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Mirza Ghalib

Ghalib's work could only have found meaning in India: Javed Akhtar

Akhtar also said that Ghalib had a higher level of emotional understanding. 

Jan 29, 2019, 23:17 PM IST

Nawaz Sharif uses Ghalib poetry to explain his condition in jail

Un ke dekhey se jo ajati hai munh par rounaq, Woh samajhtey hain ke beemar ka haal achcha hai, said Nawaz Sharif.

Jan 24, 2019, 17:20 PM IST

Google Doodle celebrates 220th birthday of Mirza Ghalib

Ghalib's ghazals have been interpreted and sung in many different ways by different people as his writing which is still extremely popular among the Hindustani diaspora.

Dec 27, 2017, 08:32 AM IST

Never suggested removal of Rabindranath Tagore, Ghalib texts: Educational body

West Bengal`s ruling Trinamool Congress has raised strong objection in Parliament to the suggestions to drop Rabindranath Tagore from NCERT textbooks.

Jul 26, 2017, 17:38 PM IST

It's about celebrating tech that India creates: Nadella

New Delhi: India-born CEO of Microsoft Satya Nadella today said developers and entrepreneurs from India are playing a key role in driving innovation -- both in the country and outside -- and the company wants to be the platform for creators here.

May 30, 2016, 15:41 PM IST

Congress, BJP quote Mirza Ghalib to spar over Modi govt's two years in power

The ruling BJP and Congress on Thursday quoted famous Urdu lyricist Mirza Ghalib to attack each other over alleged 'lack of governance' and 'policy paralysis' during their respective regimes at the Centre.

May 26, 2016, 15:08 PM IST

Ghalib's Agra forgets him on birthday

 Mirza Ghalib, whose contribution to Urdu literature was perhaps as significant as that of Shakespeare to English, was born here on this day over 200 years ago. The Taj city Saturday not only forgot to celebrate his birthday but also does not have a decent memorial to the poet, activists said.

Dec 27, 2014, 17:38 PM IST

Iconic `Ghalib ki Haveli` shown first time in new movie `Naya Pata`

The famous historic residence of the 19th century Urdu poet, Mirza Ghalib in Old Delhi has been shot for the first time ever in the history of cinema in an upcoming movie `Naya Pata`.

Jun 22, 2014, 10:11 AM IST

Two-day event to mark Ghalib`s death anniversary

A two-day event will be organised on the 144th death anniversary of Mirza Ghalib to showcase his rich legacy, an organisation dedicated to the legendary Urdu poet announced Saturday.

Apr 22, 2013, 09:49 AM IST

Honour Ghalib with Bharat Ratna: Katju

Classical Urdu and Persian poet Mirza Ghalib should be honoured with the country`s highest civilian award Bharat Ratna, PCI Chairman Markandey Katju has said.

Apr 13, 2013, 15:48 PM IST

I have no words to describe Mirza Ghalib, says Gulzar

He visits the narrow lanes of Mirza Ghalib`s Haveli in Chandni Chowk every year to mark his birth anniversary and legendary lyricist Gulzar says the hussle and bussle of the street takes him close to the famous Urdu poet.

Dec 28, 2011, 15:48 PM IST

Permanent Ghalib showcase opened on poet`s birth anniversary

Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit inaugurated the exhibition at Ghalib`s restored ‘haveli’ at Gali Qasim Jaan near Ballimaran.

Dec 28, 2011, 10:30 AM IST

Ghalib’s haveli to display rare personal belongings of poet

The event will also feature a documentary film `Yadgar-E-Ghalib`, written and directed by kathak maestro Uma Sharma.

Dec 21, 2011, 18:54 PM IST

PCI Chairman for Bharat Ratna to Ghalib

Markandey Katju suggested Bharat Ratna for Urdu poet Mirza Ghalib, saying there is no "fitter" person than him
to whom the award can be bestowed.

Dec 17, 2011, 20:29 PM IST

I wasn`t very studious as a student: Pak PM

Pakistan’s PM Yousuf Raza Gilani said the government was working to make the economy strong.

Sep 02, 2011, 15:54 PM IST