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Rushdie to attend 'India Today' meet, Imran won't

Pakistan cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan on Wednesday refused to attend the upcoming India Today Conclave in New Delhi after learning that controversial author Salman Rushdie was......

Six complaints against JLF organisers, authors

Kavita Srivastava, national secretary of People's Union for Civil Liberties, has revealed that six complaints have been registered against four authors: Amitava Kumar, Hari Kunzru, Jeet Thayil and......

Tribute: Sujatha will live with us

Sujatha'sdemise is an irreparable loss to the Tamil literary world. A prolific writer who covered everything under the sun ranging from social character to metaphysics, Sujatha was aware of all......

America: Guns and Losses

When I was still new in the US and sorting out my first impressions, I had a somewhat unpleasant and unsettling encounter. Asked at a very congenial get together by a charming American lady as to......

What's Indian State's fault in cartoon row?

There have been rows and rows over insults to religious sentiments of the many groups that make up the Indian mosaic. Off the top of my mind I can easily rattle off a few: A company in the United......

'Swami Chinamayananda is the Rajinikanth of spiritualism'

'I didn’t want the biopic on Swami Chinmayananda to be a propaganda film,' filmmaker R S Prasanna tells Shobha Warrier/ Rediff.com Engineer-turned-filmmaker R S Prasanna made his mark......

Review: Haider is bewitchingly clever

And it will haunt you long after you've left the theatre, promises Sukanya Verma. By its very virtue, melancholy is a lonely, lingering, tedious and consuming emotional state. It simply cannot be......

Review: Tasher Desh is bizarre, brave and brilliant

Tasher Desh is staggeringly-original film, writes Raja Sen.The thing about building a house of cards -- indeed, a country of cards -- is that its very existence is rooted in caprice. With Tasher......

Should RGV have tampered national anthem in Rann?

Controversy seems to love Ram Gopal Varma. The latest is about his film Rann, the promo of which has just been released. The well-shot trailer has the Indian national anthem in the background, with......

'I wanted to make a Don triology'

His unconventional film about a girls' hockey team and a disgraced coach was a hit withcritics and audiences alike. And this was evident from the outpour of complimentsshowered onShimit Amin, the......
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Death of a liberal

Civil liberties activist Sabeen Mahmud was assassination in Karachi, Pakistan, on Friday evening. She was shot dead by unidentified gunmen as she... ...

http://www.livemint.com/Leisure/PkJpppMet5HfH8WLAqeHrN/Death-of-a-liberal.html
Law as farce

Chaitanya Tamhane's movie, Court, has brought this experience to movie theatres with incredible fidelity. A visit to Delhi would be incomplete... ...

http://indianexpress.com/article/opinion/columns/law-as-farce/
Silent field

The recent cancellation of a women's football game in Chandipur, West Bengal, reveals that while some villagers might be conservative, others are... ...

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Decoding Begum Akhtar...

Well-known classical vocalist-composer helps decode 18 of Begum Akhtar's unheard tracks recorded at private concert. (Inaugural paper... ...

http://www.dnaindia.com/entertainment/column-decoding-begum-akhtar-2078650
SC draws freedom line at Gandhi

New Delhi, April 16: Poets and authors cannot use abusive words against people in the name of artistic freedom - more so when the personality in... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1150417/jsp/nation/story_15061.jsp

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