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ART & CULTURE

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Salman Khan, Tubelight

Salman Khan's Tubelight is Bajrangi Bhaijaan goes to China

Director Kabir Khan asks difficult questions in very intolerant times.

VARIETY

 |   Long-form
Modi government, The Economist

The Economist editorials on Modi government are a slap in the face of the India story

The prime minister has been called ‘not much of a reformer’, a ‘firebrand nationalist’, while our democracy has been described as ‘subdued’.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Jammu and Kashmir, Kashmir crisis

Nowhatta mob lynching: Real victims of Kashmir’s failing leadership are J&K cops

DSP Ayub Pandith was beaten to death by a crowd near Srinagar's Jamia mosque.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Hindi Cinema, Bollywood, Amrish puri

How 'Aao kabhi haveli pe' immortalises Amrish Puri

In the parlance of our times, even after his death, the actor continues to be a 'legend' far surpassing everyone else.

ART & CULTURE

 |  5-minute read
Gulzar, Amish Tripathi, JLF2016

When Gulzar cleared his throat and JLF went ecstatic

Highs and lows of Jaipur Literature Festival day four.

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
Middle East, 1916: A Global History, Keith Jeffery, ISIS

Sunni-Shia conflict and rise of ISIS have roots in the First World War

Keith Jeffrey's new book cogently shows how 1916 was the beginning of the end of Western dominance.

LIFE

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POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Islam, Pakistan, ISIS, Islamophobia

Inviting ISIS home: India should stay away from European Islamophobia

The problem of Islam in the Middle East is peculiar to the region.

POLITICS

 |  4-minute read
Mayawati, Narendra Modi, UP elections, Bihar polls

Modi might have lost UP elections already

In Bihar, the BJP was at least in the race to the throne, but Uttar Pradesh may not be so merciful.