Daneesh Majid
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The author is a Washington DC-based writer and South Asia aficionado.

ART & CULTURE

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Cinema, in the time of nation (re)-building, has always been about taking a stand

Hyper-nationalism or screen politicking is certainly not new to Bollywood. So why are we debating it for 'The Accidental Prime Minister' or 'Uri'?

ART & CULTURE

 |   4-minute read

Berate Salman Khan, but Sultan is a boon for Indian Muslims

Bhai's on-screen projections of his partial Islamic identity are far from stereotypical.

POLITICS

 |   6-minute read

India-US defence ties: Two steps forward, one step back

100 per cent FDI in defence is a welcome step, but our commercial landscape is not exactly conducive to setting up shop.