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Great men leave everlasting memories

As Mahatma Gandhi’s death anniversary nears, Humra Quraishi recalls conversations with Tara Gandhi Bhattacharjee and als...

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When Atul Met the Movies

Khalid Mohamed in conversation with India’s prime, contemporary artist, Atul Dodiya, on his unbreakable bond with art an...

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Bully Bai and the mainstreaming of hate

Humra  Quraishi questions hate politics and the utter disregard for the Constitution of India by the fringe that is being...

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The films of Maya Deren

Between MacGuffin and Transference is the empty signifier that carries her film ‘Meshes of the Afternoon’ forward, writes D...

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And a New Year is about to begin…

It is the good times of the past that inspire us to look forward to the coming year, for there is little in the events of 2021 that give any co...

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All about Eve: A History of the Hindi Film Heroine

All about Eve: A History of the Hindi Film HeroineThe more things change, the more they remain the same when it comes to the portrayal of women...

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Of Human Shields and Human Rights

In light of recent events in Srinagar’s Hyderpora in Kashmir, where it is alleged that civilians were used as human shields, Humr...

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Nothing is funny in one India

Humra Quraishi remembers what Zakia Jafry had once said to give context to the violence spreading across India today and why t...

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Claude Chabrol and The Poetics of Murder

My first exposure to the ‘French New Wave’, La Nouvelle Vague, was through Claude Chabrol’s Violette Nozière (1978). M...

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Signs of the time: For God’s Sake, Be Human!

This week Humra Quraishi questions politicians and lays out bare facts – about human rights and political mischief that ...

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