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Witchy Brew

In common usage, the word chudail describes an aggressive or quarrelsome woman—could be said to be the Indian equivalent of bitch.  But the origins of the chudail (...

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Back to Basics: Political Organizations in India

In progress and evolution, few basics always remain fundamental to any system or organization. But it so happens that advancement of thought leads many to discard these for on...

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Simran Puri’s Kangan

Women are equals now by law but back then it was different… The story unfolds amidst the splendour of the Raj era in the princely State of Patiala, and culminates in t...

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Fighting Time & Tide

A Better Man is the fifteenth book in the Armand Gamache series by Louise Penny, readable as much for the setting of the novels, as for the crimes committed and solved. Three...

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Who wants to be a Millionaire? – Vinod Pande

We think we know them well. However, when you venture out to ask them questions you thought you had all the answers for, like I did, you discover depths that are yet unvisited...

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Suspense Is The Key

Alfred Hitchcock made Frederick Knott’s stage play Dial M For Murder immortal by making a film based on it (in 1954).  Vijay Kenkre has directed a Marathi version c...

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Sisters Under The Skin

Jennifer Weiner’s sprawling novel, Mrs Everything, captures an era in American life, through the criss-crossing lives of two Jewish sisters, Jo and Bethie Kaufman. Grow...

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RENEWAL FROM THE FALL

The ‘Alternative Entertainment’ page of The Daily Eye has been brought to life with Farrukh Dhondy’s translations of Rumi’s poetry. We will publish one...

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Murder, He Said

The Gujarati play Shaatir, starring Tiku Talsania in a role quite different from the comic roles he is known for, has been running successfully. It has been directed by Manges...

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THE WORD : RUMI – A NEW TRANSLATION

RUMI A great spiritual master and poet, Jalaluddin Rumi was born in Wakhsh (Tajikistan) in 1207 to a family of learned theologians. He founded the Mawlawi Sufi order, a lead...

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Witchy Brew

In common usage, the word chudail describes an aggressive or quarrelsome woman—cou...

November 30 2019

Back to Basics: Political Organizations in India

In progress and evolution, few basics always remain fundamental to any system or organiz...

November 30 2019

Simran Puri’s Kangan

Women are equals now by law but back then it was different… The story unfolds am...

November 1 2019