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Banished Voices: The Poets Of Exile From Conflict Zones

Banished Voices: The Poets Of Exile From Conflict Zones

Poets from Kashmir, Palestine and Syria evoke the sense of loss and longing that keeps perennially gnawing at their hearts. In the face of the all-encompassing loss, poems by Kashmiri poets betray a sense of urgency and immediacy.

23 April 2022
Musings In Exile: Tibetan Poets’ Eternal Yearning For Homeland

Musings In Exile: Tibetan Poets’ Eternal Yearning For Homeland

For poets like Tenzin Tsundue and Bhuchung D. Sonam, the long-drawn struggle for Tibet’s self-determination has meant that their quest for homeland remains a...

11 April 2022

'Mumbai Has No Room For The Poor': 'Cheetah Camp' Residents Living In Transit

Cheetah Camp in Trombay has been a transit camp forever. Its residents, displaced from another settlement have waited for nearly 46 years to get houses with...

Kashmiri Pandits Of Jammu: Separated From Their Gods, Living With Replicas In Exile 

Kashmiri Pandits Of Jammu: Separated From Their Gods, Living With Replicas In Exile 

Scores of replicas of the Hindu shrines in Kashmir that dot Jammu city — a second home to a majority of the displaced Kashmiri Pandits — reflect the...

29 March 2022

Exile: A Poem By One Of The Pioneers Of Modernism In Urdu Literature

Jila Watni (exile) was an important theme in the works of Progressive Urdu poets, who were committed to social justice and gender equality.

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22 October 2021
Female Afghan Leader Fawzia Koofi Keeps Striving For Afghanistan From Exile

Female Afghan Leader Fawzia Koofi Keeps Striving For Afghanistan From Exile

Fawzia Koofi, a former deputy speaker of parliament, was one of only four women in talks to reach a power-sharing deal with the Taliban, which ultimately...


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