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Why did Kerala governor fast against dowry?

'What we see today is bargaining.''The man's family sets a price for him and then they start bargaining.''He is sold to the family that offers the highest price.''In this market, a woman is just a......

Ex-Union minister, Mathrubhumi MD Veerendra Kumar passes away

M P Veerendra Kumar, the managing director of leading Malayalam daily Mathrubhumi and a member of PTI's Board of Directors, died on Thursday at a private hospital following cardiac arrest, family......

Litterateur, academician Nabaneeta Dev Sen dead

Photograph: Wikimedia Commons Eminent litterateur and academician Nabaneeta Dev Sen died in her South Kolkata residence on Thursday evening after a protracted illness. She was 81 and is......

Noted novelist and playwright Kiran Nagarkar passes away

Photograph: Wikimedia Commons Noted novelist and playwright Kiran Nagarkar, known for his books Cuckold, and Bedtime Stories, died in Mumbai on Thursday night. He was 77. Nagarkar, a Sahitya......

Final NRC out in Assam, nearly 2 million stare at uncertain future

A total of 3,30,27,661 people had applied to be included in the NRC. Of them, 3,11,21,004 have been included in the document and 19,06,657 excluded. IMAGE: People to check their names on the......

FM quoted Kashmiri verse, Tamil literature in longest Budget speech

A Kashmiri verse, quotes from Tamil poets and references to Saraswati-Sindhu civilisation peppered Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman's 160-minute long marathon Budget speech on Saturday which got......

Jalsaghar is a viewing treat you owe yourself

Cinema entertains, exhilarates and enlightens. Its ability to relate and inform the viewer through universal, timeless emotions are what contributes to its legacy, now available more easily than......

The Towering Talent called Girish Karnad

In a career spanning over five decades, Girish Karnad lived several lives... not only on the stage, but also as a scholar, theatre personality, actor and director. Photograph: Kind courtesy Film......

'Television has become mindless trash'

'Movie tickets cost Rs 500, 600 on weekends. Why would someone want to watch Ananth Mahadevan and Saurabh Shukla in Staying Alive instead of Shah Rukh Khan for Rs 300 in Happy New Year?' 'It's a......

Review: Chauthi Koot, one of the best movies of 2016

Lovers of good cinema should not miss this opportunity to watch one of the best Indian films of 2016, says Aseem Chhabra. Gurvinder Singh's second feature Chauthi Koot is a remarkable document......

'Writing is an art, a craft and an expression with limitless potential to evolve'

'This may seem like a lyrical lamenting of a writer, but it is the sad reality in and outside the industry. In films, nine out of 10 times the writer's name is not mentioned in posters, publicity......

Vijender to return Khel Ratna if farms laws not withdrawn

IMAGE: Olympic medallist boxer Vijender Singh joined the farmers' agitation at the Haryana-Delhi border on Sunday. Photograph: Shaun Botterill/Getty Images Olympic medallist boxer Vijender Singh,......

What's cooking between Dravid and the BJP?

IMAGE: Bharatiya Janata Party working president JP Nadda meets Rahul Dravid on Sunday. Photograph: ANI Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) working president JP Nadda met former cricketer Rahul Dravid at......
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