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Nov 21, 2017
Padmavati controversy: Drama over Bhansali's film reflects collapsing democracy where State defers to fringeIf only our political class had an iota of Padmavati's courage, resolve and self-respect, we would not have been watching the horrifying spectacle of India's core values being consigned to flames
Sep 02, 2017
Pullikkaran Staraa movie review: Dear Mammootty, why are you marring your legacy?It is a measure of how bad things are that this is the best that can be said of Pullikkaran Staraa: it is not as boring as White, it is not as insulting to women as Kasaba and it is not as deeply disturbing or offensive as The Great Father.
Jan 30, 2017
Padmavati row: Rajput Sabha should focus on the real issues facing the community and its womenThere is no dearth of real issues — the ones that affect the lives of Rajasthani women, especially Rajput — that need the community's attention and outrage
Jan 19, 2017
Jallikattu uprising is a spontaneous pushback against the tyranny of antiseptic western 'liberalism'Far from being an expression of cruelty, jallikattu is pitting man and beast in a celebration of bonding.
Jan 19, 2017
Jallikattu: Humanity must safeguard principles of kindness, not fight for blood sportSo, why should Jallikattu stay? Just because the blood sport has been in vogue for ages — some claim it is 2500 years old — it doesn't entitle Tamilians to a lifetime of torturing bulls for a public spectacle.
Jan 19, 2017
Narendra Modi govt's stand on jallikattu re-establishes bias towards Tamil interestsWhether Jallikattu is right or wrong, should it be discontinued or continued or continued with modifications, is an out and out Tamil affair. That the Animal Welfare Board of India, which doesn’t exactly reflect Tamil opinion, gets to decide on this shows how Tamils are infantilised as being incapable of deciding their own affairs
Nov 08, 2016
Kerala’s U-turn on Sabarimala: Why Pinarayi Vijayan should leave faith to the devout, not courtThe Kerala government’s U-turn in the Supreme Court on the issue of women’s entry to Sabarimala brings an old debate back to the table: How the law should deal with what is essentially a matter of faith.
Dec 15, 2014
In Bihar, 65-year-old woman jumps into husband's funeral pyreA 65-year-old woman allegedly committed 'sati' by jumping into the funeral pyre of her husband in a village in Bihar's Saharsa district.
Dec 19, 2012
Firm develops Android app to control Bluetooth-equipped toiletA Japanese firm's latest toilet tech is such that it can be controlled using a smartphone. The Daily Mail reports that Lixil, a Japan-based firm, has readied a toilet...