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Apr 25, 2015 03:16 PM
In the face of the debate on net neutrality, here is a look at the consequences of not having a free, equal, and private internet. There has been so much noise surrounding net neutrality (generously helped along by All India Bakchod’s explanatory
Apr 25, 2015 03:03 PM
Purvi Patel of Indiana was convicted of foeticide. Her case only reveals that as long as patriarchal structures continue to rule reproduction, a woman’s womb can never be her own. The strange and distressing case of Purvi Patel — the 33-year
Apr 25, 2015 02:20 PM
Call it artistic license or creative thinking, Disney’s version is almost always different from the original fairytale. I always wanted to be a princess. Not the ilk with rules, regulations and repercussions, like Audrey Hepburn’s Princess An
Apr 25, 2015 03:41 PM
When communities do not find it fit to mingle with each other socially, what kind of nation are we talking about? Our mind has faculties which are universal, but its habits are insular. Rabindranath TagoreA crowd of nearly 10,000 people forces a man out
Apr 25, 2015 03:07 PM
Aarthi Parthasarathy talks about why her web comic uses vintage miniatures to discuss society and its quirks. Aarthi Parthasarathy’s existential angst became a web comic that targets society and its many quirks. Caste, hierarchy, gender and w
Apr 25, 2015 02:53 PM
Since the United States and its allies decided that Iraqis needed a regime change, women have been the hardest hit. Once upon a time, not so long ago, in a country not far from India, women had rights and some freedom. They drove cars, even taxis. They
Apr 25, 2015 02:26 PM
The danger to activism comes not so much from the outside as from itself, since it allows individuals to believe that they are ‘superior’ people. The self-appointed conscience keeper in every society seems to be the activist but the label den
Apr 25, 2015 02:16 PM
He is 70 and inimitable. A look at the legendary Eric Clapton’s life over the years. Eric Clapton turned 70 last month. Well, it’s not really a milestone if you go by the average age of the surviving rock royals. The Rolling Stones, The (rema
Apr 25, 2015 02:12 PM
A book that showcases an American’s take on Bollywood of the 1970s. Books on popular cinema are being published at a fairly steady pace and that is a good augury. The Indian film industry is the largest in the world in terms of number of releases,
Apr 25, 2015 02:10 PM
The Festival of Sacred Music in Thiruvaiyaru was a musical experience beyond a sacred space. ‘Karpoora Naayakiyae Kanakavalli…’ The song blares from the loudspeakers at an Amman temple situated at the edge of the bridge on the Cauvery l
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