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High priestesses of society

Parmeshwar Godrej in her signature beret

With the passing away of Parmeshwar Godrej — the society party hostess supremo — tabloids are sighing that it is the end of a grand era. That it certainly is!

Virtually, a reality check!

Akshat Singh and Kareena and Karisma Kapoor at an event.

Tanay Malhara first became known for his contemporary dancing in Dance India Dance Little Masters Season Two in 2013.

The new crop of comedy

Ssumier S. Pasricha has become an internet phenomenon with the character Pammi aunty.

A new breed of funnymen (and women) across the country are showing why the likes of Snapchat, Vine, Instagram, Youtube and other social media favourites are giving them the one-up over the dominance of the idiot box.

The Bollywood that shaped India

Fawad Khan

In Mumbai, Raj Thackeray, the leader of the MNS, a small but powerful fringe party, has issued a fatwa against all Pakistani artistes currently working in Bollywood and giving concerts.

Millennial NET-y gritty

Suchitra Krishna-Moorthi with her daughter Kaveri

They are the brave, bold Indian millenials! They come from privileged backgrounds but discretion is not a part of their vocabulary.

Para excellence


Deepa Malik won a silver in the shot-put event in Rio Paralympics 2016, becoming the first Indian para-athlete woman to win a medal in the games.

The Indian Paralympian contingent has done the country proud. But for many Indian para-athletes, following their passion is synonymous with a fight against indifference, disrespect, lack of support and inhumane insensitivity.

According to the old saying, history repeats itself first as tragedy and second as farce. But some political parties are obviously not familiar with this verity.

Now that the crucial Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections are barely a few months away, Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah has started doing the rounds of temples and attending religious functions