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Raghuram Rajan's Kafkaesque trial in Modi's India

Raghuram Rajan's exit reminds Syed Firdaus Ashraf of Kafka's The Trial. Amidst the brouhaha over Udta Punjab, producer Anurag Kashyap's tweet left me intrigued: 'I always wondered what it felt......

Bihar's Nirbhaya needs our help

'When rape and molestation are supported by the family, it can no longer be considered merely a criminal act.''What kind of morality makes rape a family act?' asks Sankrant Sanu.Illustration: Uttam......

'Several monuments are under serious threat'

'At one of the UK's best known museums, one of our greatest sculptures had been placed next to a public toilet.''This perception that art antiquities are better looked after in the West is one......

The Aadhaar tragedy

The BJP would seem just the sort of party that would embrace Aadhaar. Every other page of its manifesto makes some reference to changing governance in this country. So why is there no......

Why doesn't India stand up for Diaspora's rights?

Maya Nand had the misfortune to be on the wrong side of history three times. And so he died, shackled, untreated for diabetes, in a prison cell in Arizona, US.Nand, a legal immigrant and green card......

New pressure points from going global

Our governments are easily prone to arbitrary decisions but if you are dealing with international firms, such arbitrariness can turn back and bite you, says T N Ninan. If you want to be a part of......

Skewed story of land reforms in India

Of all the markets in which politicians interfere with prices, the land market is probably the last that will be reformed, says T N Ninan. The ‘circle rates’ at which the Delhi......

'Goodwill of over 100 yrs has been dented'

The controversial Lavasa hill city project near Pune of Hindustan Construction Corporation's subsidiary has made for a torrent of news, with the Union environment ministry (MoEF) saying it was......

How risky is India?

Until Nov. 26 the strongest force pushing India forward was a mix of good fundamentals and that intangible something that industry calls "sentiment." Forged in the years of 9% growth, this euphoria......

Responsible policies for FIIs, P-notes

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi) announced how it wanted to control capital inflows via restricting/banning the use of Participatory Notes (P-notes) by foreign institutional......

Super filmi week: Feasting on Achari Alia, Mastani Papdi!

A week of bumping into trapped souls, savouring Achari Alia Paneer, envisaging Kishore Kumar crooning Kajrare and celebrating one year of Sukanya Verma's super filmi column. Monday Holi hai! Give......

Review: Trapped is a must watch

Trapped is not an easy film to stomach, says Sukanya Verma. When the doorknob gets stuck, the key won’t fully turn in, the person on the other line can’t hear you or your screams fall......

Raja Sen: The movie I can never review

It's *your* turn now, says Raja Sen. I was left thunderstruck by an invitation to a press screening two days ago. As of this minute, it still haunts me. This is not, by any definition, normal.......

Review: Talvar is a bloody sharp film

Talvar is a cleanly-crafted film, says Raja Sen. The scariest part of Meghna Gulzar’s Talvar is when it makes us laugh. A tightly-coiled procedural made with such dryness that it seems, in......

Ugly is Anurag Kashyap's finest film

Ugly -- a constantly riveting, ticking timebomb of a film -- is by far Kashyap’s finest film, says Raja SenThe cop wants to know how caller ID can display the picture of the person......
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Kafka's 'The Trial' recreated in Hindi play

Is man free enough to think without any restrictions given the "law is invisible" and the "court untouched"? Writer Franz Kafka had questioned a... ...

http://www.business-standard.com/article/pti-stories/kafka-s-the-trial-recreated-in-hindi-play-117032600323_1.html
Feasting on Achari Alia, Mastani Papdi!

A week of bumping into trapped souls, savouring Achari Alia Paneer, envisaging Kishore Kumar crooning Kajrare and celebrating one year of Sukanya... ...

http://www.rediff.com/movies/column/super-filmi-week-feasting-on-achari-alia-mastani-papdi/20170321.htm
Trapped is a must watch

Trapped is not an easy film to stomach, says Sukanya Verma. When the doorknob gets stuck, the key won’t fully turn in, the person on the... ...

http://www.rediff.com/movies/review/review-trapped-is-a-must-watch/20170317.htm

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