Advaita Kala
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The writer is a screenwriter and a columnist.

SPORTS

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The real losers at Rio Olympics 2016

Selfish demands of medals reveal why there is a rot in the system that leaves a sportsman hobbled in spirit and whose skill goes ignored till the Games begin.

POLITICS

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POLITICS

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What abuse by Twitter trolls taught me about survival

It is a medium to amplify, not my voice, but of those that mainstream media has little space for.

POLITICS

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How Chhattisgarh's 'Prayas' is engineering success for tribal students

Twenty-seven have cleared IIT JEE, of which at least 15 should make it to one of the country's premier colleges.

POLITICS

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What Rahul Gandhi's writers can learn from Shah Rukh, Aamir and Salman Khan

The 'superhero' that they wanted to project from first day, first show, should have waited.

POLITICS

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Time's 100 most influential people: How Barack came for Narendra's rescue

That Obama wrote on Modi is reflective of a friendship that is growing despite the ire directed at the so called 'megalomaniac' PM.

ART & CULTURE

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Marathi film row: Writers should have stood up for Shobhaa De

Writers are an uncertain celebrity in this era of high visibility, and arguably most are quite content with the cloak of anonymity.

LIFE

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#VogueEmpower: Dear Bollywood, practice women rights before you preach

It would have been far braver had Deepika Padukone would have attempted to bust the 'beauty myth' that enslaves thousands of young women.

POLITICS

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Sharad Yadav sexist comment: Sad how male MPs didn't stand up for Smriti Irani

This blatant sexism on the day and the days after could not be muted. It floated out, buoyed by the laughter of the male MPs.

POLITICS

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How outrage over India's Daughter made Nirbhaya's suffering a footnote

It is time we asked the questions, but not because the BBC documentary prompted us to.