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Devdasis boycott Maharashtra elections

An imposing statue of Dr Bhimrao Ambedkar holding the Constitution in his hand welcomes you as you enter Ramabhai colony in Ghatkopar East. By the roadside, Vilas Bhau Rupvati is......

Devdasi system far from dead: NHRC

The 'devdasi' system is "far from dead" and to avoid publicity, the dedication ceremonies have shifted from the main temples to the house of priests or smaller temples, according to a recently......

'We are a society careless about documenting and reading our own history'

'It is widely believed that such posts require lobbying. Maybe they do, but I can say this straight up, I did not lobby. This appointment has been on pure merit. My lobby is myself and I......

Vaihayasi P Daniel speaks to William Dalrymple

India has probably just one Punjabi Scotsman. Writer and historian William Dalrymple lives in eccentric, oddball-style outside Delhi in a rambling bungalow in Mehrauli. He shares his home with......

'There was a lot of pain, a lot of struggle'

The soothing notes of Indian classical music trail through the quiet morning air, in perfect sympathy with the myriad shades of green peeking in though the large balcony.Cotton, wood and canvas......

Industrialist-MPs prefer politics over business

Rahul Bajaj is curious about the true estimates of poverty, Rajeev Chandrasekhar is inquisitive about Noor Inayat Khan, the little known British spy of Indian origin during World War II, and Vijay......

A crossover film about devdasis

Generally, the phrase 'crossover film' makes you think of desis in America. But when Sharada Ramanathan decided to be a crossover filmmaker, she chose a subject rooted in India -- the devdasi......

Sathyu's comeback film after 12 years!

\nM S Sathyu, who won international acclaim for his  Garama Hawa, is all set to present Ijjodu (The Incompatible). \nHe is getting back to direction after a gap of 12 years with this Kannada......

Rekha, Priyanka together on screen?

Rekha -- the Umrao Jaan of the 1970s -- and Priyanka Chopra -- whom J P Dutta almost signed for the role of the new Umrao -- might soon be coming together for a film by Kalpana Lajmi."I've......

Weekend Watch: Dil Chahta Hai!

The Film:There's not a lot one can say about Dil Chahta Hai, Farhan Akhtar's delightful directorial debut. We've all seen it, we have our favourite moments from the film, and most of us like it......

Sameera joins the cast of LoC

After making a lacklustre debut in Sohail Khan's Maine Dil Tujhko Diya, Sameera Reddy seemed to have disappeared. The young actress went to Goa for a break -- and returned hotter, sexier and......

  People speak for devdasi

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PARTHA PATHAK
Q. is devdasi is feminine gender of devdas ?
PARTHA PATHAK:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/is-devdasi-is-feminine-gender-of-devdas-/23505033/answers/

sanam
Q. agar aapko ghar chor ke jana pade to kaha jayenge?
Sanam:  A. nO, ......as per scripture and tradation , there is no Devdas ........ this Devdas is a imaginary character based on Devdasi ........ Devdasi: it...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/agar-aapko-ghar-chor-ke-jana-pade-to-kaha-jayenge/23379254/answers/23505125

alok
Q. have you come across Devdasi system
Alok:  A. jagannath mandir,,,,,,i'll be a devdasi,,,, more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/have-you-come-across-devdasi-system/22445644/answers/23379307

Sneh
Q. kya aap kabhi devdasi the??
Sneh:  A. only in films and stories,inclusing history books, never in real life more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/kya-aap-kabhi-devdasi-the/21287931/answers/22445659

  Web results for Devdasi
Routine Mental Health Services Necessary for 75 lakh People in State - Dr Ashok Pai

Mangalore: To establish Mental health task force and make Karnataka state a model mental health county in the country in coordination with mental... ...

http://www.mangalorean.com/news.php?newstype=broadcast&broadcastid=499129
Bhumika (1977)

In the 70s when the mainstream Bollywood was running on testosterone, Shyam Benegal was busy making a sense of estrogens. "Ankur", "Nishant" and... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/features/friday-review/bhumika-1977/article6221624.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Man, woman and other

Some years ago, Waman Kendre (now director of the National School of Drama) had directed a stunning stage production called Jaaneman, about the... ...

http://www.mid-day.com/articles/man-woman-and-other/15448170
Touching so many lives

Dr. Karan Singh needs no introduction. Heir-apparent to the Kingdom of Jammu & Kashmir the largest princely state at time of India's independence... ...

http://www.thehindu.com/books/books-reviews/touching-so-many-lives/article6186925.ece?utm_source=RSS_Feed&utm_medium=RSS&utm_campaign=RSS_Syndication
Bengali Actress Swastika Mukherjee's Suicide Attempt Rumours are False, Says Sis

Swastika Mukherjee, famous Bengali film actress, was hospitalised after she fell on the floor Swastika Mukherjee, well known Bengali film... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/bengali-actress-swastika-mukherjees-suicide-attempt-rumours-are-false-says-sister-ajopa-601067

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