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Can journalists have phantom spine?

G. Sampath July 20, 2019 Getty images/ istock   more-in My spine may be a phantom. But my pain is real. How do I get rid of it? Having struggled with back pain for three months, I finally, on the… Continue Reading →

Gulzar-I think I have a copyright on the Moon #SundayReading

The Moon and the way it eclipses, grows, moves and shines has been an abiding metaphor in Gulzar’s songs and poems, describing emotions that range from romance and mischief to solitude and silence. “Ashaji (Bhonsle) once told me, had it… Continue Reading →

धर्मयुग – 1975 – दुष्यंत कुमार और धर्मवीर भारती के बीच ग़जलिया पत्राचार

दुष्यंत कुमार की गजल एवम कवितायें जनांदोलनों का नारा बनकर आज भी उद्वेलित करती हैं . विधानसभाओं और संसद में सबसे ज्यादा उद्धरित किये जाने वाले कोई कवि हैं तो वे दुष्यंतजी ही है. १सितम्बर १९३३ को राजपुर नावड़ा बिजनोर… Continue Reading →

Aadhaar: a Joke

P V Subramanyam Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) aka was started with great fanfare. Nandan Nilekani will not even admit that it has security issues. Forget security issues, one of the service providers is Karvy and he has a wealth/ registrar/mutual… Continue Reading →

A lifetime of material: a comedian’s guide to the Indian election

Comedy The Stay Awake party, the polling station in an area populated by lions … on the eve of results in India, Anuvab Pal reveals how the biggest election in history – with 900 million voters – is comedy gold Anuvab Pal… Continue Reading →

On Farooq Shaikh’s 71st birth anniversary, his comedy films that proved his credentials as Everyman

On Farooq Shaikh’s birthday, here are his best comic films. Much before Aamir Khan redefined the image of college students with his films such as Dil Chahta Hai (2003) and Rang De Basanti (2006), Sai Paranjpaye showed us how the… Continue Reading →

Don’t fail a future jawan, say UP Board students in answer sheets

Besides movie plots and poems, students have added appeals based on nationalism to seek marks in exams post-Pulwama Vinod Khanal TNN Allahabad: As the country sings paeans about the courage and bravery of soldiers after the IAF strike in Pakistan,… Continue Reading →

India – Myth of nation and religion

A recent judgment projects incorrect views about Indian history and makes it a religion-caste narrative In a 37-page judgment of the Meghalaya High Court, discussion about the merits of the judgment begins at the 23rd page. The first 22 pages… Continue Reading →

 Ira Trivedi calls out Chetan Bhagat’s “lie” by releasing e-mail trail #MeToo

TNN |  Days after author Chetan Bhagat claimed that Ira Trivediallegations of sexual harassment were “false” and even posted a screenshot of the email she sent him back in 2013, she has hit back. In a series of allegations and counter allegations, Bhagat tweeted, “So who… Continue Reading →

AIB accepts Tanmay Bhat knew of sexual harassment claims against Utsav Chakraborty and continued working with him

AIB has released a new statement that accepts Tanmay Bhat was told of the allegations against Utsav but the group chose to continue working with him regardless. HT Correspondent Hindustan Times AIB says Tanmay Bhat was told of the specifics… Continue Reading →

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