Muqbil Ahmar

OPEN TO OPINION

@muqbil_ahmar

The writer is a theatre activist, film critic and blogger who wants to bring harmony in society. Music, poetry and food are his passions.

MONEY

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Tax-exempt status to Patanjali is a slap on the face of other FMCG players

How can it be a level playing field when Baba Ramdev gets undue backing from the government?

Muqbil Ahmar
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SPORTS

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Afridi changed cricket for ever, now he's out

He has bid goodbye to international cricket.

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POLITICS

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Modi is back to dirty trick by trying to divide Hindus and Muslims in UP

BJP has a history of making divisive remarks during key elections.

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ART & CULTURE

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Will Jolly LLB 2 give Bollywood another hit (after Raees, Kaabil and Dangal)?

It has been a great start for the film industry.

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ART & CULTURE

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Gift Faiz Ahmed Faiz’s poetry to someone you love this Valentine's Day

Remembering the poet of love and longing on his birth anniversary.

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ART & CULTURE

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Both Raees and Kaabil are a success, so what's the fuss?

Two different kinds of movies doing well at the box office shows there is a market for all kinds of cinema.

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ART & CULTURE

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Controversy will help Akshay Kumar’s Jolly LLB, no denying it

Recent film history is replete with controversial releases setting the cash registers jingling.

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ART & CULTURE

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How Jagjit Singh redefined the modern ghazal

Remembering the maestro on his birth anniversary.

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POLITICS

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AAP's Bhagwant Mann is using satire to sink Badals in Punjab

His impromptu songs and jibes have had people laughing their hearts out despite the strong political message.

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MONEY

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Arun Jaitley's Union Budget didn't address key concerns of start-ups and SMEs

It was a good opportunity to improve ease of doing business and remove challenges faced by the sector.

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@muqbil_ahmar