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Sahir Ludhianvi’s hard-hitting, haunting words make ‘Phir Subah Hogi’ relevant even today

This 1958 Raj Kapoor and Mala Sinha-starrer was all about criticising the government, talking about cruel realities and helping the disadvantaged.
Amrita Pritam

A hundred years of Amrita Pritam, who wrote passionately about love, Partition & sexuality

The first big female voice in Punjabi literature, Amrita Pritam lived as passionately as she wrote. On her birth centenary, a look at her life, loves and legacy.
A still from Kabhi Kabhie | YouTube

Sahir’s poetry in Kabhi Kabhie and our forever connection with them

Yash Chopra’s ode to complicated relationships was made immortal by the man behind its poetry – Sahir Ludhianvi.
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Remembering Sahir Ludhianvi, the rare ‘poet’ among Bollywood lyricists

Sahir Ludhianvi was Bollywood’s foremost poet-lyricist for three decades, till a heart attack ended his journey on 25 October 1980.

On Camera

Imran Khan and Xi Jinping

Oil to Kashmir — Why China, not Saudi Arabia, is Pakistan’s only Big Brother now

China has again been Pakistan’s friend — bailing it out of Saudi loans and raising the Kashmir at UNSC. But Islamabad is fast losing other friends in Islamic world.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

1 hotel, 2 backup offices, 200 isolated staff — how RBI ensured Covid didn’t disrupt banking

For nearly five months now, RBI has kept many of its staff and vendors, among others, isolated in a hotel and run payments system from its data centre in Navi Mumbai.

Defence

Mirage 2000 fighter jet

7 big-ticket ‘Make in India’ defence projects that have failed to get off the ground

Projects like fighter aircraft for the IAF, submarines and choppers for the Navy and assault rifles for all armed forces have been stuck for years.
Illustration: Soham Sen | ThePrint

Modi redefined secularism with Ram Mandir as Hindu voters were fed up of Sonia-Left version

Assumptions that Indian secularism died with Ram Mandir bhoomi pujan are bunk. It is enshrined in the Constitution, and is worth preserving.