Culture-Vulture

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Here's a guide to some of the most 'weird festivals', across the world!
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During her visit to Delhi, I interviewed Manabi Bandhopadhyay for Youth Ki Awaaz. Manabi is the first transgender college principal in the country.
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Sherlock Holmes has been the subject of more screen adaptations than any other literary character, with 75 different actors playing him since 1900.
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Mockingjay Part 2, the final installment of the Hunger Games series, marks the end of an era. So I was obviously excited when I went to watch the film.
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AIB's TV show, 'On Air With AIB' has two objectives. First - Take comedy seriously. And second - Don't get too serious and learn to laugh.
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Fish, Rabindrasangeet and a couple of Satyajit Ray films, seem to be the only things that have managed to permeate popular culture outside West Bengal.
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Rajdeep Sardesai speaks his mind in this video about the controversy that has risen around Aamir Khan and the tolerant-intolerant debate.
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People in villages had a problem with Dalit women going out and doing something of their own, that too a job that requires them to stay out for long,"
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As much as we love our work, there are times when we just can't stand our jobs.
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Only the atlas knows where it hurts.
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MTV India’s new show 'Big F explores the forbidden sexual desires of the youth of India, the most recent being alternate sexuality.
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Our lives are so dependent on them that we take them with us everywhere – to the gym, to the dinner table, even to the toilet.
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I recently came across the profile of a man who claims to be a women's rights activist, but his statements are problematic.
Lucia Sciarra (Monica Bellucci) and James Bond (Daniel Craig) share an intimate moment in Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Pictures/Columbia Pictures/EON Productions’ action adventure SPECTRE.

No one goes to a Bond film expecting something new. People know what they’re going to get: a cocktail of girls, gadgets, violence, and exotic locations.
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India will get to see Spectre, but with two kissing scenes "cut by 50%" and words like 'fuck' and 'asshole' removed, courtesy the Indian Censor Board.
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Why it was necessary for my newspaper to respond to an Assam Rifles notice with a blank editorial.
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On October 25, 3 newspapers in Nagaland ran a blank editorial page, reminiscent of the Emergency, to protest against the curbing of freedom of the Press.
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Zee News's recent news report was not only factually incorrect, but was also bad reporting on their behalf.
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He wasn't killed by a mob driven by anger, he was not killed for eating beef or because they thought he ate beef, he was killed because he was a Muslim.
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A glimpse into the Photo Commune exhibition and the exhibitors, and maybe a travel story that might just be similar to yours
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Mela Gadri Babean da is observed every year from 30th October to 1st November in Jalandhar. The fete is organised to pay homage to the great Ghadar movement.
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In the last few years, J.K. Rowling has become active on the social media platform and taken a stand on diverse issues.

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