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Sunday, June 26, 2022

Woman as Protagonist and Victim

Silence! The Court is in Session is the first of Vijay Tendulkar’s plays to become part of the New Indian Drama phenomenon of the sixties and the first significant modern Indian play in any language to centre on woman as protagonist and victim. With its production, Tendulkar became the centre of a general controversy. He had already acquired the epithet of the angry young man of Marathi theatre but now he was marked out as a rebel against the established values of fundamentally orthodox society....

I Can’t Help Blossoming

Dr K Ayyappa Panikar is one of the pioneers of modernism in Malayalam poetry. In his poem, I Can’t Help Blossoming he speaks about the importance of having the contentment of accomplishing one’s own l...

Active and Passive

Voice refers to the form of a verb that indicates when a subject performs the action or is the receiver of the action. Active voice means that a sentence has a subject that acts upon its verb. Passive...

Tagore as a Poet

An outstanding poet, a legend of prose and a perfect philosopher – Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore is the greatest of the Indians writing in English. His fine writings which have been popularly describe...


The term Concord refers to the relationship between the subject and verb. The subject of a sentence may be a noun, a pronoun, or a group of words acting as a noun. The subject may be plural or singula...



Dante Divine

Homer’s Epics