Monthly Archives: April 2009

Firaaq – A Brave New Effort

A review of the Hindi movie Firaaq by Nandita Das Continue reading

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Recalling Jamshedpur riots of 1979

This month in the year 1979, the Hindu-Muslim violence in Jamshedpur took the lives of 108 people. The number of dead could have easily been 114, but as it turned out, my family and I survived the mayhem, to write … Continue reading

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AR Rahman: The Mozart of Madras

The story explores the legend of A R Rahman. Continue reading

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Baffling Supreme Court Judgment On Beards

Some of the comments made by the bench header by Justices Raveendran and Katju went way beyond the scope of the case. A healthy debate on private institutions right to set rules and regulations is needed. At the same time the courts can’t litigate religion from the bench. Continue reading

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