In the concluding part of this four-part series, Farooqui shows how in a cruel space like prison, theatre allowed its inhabitants to vent their feelings, sometimes find them and also sublimate their angst.
In the third part of this four-part series, Farooqui delves into the lives of his Ramlila mandali in Tihar as he talks about the numerous challenges encountered in the process
The second part of this four-part series shows Tihar’s prisoners stepping into the shoes of soldiers for performing a well-known Hindi play — Swadesh Dipak’s Court Martial.
The first part of this four-part series traces the beginning of theatre in Tihar Jail and the response it received from prisoners.
The move comes in the wake of a strike called by separatists against the killing of four civilians in clashes with the security forces
The SC verdict in the ongoing case to ascertain the constitutional validity of Aadhaar will have far-reaching consequences
The Centre sought the apex court's intervention to make a PowerPoint presentation in the court on Aadhaar by UIDAI CEO to allay all the apprehensions and people's fears about Aadhaar.
A closer look into the Gupta family’s network in India may open a Pandora’s box
Despite being underrated and under editorialised by the Indian media, there is nothing that anyone can really take away from the importance of the event organised by the Indian Islamic and Cultural Centre (IICC) to provide a forum for the visiting King of Jordan, His Majesty, King Abdullah II, to expound his views on the moderate nature of Islam and the imperative to fight radical Islam.
The bullish certainty with which today’s policy believes that disinvestment of Air India will yield results is worth reflecting on
Swaraj told the Rajya Sabha that the DNA of 38 people matched the remains found underneath one of the many mounds found in Mosul and Badush, while one person’s body was a 70 percent match
Nationalist Democratic Progressive Party (NDPP) legislator Zhaleo Rio has been elected unopposed as Deputy Speaker at the first session of the 13th Legislative Assembly.
To tackle the root causes of these pressing challenges, the EU is working to implement a long term strategy, taking into account humanitarian aid, development assistance and peace building support in an integrated way – and thereby increasing the resilience of people and communities in partner countries.
It sounds more like a fable than a news story -- an ambitious family arrived from a distant land, wormed its way into the heart of a young democracy, became unimaginably rich and influential, stood accused of trying to hijack the state itself, and then, overnight, vanished into thin air, leaving those who had fallen under the family's spell -- and those who had warned against it from the start -- to wonder how anyone could have
Trinamool Congress supremo and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Tuesday met with NCP chief Sharad Pawar in the NCP Parliamentary Party office at Parliament House.
Charging the Narendra Modi Government with compromising the privacy of individuals by leaking user information on the Narendra Modi app, the Congress on Monday said the counter allegations by the BJP that the Opposition party was indulging in 'data theft' were an attempt to divert attention from the issue.
Nepalese Ministry of Foreign Affairs has stepped up preparations for Prime Minister KP Sharma Oli’s visit to India, which is expected to begin on April 6.
He indicated that BJP will appoint new president shortly and reconstitute the party functionaries.
Big internet companies and small software developers alike are likely to face scrutiny over how they share customer information in the wake of the scandal involving Facebook Inc and the British election consulting firm Cambridge Analytica.
If the BJP sits down and extrapolates the results of the by-elections, it would discover that repeating the 2014 feat would seem like a distant possibility.