Ghazal

Men say they now feel ’afraid’ to talk to women. Do feel afraid. #MeToo is an invisible spectre, present even when it is not. Photo: iStock

#MeToo: Six characters and a movement

9 min read . 22 Dec 2018
A gathering at Hamin Ast’o. Photo Courtesy: Delhi Shayari Club

In the mood for ‘shayari’

4 min read . 30 Mar 2018
Photo: PTI

Book review: Dragon On Our Doorstep

4 min read . 18 Feb 2017
Ali Sethi performing for Coke Studio Pakistan.<br />

Raag over bilateral dialogue

2 min read . 21 Dec 2015
A man reading the Urdu newspaper Inquilab. Photo: Abhijit Bhatlekar/Mint<br />

What are the Urdu papers saying?

5 min read . 10 Dec 2015
Ghazal maestro Ghulam Ali. Photo: Deepak Sharma/AP<br />

The Ghulam Ali conundrum

3 min read . 17 Oct 2015
Kazim Ali, who teaches creative writing in the US, says he faces criticism from American, Indian and Muslim writers; and (above) the cover of his book. Photo: Sridala Swami<br />

Kazim Ali: The yogi poet

2 min read . 24 Nov 2014
Begum Akhtar was born in Faizabad, UP. Photo: Vinayak/Hindustan Times<br />

Begum Akhtar: the centennial queen

3 min read . 09 Oct 2014
Zarina Begum. <br />

The songs of Awadh

2 min read . 15 May 2014
Celebrate the ancient fall tonight<br />

Ghazal

1 min read . 05 Oct 2012
<br />On song: Talat Aziz.<br />

Poetry for every mood

1 min read . 02 Feb 2012
<br />Ghazal maestro Jagjit Singh. File photo<br />

A tribute to the master of ghazals

4 min read . 10 Oct 2011
<br />Photo Bharath Sai/Mint<br />

&#8216;Wah&#8217;, once again please

4 min read . 29 Apr 2011