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Story Posted on 29-11-2014

ART & CULTURE

 |  4-minute read
Kathak, Sitara Devi

Sitara Devi: Reminiscing the dancing star

She was a true artist, lived like royalty and indeed behaved like one!

POLITICS

 |  3-minute read
BJP, PDP, J&K Polls

J&K poll: Will PDP promise of achche din work?

Like the BJP, the party dreams big and hopes to form the government in the state.

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
Jammu and Kashmir, AFSPA

Chutzpah or AFSPA: Demystifying the Act

National security for India is paramount, it is relevant for this that our armed forces do not get demonised.

POLITICS

 |  Panditry  |  3-minute read
Film, Zed Plus, Chandraprakash Dwivedi

The politics of appeasement on screen

"Zed Plus" by Dr Chandraprakash Dwivedi mirrors issues that define India's suburban life and the banalities of coalition politics.

SCI-TECH

 |  Warp Speed  |  3-minute read
JJ Abrams, Star Wars 7

What the new Star Wars trailer tells you about the film

It is going to be a sequel to the original trilogy and the story will surely be after the "Return of the Jedi".

POLITICS

 |  5-minute read
USA, Racism, Ferguson

Ferguson: Recognising the privilege of being white in America

In the United States, people of colour are not merely treated differently. They are also perceived differently.

ART & CULTURE

 |  The Pulp Pit  |  3-minute read
Bollywood, Spoof Comedy

Bollywood is not ready for spoof comedy

Laughing at oneself is a big deal and Bollywood is learning how to go about it only now.

LIFE

 |  7-minute read
Untouchability, Food, Vegetarianism

Vegetarianism and the idea of untouchability

The simple act of eating vegetarian food has become more political than it ever was.