The Case of Urdu

A brief history of Urdu language exploring the popular myths that label Urdu as a ‘foreign language’, ‘Islamic language’, ‘camp language’ etc. It also offers a rough sample of a broad and universal linguistic pattern through the case history of India.

Saqi and Alvi

We lived together till death did us apart

Two major voices of modern Urdu poetry would never be heard again.

Yusufi: The Master of Humour & Satire

“Koi umr puchhta hai toh phone number dekar baton mein laga leta hu”

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