बेवजह blog

To experiment with words . . . to paint the canvas with audible colours.

September 27, 2018

Review: Mahesh Dattani’s 30 Days in September

Dr Narendra Dani   How do you describe a play (and its stage performance) that affects you so deeply that when you go to bed on […]
July 31, 2018

आनंद प्रहलाद की मौत समाज की संवेदना पर कोड़ा है!

हिमांशु बाजपेयी आनंद प्रहलाद नहीं रहे. आनंद लखनऊ के रंगकर्म का चेहरा नहीं थे लेकिन वो लखनऊ के रंगकर्मीय संघर्ष का चेहरा निश्चित तौर पर थे. […]
March 3, 2018
Indian Culture and Dramatic License

The Responsibility of Using the Creative License

Divyanshu   Since the rise of mythological and fantasy fiction in India, it has become a bit of a problem to keep a civil tone about […]
December 25, 2017

What are the things you should not do in life?

Rahul   This article was originally published on Quora as an answer.   Do not take your dental hygiene lightly. You have 32 teeth, ask dentist […]
October 24, 2017

How is a slow, passive action better than a direct “hands on” approach?

Divyanshu   Nonviolence action is often connected to the word passive. The Passive Resistance word was used in the past by people who described it through […]
October 23, 2017
nonviolence-deaths-struggle

How to compensate for the deaths in a nonviolent action?

Divyanshu   Nothing in the world can compensate the loss of a human life. It becomes even more tormenting when people stand up without arms against […]
October 20, 2017

Can I use nonviolence in self-defence if someone attacks me?

Divyanshu   It’s one of the most common questions about nonviolence that arises due to some misconceptions about the term and is often used as a […]
August 30, 2017

Introversion and how it slowly kills your business if you let it

Tasveer Hasan   Are you an introvert? Do you run a business? I bet it takes a toll on you to keep things running smoothly. I […]
August 10, 2017

कला को ले कर मेरी समझ

Masto   कला के प्रति मेरी समझ क्या है? मैं खुद से अक्सर यह सवाल करता हूँ और मेरे आलोचक या मुझे पसंद और नापसंद करने […]
August 6, 2017

परम्पराओं में चुनाव की स्वतंत्रता: सवाल स्त्री सन्दर्भ के

Surbhi Karwa   हर साल करवा चौथ पर सोशल मीडिया पर एक लघुजीवी बहस शुरू होती है जहाँ एक ओर कुछ लोग करवा चौथ को पितृसत्ता […]
August 1, 2017

स्वामी विवेकानंद और वर्तमान

Surbhi Karwa   भारतीय दक्षिणपंथी समूहों ने हिन्दू ध्रुवीकरण हेतू व्यापक स्तर पर इतिहास का राजनीतिकरण किया हैं. इतिहास के कई पात्रों का दुरूपयोग ‘हिन्दुत्व एजेंडा’ […]
May 26, 2017
The boy Who Read-Divyanshu

The Boy Who Read

Divyanshu   I learned about the magic of words in school, as ironic as that would be for me. The journey started with stories in the […]
May 2, 2017
Ahinsa Festival

पत्रकारिता के सरोकार और गाँधी

अटल तिवारी साथियों, हम अपनी बात संपादकाचार्य बाबूराव विष्णु पराड़कर की एक टिप्पणी से शुरू करेंगे, जो उन्होंने 1925 में वृंदावन में आयोजित हिंदी संपादक सम्मेलन […]
April 11, 2017

Lucknow Just Got Happier and Braver

Alisha Asif   “Openness may not completely disarm prejudice, but it’s a good place to start.” – Jason Collins, first openly gay athlete in the U.S. […]
March 30, 2017
Tasveer Hasan blog

Where Did We Go Wrong?

Tasveer Hasan   I grew up in Lucknow. There was a temple outside my house. Literally, right in front of my house. Every morning at around […]