The film deserves applause for highlighting the plight of the Dalits while resisting the tendency to romanticise them as noble souls subject to oppression.
ambedkar tribute song

The song, 'Fan Baba Sahib Di', by singer Ginni Mahi is starting to take the internet by storm.
drag king show

This play has ample space for shimmer, foul-mouthed queens, and classic pelvic thrusts, but the one thing it closes its doors to is - gender conformity. 

When we arrived at the festival, the sky was white. Then slowly, close to sunset, it started turning yellow, then orange, then red and then blue.
tharu tribe

Most Tharu women introduce themselves as descendants of Rajasthani queens who fled to the Terai in times of war, and men as servants of the royal household.
main kuch bhi

It's about time that media commentators started reviewing the content on Doordarshan.

Sometimes we just want to have fun. And be in the good books of our dear Prime Minister of course. 

A ray of hope can be seen in India today as citizens rejoice amongst chants of 'No going back!' and 'Down with 377!
Image source: Jon S/Flickr

29 जनवरी 2005 को भारतीय पत्रकार सोसाईटी ने इस दिन को भारतीय अखबार दिवस के रूप में मनाने का निर्णय लिया। लेकिन अभी तक इस दिवस को अखबारों ने जगह नहीं दी।

Decriminalisation of Section 377 will not provide societal acceptance which is equally important to survive in the society.

They are artists and in a video that they made, they have all the right to portray things that they wish to, as long as they are not untrue.

Forget the lack of diversity at Oscars, Hollywood has always been a patriarchal racist institution of xenophobia and imperialist jingoism.
facebook for featured

I have been disallowed from posting a status message, adding friends, message anyone or comment on any posts.
coldplay hymn for the weekend

It’s slightly horrifying that it's 2016, and yet all these problematic stereotypes about India continue to be perpetuated through Western media.
Aligarh trailer

In a sad move by the Censor Board yet again, a film as important as ‪'Aligarh‬', its trailer has been given an 'A' certificate.
sunny leone bhupendra choubey

The CNN-IBN interview of Sunny Leone with Bhupendra Chaubey just reconfirmed the low standards the Indian media has set for itself.

The trailer of 'Parched' brings alive the hostilities and little joys of rural Rajasthani society and wrests women from the mire of clichés and bad writing.
rajashtan tourism

A series of groundbreaking new ads, all from the tourists’ perspective show how there is something unique to explore for every traveller in Rajasthan.

This video by SpoonFeedIndia attempts to open our eyes to our civilizational greatness and invaluable contributions to humanity.
Resul Pookutty displays his Oscar and Bafta award trophies, after receiving an award from Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan, for his contribution to sound industry on behalf of western India motion pictures and television sound engineers association during an award function in Mumbai May 5, 2009. Pookutty was the winner of the Oscar for sound mixing for "Slumdog Millionaire" during the 81st Academy Awards. Picture taken May 5, 2009. REUTERS/Manav Manglani (INDIA ENTERTAINMENT) - RTXERSU

Oscar-winning sound designer Resul Pookutty has received two nominations at MPSE for films banned in India.

There are some movies that actually make me want to respect and honour the story and the way it is portrayed, and this was definitely one of those.
j k rowling

Through her pronouncements, Rowling refuses her literary death and attempts to position her personal voice as indicative of an ultimate narrative.

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