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Mumbai -The Hindu Journalist thrown out of Azad Maidan, CM seeks report

‘I was pushed out of Azad Maidan’ Alok Deshpande The melee outside Azad Maidan after the incident on Tuesday night. The Hindu journalist describes how police refused to let him cover protest I wasn’t supposed to be a part of… Continue Reading →

Bernardo Bertolucci, Last Tango in Paris director, dies aged 77 #RIP

Politically pioneering Italian director of The Conformist and Last Tango in Paris, who went on to win the best director Oscar for The Last Emperor, dies from cancer Andrew Pulver Bernardo Bertolucci, the multi-award-winning Italian director of Last Tango in… Continue Reading →

Sanatan Sanstha Named In Murder Of Journalist Gauri Lankesh

Of the 18 people named in the chargesheet, 16 have been arrested. One of the two persons shown as absconding – who was earlier identified only as Murali alias Shiva – has now been identified by the SIT in the… Continue Reading →

India – Why Maoists will endure despite Chhattisgarh elections

In spite of an intense pushback by the state, left-wing rebellion in election-bound Chhattisgarh won’t end until poor governance does Sudeep Chakravarti An army man in Dandakaranya region during the first phase of elections earlier this month. Photo: Shaswati Das/Mint… Continue Reading →

Goodbye, Alyque Padamsee #RIP

1928-2018 Alyque Padamsee, the creative mind behind some of India’s most memorable ad campaigns, passed away on Saturday. He was 90 Delshad Irani Even before I started covering the advertising and marketing industry for ET, I had heard the name Alyque… Continue Reading →

SC- Criticising a judge on Facebook is not Contempt #FOE

The judgment was contradictory to the contempt notice issued by the court to former Supreme Court Justice Markandey Katju, prompting experts to suggest laying down of consistent principles. Supreme Court of India. Credit: Reuters New Delhi: A Supreme Court bench, on… Continue Reading →

Journalist accuses primetime anchor Gaurav Sawant of sexual assault #MeToo

For The Record SAMIA SINGH IN THE LATE 1990s, Gaurav Sawant became an overnight star. The offspring of a retired brigadier of the Indian army, Sawant joined the Indian Express in 1994, and was soon paradropped into the defence beat. The Kargil… Continue Reading →

Will Women Decide India’s 2019 Elections?

MILAN VAISHNAV,  JAMIE HINTSON Summary:  Seven decades after India gained independence, women are still woefully underrepresented as political candidates in state and national elections. Yet despite their gross underrepresentation as politicians in the upper echelons of India’s electoral system, women have… Continue Reading →

Facebook in the dock for coaxing teenage girls to befriend middle-aged men

IANS= Getty Image Facebook file photo Facebook is encouraging grooming by offering teenage girls middle-aged men as ‘friend suggestions’ Facebook is encouraging grooming by offering teenage girls middle-aged men as ‘friend suggestions’, the media reported. Teenage girls, as young as… Continue Reading →

India – Virat Kohli’s peremptory demand for patriotism

Virat Kohli’s willingness to police the patriotic credentials of the cricketing public is part of a larger culture of thin-skinned entitlement By Mukul Kesavan   Virat Kohli at a practice session at Eden Gardens, CalcuttaThe Telegraph file picture Virat Kohli is… Continue Reading →

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