Kaleidoscope

Forgotten People

There has been very little work across media on the tragedy of Kashmiri Pandits, who were turned into refugees in their own country. A Jodhpur-based theatre group, Abhinay Gur...

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The Night Crawlers

The Late Show, sounds like the last screening of a movie, but in cop speak it is the night duty that nobody want to take on willingly. This is when the worst crimes take ...

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Sharp Satire

“To lose one parent, Mr. Worthing may be regarded as misfortune. To lose both can be regarded as more like carelessness.” Thus spake Lady Bracknell, the imper...

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No Country For Ghettos

The horrors of racism just never cease. A few days ago, a 22-year-old black man was shot to death in his own backyard, when cops supposedly mistook his cell phone for a gun. ...

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Power Of The Printed Word

Poster, by Dr. Shankar Shesh, a social satire about the exploitation of tribals, remains relevant nearly forty years after it was written, and is a great favourite with amateu...

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Royal Adventures

Ken Follett,A Column Of Fire, The Pillars Of The Earth, World Without End, Catholic Queen, Bloody Mary, Ned Willard, Margery Fitzgerald, Nasty Catholic, Bart, Princess El...

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Revisiting The Epics

It is difficult to get young, urban audiences interested in classical dance, and perhaps even more so to interest them in mythology. The dance drama, Urvashi - Cele...

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Many Faces of Trauma

Women with mental problems remain the flavor of the season; after a succession of ‘Girl’ books, debutant A.J. Finn has written The Woman In The Wind...

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Pursuit of Happiness

Money can't buy love, compatibility or happiness, as a young woman in Makrand Deshpande's play, Sir Sir Sarla discovers for herself. The professor she admires and listens to ...

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Jay-walking In London

Khurrum Rahman’s excellent debut novel, East Of Hounslow manages a near impossible feat—he writes about Islamic terrorism with a clear-headed, balanced a...

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How much is too much? Over-involved parents doing more harm than good

Parents play a major role inculcating values in their children. In the modern era, paren...

January 18 2019

People who risk their lives to build our Homes

The construction sector, today, is one of the biggest job providers. India has seen a co...

January 18 2019

Harvest Festivals celebrated across the Country

In today’s world, there is so much of monotony and pressure in everyone’s li...

January 17 2019