Friday, Dec 03, 2021

Kaifi Azmi

Poetics Of Solitude, Songs Of Silence

May 08, 2020 Sudeep Sen

Over the last three decades, I have spent most of my working hours happily and voluntarily self-isolated and quarantined, cocooned in the world of ideas, surrounded by books and literary artifacts in my office-study, writes Sudeep Sen.

Shabana Azmi's Mother Shaukat Kaifi Passes Away at 93

Nov 23, 2019 PTI

Shaukat Kaifi and her husband were leading lights of the Indian People's Theatre Association (IPTA) and the Progressive Writers Association (IWA)

Hyderabad Blues

An attempt to divide various student groups fighting for Telangana is one conspiracy theory being floated around the beef festival fiasco


May 20, 2002 Kaifi Azmi

roz baRtaa huuN jahaaN se aage / phir vahii lauT ke aa jaataa huuN


aaj andheraa meri nas nas meiN utar jaayegaa / aaNkheN bujh jaayeNgii, bujh jaayeNge ahsaas-o-shauur

20 May, 2002


Kaifi Azmi

mere kaandhe pe baiThaa koii / paRtaa rahtaa hae iNjiil-o-quran-o-ved

17 May, 2002


Kaifi Azmi

uTh merii jaan mere saath hii chalnaa hai tujhe...

17 May, 2002


Kaifi Azmi

aaj kii raat bahut garm havaa chaltii hai / aaj kii raat naa fuT-paath pe niiNd aaegii

17 May, 2002

duusraa banwaas

Kaifi Azmi

raam banwaas se jab lautke ghar meiN aaye/ yaad jungle bahut aayaa jo nagar meiN aaye ...

17 May, 2002

Kaifi, My Father

Nandini Lal

Shabana Azmi spoke to Nandini Lal on her father -- Kaifi Azmi the poet, the activist, and the man.

13 May, 2002

Poetry, Politics And Desire

Anjum Hasan

The passing away of Kaifi Azmi represents the slow disappearance of a liberal humanism that was able to achieve a straightforward, passionate, unassailable manifestation in poetry.

Photo Gallery

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi addresses a press conference on farmers issue at AICC HQ in New Delhi.

PTI Photo/Ravi Choudhary

Workers prepare beds inside a special COVID-19 ward to treat persons infected with the Omicron variant, at Rajiv Gandhi Government General Hospital in Chennai.

PTI Photo/ R Senthil Kumar

Volunteers participate in an event to pay tribute to victims on the 37th anniversary of 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy, in Bhopal.

PTI Photo

Boat anchored along the shore in view of Cyclone Jawad, in Puri.

PTI Photo

Travellers arriving from Banglore stand in a queue to get tested for COVID-19, in wake of the SARS-CoV-2 variant Omicron, at Central Railway Station, in Chennai.

PTI Photo/R Senthil Kumar

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