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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
Sep 24, 2018
Aadhaar case, Ram Mandir, women in Sabarimala Temple: Key judgments ahead of Dipak Misra in his last week as CJIChief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra is retiring from Supreme Court on 2 October. But since his last day is falling on a national holiday, the apex court won't function on next Tuesday and thus, Misra has only six more days left to clear some landmark judgements.
Aug 29, 2018
Many friends of Sambhaji Bhide: Bhima Koregoan riots accused enjoys massive social media following, including Tushar DamgudePune-based business man Tushar Damgude, on the basis of who's FIR the Pune Police on Tuesday arrested five activists and raided houses of several others in various parts of the country in connection with the Bhima Koregaon riots, is a follower of famous right-wing activist Sambhaji Bhide
Aug 23, 2018
Indian-American Buzzfeed News journalist Megha Rajagopalan denied Chinese visa; scribes pledge supportMegha Rajagopalan on Wednesday said in a tweet that China's foreign ministry declined to issue her a new visa in May.
Aug 03, 2018
Monsoon Session of Parliament: Lok Sabha passes amended OBC bill; here is all you need to know about the changesThe Lok Sabha unanimously passed the Constitution (123rd Amendment) Bill, 2017 on Thursday, making the National Commission for Backward Classes (NCBC) a constitutional body and granting it complete powers to safeguard the rights and interests of Other Backward Classes (OBC).