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Hinduism, not Hindutva, was Nehru’s idea of India

Let us not be in any illusion. Being complacent basis the belief that there’s any sensitivity left in the discourse would be wrong, write...

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Signs of the times: Nothing’s right

Humra Quraishi says that the signs of fascism are spreading, yet as mute spectators we sit quiet and subdued.

Behind The Ghunghat

Is it possible to have a conversation around Gender and Sexuality vis-à-vis television content? I would say NO! Indian television is still in its infancy regards cre...

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True Review – Television This Week – MAKE WAY FOR THE FRESH SHOWS

Udaan has taken a new flight. Kamalnarayan and Manoj locate a Chakor look alike ? Chunni in Delhi. They pay her a hefty amount to impersonate Chakor, and coach her in Chako...

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True Review – Television This Week- Udaan’s Fresh Flight

I often wonder what goes through the minds of the channel heads when they go around changing the timeslot of viewers? preferences. It isn?t a recent phenomenon. The good ol...

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True Review TV – It’s All About Power

Coincidentally, both historical dramas ? Bharat Ka Veer Putra ? Maharana Pratap and Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat are poised for a power struggle. Before his death, Udai Singh...

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True Review TV - Intrigues And Valour At Prime Time

I, a history buff, have been drawn to two current shows on weekdays at Prime Time -- Chakravartin Ashoka Samrat on Colors and Bharat Ka Veer Putra Maharana Pratap on Sony. ...

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REPORTERS: WHERE’S THE STORY?

I don?t feel at home with Reporters. The look is too glossy, too unreal. The channel head sports a muffler. The editor Kabir is usually in a jacket (wonder why the tie is m...

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WHEN MOVIES CAME HOME

It was in April 1995, that Indian television viewers experienced the thrill of their first 24 hour Hindi movie channel ? Zee Cinema. The channel indulged the viewers, who t...

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HISTORY?S GOLDEN AGE, RETOLD

The Mauryan Emperor?Ashoka, who ruled most of the?Ind...

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