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Feb 19, 2017
Lal Shahbaz Qalandar bombing: Will Pakistan's Urdu media come out of the denial narrative?The Urdu media in Pakistan, in contrast to the English-language press, seeks to spread an untenable narrative of denial and conspirac
Feb 06, 2017
UP Election 2017: Samajwadi Party promises to Muslim voters remain unfulfilledOver the years, the SP didn’t bother to fulfill the promises it had made to the Muslims. Why? Perhaps, because the party was confident that it would get the Muslim vote, even if didn’t keep its word.
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