Priorities

Between Fake News and Truth…

In these extraordinary times, like everywhere else in the world, fake news and misinformation are spreading like wildfire around Covid-19 and related issues. Misinformation t...

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Justice for Women Amidst COVID-19

A new report documents major challenges to women’s access to justice in light of the COVID-19 pandemic and puts forth recommendations to accelerate action and push back ...

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Raj Marphatia: A Bombay Boy who never lost

He was the first non-white President of the prestigious Harvard Law Review, writes Dilip D’souza School sports day, many years ago. Complacently confident about my skil...

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Oh Kolkata!

At a Glance 0800pm 20th May 2020 Tropical Cyclone Amphan has made landfall near the border between India and Bangladesh Major storm-surge flooding is expected near and eas...

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Of Abusive Power & Complicit Silence

Reema Moudgil walks us through three documentaries streaming right now, which show the ultimate culmination of the Bois Locker Room culture. And what happens when one gender i...

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Woman of Song: Usha Khanna

Dhruv Somani makes a case to revisit Usha Khanna, one of Bollywood’s few and certainly the most prolific and popular women composers. Women have been increasingly makin...

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A star is born on a boat during COVID-19 lockdown

As the Dhemaji medical team proceeded to conduct a health camp at Pakhoriguri sapori (island village) they are stopped by a few villagers, “An emergency” they said...

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Transformation: the Piramal Foundation way

Walking an extra mile has not remained just a phrase for Hemant Panthi, Block Transformation Officer (BTO) of Devsar block in the Aspirational District of Singrauli, Madhya Pr...

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When the necktie was described in Hindi as Kant-Lungoth

“They were there You thought- always in your care But they grew up and drifted away Even as my hairs grew grey, And they in turn will find That it’s all we pr...

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Living standards will decline as South Asia’s heat rises

This summer, at 42.6°C, July 25 was the hottest day ever in Paris. Halfway across the globe, Delhi recorded its hottest day at 48°C on June 10.  Over the past de...

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Video Gaga

Film historian Dhruv Somani excavates the exclusive made-for video movies by Nari Hira a...

May 25 2020

Sunil Dutt – 6th June 1929 to 25th May 2005

I had  met  Sunil Dutt  more than  once, writes Humra Quraishi in he...

May 25 2020

Minority Report

Khalid Mohamed writes on the ceaseless ghettoization of Muslim characters in B-town&rsqu...

May 24 2020