Zia Mohyeddin who died recently at a ripe age, was many things: an actor, a leader of Pakistan’s progressive movement and a theatrist. He would be remembered for reciting Faiz’s poems and taking his message and beliefs all over the world.
With the Indian economy in dire straits amidst high inflation and
unemployment, and with the impact of the Ukraine hitting the country with
tangible intensity in the days to come, will the obfuscation of data help
in winning the elections?
Teachers, clueless about the curriculum and forbidden from framing it, cannot morph
into beacons of learning. A vicious hell has been allowed to break loose, and this is pretty
much what has been happening in Delhi University in contemporary times.
Marcal Costa and Oscar Niemeyer, backed by Brazilian President Juscelino Kubitschek built Brasilia from scratch like India’s Chandigarh. Did the capital meet its social objectives that drove Niemeyer? History thinks otherwise.