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Sep 30, 2019
New Motor Vehicles Act: One month on, states including Maharashtra, Goa, Gujarat resist higher fines; experts claim it will 'reduce road mishaps'Just about a month after the new Motor Vehicles Amendment Act (MVA) 2019, was issued to be implemented from 1 September 2019, many states like Maharashtra, Gujarat, West Bengal etc have expressed their dissent over the Act
Jul 24, 2019
Boris Johnson expected to appoint Priti Patel as new home secretary; all you need to know about Indian-origin MP from EssexBritain's incoming prime minister Boris Johnson is expected to will promote Indian-origin politician Priti Patel to the top of government
Apr 26, 2019
Triangular contest for YSR’s political legacyChandrababu Naidu, Jagan Mohan Reddy and the Congress are wooing voters with YSR themes
Apr 22, 2019
How MCU Phase 3 subverts the superhero genre with films like Captain Marvel, Black Panther, Thor: RagnarokWith the release of Iron Man, and the beginning of the MCU, the superhero movie as a genre began to receive an overhaul.
Mar 14, 2019
Made in (gay) heaven: Amazon Prime show sets a new benchmark for portrayal of queer narrativesMade In Heaven brings queer culture (and rights) front & centre in a way very few movies (or Indian television shows) have done in the past.
Feb 27, 2019
Pakistan bans release of Indian films in the aftermath of Pulwama attack; what are they going to watch now?Keeping in mind the developments of the past few days, Pakistan’s decision to impose a ban on the release of any Indian movie or content in their country was an expected response.
Feb 06, 2019
Bharati Ghosh joins BJP, but former Bengal IPS officer's chequered career at odds with saffron party's stated stand on corruptionBJP inducted Bharati Ghosh, a former police officer, into its ranks in West Bengal. Ghosh, an officer once much favoured by the Trinamool Congress government and leadership, has had a chequered career that is worth recounting in some detail to make a larger point about the party that still controls the Centre
Dec 30, 2018
Despite similar histories, India lags behind Japan, South Korea in growth due to idea of nationalism focussing on religious minoritiesHow much of India's nationalism is focused on refining our culture? To answer that, ask yourself how often our nationalist party talks about Indian music, literature, architecture and art, and what is done to use it to improve our lives.
Dec 26, 2018
Reasons for Aarey Colony fire inconclusive, says Mumbai fire dept: Report finds 29 instances of such blazes since 2007On 3 December, a massive fire broke out at an open plot of land in Mumbai's Aarey Colony, near the Sanjay Gandhi National Park — the largest green lung in the metropolis. With the fire department now having submitted its report into the incident, questions linger over whether there was foul play in the incident.
Dec 19, 2018
Hospital fires human-made disaster? India fails to learn lessons from past mistakes, most critical facilities ignore safety normsDespite thorough compliance laws in place, poor implementation ensures such incidents continue to recur at various government and private-run hospitals