A round-up of the first four Urdu short stories presented in translation, as part of the eight-part series on Urdu fiction by contemporary Indian writers.
Award-winning writer Joginder Paul meditates on the difference between the living and the dead in his short story, Those Without Graves. Read a translation of the Urdu story by Dr Rakhshanda Jalil
Joginder 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
The last of the great Urdu progressive writers, Kashmiri Lal Zakir, passed away on Wednesday, 30 August, in Chandigarh
From Joginder Paul to Tarannum Riyaz, these are the writers you need to make note of when it comes to contemporary Urdu writing