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The winners of the 63rd National Film Awards were announced on 28th March, 2016, yielding both surprising and not-so-surprising results.
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The trailer raises an important conversation on how social divisions have been made so concrete that even aspiring for something bigger seems unreal. 
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A glimpse of the current tensed scenario at the Hyderabad Central University.
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Rich and poor, men and women, all celebrate together. The atmosphere is about excitement, pleasure and joy.
Slum dwellers collect drinking water from a submerged hand-pump after heavy rains in the northern Indian city of Allahabad June 29, 2008. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash (INDIA) - RTX7GGY

It is surprising to see how little we seem to care about a resource, the absence of which can literally bring an end to life as we know it. 

If this was an attempt to actually counter objectification of women, it was disastrous, to say the least. 
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In mainstream Bollywood—hell, in Dharma films themselves—one hardly sees queerness at all, and when we do, it’s riddled with horrible, harmful stereotypes.

Hundreds across the globe were wishing Twitter a happy birthday, citing reasons for why they love the platform and how it has helped in various ways.

Let me state that I'm in favour of journalists like Arnab Goswami who've kept the 'dummy's guide to journalism' aside.
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He doesn't point fingers, he doesn't blame, he just lays down the issues as they are, and that's what makes it even more difficult to digest.

Can this freedom really be called ‘freedom’? Has the Red Fort really won or has it been defeated again?

"Our younger generations are not taking up this craft. Most of our children prefer education and some prefer other sources of income."

Only one show of the movie was run in a multiplex in Aligarh city on the 26th of February, the day it was released all across India.
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Students from all parts of the world talk about cultural shock, encounters, incidents and keeping the distance aside, how far they really felt from home.
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External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj’s Twitter timeline is always buzzing. The way she makes use of Twitter to help Indians across the world is no secret.

Pinjra Tod, an autonomous collective of women students from Delhi, organized a march to commemorate International Working Women’s Day.
Kanhaiya Kumar, a Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student union leader, gestures as he addresses a meet inside JNU campus in New Delhi, India, March 3, 2016.  REUTERS/Adnan Abidi - RTS964Y

In less than a month he has been transformed from a student leader into an anti-national, a terrorist, a freedom hero, the next CM of Delhi.
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In a quick chat here’s what she said about her upcoming film, filmmaking as a political act and the challenges she faces as a South Asian woman filmmaker. 

While this film is a call to arms to raise your voice against social injustice, it’s also a call to rethink and question both our past and present.
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What’s common between Mira Nair, Onir, Hansal Mehta, Guneet Monga and Leena Yadav?
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A film that opens with the execution of an Indonesian woman, in the holy city of Medina, is bound to be an uncomfortable one.
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Once I finally catch a few minutes with him alone, I realise that he's as simple and unassuming as his plain white shirt.

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