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Apr 25, 2017
India swaps 40-yr-old definition of blindness for WHO criteria: Move may allow blanket discrimination against visually impairedLast week, as per a notification issued by the Union Health Ministry, India embraced the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) definition of blindness, and changed its four-decade old criteria of what blindness should be. In the process, India would drastically bring down the number of people who will be considered ‘blind’ in the country.
Mar 07, 2017
Gajendra Chauhan's farewell message to FTII: 'Complete education, then get involved in politics'Gajendra Chauhan, popularly known as Yudhishthira, is set to take an exit from the Mahabharata of FTII.
Mar 03, 2017
Gajendra Chauhan's stint as FTII chairman ends: A student looks back on his controversial tenureAs Gajendra Chauhan's two-year term as FTII chairman comes to an end, a student looks back over what his controversial tenure has meant
Mar 02, 2017
Gajendra Chauhan's controversial 19-month tenure as FTII Chairman ends on 3 MarchGajendra Chauhan calls his tenure as FTII Chairman 'the most successful than ever before' despite the heavy protests against his appointment two years ago.
Mar 01, 2017
Ramjas College fracas: Why our higher education model is in dire need of complete revampThe recent fracas at Delhi University's Ramjas College reflects the increasingly disturbing trend of Indian Universities and colleges turning into political battlegrounds. It is nobody's case that free airing of views and jousting of competing ideas and ideologies are discouraged and banished from the campus. Now, more than ever before, we need to engage with rival ideologies and make sense of a world that is large in scale but narrow in mindset.
Feb 22, 2017
Ramjas College protest: India's student unions have lost all means of respectfully engaging with each otherIt is shameful that the police could not secure the event. It is even more shameful that the event at Ramjas College had to be cancelled. What is worse is the way the AVBP students proceeded to disrupt the seminar violently.
Feb 20, 2017
Sayani Gupta on Jolly LLB 2: 'People have gone to see the film thrice because of me'Sayani Gupta speaks to Firstpost about her stint in Jolly LLB 2, working with Naseruddin Shah and Shah Rukh Khan, and her next project, Jagga Jasoos.
Feb 04, 2017
FTII row: Students who went on strike denied scholarships, complain of hostile environmentOn 26 January, 2017 students of the Film and Television Institute of India (FTII) were all set to celebrate Republic day. Like every year, they were looking forward to watching the flag hoisting followed by a march-past and a screening of a patriotic movie like Gandhi or Sarfarosh. Instead, they were greeting at the entrance by a statue of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar and a life-size replica of Andaman’s Cellular Jail, showing punishment meted out to prisoners lodged in the jail pre-Independence.
Jan 08, 2017
Om Puri brought the rural aam aadmi character into mainstream cinema: Amol PalekarOm Puri brought in the rural aam aadmi into mainstream cinema and Bollywood.
Aug 05, 2016
Chauthi Koot review: Gurvinder Singh's film is set in post-Operation Blue Star PunjabChauthi Koot is a profound observation and comment on how a political and religious environment can impact the daily life of a commoner. Director Gurvinder Singh, a FTII alumnus, relies heavily on cinematographer Satyajit Rai Nagpaul’s evocative images to recreate the palpable and the unspoken violence.