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  • The importance of English

    The importance of English

    English as a language may not be native to India but there are certainly more English speakers in India than in Britain. Knowledge of English in our country symbolises better education and greater sophistication. In our multilingual country English is popular in almost all the regions.

    December 21, 2018
  • These books could become ‘bombs’ in 2018

    These books could become ‘bombs’ in 2018

    Keen observers of contemporary Indian literature would recall that a series of memoirs, which came to be known as “book bombs”, critical of the then Congress-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government, hit the stands just ahead of the 2014 general election. Four years later, it seems that the opposition has learnt its lesson as an …

    December 16, 2017
  • Mirza Ghalib: A timeless love affair

    Mirza Ghalib: A timeless love affair

    There are feelings so strong but impossible to express at times. Sometimes lack of words and sometimes lack of courage leaves one helpless and end up burying those feelings deep inside. Only a few are born writers, capable enough to express what is felt and rarely expressed. And then there are poets, born once in …

    December 30, 2016