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jasleen kaur

Wouldn’t it have been nicer if our media outlets should have waited for Sarvjeet to come out of the Police station and tell his version too?
kashmir graphic novel panel

Malik Sajad’s 'Munnu: A Boy From Kashmir' is a form of self-expression, and an effort to humanize what life in Kashmir is actually like for its locals.
bollywood actors collage
Posted by Amrita Roy

Bollywood's highest paid female actor's salary is only 18% of the highest paid male actor's pay.
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CGNet Swara is a voice based mobile portal, freely accessible to anyone who wants to report or listen to the issues of local interest.

Did you know Shakespeare first used the word 'swagger' in A Midsummer Night’s Dream?
tyrion sansa game of thrones

An increasing number of parents in the UK and US are giving their children Game of Thrones inspired names.
women empowerment marketing campaign

Brands cannot bandy about women empowerment as a pleasantly packaged creative idea; but need to translate the very same in their own workplace.
Posted by Pv Durga

Bapu deserved more recognition for bringing a new perspective, not just to Telugu but Indian cinema as well.
pakistani shows on zindagi channel

The word "Pakistan" has acquired a different meaning and is spoken with a softer connotation.
essar caravan defamation
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Caravan was served with a notice by Essar alleging that some of the statements made by Caravan in cover story were "false and defamatory".
male stereotypes in american tv

There have been numerous analyses on how media portrays women; well, what about the stereotyping of men, rather, among men- on television?
hollywood feminists
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The F-word, now, is all the rage, with recent actors declaring one after the other their identification with the much dreaded word – feminism.
indian languages collage

My language is not merely a "regional language" – it is an integral part of this country too.

In characteristic Rajasthani fashion of carrying on the tradition through ages, Tikam is now also training his sons to use the camera.
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Some professionals curse and crib that “now everybody is a photographer”, I rejoice and celebrate this fact.
operation black rain
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Operation Black Rain shows members of the banned Ranveer Sena confessing to organising and participating in several planned massacres of Dalits in Bihar.
manoj bajpai raveena tandon jai hind

We need films like 'Jai Hind' to remind us about the difference between patriotism and jingoism.
anaconda bangalore street art

Street art gives us important messages that are crucial to understanding the world around us.
kashmir artisans

30% of Kashmir's economy is dependent on art.

Each friendship in OITNB is different in its own way, rarely following a template.
english vinglish 36 vayathinile
Posted by Pv Durga

It's important that films celebrate the grit displayed by their female leads, with success being a part of the journey, and not the destination itself.
Image Source: Archisman Misra

The intelligentsia and civil servants migrated to the Union of India and began demanding a colony for themselves in the capital city, Delhi.

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