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Critics' Choice Awards noms out; Scam 1992, Paatal Lok to contend for best series prize
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Critics' Choice Awards noms out; Scam 1992, Paatal Lok to contend for best series prize

The nominations for the third edition of the Critics Choice Awards include Panchayat, Aarya and Special Ops, among others.

Pushpavalli season 2, Aarya, Bandish Bandits, Asur, Paatal Lok: 20 best Indian streaming shows of 2020
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Pushpavalli season 2, Aarya, Bandish Bandits, Asur, Paatal Lok: 20 best Indian streaming shows of 2020

A definitive list of the 10 best Indian streaming shows in 2020, ranked, and 10 shows that had immense potential.

Filmfare OTT Awards 2020: Paatal Lok, The Family Man, Aarya win top honours; see full list
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Filmfare OTT Awards 2020: Paatal Lok, The Family Man, Aarya win top honours; see full list

Jaideep Ahlawat won the Best Actor in a Drama Series for his performance in Paatal Lok at the of Filmfare's OTT Awards.

Aarya, Bhonsle, Pushpavalli season 2, Thappad: Best Hindi films and series of 2020 so far
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Aarya, Bhonsle, Pushpavalli season 2, Thappad: Best Hindi films and series of 2020 so far

2020 is the year no one asked for. If there has been a ray of sunshine, it is the variety of quality content it has offered, including Aarya and Thappad.

Raghubir Yadav has made a habit of immaculately portraying the ordinary, from Peepli Live to Panchayat
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Raghubir Yadav has made a habit of immaculately portraying the ordinary, from Peepli Live to Panchayat

In his vast career spanning decades, Raghubir Yadav’s portrayal of a harmless tyrannised man has charmed everyone.

From Sholay to TVF's Panchayat, how the face of rural India has transformed in Hindi entertainment
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From Sholay to TVF's Panchayat, how the face of rural India has transformed in Hindi entertainment

TVF's Panchayat redeems the depiction of rural India by breaking out of the template perpetuated by the 1975 classic Sholay.

Panchayat review: Jitendra Kumar leads TVF's hilarious show with crafty dialogues, immersive production design
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Panchayat review: Jitendra Kumar leads TVF's hilarious show with crafty dialogues, immersive production design

Jitendra Kumar might suit the lead part but Panchayat gets its soul from effortless performances by Raghubir Yadav and Neena Gupta.

Neena Gupta, at her busiest and best at 60, talks receiving offers — and her hunger for good roles
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Neena Gupta, at her busiest and best at 60, talks receiving offers — and her hunger for good roles

Neena Gupta discusses how she struggles to be politically correct because Bollywood does not always reward honesty, and her take on the Saand Ki Aankh ageism controversy.

Teenage girl raped, set ablaze inside her house in Uttar Pradesh's Fatehpur district; 18-year-old battling for life at Kanpur hospital
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Teenage girl raped, set ablaze inside her house in Uttar Pradesh's Fatehpur district; 18-year-old battling for life at Kanpur hospital

In a chilling reminder of the recent Unnao case, an 18-year-old girl was allegedly raped and set ablaze at a village in neighbouring Fatehpur district in Uttar Pradesh on Saturday

Goa tourism minister denies granting permission for imposition of 'Swachhata Tax' on photography in Parra village, says 'will launch inquiry into this'
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Goa tourism minister denies granting permission for imposition of 'Swachhata Tax' on photography in Parra village, says 'will launch inquiry into this'

Goa Tourism Minister Manohar Ajgaonkar on Thursday said his department has not granted any permission for the imposition of a 'Swachhta Tax' on clicking photographs in the scenic Parra village of North Goa district

Goa village imposes Swachhata Tax on photography, raising concern among locals about rule’s impact on tourism
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Goa village imposes Swachhata Tax on photography, raising concern among locals about rule’s impact on tourism

Goa's Parra, best known as the ancestral village of late Union Minister Manohar Parrirkar, has started charging people for clicking photographs of a coconut palm-lined scenic landscape

Uttarakhand Panchayat Election Result 2019: Results out for 26 seats; Independents bag 15; BJP trails at 7, Congress gets just 4
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Uttarakhand Panchayat Election Result 2019: Results out for 26 seats; Independents bag 15; BJP trails at 7, Congress gets just 4

Counting for the Uttarakhand Panchayat elections, which were held in three phases on 6, 11 and 16 October, is underway.

Tribal man burnt alive on suspicion of witchcraft in Andhra Pradesh’s Puttabandha village, investigation underway, say police
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Tribal man burnt alive on suspicion of witchcraft in Andhra Pradesh’s Puttabandha village, investigation underway, say police

The incident came to light on Wednesday evening after the family members of the victim lodged a police complaint

BJP MP from West Bengal Locket Chatterjee accuses TMC leaders of taking cut-money from grassroots functionaries
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BJP MP from West Bengal Locket Chatterjee accuses TMC leaders of taking cut-money from grassroots functionaries

BJP MP from Hooghly, Locket Chatterjee on Tuesday accused the ruling TMC leaders in West Bengal of taking cut-money from people. The cut-money issue has become a raging issue in the state in last few days after the chief minister reportedly issued a diktat asking the party leaders to return the 'cut' money they had taken from people. Cut money amounts to a percentage of money that is illegally charged by elected leaders to the grassroots functionaries at the panchayat and local bodies level from ordinary citizens in return for delivery of services.

Jammu and Kashmir govt launches 'Back to the Village' programme to facilitate interaction between bureaucrats and panchayats
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Jammu and Kashmir govt launches 'Back to the Village' programme to facilitate interaction between bureaucrats and panchayats

The Jammu and Kashmir government launched its outreach programme, 'Back to the Village', as part of which bureaucrats will spend the next 36 hours in different panchayats.

Final phase of Telangana rural local body election begins, polling in Naxal-affected areas to end at 4 pm
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Final phase of Telangana rural local body election begins, polling in Naxal-affected areas to end at 4 pm

The third and final phase of polling for Telangana Zilla Parishad Territorial Constituencies (ZPTC) and Mandal Parishad Territorial Constituencies (MPTC) elections got underway Tuesday.

Chronic political violence in West Bengal paints democracy in blood with Phase 6 of Lok Sabha polls a case in point
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Chronic political violence in West Bengal paints democracy in blood with Phase 6 of Lok Sabha polls a case in point

Going by the current trend in West Bengal politics, it appears violence is the only solution that parties, including the Trinamool Congress (TMC) and BJP see to establish power.

Kerala CPM MLA calls woman IAS officer ‘without brains’; revenue minister lends his support to official
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Kerala CPM MLA calls woman IAS officer ‘without brains’; revenue minister lends his support to official

CPI(M) MLA S Rajendran courted controversy after he publicly slandered a young woman IAS officer in Munnar, saying she lacked brains

Jammu and Kashmir local body polls, Part IV: Miscreants set panchayat offices on fire to 'warn' contestants, voters
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Jammu and Kashmir local body polls, Part IV: Miscreants set panchayat offices on fire to 'warn' contestants, voters

Nearly a dozen panchayat buildings have been set on fire by arsonists after the announcement of Urban Local Body and Panchayat Polls in Jammu and Kashmir. The message is clear: no matter what, no one should take part in the upcoming polls