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Should Bollywood actors just keep quiet when it comes to politics?

Most of our film personalities are atrociously ignorant on political matters.

Subhash K Jha | May 24, 2019, 18:21 PM IST

It was false controversy over INS Virat. Here are real questions we should be asking

There should be controversy over the capabilities of the Indian Navy and Coast Guard instead.

RVS Mani | May 20, 2019, 16:46 PM 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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Brutally Basic Bollywood: You just cannot miss these top 10 performances of Indian cinema in 2017

These 10 stellar performances should have received more attention.

Dec 26, 2017, 18:27 PM IST
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Brutally Basic Bollywood: The top 10 finest movies from India in 2017

2017 had a lot of surprises when it came to high-quality cinema. Here is your first, Newton is not on this list.

Dec 26, 2017, 16:54 PM IST
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The dangerous pseudo-liberalism of Tiger Zinda Hai

The basic premise of the film is laughable and alarming.

Dec 23, 2017, 12:45 PM IST
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Feeling scared in Delhi

Nida Rehman, an acclaimed journalist and columnist, writes about how Delhi has changed since she first came here in 2004 - becoming a far more frightening place where - unfortunately - incidents of rapes and other crimes against women are too common for too much concern.

Dec 16, 2017, 18:08 PM IST
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Nirbhaya gang-rape case: One country, many faces

Dr. Vijay Agarwal, an acclaimed writer and columnist, recounts personal experiences from abroad that shed light on how Indian men, women and the entire country is perceived.

Dec 16, 2017, 19:00 PM IST
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'Lucky no one threw acid on me'

Pankaj Ramendu is an independent commentator and here, he writes about the fine line between crimes against women shown in movies and those that happen in real life.

Dec 16, 2017, 18:09 PM IST
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Exit Polls unanimous on BJP wins in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh

Exit Polls Predict Modi Magic Works, Rahul Gandhi’s Campaign May Not Translate to Seats 

Dec 14, 2017, 23:52 PM IST
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