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Bollywood's MeToo movement has been tragically derailed by opportunists, publicity-seekers

"I didn't know any better," or, "I was afraid I'd lose my job," are not quite the alibis that serve the MeToo movement well.

Subhash K Jha | Oct 17, 2018, 18:30 PM IST

MeToo has arrived in India, but yet to reach Bharat; may start reform, not revolution

Slowly but steadily, voices will spring up against misconduct even in the hinterland, inspired and egged on by women who have stood up to be counted.

Madhavan Narayanan | Oct 16, 2018, 17:07 PM IST

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Vantage Point: Absurd to target AAP MLAs on 'office of profit' while moneybags ride to Rajya Sabha

The bigger problem in India is high-level political corruption, not minor nitpicking that stops first-time MLAs on the tracks.

Jan 23, 2018, 18:47 PM IST
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Brutally Basic Bollywood: Padmaavat salutes Rajputs, Karni Sena lied and got it wrong

Karni Sena alleged the exact opposite of what Padmaavat has done.

Jan 23, 2018, 15:54 PM IST
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Undue process? Why AAP MLAs being disqualified is a win-win situation for Arvind Kejriwal

If the disqualification holds, then Delhi is heading for a mini-poll of sorts in six months to elect 20 lawmakers

Jan 22, 2018, 15:21 PM IST
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Is questioning independence of a constitutional body itself not unconstitutional?

The recent decision by the Election Commission to disqualify 21 MLAs of the ruling AAP in Delhi has raised serious questions.

Jan 21, 2018, 11:40 AM IST
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For Padmaavat, next challenge is movie hall owners

Padmaavat is helmed by Sanjay Leela Bhansali.

Jan 18, 2018, 18:05 PM IST
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Brutally Basic Bollywood: Delusion of stardom is Bollywood's unspoken tragedy

Delivering even the slightest non-compliment could leave you marked out as 'the enemy'.

Jan 16, 2018, 10:23 AM IST
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Vantage Point: Vikram, Betaal and 4 Supreme Court judges - A 21st Century fantasy

How would Vikramaditya view the tumult in the Supreme Court, and how would Betaal respond?

Jan 16, 2018, 09:46 AM IST
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Brutally Basic Bollywood: Many movie stars don't want their daughters in Bollywood. Here is why

Even being the daughter of a major star can't save them from becoming victim to Bollywood's dark underbelly of misogyny and sexism.

Jan 16, 2018, 09:46 AM IST
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Execution of convicts: Let them die in peace and not in pain

The Government has claimed that hanging is the most workable mode and lethal injection method is found to have failed on many occasions in different parts of the world, hence it is not as workable as hanging.

Jan 14, 2018, 10:18 AM IST
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Mix Ambedkarism with Ranji Trophy, filter out Maratha pride: It is time to grant statehood to Vidarbha

Vidarbha's Ranji Trophy win is symbolic of the spirit of smaller states fired with a new shot of ambition to find the inspiration for growth and development.

Jan 10, 2018, 17:29 PM IST
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Padmavat ready for release, but here is the toll it has taken on Sanjay Leela Bhansali

He hasn't been eating or sleeping properly. And he has started chain-smoking again.

Jan 09, 2018, 12:41 PM IST
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New directives to prevent misuse of Section 498-A, which aims to tackle dowry death

Many groups working for protection of men’s rights have been critical of its frequent misuse and want it to be scrapped.

Jan 07, 2018, 12:15 PM IST
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Aishwarya Rai Bachchan's new son underlines importance of managing star-fan relationship

Fans earlier asked for autographs. But now, they want stars to pose till they get the perfect picture on their mobile phones.

Jan 05, 2018, 09:07 AM IST
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Autonomy for IIMs a great step, but there's a long way ahead to being world-class

The government must be lauded for giving the IIMs more autonomy, but its responsibility doesn't end there.

Jan 02, 2018, 18:19 PM IST
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Lesson for Rajinikanth: Why TTV Dhinakaran really won the RK Nagar election

Money or star power alone cannot buy votes. Dhinakaran's efforts went largely unnoticed.

Jan 02, 2018, 18:19 PM IST
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Viewing Uniform Civil Code through a post-democratic prism

In a democratic, constitutionalist and enlightened constitution like ours, the state is obliged to treat its citizens equally.

Dec 31, 2017, 13:36 PM IST
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Why I am disgusted at the unethical way Pakistan treated Kulbhushan Jadhav's family

Any hope of progress in relations between the neighbours proved to be short-lived.

Dec 28, 2017, 19:25 PM IST
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Revisiting the Constitutional validity of Article 35-A

The integration of the poeple of Jammu and Kashmir with the larger Indian narrative is essential.

Dec 27, 2017, 21:05 PM IST
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Salman Khan, as I know him - by Subhash K Jha

Bollywood expert Subhash K Jha recalls his experiences with Salman Khan.

Dec 28, 2017, 17:47 PM IST
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Brutally Basic Bollywood: 10 facts about Salman Khan that not everyone knows

Did you have any idea what he does with his birthday cake?

Dec 27, 2017, 12:05 PM IST
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