An early 20th century tale of censorship: How Bangalore Nagarathnamma fought social norms to revive the legacy of Muddupalani
In 1910, Bangalore Nagarathnamma resurrected the Telugu classic Radhika Santawanam written by a prominent 18th centuey devadasi, Muddupalani. Nagarathnamma, an established musician, scholar and affluent devadasi, was drawn to Muddupalani's story, her legacy and scholarship — which was distinctly similar to her own.
No individual action is 'too insignificant' in face of climate crisis; examining moral worth of what we do is need of the hour
For years, we, the urban elite, have been living in the comfort of believing that our individual actions or omissions would not truly make a difference or truly be insidious.
Sabarimala verdict: In striking down patriarchal tradition, SC paves way for positive interference in religious affairs
The Sabarimala verdict clearly paves way for the Supreme Court’s positive interference in matters of religion when it can be demonstrated that the religious practices are opposed to constitutional morality and play a transformative and inclusionary role
Sonu Ke Titu Ki Sweety hits Rs 100 cr: Luv Ranjan's film proves morality is not a yardstick of success
When you watch a Salman Khan film, you sign up for willing suspension of disbelief. Similarly, you can't go about demanding a Luv Ranjan film be the crusader of feminism.
Self driving cars may soon be able to make life-and-death choices just like humans.
Former Maharashtra advocate general Shreehari Aney, who resigned earlier this week, cautioned the government on legislating morality on the dance bars issue
Madras HC called for a dress code for temple devotees, describing what accounts for appropriate and inappropriate clothing.
According to National Crime Record Bureau, in 2014, Delhi witnessed the highest number of suicides over ‘love affairs’ among 55 cities
One of the major mainstays of cinema around the world, and probably even more so in Bollywood, is romance. The idea of love, romance and pursuit, the idea of finding the man or woman of your dreams are a standard feature of Indian cinema.
there has to be a clear, competitive and transparent process to all these appointments in FTII and every educational institute