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Signs of the times: Nothing’s right

Humra Quraishi says that the signs of fascism are spreading, yet as mute spectators we sit quiet and subdued.

Sign of the times: The sun shines on everybody

“Why don’t the people of today take lessons from our history, literature and poetry”, asks Humra Quraishi Read More

Sign of the times: Helpless Spectators

I wish I was a poet - with that, I could have unleashed my anguish and anger in verse, writes Humra Quraishi

Signs of the times

Humra Quraishi rewinds to 1995; when she met the first ambassador of Uzbekistan to India, Surat Mirkasymov, and remembers how ...

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Cultural Entrepreneurship in India

India’s cultural heritage goes back over 5000 years even before the much discussed Indus Valley Civilization. Since the advent of recorded history there is enough evi...

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The Arrogance Of Power

The Taj Mahal is a marble monument of love—Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan built it in memory of his beloved wife Mumtaz Mahal. It is a prime tourist spot where couples go ...

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The Forgotten Women Of 1857

Not just Begum Hazrat Mahal and Rani Lakshmibai but dozens of women participated in active fighting against the British. Their stories are largely unrecorded.
April 7 ...

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