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By Sanghamitra Aich: If you have been to Varkala, you will know it is one of the topmost beach destinations in the world. It promises economic international cafes, free WiFi, ...
The Imitation Game

By Susmita Abani: Alan eyes his machine intently as its cogs rotate to no avail. Over its endless chugging, he discerns the sound of Commander Alistair Denniston charging toward the ...
Delhi poetry slam..

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Delhi Poetry Slam is an artists’ association that strives to encourage professional as well as budding poets, storytellers, musicians, mimics as well as comedians to bring to the city their ...
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By Karthik Shankar: Is Baby really our best attempt at emulating politically conscious thrillers? Quickly then – The movie’s title refers to a newly formulated, specialised intelligence cell that targets ...
Kalpish Ratna

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This post is a part of Youth Ki Awaaz’s coverage of the HT Crime Writers Festival: By Kanika Katyal:
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By Pankaj Butalia: It is nobody’s case that the Central Board of Film Certification is a body worth emulating. An institution born out of a desire to control thought can ...
I

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By Karthik Shankar: ‘I’ was one of the most awaited Kollywood film releases of the year. Directed by Shankar of Enthiran (Robot) and Shivaji fame, on a humungous budget, and ...
Juggi Bhasin_Babri demolition

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This post is a part of Youth Ki Awaaz’s coverage of the HT Crime Writers Festival: By Krishangi Singh: To know more about the author and his work, check out ...
Dastangoi Husain Farooqui - Photo by La Frances Hui

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To find out more about Dastangoi, and what the artist is currently up to, check out their blog.  Featured image credit: http://dastangoi.blogspot.in/
messenger of god movie controversy

By Bala Sai: Perhaps we are a fragile country, an inchoate, albeit delicate assembly of ideals and beliefs that could collapse at the slightest disturbance. Perhaps we are a country ...
hussain zaidi writer_featured

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This post is a part of Youth Ki Awaaz’s coverage of the Crime Writers Festival: Catch the author for more as he discusses, ‘Notes From Mumbai Mafia’ and ‘Mumbai: The ...
Jerry Pinto

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This post is a part of Youth Ki Awaaz’s coverage of the Crime Writers Festival: By Kanika Katyal: What is it about the city that drives an individual to crime? ...
Raghu Rai Bangladesh War

By Akhil Kumar: The Colonel Who Would Not Repent: The Bangladesh War And Its Unquiet Legacy Salil Tripathi Aleph Book Company 382 Pages The 2013 Shahbag protests renewed global interest ...
Byomkesh

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This post is a part of Youth Ki Awaaz’s Crime Writers Festival coverage: By Kanika Katyal: Think crime fiction. Think Bengal. Think Detective. And an image of Byomkesh Bakshi immediately ...
selma

By Devang Pathak: A defining scene in Selma has Dr. Martin Luther King, played brilliantly by actor David Oyelowo, say “I would rather that people be upset and hate me ...
JNU

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By Somrita Urni Ganguly: The Supreme Court verdict of December 11th, 2013 set aside the landmark Delhi High Court ruling which said that Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code, ...
PK poster

By Sanghamitra Aich: I have some distinct memories of a family I once knew. They used to follow a certain guru who lived in Rajasthan. This guru gave strict instructions ...
black

By Kainat Sarfaraz: Je Suis Charlie. I am Charlie. The internet is exploding with these words. People across various ages, races and religions are condemning Wednesday’s attack on the Paris ...
the interview

By Devang Pathak: This is not an easy country for creative freedom. I don’t need to state facts to make my case. We are indoctrinated in the art of what ...
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By Moumita Ghosh: Calvin and Hobbes has been a high point of my Sunday newspaper reading ritual for as long as I can remember. There is laughter galore every time I ...
Hari Hara

By Maria Lopez: On the 5th of December 2014 an exhibition titled W.A.R (Women Art Resistance) opened at the American Center to a packed auditorium. The show was curated by ...
zindagi channel

By Abhismita Sen: Dear Zee Entertainment Enterprises, When the Zindagi channel was launched, I was not very enthusiastic. I had enough of indigenous entertainment which offered nothing beyond saas-bahu clashes, sibling ...

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