sher: Reinvigorating Urdu among youth

By Akanki Sharma New Delhi-- In today's digital era where technology has almost swamped art in all its forms, has Urdu literature once famous for...

Mystic Sufi music awaits you at Samara

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Mumbai- Practiced across different parts of the world, Sufi music that has an array of genres and is based on the common philosophy of...

Aligarh Alumni Mushaira This Saturday in Framingham

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FRAMINGHAM, MA--The Aligarh Alumni Association of New England is organizing its annual  mushaira, ghazals and qalaam program this Saturday, Aug. 20, at Joseph Keefe...

Gujarati writer Raghuveer Chaudhary wins Jnanpith Award

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NEW DELHI-- Noted Gujarati writer Raghuveer Chaudhary has been selected for the 51st Jnanpith award for his contribution to Indian literature, it was announced...

Alienation proves fertile state of mind for Lauren Groff

Fiction writer and 2018-19 Radcliffe fellow on the dread, glory, and urgency behind ‘Florida’ By Colleen Walsh Harvard Staff Writer Fiction writer Lauren Groff will work on her fourth novel...

South Asian Poets to Recite Their Poetry on Saturday, Nov. 5

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LEXINGTON, MA— A group of South Asian poets from New England will recite their poetry this Saturday in Lexington, MA, according to the event...

Cyrus Mistry, Ramdarash Mishra among Sahitya Akademi award winners

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New Delhi--Novelist Cyrus Mistry and poet Ramdarash Mishra were among the winners of Sahitya Akademi award announced here on Thursday. Six books of short stories,...
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