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ART & CULTURE

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Anurag Kashyap, France, Films, Cannes 2017

Emmanuel Grimaud explains why Indian cinema is valuable to the world

The French anthropologist is an admirer of movies and feels they need the right exposure.

POLITICS

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Paris, Paris, France, Mahatma Gandhi

In these times of terror and hate, France needs to discover Gandhi

France Grand tells Kaveree Bamzai that India should host an exhibition on the Mahatama in 2019.

ART & CULTURE

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Ayurveda, France, Pashmina shawls

Why India needs to patent Pashmina shawls

France Grand, India expert based in Paris, says it is copied shamelessly worldwide.

VARIETY

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French presidential election, Marine Le Pen, Emmanuel Macron, France

Twitter can't stop crushing over France's new president Macron

From bad puns to digs at Nazis and Russia, #MacronPresident trended all day.

POLITICS

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France, Emmanuel Macron

India must find hope in Macron’s presidential victory in France

The values of Enlightenment and of the French Revolution 2.0 – liberty, equality, fraternity – matter as much in the European country as they do in ours.

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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Marine Le Pen, France, French presidential election

What do we know so far about the French presidential elections

Emmanuel Macron emerged the winner (24 per cent) and made it for Round 2 on May 7 with Marine Le Pen, second with 21.3 per cent.

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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Europe, Francois Hollande, France

Why François Fillon looks to be France's next President

What really differentiates him from his opponents (Juppé and Hollande in particular), are his views on Russia.

POLITICS

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France, Islamophobia, Burkini ban

Burkini ban: Brewing misogyny with Islamophobia, French style

Such decisions reduce women to commodities which can be used to score points in ideological wars.