The journey of ‘Shuttlecock Boys’

Hemant Gaba gets candid about the struggle of making his first feature film ‘Shuttlecock Boys‘ independently. The film has been screened at various film festivals in India and abroad, and waiting  to be… Continue reading

Few Questions on Hindi Literary Historiography

Ganga Sahay Meena is an Assistant Professor at the Centre for Indian Languages, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. He can be contacted at gsmeena.jnu[at] Whether it is historiography or the relationship between the… Continue reading

The Noise of Cairo

Ursula Lindsey is the Chronicle of Higher Education‘s Middle East correspondent and a frequent contributor to the BBC-produced NPR radio program The World, the Daily Beast and The National. I had the chance… Continue reading

Hunger grips Yemen’s children

Jane Ferguson is an Al Jazeera journalist. The whole team was shocked. We knew we were looking for evidence of child hunger, but we never expected skeletal babies – close to death. Yemen… Continue reading

Reaping harvest of happiness

G Krishna Prasad is the founder director of Sahaja Samrudha, a grassroots-level organisation involving organic farmers and seed savers. In this article, he tells how farmers in Karnataka are showing the way to… Continue reading

नसीर, इस्मत आपा, मंटो और आर्टिस्ट

  अनु सिंह चौधरी मीडिया और जन-संचार के क्षेत्र में सक्रिय हैं. उनकी रचनात्मकता के विविध आयामों का परिचय उनके ब्लॉगसे मिलता है. उनसे पर संपर्क किया जा सकता है.   “मैं और… Continue reading

Dadasaheb Phalke

On 21 April, 1913, Dadasaheb Phalke screened the first Indian feature film to an invited audience ay Olympia Theatre in Bommbay (now Mumbai). Here is a brief documentary on the great man:

Blush is off Syria’s ‘Rose of the Desert’

Zeina Awad is an Al Jazeera correspondent for the award-winning Fault Lines current affairs programme. She is currently based in Washington DC. She’s reported for news and current affairs from the Middle East,… Continue reading

Interview with Zohra Sehgal at 100

Veteran actor and theatre personality Zohra Sehgal (b. April 27, 1912) has opened up about her theatre experience, marriage, best pals and her life’s journey in a recent exclusive interview with ANI‘s Smita… Continue reading

Letter to Prime Minister on errors in Caste Census

From Dr. John Dayal Member, National Integration Council, Government of India Member, National Monitoring Committee for Minority Education, Government of India

Shah Rukh Khan at Yale University

On April 12, 2012, Shahrukh Khan was detained at New York airport in United States creating a major diplomatic row between the two countries and angry responses from all over. He was in… Continue reading