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Monday, Feb 17, 2020
Zehra Kazmi

Zehra Kazmi


Zehra Kazmi works for the Hindustan Times’ website. She writes on gender, literature and art, history and popular culture.

articles by Zehra Kazmi (133 results)
Apr 12, 2018 15:43
India’s terrible record in crimes against women is once again international headlines after the gang-rape, torture and death of an eight-year-old girl in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua district. read more
Apr 05, 2018 19:33
An exhibition on Kamaladevi Chattopadhyay celebrates her role in the freedom struggle and India’s handloom revival read more
Mar 24, 2018 16:23
The self-taught Delhi artiste celebrates two decades of performing, this year. read more
Mar 08, 2018 17:53
Dopehri is the veteran actor’s dramatised reading of a novella he wrote more than 20 years ago, read more
Jan 31, 2018 23:57
Karim’s had transformed from a local purveyor of aloo gosht into a monument. It was visited by princes and prime ministers, eulogised by journalists, studied by historians, and patronised by tourists. read more
Jan 28, 2018 10:36
In complete control of the Capital after savagely quelling the 1857 rebellion, the British built a new city with the seat of power on the Raisina Hill. read more
Jan 27, 2018 10:09
Crowded roads, endless traffic snarls, unauthorised construction and crumbling infrastructure show how Shah Jahan’s meticulously planned city, once known for its grandeur, has fallen apart due to years of apathy. read more
Jan 25, 2018 09:27
Firoz Shah was the third ruler from the Tughlaq dynasty. He was considered a people’s king and a committed conservationist. He built 30 palaces, 30 towns, 100 bridges and 200 sarais read more
Jan 24, 2018 09:19
Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq, the first ruler of the Tughlaq dynasty, chose the rocky site of Tughlaqabad to build the city so that it could be defended easily. It was built in four years but never fully populated and abandoned in 15 years. read more
Jan 23, 2018 15:09
The Delhi Sultanate, founded by Qutubuddin Aibak, built five cities in its over 300 years of rule. In Part 2 of our series, we looks at the remnants of these structures read more
Jan 07, 2018 09:37
Terror attacks and America’s wars in West Asia have fuelled a global backlash against ordinary Muslims. read more
Dec 05, 2017 14:47
Hilde Lysiak edits Orange Street News. She can report about murder or a school drug racket, or a missing zombie decoration. read more
Oct 17, 2017 16:43
Over 34,600 rape cases were reported in India in 2015. Are men finding just now how bad it’s for women in India? read more
Sep 26, 2017 18:24
BHU vice chancellor GC Tripathi’s defence of the clashes and police action leaves much to be desired. read more
Sep 22, 2017 20:59
Seventh Delhi international jazz festival has an interesting line-up of Indian and international jazz bands. read more