Daily Archives: March 4, 2018

The Failed Businessman Who Gave New Lease of Life to Urdu Poetry

By Vikas Datta The ultimate test of a language’s survival is how it is chosen by its users to express their innermost feelings.This yardstick could well explain the case of Urdu, especially when it struck up its enduring partnership with films. And a standard-bearer among those responsible for bringing the ghazal out of courtly soirees

PDP Warns of Quitting Alliance With BJP Over Rape-and-Murder of Minor Girl in Jammu and Kashmir

News Desk The ruling Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has warned of breaking alliance with right wing Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in Jammu and Kashmir if the latter’s attempts derailed justice in the rape and murder of an eight-year-old Bakerwal girl Asifa Bano. “This was an unfortunate incident. I am custodian of children of J&K. Let