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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......

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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
Asaduddin Owaisi demands chapter on Nizam in school syllabus

MIM President and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi on Tuesday demanded that the State Government include a chapter on seventh Nizam Mir Osman Ali Khan... ...

http://www.siasat.com/english/news/asaduddin-owaisi-demands-chapter-nizam-school-syllabus
Karnataka takes a leaf out of NDA's book, police probe NGOs

Karnataka's Congress government has asked all NGOs in the state to provide details of the source and utilisation of funds received from abroad, and... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/karnataka-takes-a-leaf-out-of-ndas-book-police-probe-ngos/
The Compelling Song of Asha Bhosle's Life Plays on

BANGALORE: The earliest memory I have of my mother, Asha Bhosle, is a fleeting montage of doorbells ringing very late in the night, a sobbing woman... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/bangalore/The-Compelling-Song-of-Asha-Bhosles-Life-Plays-on/2014/09/10/article2422914.ece
Divine, mythical allure

In our awe of gods and heroes, sometimes, we forget to look at the beautiful people around them. Gouri Satya describes these celestial damsels and... ...

http://www.deccanherald.com/content/429807/divine-mythical-allure.html
Chitrangada adorns 'devdasi' avatar on ramp at LFW 2014

Dusky beauty Chitrangada Singh dazzled the ramp showcasing traditional attire for designer Harshita Chatterjee Deshpande at Lakme Fashion Week... ...

http://www.siasat.com/english/news/chitrangada-adorns-devdasi-avatar-ramp-lfw-2014

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