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Decoding women in Hindu mythology

Well-known author Devdutt Pattanaik dismisses the popularly held belief that in Hindu mythology, female portrayals are regressive or demeaning.

27 Jul 2019 12:01 AM

Delving into a thrilling tale

Exploring the genre, authors Anshul Vijayvargiya and Debashish Irengbam have come up with the novel Tune For The Dead: A Detective Dhruv Mystery.

02 May 2019 12:03 AM

Comedy is no joke!

While performing stand-up comedy in front of a live audience may seem easy, it is no laughing matter at the end of the day.

18 Apr 2019 12:26 AM

Let down

Other veteran leaders of the BJP like Murli Manohar Joshi, Yashwant Sinha and the likes have been sidelined too.

09 Apr 2019 12:00 AM

An epic retelling

Amit Majmudar’s novel narrates the saga of a popular epic in a gripping manner.

03 Apr 2019 1:40 AM

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When politicians play it dirty

Women politicians are often soft targets for their male counterparts, who unhesitatingly subject them to sexist remarks and stereotyping.

27 Mar 2019 12:24 AM

Urdu, language of masses

The Central Government’s idea of using celebs to promote Urdu has received flak on the internet.

21 Mar 2019 1:49 AM

Lost glory: Bringing Urdu back

The Central Government’s idea of using Bollywood stars to promote Urdu has received a lot of flak from netizens.

19 Mar 2019 12:00 AM

In harmony with himself

This book teaches you how to find peace within yourself in order to lead a more wholesome life.

21 Feb 2019 12:45 AM

Twitter under fire

Barkha Dutt hits out at Twitter for locking her account temporarily after she posted details of men who abused and threatened her.

20 Feb 2019 2:58 AM

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Of guts and glory

Indian hockey player Ramandeep Singh recently joined the list of sports personalities who made a brilliant comeback after very serious injuries.

19 Feb 2019 4:47 AM

Ragas at the Grammys

Interestingly, Falu’s Bazaar was actually inspired by the singer’s son, Nishaad’s questions.

11 Feb 2019 1:01 AM

Ramayana through Sita’s eyes

The book also tells the story of other female characters of Ramayana, such as Kaikeyi, Ahalya and Surpanakha.

10 Feb 2019 7:14 AM

Poetry in weaves

Sailesh Singhania’s collection from a bygone era was recreated with traditional threadwork, merged with a pastel palette.

07 Feb 2019 6:09 AM

Ancient India saw desire as duty to self

Gurcharan Das’ book, Kama: The Riddle of Desire, argues that ancient Hindu civilisation saw desire as the source of action, creation and procreation.

06 Feb 2019 2:29 AM

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How true to character are biopics?

Whitewashing character flaws of protagonists under the garb of cinematic liberty seems to be pretty much routine in Bollywood biopics.

04 Jan 2019 12:10 AM

Champion in the making

12-year-old Rohan Arya Gondi has notched up an impressive tally of successes at international championships.

03 Jan 2019 1:10 AM

Flying solo, with guards up!

In today’s fast-paced world many women also take a break from technology while travelling.

16 Dec 2018 12:06 AM

Ode to the Deccani art

The rich art and craft heritage of the plateau is the focus of this historical book.

06 Dec 2018 12:19 AM

Comfortable with Imperfections

Hollywood singer Nick Jonas is the latest celeb to come out into the open about a health issue.

25 Nov 2018 2:04 AM

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