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Mehr Afshan Farooqi

My journey with Ghalib’s divans

Farooqi recalls holding a mystery manuscript at the Ghalib Institute in New Delhi which appeared to be the 1816 divan Updated Jul 17, 2016 08:42am

Of flawed protagonists

A new female voice in Urdu writing, Saima Iram holds her own with stories that are hard-hitting and reflective of Updated Jun 05, 2016 08:14am

Ghalib’s Salgirah

Historical documents and biographies reveal there may be a reason behind differing accounts of the poet’s birthday Updated Mar 06, 2016 08:20am