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Balraj Sahni

Top Songs To Listen To On Independence Day

Aug 14, 2021 Samarth Goyal

From ‘Ae Mere Pyare Watan’ to 'Maa Tujhe Salam’ we take a look at some of the most popular patriotic songs that are definitely on everyone’s playlist every year on August 15.

Balraj Sahni’s Political Ideology Had An Impact On His Career, Says Son Parikshat

Sep 17, 2019 Giridhar Jha

'My father was a non-conformist. He lived as he wished and did not become part of the glamour world. He was a Marxist and believed in simple living and high thinking,' says veteran actor Parikshat Sahni.


Convocation Is Making A Comeback To JNU, 46 Years After A Radical Speech Rattled The Administration

The only convocation to ever take place on the campus was in the year 1972.

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Jun 21, 2013 Habib Tanvir

On IPTA (Indian Peoples' Theatre Association) and PWA (Progressive Writers' Association) in the first year after independence, from the theatre maestro's posthumous memoirs


'Today We Need A Messiah'

On the noted actor's death anniversary (1 May 1913–13 April 1973), we reproduce a convocation address he delivered at Jawaharlal Nehru University in 1972

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‘Laab’ In The Mountains

He would take his colour, brushes and canvas outside to paint and talk with his love. He would stand close to the window and paint, keeping an eye on his muse.

Graphic Novel

Play Us A Memory, Violin Man

They say the violin mimics the human sound. In his case, it was that of love, of longing. He didn’t know any other way of loving.

Chinki Sinha
Play Us A Memory, Violin Man

Fact-Check

It’s Just Numbers, Love

Younger people do not have much progressive beliefs; a 2017 survey found that one-third of young people opposed inter-caste marriage.

Rukmini S.
It’s Just Numbers, Love

Opinion

The Future of Universities: Can India Overcome The Digital Divide?

The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

Jan 15, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Super Immunity, Natural Vaccines, Covid Gods: A Desi Guide To Denying The Pandemic

Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

Jan 08, 2022 Rakhi Bose

What Is The Future Of The Liberal Arts In Asia?

Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

Jan 01, 2022 Saikat Majumdar

Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

Dec 28, 2021 Tanvir Aeijaz