As a part of Antaragni, English Literary Events are conducted every year with full fervour and witness intense participation from literature enthusiasts all over the nation. The first phase of events of Antaragni’20 will see students participating in two events, Poetry Slam and Creative Writing.
By Rashmi Kumari
Let our young learn the stories of actual real life heroes such as Babasaheb Ambedkar, Mahatma Gandhi, Jyotiba Phule, Savitri Bai Phule, and many others. The struggle they embodied in their life can change an adolescent’s thinking at the developmental age.
By Sekhar Banerjee
becomes elliptical before a fall, I understand
By Hiya Chatterjee
Summers had us rolling on beaches of our own sh**, the seas
we transformed into a green plasticky excrement of the earth.
By Rajyeshwari Ghosh
The feelings were a combination of guilt, happiness, and joy. I felt guilty because only a few minutes ago, I got suspicious where he was taking me.
By Mozammil Ahmad
The Asian history has seen many wars and conflicts since the beginning. The world must look at the rich Asian history now to seek lessons for the contemporary foreign policy strategy.
By Madhu S. Nair
Damodaran nodded positive but he didn’t mean it. He was in a hurry to escape from the suffocation of blind love.
By Abu Osama
Muslims need to understand that the solutions to worldly problems are rooted in worldly systems.
By Nishi Pulugurtha
The eldest in a family of six, her nickname is Baby. In spite of all the ravages that Alzheimer’s disease has brought, she still responds to that nickname.
By Ishrat Bashir
While to live in the face of annihilation is in itself a statement of resistance, telling stories is living with a song that could not be buried in the rubble of imposed wars.
By Aman Amin
With the hope for non-violence and cultural inclusivity, one can sense the rising of a new wave. From family dining table discussions to the chai stalls, the new wave seems to have penetrated deep.
By Soma Mandal
The negative choice of words to categorise reservation as a constitutional discretion also trivializes to a great extent the violent history of the caste system against the socially and educationally backwards classes.
By Mohamed Shafeeq Karinkurayil
Sweet nothings are an outlier to the language and yet exist within the realms of the intelligible. The signifier of the sweet nothing is not available through convention, it is the sporadic moment of invention itself.
By Amrita Sharma
This article attempts to present the possibilities of interpreting some of the most famous couplets by Ghalib in the present socio-cultural context through the lens of everyday life.
By Anasuya Bhar
The horse, always hardworking, could have signified the struggling self of the artist as well. To Ghosh the horse is also an emblem of fantasy, those creatures of the imagination who he could always saddle with a pair of wings reminiscent of the fabled Pokkhiraaj or the Pegasus.
By Mitali Chakravarty
Why perpetrate borders drenched in blood
while Lalon only sings of Humanity and Love?
By Priyanka Yadav
Stuti (name changed), a class 6 student from a remote village, sighs as she says, “Ma’am sends me worksheets but sometimes I am unable to understand the questions because she sends an audio file on WhatsApp. Maybe if she could send a video, it will be comprehensible to me.”
By Michael R. Burch
At last, done with learning, I stumbled
to a well where the waters seemed sweet:
the mirage of American “justice.”
There I wept a real sea, in defeat.
By Nishi Pulugurtha
The lockdown has put brakes to much of all the hair grooming that many of us are used to. A dear friend who called up this morning announced that she had decided not to colour her hair anymore.
By Saniya Ahmad
Contrary to popular belief, Mr. Modi did not disrupt harmony between Hindus and Muslims because that harmony existed only superficially. He exacerbated a deeply entrenched anti-Muslim sentiment, creating a favorable climate for his bigoted politics to thrive.