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Nov 12, 2016
Tom Alter: As a language, people like Urdu and it is still very much alive in their heartsIn an interview with Firstpost, Tom Alter spoke about directing his first film, his love for historicals and his fascination for the Urdu language.
Oct 23, 2016
Suspicious signals at Indo-Bangladesh border; Ham radio operators deployedSuspicious signals in coded Bengali and Urdu languages along the India-Bangladesh border in past few months have raised suspicion over extremists using this unconventional mode of communication, prompting authorities to deploy Ham radio operators on round-the-clock duty.
Oct 20, 2016
Triple talaq and Indian Urdu Press: Why is the space limited for dissenting views?Some of the Urdu newspapers do not give even a minor space for a different or divergent opinion when it comes to the Muslim Personal Laws.
Sep 11, 2016
A colonial era law was used against Urdu writer Rahman Abbas; 10 years later, he's finally freeHaving battled obscenity charges against his 2004 novel Nakhlistan Ki Talash for 0 yars, Rahman Abbas was finally acquitted by a Mumbai court in August 2016. He looks back over his long battle
Sep 10, 2016
A finer fiction: The story of Urdu writing in Pakistan is vastly different from India'sUrdu, language, has followed different trajectories in the countries of India and Pakistan. And this reflects in Urdu writing as well.
Sep 03, 2016
Joginder Paul's Blind: Sight is a metaphor in this timeless tale that's more relevant than everJoginder Paul’s Blind, has been translated from Nadeed in Urdu by his daughter Sukriti Kumar Paul. The Urdu literature stalwart passed away in April this year
Sep 01, 2016
RIP Kashmiri Lal Zakir: Cruel year for world of Urdu letters, as another stalwart fallsThe last of the great Urdu progressive writers, Kashmiri Lal Zakir, passed away on Wednesday, 30 August, in Chandigarh
Aug 20, 2016
Modern Urdu writing has a multiplicity of voices, a range of concerns and motifsFrom Joginder Paul to Tarannum Riyaz, these are the writers you need to make note of when it comes to contemporary Urdu writing
Jul 09, 2016
Zakir Naik seeks support from fellow Twitterati against 'media trials'Within an hour of Zakir Naik's appeal for support on Saturday, his Facebook post had over 6,000 likes.
Apr 20, 2016
Urdu poet Rahat Indori denied US visa; officials unconvinced he will returnThe poet said the officials handed him a paper which said he failed to convince them that he will return to India after the event.