Article, Reviews

Not all TV shows

We can do better than soaps, if we try to explore and employ logical scripts and for once try our hands at acceptable writings. Some shows successfully did that and today’s makers should take a lesson or two from that. “Hindi Television” is often considered as the second to Bollywood. If not this, then the… Continue reading Not all TV shows

Article

HOW LONG WILL THE TYPICAL INDIAN TELEVISION ENTERTAINMENT AND CINEMA LAST FOR?

The millennials and the Gen-z constantly bashes the Indian entertainment industry and the old bashes the cinema of today. How often do we really look into the making of either of the two sides of the Indian cinema. Cinema is an art form and art depicts the time and age, everything you like and don’t… Continue reading HOW LONG WILL THE TYPICAL INDIAN TELEVISION ENTERTAINMENT AND CINEMA LAST FOR?

Article, The Political Express

State and the Fourth Estate: Perfect Bedfellows

Media plays a crucial role in politics as it influences public opinion and helps define and take up the issues. It can keep the powerful in check and bring transparency in actions. But what if the media engages in a contractual liason and compromises with its capability and responsibility of holding the state accountable? Media-… Continue reading State and the Fourth Estate: Perfect Bedfellows

Article, The Political Express

Elitist Exploitation of the Proletarian Pack : How to avoid being sheep in that regard

Even in the 21st century, we choose blissful ignorance over identifying ways in which the government fleeced our ancestors, and still continues to do so. We ignore the recurring signs that tell us that we’re all still stuck with the herd mentality. Because we presuppose that government works for our welfare, forgetting that it is… Continue reading Elitist Exploitation of the Proletarian Pack : How to avoid being sheep in that regard

News, Report

After the MiG 23 aircraft JMI campus gets a demi INS

A model of INS Vikrant was gifted to Jamia Millia Islamia as a comradely token of commendation by the Indian Navy. The model will be unveiled and brought to display in the university on the eve of Independence Day. The model, that costs an estimated 12 lakhs will be installed infront of the Centre for… Continue reading After the MiG 23 aircraft JMI campus gets a demi INS

Poetry

धरती, धर्म और भूख : एक संकलन।

नभ में चहका लख लाल देख लिखता बहता कंकाल देख आप ही संहारता आहिस्ता आहिस्ता हृदय निकाल फेंक आहिस्ते हृदय निकाल फेंक । मायूस नैन जर्जर काया ना आवे नजर किसी जमघट में, नह तृप्त करे कोहि मोह माया, ख्वाहिश तमाम रस्ते अनेक हर ख्वाहिश हिस्से एकहई स्वर हर ख्वाहिश हिस्से घाट एक । नह… Continue reading धरती, धर्म और भूख : एक संकलन।

Short stories

A Letter to a Benign Soul

Dear, I looked at you like an Oxident would look at an Orient, with awe. Thinking you to be some mystic beauty with powers to enchant . Your peculiar hair style, your aromatic and unique attar, your poetry and the subtle mannerism of yours made me deeply fond of you. It wasn't some childish fondness… Continue reading A Letter to a Benign Soul

News, Report, The Political Express

The Oppressor And The Oppressed

"Just because the opressor is bad, doesn't mean that the opressed is good," said Gayatri Chakravorty Spivak in a lecture on the title 'What Is It To Translate?' in M.A. Ansari Auditorium, Jamia Millia Islamia, as she discussed the problems that subalterns face. This statement, despite all the things she said, stuck with me for… Continue reading The Oppressor And The Oppressed

Photography

A rare combination of Serenity and Reflection.

Hello, I'm Shaima Khan, pursuing English Honours, Semester VI from Jamia Millia Islamia. Though my interests are more inclined towards Literature, photography is my passion.   19th November 2017, 2.52 pm Chota Imambara also known as Imambara Hussainabad Mubarak is an imposing monument located in the city of Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, India. It was Built… Continue reading A rare combination of Serenity and Reflection.

Report

A Beginning Worth Remembering

"Ek tajurba hi to hai, warna sirf daulat ki kalam se safarnaame nahi likhe jaate" -Akanksha Mishra (Writer, Anchor, Safarnama 2k18) A travelogue of fun, excitement and adventures' Safarnama 2k18 indeed lived up to the expectations of each and every one. The Annual Fest of Department of Tourism, Hotel, Hospitality and Heritage Studies, Jamia Millia… Continue reading A Beginning Worth Remembering