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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 →

IIT-BHU May Offer A Course On ‘Adarsh Bahu’ #WTFnews

& Here’s The Lesson Plan We Want The start-up is apparently incubated with Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi, but is not officially linked to it Ankita Bose Mothers-in-law and their man-babies can finally rest easy. The woman of your… Continue Reading →

Terrorists’ social media groups seeking Aadhaar numbers of potential recruits

Abhinandan Mishra Print Administrators manning the social media groups of terrorist outfits such as Lashkar-e-Tayyaba and Jaish-e-Mohammad are asking for the Aadhaar numbers of those who are seeking entry into their WhatsApp and Telegram groups. Independent security experts and government… Continue Reading →

Where women can laugh at bedroom and bra jokes #SundayReading

Sonam Joshi| TNN Laughing Matter: Domestic help-turned-stand up comedian Deepika Mhatre (centre) with fellow comedians Anu Meno… Read More Women-only comedy showscreate a safe space for female comedians and audiences to laugh out loud Until recently, Deepika Mhatre’s days were packed with a… Continue Reading →

Grandma Approves: New film rating at the censor board? #Humor

MANISHA LAKHE A fresh rush of outrage at the silk bedsheet burning scene in Veere Di Weddinghas prompted the Censor Board to re-examine how its rates movies. Outrage Girl: Was so embarrassed to see ‘that scene’ with my grandmother! Social Media: Hai! Hai!… Continue Reading →

India’s High Court upholds cartoonists’ right to ridicule #FOE #Goodnews

A recent ruling of the Madras High Court stands out as a beacon of hope for those who revel in lampooning By SAURAV DATTA Since a cartoonist’s task is to shape public opinion, the threshold for suing them for defamation must… Continue Reading →

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