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Piyasree Dasgupta

Sep 16, 2014

From ‘secular’ Akhilesh to dabangg Didi: By-polls’ big winners, losers

Here's a list of the people who are truly the winners and losers in these by-elections which seems to have turned the tables on the country's ruling parties. #Akhilesh Yadav #Amit Shah #Anandiben Patel #Assembly polls 2014 #BJP #Congress #Mamata Banerjee #Modi wave #PoliticalPlay #Sachin Pilot #Samik Bhattacharya #Uttar Pradesh #Vasundhara Raje Scindia #West Bengal

Sep 9, 2014

Jammu and Kashmir floods: How Twitter started a Hindu vs Muslim war over them

Given it's Kashmir and it's Twitter, how far behind would the trolls be? Not very, if Twitter is any evidence of it at present. #Death in Jammu floods #Floods in Jammu and Kashmir #Jammu and Kashmir #Jammu and Kashmir floods casualties

Sep 8, 2014

Mary Kom review: 4 reasons to watch Priyanka’s ‘Hum Boxing Kar Chuke Sanam’

Here are our four (from roughly a few thousand) reasons why you should watch Mary Kom. And they have got nothing to do with wanting to know the boxer. Or interest in boxing. #Manipur #Mary Kom #Mary Kom review #Mary Kom tax free #Priyanka Chopra #Priyanka Chopra as Mary Kom

Sep 4, 2014

Why human rights bodies have no right to be upset about Rani Mukerji’s Mardaani

When the Bihar Police instructed its force to watch Rani Mukerji's Mardaani, inspired by her Salman Khan-ness, some people seem to have woken up to the irrationality of assuming that a real life police force would take inspiration from the manufactured angst of a Bollywood cop. #Human righst India #Indian cops #Indian Police #Mardaani #Rani Mukerji #Rani Mukerji in Mardaani #Violence in Hindi films

Aug 29, 2014

OMG! Yo Yo Honey Singh’s ‘Raw Star’ reality show is actually great!

But if, like me, you later plan to take advantage of the fact that the television cannot give away secrets and watch India's Raw Star, you might just be pleasantly surprised. #Honey Singh #India's Raw Star #India's reality shows #India. Yo Yo Honey Singh #Indian reality television

Aug 23, 2014

Aamir or Salman, who is the villain of the Karan-Shah Rukh bromance?

While Nitish-Lalu might be their newest competition on the block, the only other set of people who could match Modi-Amit Shah in their Jai-Veeru quotient, were Shah Rukh Khan and Karan Johar. #Aamir Khan #Karan Johar #Salman Khan #Satire #Shah Rukh Khan #Shah Rukh Khan hugs Salman Khan