Oct 2, 2014 01:47 AM
Journalist Basharat Peer talks of his experience in writing the script for Vishal Bhardwaj’s ‘Haider’ — a modern-day adaptation of Hamlet set in Kashmir When asked to adapt a Shakespearean play to a film set in Jammu and Kashmir,
Oct 2, 2014 01:51 AM
It seems unlikely that Jayalalithaa will contest the 2016 Assembly elections in Tamil Nadu, but her political career cannot be written off There is no substitute for demonstrable loyalty and it is an art the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam has m
Oct 1, 2014 02:20 AM
We could hold people accountable to a reasonable standard of expectation and that’s the first step, says economist Esther Duflo In 2003, French-American economist Esther Duflo co-founded the Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (JPAL) at the Mass
Oct 1, 2014 02:43 AM
Narendra Modi and Barack Obama talk about a renewed U.S.-India partnership for the 21st century As nations committed to democracy, liberty, diversity and enterprise, India and the United States are bound by common values and mutual interests. We have eac
Sep 30, 2014 12:46 AM
Less nudity and more dialogues for women, substantive roles, and a larger presence of women in filmmaking can go a long way in influencing the way people think No discussion on crimes against women, perpetuation of gender roles or rape culture seems comp
Oct 2, 2014 02:21 AM
All this latest slice of paranoid gender-obsessed biology teaches is how attached science is to its pink and blue safety blankets I just took a test to see whether I had a male or female brain. This is how it goes: you clasp your hands in front of you, a
Oct 2, 2014 02:18 AM
Hundreds of young women and girls are leaving their homes in western countries to join Islamic fighters in the Middle East, causing increasing concern among counter-terrorism investigators. Girls as young as 14 or 15 are travelling mainly to Syria to marry
Oct 1, 2014 02:38 AM
Iceland is announcing a U.N. conference on women and gender equality and only men and boys are invited. The country’s Foreign Affairs Minister, Gunnar Bragi Sveinsson, told the U.N. General Assembly of world leaders on Monday that the January &#82
Oct 1, 2014 02:35 AM
As humans, we need reminding of our relationship with nature so we can choose how to act The surest way of sending the world to sleep is to give it “a wake-up call”. The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) applies the cliché to “half the Ear
Sep 30, 2014 12:40 AM
At the U.N., in Central Park and at Madison Square Garden, Mr. Modi has reached a population as important as the one in Washington. The key now lies in nurturing this relationship. In the summer of 1949, a few months before Jawaharlal Nehru was to make h
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