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Mar 27, 2015 04:15 PM , By Anusha Surendran
In a world where we have enough people telling women what to do, how to behave, how to dress and how to avoid rape, do we also need reel life portrayals telling us similar things I recently watched the Hindi film 'Dum Laga Ke Haisha', a charming tale of
Mar 17, 2015 07:08 PM , By Suhasini Haidar
Non-stop PM Prime Minister Modi doesn't tire easily. His five day Indian Ocean visit is only the latest in his foreign tours where he spends every waking hour in engagements. After tracking him on eight visits (to 12 countries) abroad since taking over,
Mar 17, 2015 12:35 PM , By Priyansh
This assumption gains strength when one assesses the numbers. The sides that have taken the most wickets in the group stage—India (60) and New Zealand (57)—are also the ones with the lowest economy rates in the tournament, 4.71 and 4.56 respec
Mar 16, 2015 06:56 PM , By Archana Nathan
This post is not a review of NH10, but a commentary on the audience that I watched it with yesterday, a crowd that mocked and guffawed every time protagonist Meera faltered in her war against patriarchy. Yesterday, I watched NH10 at the Rex theatre in B
Mar 13, 2015 05:23 PM , By Sruthisagar Yamunan
Periyar dismissed conventional explanations given to establish the utility of a Thali. This symbol of patriarchal control over a woman’s body, overemphasises chastity and perpetuates her treatment as a possession of a man. My first significant exp
Mar 13, 2015 07:21 AM , By Suhasini Haidar
On his three-nation Indian ocean tour, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has made it clear he envisions a new maritime security architecture for India island neighbours, which will draw them into a closer ‘security net’, making the Indian ocean, &#
Mar 12, 2015 04:50 PM , By Rukmini S.
Insights from a small sample survey on whether Indians think they make enough How much money do Indians need to survive on? It’s a simple question, but one that gets asked rarely, so a small new sample survey has some valuable insights. This is
Mar 9, 2015 03:28 PM , By Priyansh
Glenn Maxwell’s arrival at the crease is rarely meant to herald calmness. When he walked into bat against Sri Lanka on Sunday, Australia had just lost two wickets in the space of five deliveries. With 17-odd overs to go, there was a fair bit of work
Mar 8, 2015 07:20 PM , By Hari Narayan
By focusing excessively on vilifying the four convicts and their defence lawyers, our media has again given us a distraction rather than direction. In the recent Oscar-winning documentary Citizen Four, whistleblower Edward Snowden speaks about the reaso
Mar 8, 2015 03:44 PM , By Radhika Santhanam
Leslee Udwin's 'India's Daughter,' for all the furore it caused, does not say or show anything extraordinary. In fact, it is this very ordinariness that strikes you as surprising. Why, then, did the government take umbrage and ban it? Why is ther
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