Culture & Books

Idrees Bukhtiyar -February 29, 2024

Dastaan-E-Ramayana: Ramleela in Urdu was performed by the Shradha Ramleela Committee, a Faridabad-based theatrical group at Sunder Nursery, New Delhi during the four-day Jashn-E-Urdu festival which concluded on February 25

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Yusra Nazim -February 29, 2024

Bazme Niswa, an all-women group, reignites centuries-old tradition of ‘Chaar Bait’ which was earlier performed only by men, and leaves audience enthralled

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Idrees Bukhtiyar -February 28, 2024

The initiative by NalandaWay Foundation is transforming the lives of marginalised students in government schools through music training, offering them hope and opportunities for a brighter future

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Vivek Shukla -February 24, 2024

The Shankar-Shad Mushaira, a capsule of Indo-Pak literary and cultural ties, is set to celebrate its heritage on February 24

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Yusra Nazim -February 20, 2024

Anjuman Taraqqi Urdu (Hind) pays homage to Urdu poet Meer Taqi Meer and reflects on Delhi’s colonial past, in the presence of luminaries like Javed Akhtar, Naseeruddin Shah and Willian Dalrymple

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Kushan Niyogi -February 16, 2024

Musicians playing wind and stringed instruments as well as thawb-wearing men and women clad in abaya showcase the desert kingdom’s culture to the visitors

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Kushan Niyogi -February 16, 2024

The number of visitors at the World Book Fair at Pragati Maidan increased significantly from last year, but private publishers of regional literature mark a dip in the count of stalls

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Tanisha Saxena -February 14, 2024

The 37th edition of the annual Surajkund crafts fair features a record 50 countries, besides a host of Indian states

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