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Poems on how to write poems: Why you should read this award-winning poet's latest book

His recent collection, Making a Poem, has been hailed by critics as intuitive, thoughtful and creative pieces that work together as a cohesive collection. Read more to understand his creative process

Published on 3rd December 2019
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What's on Kerala's 105-year-old student Bhageerathi Amma's mind: Cracking Class X exams and an Aadhaar card

The Literacy Mission's new ambassador speaks about her love for education and why it took her so long to decide to go back to school and clear her exams

Published on 22nd November 2019
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This Chennai six-year-old will solve Rubik's cubes blindfolded while reciting Vairamuthu's poetry in Guinness bid

The student is studying first standard at Velammal Vidyalaya and has been practising for this record bid for a few months now and is confident of making it. Will she make it?

Published on 21st November 2019
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What Delhi Police told JNU's blind poet-student during assault: Andha hai toh protest mein kyun aaya?

Shashi Bhushan Pandey is no stranger to lathicharges. He has been protesting for students' rights and rights for the specially-abled right from school. He had gone viral for his singing and poetry

Published on 19th November 2019
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How 27-year-old artist and teacher Prashant Parvataneni won the Srinivas Rayaprol Poetry Prize

Artist Prashant Parvataneni talks about using the beauty of poetry to understand identity — and how his work isn't meant to be apolitical. He also takes us through his journey 

Published on 13th November 2019
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This Hyderabad student is juggling 70 writers for an anthology via Instagram!

The youngster writes about nature, solitude, love and other topics as well. She has contributed to many anthologies and now, will finally helm an anthology 

Published on 15th November 2019
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This Kerala youth group took storytelling from Instagram to Revolutionary levels

The 'Ulsaha Committee' behind the Stories Revolutionary initiative has spread stories all across Kerala

Published on 13th November 2019
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Meet Genesis, the TCS engineer who moonlights as an Odia rapper after work!

Bhubaneswar-based Genesis AKA Santosh Gupta's favourite rappers, apart from Eminem, are Jay Z, Divine, Brodha V and others. This is why the Odis techie-cum-rapper is hot on the local charts  

Published on 7th November 2019
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Why student-poet Namitha Aby John's poems about depression make sense

Growing up, Namitha Aby John wants to teach English Literature, a subject that she loves. She shifted to Hyderabad in the year 2010 and has been peddling her  poetry trade ever since!

Published on 4th November 2019
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Here's how this Jamia alum is promoting vernacular poetry, storytelling through his platform YourVoice

YourVoice founder Md Khalid Hasan explains to us why they set up such a platform when there are a thousand of YouTube channels of the same genre

Published on 1st November 2019
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My poems are arsonists: How Terribly Tiny Tales' Megha Rao is fighting trauma with poetry

Megha Rao speaks about finding her words through pain and using it to speak for people like her

Published on 31st October 2019
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How hotel management student Sudharma Dwadasi is taking Delhi's poetry scene by storm

"Poetry is not something I would like to do for money, it is something I am passionate about," says Sudharma Dwadasi who likes to write poetry in solitude 

Published on 15th October 2019
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This poet in Hyderabad has published 5 books before she turned 20!

Having published three books before she turned 18, Jyoti Patel is now gearing up to write a novel. She also enjoys cooking, painting, music and she is a photography and travel enthusiast

Published on 8th October 2019
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VP Venkaiah Naidu wants schools in India to make poetry reading compulsory

He felt that arts can help promote a healthy and enlightened society, as well as encourage good thoughts and opinions

Published on 6th October 2019
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Meet Janani Rao, a Hyderabadi poet who also delivers food for Swiggy!

Hyderabad-based Janani Rao, in a conversation, opens up about writing about sadness and being a Delivery Executive for Swiggy in a city 
 

Published on 25th September 2019

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