LITERATURE

The Rise Of The Deep State

The Rise Of The Deep State

An eye-opening book, currently the best study on Putinism and the politics of the Russian industrial oligarchy, offers a warning from history.

Khalid Bashir’s Latest ‘Kashmir Discovery’ Setting Records Straight

Khalid Bashir’s Latest ‘Kashmir Discovery’ Setting Records Straight

Extolled for his pioneering work like ‘Kashmir: Exposing the Myth Behind the Narrative’, ‘Kashmir: A Walk Through History’ and ‘Jhelum: The River Through My Backyard’, Khalid Bashir Ahmad is now back with another history text reconstructing the 20th century’s turbulent years of Kashmir.

Camus Over A Cup of Tea

Camus Over A Cup of Tea

In Agha Shahid Ali’s hometown, Albert Camus has been brewing the literal storm in a teacup since long now.

Mirza Waheed Among 48 Writers Awarded SoA Grant

Mirza Waheed Among 48 Writers Awarded SoA Grant

Kashmiri novelist Mirza Waheed is among 48 writers who have bagged a grant worth more than £ 185,000, (Aprox Rs 1,82,03,820) from The Society of Authors.

‘India in Turmoil’: Former Top Cop’s Kashmir Take

‘India in Turmoil’: Former Top Cop’s Kashmir Take

Late cop-governor Ved Marwah’s 12-year-old book, “India in Turmoil”, makes more sense than generic garbled opinions on Kashmir; however, a lot is left to be read in between the lines.

Faiz on the doorsill of Anis, Dabeer

Faiz on the doorsill of Anis, Dabeer

The marsiya stands as a monument of cultural and historical significance. One can certainly not become an Iqbal or Faiz by skirting this intellectual continuity.

Poetry of Grief

Poetry of Grief

“If our youngsters cannot understand the words of these memorable poets because they don’t know Urdu, why not bring the words to them in the language that they do understand?

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