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Debate on free speech heats up; Anupam Kher booed

Mumbai audience boos actor for his remarks. Actor Anupam Kher was booed by the audience as a debate at a literary festival in Mumbai on freedom of speech heated up, with the actor wondering aloud......

When Chetan Bhagat locked horns with Pak literary greats

On Day One of the Times of India Literary Carnival in Mumbai, Chetan Bhagat took on his two Pakistani counterparts Mohammed Hanif and Mohsin Hamid. Here's what happened. One of the early sessions......

'If Burhan Wani had lived in India he wouldn't have become a militant'

‘I was born in Hindustan. Why do we have to prove our Indianness every time? Would you ask this of a Bihari?’ Six Kashmiri Muslim students belonging to Sarhad, an organisation which......

When Amitav Ghosh issues a warning, it's time to listen

'We know many things are going to happen.'People should be preparing for sea level rise, for increased cyclonic activity, for drought.''One reason I wrote the book is to alert people to the......

Does India have the solution to climate change?

'I would like to believe that out of this struggle (to effect climate change) will be born a generation that will be able to look upon the world with clearer eyes than those that preceded it;that......

The most powerful woman in Indian business

'I want to leave behind the bank stronger and better than when I took over,' SBI Chairman Arundhati Bhattacharya tells Niraj Bhatt and Abhijit Lele. IMAGE: Arundhati Bhattacharya was appointed......

Climate change: Here's what writer Amitav Ghosh has to say

What disappoints Ghosh is the failure of policy makers in preparing for impacts of climate change which are already affecting us. Novelist and essayist Amitav Ghosh, below, left, had his first......

Rajan takes on critics in a hard-hitting speech

'The poor will not suffer disproportionately due to bouts of sharp inflation, and the middle class will not see its savings eroded. All this awaits us as we stay the course,' Raghuram Rajan said.......

Mystery of the missing train

When trains and stations become desirable again, we might have a murder mystery with the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train as a setting, says Bibek Debroy. Image: The origin of railways in India is......

'That regulators lost a court battle does not mean Nestl is a victim'

Yasmine Motarjemi, 60, who was Corporate Food Safety Manager at Nestlé from 2000 to 2010, was asked to leave because of a 'difference of opinion'. But she claims this was because she......

Kamal Haasan gets prestigious French honour

Maverick actor and filmmaker Kamal Haasan has added yet another feather to his illustrious hat.  He has been conferred the prestigious Chevalier de l'Ordre des Arts Arts et Lettres (Knight in......

'We have to imagine beyond a point and create a world in Mohenjo Daro'

'After the trailer was out, people felt it did not look like ancient India, but how much you do know about Mohenjo Daro? We have found certain coins and objects like a dancing girl, a bearded......

'Baahubali 2 is better than the first because there is more drama'

'There will not be another Baahubali in this country.' Rana Daggubati gives us a sneak peek into the much-awaited sequel. The second part of SS Rajamouli's magnum opus Baahubali is in its last......

Why Sairat is such an important film

'Which movie has been about love between castes?''In Ek Duje Ke Liye, the divide was between a non-vegetarian north Indian family and a vegetarian south Indian one; in Amitabh Bachchan's films,......

'This was a life not meant to be mine'

'It's very expensive for a girl to become an actress.' 'I remember I was nominated at all the award shows for Tanu Weds Manu and conscientiously, like a new actress, I attended all of them and I......

Will Sachin follow in the footsteps of these cricket greats?

As batting icon Sachin Tendulkar prepares for his farewell 200th Test in Mumbai, we take a look at what some legends of the game did after retiring from cricket. As Sachin Tendulkar jets into the......
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MAMI ends on a high note for film, literature

The week-long celebration of film, entertainment and culture came to an end here as the Jio MAMI 18th Mumbai Film Festival wrapped up with a prize... ...
Novel explores web of relations in Mumbai

By Tehzeeb Doctor Rs 189 Rs 189 A new book based in Mumbai explores the often-tangled web of human relationships and is a deviation from several... ...
Things to Come wins the day as The Untamed disappoints

Endlessly binge-watching movies is supposed to be the bastion of the lazy, but I assure you it isnt. Going in to Day 5 of MAMI, I was already sleep... ...
Aamir Khan's niece Zayn Khan to make her Bollywood debut?

Aamir Khan and the cast of Jo Jeeta Wohi Sikander reunited this past weekend after twenty-four years at the Jio Mami Mumbai Film Festival 2016. At... ...
Over 130 authors to attend Tata LitFest 2016

The seventh edition of the Tata Literature Live! The Mumbai LitFest, beginning November 17, has lined up over 130 authors and thinkers from over 30... ...

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