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Almost Famous

The Marathi play Knock Knock Celebrity, comprises two monologues to do with fame, and how it affects people from opposite sides of the class divide. Celebrities always ...

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Precious Ladies

In the latest No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency series, The Colors of All the Cattle, Precious and her partner, Grace Makutsi are hard at work as usual, keepin...

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Urban Fairytale

“Who will believe a woman, who went willingly with her boyfriend to a private party, and the rape that ensued, had the grey area of consent,” says Deepa Gahlot in ...

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Whose Life Is It, Anyway?

Deepa Gahlot writes in her review of Jodi Picoult’s, A Spark of Life, “Women’s reproductive rights have always been under threat.” In The US, a fresh ...

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Quest For Roots

Deepa Gahlot, author, film and theatre critic reviews the play, In Search of Dariya Saagar, an award winning play by Akshat Nigam and Gerish Khemani When there is talk of ref...

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When Kaga Calls

The Devotion Of Suspect X  won Keigo Higashino a worldwide fan following, and his other books like Malice, Salvation Of A Saint and Journey Under The ...

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Burden of Joy

After the acclaimed opening of their play a few months ago, co-directors Ila Arun and KK Raina are staging more shows of their play, Tammy Ryan’s Baby’s Blues...

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When Duty Calls

What happen when a reporter becomes a news story herself, and is hounded by scoop-seeking journalists? Fiona Barton’s third novel, The Suspect, also has as its prot...

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Queen of Ghazals

When Danish Husain introduces his stage production of Akhtari: Dastan Bai Se Begum Tak, he says the storytelling and music format was chosen as a tribute to Begum Akhtar,...

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Out of the Ghetto

Angie Thomas was a teen rapper herself, so her portrayal of this cut-throat world in her new book is accurate and moving, peppered with raw humour.  The Hate U Give, her...

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Father Of The Groom

Makrand Deshpande’s new play Pitaji Please—should count among his best so fa...

August 16 2019

Writ petition filed in Supreme Court to lift restrictions imposed on media in Kashmir

NEW DELHI, August 10: Today, Ms. Anuradha Bhasin, the Executive Editor of Kashmir Times,...

August 11 2019

Jon Stewart was Television Gold

Citizens all over the world would do well to follow his parting advice, “If you sm...

August 9 2019