Culture-Vulture

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Pregnancy is portrayed as one of the happiest times of a woman’s life, but for some, it is heavily characterized by stress and anxiety.
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Hallelujah, your wish has been granted. Internet streaming giant Netflix is now in India!
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A at a time when people prefer going to malls and shopping complexes, Budhakki ka mela is an amazing thing to see.
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From Roja to Saathiya to Slumdog Millionaire, India's first all-vocal orchestra, has just paid a wonderful tribute to A. R. Rahman in their latest video.
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Is love really a pre-requisite to marriage? And if one falls in love and marries, is their marriage better than an arranged one? 
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An I&B Ministry statement said the panel has been formed "in sync with the vision" of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
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Here are the movies from 2015 that get their feminist representation spot on!
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Pictures are not just visual evidence, they tell a story which forces us to think beyond the obvious. 
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Lately, many have opposed the liberties taken by Sanjay Leela Bhansali in making 'Bajirao Mastani'. I personally feel that the movie has served its purpose.
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In a typical arranged marriage setup in India, one imagines two families, meeting for the first time, discussing the 'skills' of the woman (presumably in the kitchen).
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Subjectivity, is a philosophical concept that in the broadest sense of its term means interpretation of truth or reality governed by individual influence.
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Was 2015 the year when ads broke stereotypes or did they make us groan even more?
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On Barkha Dutt's 'Townhall' series last night, Priyanka Chopra said she is a proud feminist and doesn't equate feminism to man-hating.
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The pictures, featuring a slimmer Parineeti Chopra and prominent "fitspiration" quotes, leave me uneasy.
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With her sharp sense of sarcasm, irony and dark humour, she calls the Israelis her ‘liberators’ and sends a concrete message to the people of the world.
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The fight for net neutrality continues, as Vishal Dadlani speaks up as well.
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A frustrated employee's life changes in a unique way a day after Christmas. This sweet 15-minute film could be the Christmas cheer you need today!
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There were some companies that handled their ad campaigns cleverly and many of them making a social point. And there were some who missed by miles.
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Twitter user Imaan Sheikh started fixing patriarchal and sexist lyrics and sentiments in Bollywood songs with witty, powerful feminist messaging.
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Vidrohi, the poet you probably have never heard of, the one who lived under a tree in JNU, and the one who never wrote any of his poems down.
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I started looking up to these leading ladies with respect, and it is personally hurtful when some of them make irresponsible comments about feminism.
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No doubt, the historical accuracy of Bajirao Mastani will always be a subject of debate. However, the issues it touches upon and makes us think about are spot on.

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