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Story Posted on 17-04-2019

ART & CULTURE

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Varun Dhawan, Alia Bhatt, Madhuri Dixit, Sanjay leela bhansali

Kalank Movie Review: ‘It's bombastic, bizarre and Bhansali-lite. But 'Kalank' does touch your heart!’

'Kalank' hits you — in the heart. It moves you with its spotlight on sheer love, despite the overblown sets and the disco-ghunghroo lines. For that, it gets three stars.

VOICES

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Lal Bahadur Shastri, Congress, Vivek Agnihotri

Vivek Agnihotri: 'I could never make 'Tashkent Files' under Congress govt. Urban Naxals don't question the state. They only want to ridicule one person'

Filmmaker Vivek Agnihotri has made a sensation with his movie The Tashkent Files. Speaking with Rohit E David, Agnihotri discussed Congress reactions, freedom of expression under the BJP and his opposition to 'urban Naxals'.

POLITICS

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Shatrughan Sinha, Nitish Kumar, Sushil Modi, BJP

Sushil Modi: 'Excellent that Shatrughan Sinha's no longer in BJP. Without BJP, what existence does he have? Kanhaiya's also a media creation'

Bihar’s deputy chief minister Sushil Kumar Modi spoke with Rohit E David on Shatrughan Sinha, Tej Pratap vs Tejashwi Yadav, why he feels the mahagathbandhan is falling apart, and suing Rahul Gandhi.

POLITICS

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AIADMK, DMK, Khushbu sundar, Congress

Khushbu Sundar: 'Narendra Modi has no appeal in Tamil Nadu. Every time he visits, 'Go Back Modi' trends'! Congress-DMK will win 35 of 39 seats'

Congress leader and actor-turned-politician Khushbu Sundar spoke with Rohit E David on the 'hasty decision' to cancel the Vellore election, the BJP's appeal in Tamil politics and Tamil leaders, from Kamal Hassan to Stalin.

POLITICS

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Tanveer hasan, Giriraj Singh, Jnu sedition case, Kanhaiya Kumar

Why Kanhaiya Kumar's battle in Begusarai represents a strong new hope for Indian politics

Caught between communalists and criminals, Begusarai sees more than a single ray of light in these student leaders.

POLITICS

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AIADMK, Lok Sabha polls 2019, Vellore, Tamil Nadu

Vellore Cancelled: Lok Sabha election in Tamil Nadu’s Vellore cancelled after cash seizure

While this is the first time a Lok Sabha poll has been cancelled on account of cash seizures, Tamil Nadu has often seen Assembly polls cancelled on the same charge.

POLITICS

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Liberals, Communalism, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, Lok Sabha elections 2019

Convenient Secularists: How those who called Vajpayee 'communal' first later hailed him as a 'statesman'

Political narratives are all about convenience. You are 'secular' when you talk of caste groups or the Muslim-Yadav combination. But you are 'communal' when you speak of the Hindu vote bank. What drives such selective standards?

POLITICS

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Narendra Modi, Congress manifesto, BJP manifesto, Lok Sabha elections 2019

Lok Sabha elections 2019: How politics is in a populist trap

Both Congress and BJP wish to be seen rather similarly - as populist, welfare-statist, inclusive and nationalist.

POLITICS

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Karnataka, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, Lok Sabha elections 2019

Lok Sabha Phase II: Voting to be held for 97 seats. And a big day for Tamil Nadu

While voting in Tamil Nadu will be held for 38 Lok Sabha seats, by-polls to 18 Assembly seats would also be held. In addition, several other states will also go to the polls today.

POLITICS

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Shatrughan Sinha, Rahul Gandhi, Narendra Modi, Lok Sabha elections 2019

Lok Sabha Elections 2019: 10 seats with the most nail-biting contests!

As people vote to elect 543 representatives for the 17th Lok Sabha, here is a list of 10 seats that offer the most interesting fights.