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Netflix's Leila exposes Indians to genre of dystopian fiction; is India ready to tell its cautionary tales?
Entertainment

Netflix's Leila exposes Indians to genre of dystopian fiction; is India ready to tell its cautionary tales?

Netflix's dystopian drama Leila is the most recent example of content that one could not have hoped to see either on television or in theatres.

Patna Blues' author Abdullah Khan on ambition, the ordeal of civil service exams and George Orwell
Life

Patna Blues' author Abdullah Khan on ambition, the ordeal of civil service exams and George Orwell

Abdullah Khan, the author of Patna Blues, breathes life into the city and highlights the struggle of a young boy appearing for his civil service examinations

On India's 72nd Independence Day, George Orwell's essay on freedom of the press makes for a timely read
India

On India's 72nd Independence Day, George Orwell's essay on freedom of the press makes for a timely read

"If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear," George Orwell wrote in his essay highlighting the importance of upholding freedom of the press

The Freedom of the Press
long-reads

The Freedom of the Press

First published in 1972, George Orwell's proposed preface to Animal Farm makes a compelling — and timeless — argument for upholding the freedom of the press

Netflix acquires rights for George Orwell's Animal Farm, adaptation to be directed by Andy Serkis
Entertainment

Netflix acquires rights for George Orwell's Animal Farm, adaptation to be directed by Andy Serkis

The announcement comes days after Netflix acquired Andy Serkis' adaptation of Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book, titled Mowgli, from Warner Bros.

Gujarat Congress MLAs defect to BJP: Resort politics must end, parties must treat legislators with respect
Politics

Gujarat Congress MLAs defect to BJP: Resort politics must end, parties must treat legislators with respect

The sordid story of the Congress herding its Gujarat MLAs to Bengaluru on Friday and virtually locking them in a resort to keep them safe from poachers in the upcoming Rajya Sabha elections reminds me of the two delightful scenes from Orwell’s novella.

George Orwell in Burma: Graphic designer vows to make Myanmar town a tourist hub
Life

George Orwell in Burma: Graphic designer vows to make Myanmar town a tourist hub

"We're collecting materials for the museum right now, such as photos, data and other heritage of Katha. And we're also renovating George Orwell's house by maintaining its own original style.

Shilpa Shetty slams Twitter trolls on Animal Farm goof-up, says 'never complain, never explain'
India

Shilpa Shetty slams Twitter trolls on Animal Farm goof-up, says 'never complain, never explain'

Shilpa Shetty Kundra has slammed Twitterati for mocking her over her misinterpretation of George Orwell's novella 'Animal Farm'.

Shilpa Shetty thinks George Orwell's Animal Farm is a children's book, Twitterati react
India

Shilpa Shetty thinks George Orwell's Animal Farm is a children's book, Twitterati react

Actress Shilpa Shetty was brutally trolled on Twitter after she misinterpreted George Orwell's "Animal Farm".

Grading artistes is the most (in)sensible decision the Ministry of Culture has made
India

Grading artistes is the most (in)sensible decision the Ministry of Culture has made

Why the Ministry of Culture’s new decision to rate artists, dancers and writers across the country is the most (in)sensible decision.