The poet tells us about the sensory and sad moment when these poems were born. She pens the pain, ‘How the voices are coming/with weeping noises/and shattered images/after the throat has long been slit!’
Now, all it takes to become a ‘friend’ is the click of a mouse. After this act, as if by magic, you have unlimited access to each other’s lives.
Sex is no longer seen as something that a man takes from a woman, but as an activity between two consenting individuals
The writer wonders if the world of friendship would be a better place if people would not avoid befriending sad people. She writes that she had made a pact with her friends that no matter what, they will lend their ears to...
These poems address the idea of friendship, reminding us of how we are stronger from knowing that someone else believes in us and is glad we exist
Can there be eternal friendships in our otherwise transient lives? How could I then forget all about my childhood friend, Dinesh?
When was the first time human beings on the planet felt the feeling of closeness and need for a support system? When was Friendship Day declared to commemorate the popular symbols of affection between people?
Unusual bonds, forged out of adversity, grudging accommodation and mutual respect, on the margins of society
We live in the age of pyar dosti hai on the one hand, and opposite sexes cannot stay friends on the other
No amount of training and knowledge would have made the writer summit Mt Everest without the camaraderie of his climbing buddy
Dosti, Dostana, Yaarana...Bollywood friendship often comes in similar shades
He began to imagine a time when we won’t be able to separate our physical and cyber selves
Can we add power to the hackneyed checklist of things that matter in friendships, along with those hackneyed concepts of love, time spent and experiences...
Sticking together in crisis is a hallmark of true friendship. The 2020 Delhi riots and the Covid lockdown that followed, threw up some memorable examples.
Our classical texts are replete with many different examples of friendships, from Andal to Kamban, Valmiki to Ghalib
A personal account of living with an illness and bonding with the like-minded over disability, disease, queerness and poetry
In a male-dominated world that forces women to inculcate patriarchal morality and pull down other women, there are those who defy these norms through...
In movies, the emotion of friendship has been revered since the dawn of time. Some famous friendship connections have been featured in movies, from Jai-Veeru...