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'Rising trend of powerful men seeking gag orders': Read NWMI's statement on muzzling of media in cases of sexual assault, harassment
India

'Rising trend of powerful men seeking gag orders': Read NWMI's statement on muzzling of media in cases of sexual assault, harassment

In the context of rape in particular, the trend of the accused seeking to prevent the media from covering trials presents a unique challenge for media reportage.

Revisiting Dombivali Fast, Nishikant Kamat's critically acclaimed film on battling a crooked system
Entertainment

Revisiting Dombivali Fast, Nishikant Kamat's critically acclaimed film on battling a crooked system

In Nishikant Kamat’s Dombivali Fast, middle-class bank employee Madhav Apte slowly erupts from a complacent existence filled with peripheral examples of injustice in nearly every corner of society.

Category Error: In dealing with a pandemic, people find that 'new normal' manifests in myriad ways
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Category Error: In dealing with a pandemic, people find that 'new normal' manifests in myriad ways

In 'Category Error', writer-painter Amruta Patil marries news-triggered observation with fiction, history, philosophy, against the backdrop of an Indian high rise.

Category Error: Of a community's small pleasures, Biblical plagues, and lives lived on a fault line
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Category Error: Of a community's small pleasures, Biblical plagues, and lives lived on a fault line

In 'Category Error', writer-painter Amruta Patil marries news-triggered observation with fiction, history, philosophy, against the backdrop of an Indian high rise.

Category Error: Three stories of love, longing and loneliness against the backdrop of a lockdown
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Category Error: Three stories of love, longing and loneliness against the backdrop of a lockdown

In 'Category Error', writer-painter Amruta Patil marries news-triggered observation with fiction, history, philosophy, against the backdrop of an Indian high rise.

Category Error: Shut in against a pandemic, residents of a high rise complex mull over grief, life, and irony
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Category Error: Shut in against a pandemic, residents of a high rise complex mull over grief, life, and irony

In 'Category Error', writer-painter Amruta Patil marries news-triggered observation with fiction, history, philosophy, against the backdrop of an Indian high rise.

Category Error: In a lockdown, life moves online, as do learning, news reading and friendships
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Category Error: In a lockdown, life moves online, as do learning, news reading and friendships

In 'Category Error', writer-painter Amruta Patil marries news-triggered observation with fiction, history, philosophy, against the backdrop of an Indian high rise.

Category Error: Amid a lockdown, an ideological impasse, gambling on love, and learning generosity
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Category Error: Amid a lockdown, an ideological impasse, gambling on love, and learning generosity

In 'Category Error', writer-painter Amruta Patil marries news-triggered observation with fiction, history, philosophy, against the backdrop of an Indian high rise.

Category Error: In the midst of a pandemic, life goes on in an Indian high rise complex
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Category Error: In the midst of a pandemic, life goes on in an Indian high rise complex

In 'Category Error', writer-painter Amruta Patil marries news-triggered observation with fiction, history, philosophy, against the backdrop of an Indian high rise.

Millennials in the coronavirus times: Beyond Netflix and chill, we have a larger duty towards those who are more at risk than ourselves
Life

Millennials in the coronavirus times: Beyond Netflix and chill, we have a larger duty towards those who are more at risk than ourselves

Millennials have become unique amid the coronavirus outbreak by being both potentially safe from humanity's excesses and unwitting agents of its distress. Their prerogative must be to be at the forefront of an unprecedented battle, whether it is against misinformation, leisurely reflection or surrender to the invisible dangers that surround us

Acquiring toys like bullet train won't alter country's mindset: India must change, and if required learn to be modern
India

Acquiring toys like bullet train won't alter country's mindset: India must change, and if required learn to be modern

In India, people seem to believe that by acquiring toys like bullet trains it will become a modern nation. That is not true. For that to happen the society must change,

Hindu Marriage Act must keep up with times to provide protection to partners, children in live-in relationships
India

Hindu Marriage Act must keep up with times to provide protection to partners, children in live-in relationships

The scope of marriage under the HMA must be expanded to accommodate the changes in society and to provide legal protection to the rights of partners and children born out of non-marriages.

Goddess, woman or both? This powerful photo series address Indian society's double standards
Life

Goddess, woman or both? This powerful photo series address Indian society's double standards

A Mumbai-based photographer has released a photo-series that compares Indian women to the Indian goddess, to reveal our double standards.

Dalit atrocities are part of our social fabric and they're here to stay
India

Dalit atrocities are part of our social fabric and they're here to stay

The perpetrators of rape repeated it as a revenge for the audacity shown by the Dalit family to file a police case and refuse to accept a compromise.

Thank you, Aamir Khan, for a Satyamev Jayate episode that brought gay pride into our homes
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Thank you, Aamir Khan, for a Satyamev Jayate episode that brought gay pride into our homes

Thank you, Aamir Khan and the guests who came on Satyamev Jayate, for bringing pride into our homes and hearts.

Reactions to Hrithik-Sussanne divorce prove India's stuck in a time warp
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Reactions to Hrithik-Sussanne divorce prove India's stuck in a time warp

You would think India would have changed somewhat in its reaction to a couple’s divorce in the 21st century, but if coverage of the Hrithik–Sussanne divorce is anything to go by, I was sadly mistaken.

Mallika stays in LA because India is 'hypocritical'
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Mallika stays in LA because India is 'hypocritical'

Bollywood actress Mallika Sherawat says she consciously divides time between LA and India because she feels her home country is a "regressive" society and finds it depressing to see the condition of women here.

Indian society still schizophrenic towards women: Hamid Ansari
India

Indian society still schizophrenic towards women: Hamid Ansari

The society still has a long way to go in ensuring full gender parity as it often fail to treat women as equal citizens and disregard their basic human rights, Hamid Ansari said.