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Kamla Bhasin’s Slogans And Songs Of Gender Equality Will Continue To Inspire Activists

Kamla Bhasin’s Slogans And Songs Of Gender Equality Will Continue To Inspire Activists

11 October, 2021 Savita Singh

Kamla Bhasin was accepted as a woman with a special mission, by men and women together, not only in her country but across South Asia.

The Omvedt Code

The Omvedt Code

13 September, 2021 Cynthia Stephen

Gail Omvedt kept her allegiance with Dalits, Adivasis and the rural working classes till the end


Actor-e-Azam: Meghnad Desai’s Tribute To Dilip Kumar, The King Of Indian Cinema

Doing tragedy so immersively that he needed a shrink, learning the sitar from Ustad Vilayat Khan for six months just to shoot a song…there was method behind Dilip Kumar’s aura.

And They Loved Dearly

And They Loved Dearly

07 June, 2021 Shinie Antony

Rarely has a marriage been so tragically entwined with politics. Prison, calumny…they faced it all. But history was unkind. Gouri Amma, mostly in her own words, about her 'TV'.


The Techie Who Led Jats

Ajit Singh was a bit of an enigma—a computer engineer taking over the legacy of a revered farmer leader. He prospered, but the legacy withered…till a last flicker.

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25 January, 2021

The All-Seeing Recorder

Suresh Menon

Ved plunged headlong into life, determined to experience all it had to offer


14 December, 2020

Hand Of God, Feet Of Clay

Dave Roberts

Maradona! An Englishman, still bitter over that blend of magic and sleight of hand at Azteca, offers a tribute to the flawed genius.


30 November, 2020

An Actor As A Trilogy

Samik Bandyopadhyay

Poet, artist, playwright, editor...there was a manyness to Soumitra as a creative mind. And a depth of feeling. Both flowed into his roles on screen.


12 October, 2020

Victorian Ace

Nikhil Naz

The batting master was a true-bred Australian who made grit his middle name


12 October, 2020

Wrapt In Divine Velveteen

Subhasree Thanikachalam

A humble genius, SPB’s golden voice transcended languages and generations


14 September, 2020

Colossus In Our Midst

K. Natwar Singh

Barring a few years, Pranabji strode the heights of polity with imperious authority for decades


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14 September, 2020

Headman With Velvet Glove

Seshadri Chari

Shrewd, patient and astute, today’s leaders can draw many lessons from Pranabda’s life


31 August, 2020

Mewat In The Mirror

Sunil Menon

Jasraj was one of the early popularisers of Hindustani classical, his voice timbrally pleasing and rich, but ductile enough to be drawn into thin filigree


17 August, 2020

Dramatis Persona

Anuradha Kapur


22 June, 2020

Middling Perfection

Giridhar Jha

His self-deprecatory movies about middle-class society trod the fine line between popular and art house cinema


18 May, 2020

EXCLUSIVE | A Football Legend, A Cricketing Star. Yet Charismatic Chuni Goswami Was More Than The Sum

Subhash Bhowmick

Such was Chuni Goswami's athletic ability that Sir Garfield Sobers had mentioned his electrifying speed in his autobiography, remembers football star and coach Subhash Bhowmick


11 May, 2020

Saheb Supernova

Giridhar Jha


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23 September, 2019

Culture In His Folds

Manjula Padmanabhan

Nagarkar’s long-necked grazing on the fields of literature, films, food and his gift for friendship


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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu presents Dadasaheb Phalke Award to film actor Rajinikanth, at the 67th National Film Awards presentation ceremony, at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu presents an award to Bollywood actress Kangana Ranaut at the 67th National Film Awards presentation ceremony, at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi. Union Minister Anurag Thakur is also seen.

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu presents an award to Bollywood actor Manoj Bajpayee at the 67th National Film Awards presentation ceremony, at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi. Union Minister Anurag Thakur is also seen.

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Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu presents an award to film sound designer Resul Pookutty at the 67th National Film Awards presentation ceremony, at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi.

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Relatives and friends of the trekkers who lost their lives in Uttarakhand due to natural catastrophe, arrive at the NSCBI airport in Kolkata.

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