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Why Margarita, With A Straw  could have been the best film of the year, and why it isn't

Apr 21, 2015

Why Margarita, With A Straw could have been the best film of the year, and why it isn't

Shonali Boses Margarita, With A Straw had a lot of ground to cover and obstacles to avoid. She and the film succeeded beautifully, but only halfway. #CriticalPoint #Kalki Koechlin #Disability #Sexuality #Shonali Bose #Margarita with A Straw #Laila
Principal wanted apology, student goes to HC instead: Decoding St Stephen's interview row

Apr 17, 2015

Principal wanted apology, student goes to HC instead: Decoding St Stephen's interview row

The ongoing row involving St Stephen's Principal Valson Thampu and student Devansh Mehta over the publication of an interview appears to be a clash of egos. #India #Delhi #CriticalPoint #Journalism #Valson Thampu #St Stephen's College #Devansh Mehta #Stephen's Weekly #college principal
Paintings of 'gopis' in bikinis to banners protesting diktats: Bechara freedom of expression in India

Apr 17, 2015

Paintings of 'gopis' in bikinis to banners protesting diktats: Bechara freedom of expression in India

The fact that Akram Hussain's painting is mediocre is besides the point. Freedom of expression extends to mediocre paintings and stupid speech as well. #India #BJP #CriticalPoint #MF Husain #Charlie Hebdo #painting #Freedom of Expression #Shaina NC #Akram Hussain #Nana Chudasama #Krishna in bar
Attention BJP: When the Muslim League rescued Ambedkar from the 'dustbin of history'

Apr 15, 2015

Attention BJP: When the Muslim League rescued Ambedkar from the 'dustbin of history'

Do Amit Shah and Mohan Bhagwat know that B R Ambedkar the Dalit icon BJP is falling all over itself to embrace for its own selfish reasons first entered the Constituent Assembly thanks to the Muslim League - and not the Congress Party as is generally believed? #Congress #BJP #CriticalPoint #Dalits #RSS #BR Ambedkar #Muslims #Ambedkar #Muslim League #Jogendra Nath Mandal #V Savarkar #MS Golwalkar
Dear Congress and BJP: Want to honour Ambedkar? Keep your hands off Dalit history

Apr 14, 2015

Dear Congress and BJP: Want to honour Ambedkar? Keep your hands off Dalit history

The activists of the Dalit History Month project issue an open letter to political parties who they feel are rushing to co-opt Dr. Ambedkar on his birth anniversary for their own gains. #Congress #BJP #CriticalPoint #Dalit #Political parties #B. R. Ambedkar #125th Birth Anniversary of Ambedkar

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Dear selectors, whats wrong with Wasim Jaffer?

Jan 28, 2013

Dear selectors, whats wrong with Wasim Jaffer?

Jaffer, at the ripe but not-rotten age of 35, might be the right man to handle the job of opening the batting until Gambhir rediscovers his form or someone else makes his presence felt. #BCCI #Virender Sehwag #CriticalPoint #Gautam Gambhir #Wasim Jaffer
IPL-style League or IPL-style disaster?

Jan 02, 2013

IPL-style League or IPL-style disaster?

All sports are just looking to follow the IPL model to make a few quick bucks, but I wonder anyone has bothered to study the impact of such leagues on the sport before jumping on to the bandwagon. #IPL #Indian Premier League #CriticalPoint #Hockey India League #Indian Badminton League #Indian Volleyball League