Google remembers Kamala Das on anniversary of her ‘My Story’

Google remembers Kamala Das on anniversary of her ‘My Story’

Google said the doodle, created by artist Manjit Thapp, celebrates “the work she left behind, which provides a window into the world of an...
Melody Queen Suraiya : A toast to the last singing star of bollywood

Melody Queen Suraiya : A toast to the last singing star of Bollywood

She enthralled thousands by her honey-voice. Millions swooned over her beauty. She was anointed by fans as  'Malika-e-Husn' (queen of beauty), and 'Malika-e-Tarannum' (queen...
Bollywood actors defend Padmaavat after Swara Bhaskar criticising it for glorifying Sati/Jauhar

Bollywood actors defend Padmaavat after Swara Bhaskar criticising it for glorifying Sati/Jauhar

Reacting to actress Swara Bhaskar's open letter on Sunday criticising Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Padmaavat for poor, sexist portrayal of women, Bollywood celebrities including Suchitra...
Know Ajit? Sara Shaher Mujhe Loin Ke Naam Se Jaanta Hai

Know Ajit? Sara Shaher Mujhe Loin Ke Naam Se Jaanta Hai

~By Sanjay Raman Sinha His tone was soft, tenor sweet but undercurrent was undecidedly menacing. He spoke with  firm persuasiveness, and the threatening message was...
Women Reject the Menstruation Benefit Bill

Women Reject the Menstruation Benefit Bill

Tabled as a private members bill in Parliament this winter session, it attracts fierce criticism from the female workforce of the country. ~By Usha Rani...
Padmaavat protests heat up; Rajasthan, MP seeks SC rethink - APN Live

‘Padmaavat’ protests heat up; Rajasthan, MP seeks SC rethink

On Sunday, thousands of women organized a ‘Chetavni (warning) rally’ in Rajasthan, threatening to commit ‘jauhar’ or mass self-immolation. Amid continuing trouble for Sanjay Leela...
Padmavat Screening: SC Says No State Can Ban Screening Of Film Once CBFC Has Certified It

Padmavat Screening: SC Says No State Can Ban Screening Of Film Once CBFC Has...

The Supreme Court bench of Chief Justice Dipak Misra and Justices AM Khanwilkar and DY Chandrachud on Thursday (January 18) ordered that no state...
Preserving the Past: The Surviving Legacy of British Architecture in Kolkata

Preserving the Past: The Surviving Legacy of British Architecture in Kolkata

~By Denis D. Gray (Associated Press) The British left footprints across their far-flung colonial empire from Toronto to Yangon. But nowhere is there as vast...
‘Padmavat’ gets go-ahead from CBFC; to release on January 25: Sources

‘Padmavat’ gets go-ahead from CBFC; to release on January 25: Sources

Sources said the producers of the movie are trying to cover some lost ground by making the release of the controversial movie during the...
Acclaimed Hollywood director Christopher Nolan to visit India next month, reveals Big B

Acclaimed Hollywood director Christopher Nolan to visit India next month, reveals Big B

Through a post on his blog, Amitabh Bachchan reveals Christopher Nolan, the celebrated director of films like Inception and Dunkirk will visit India in...

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