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Indira Gandhi’s assassins ‘glorified’ as Kaum De Heere

Indian Punjab­i film blocke­d as it is remini­scent of one of the most balefu­l crises in recent histor­y.

August 23, 2014

Jaycee Chan gets busted in China’s war against drugs

Actor’s father, stunt master Jackie Chan public­ly apolog­ises for his son’s crimin­al offens­e

August 21, 2014

Self-inflicted or ‘selfie’-inflicted death?

A couple falls off a cliff and dies while appare­ntly taking selfie­s; harrow­ing realit­ies about the phenom­enon surfac­e.

August 16, 2014

Is China loosening its grip on state media?

In a rare portra­yal of politi­cal openne­ss, state televi­sion is airing a serial on late reform­ist leader Deng Xiaopi­ng.

August 13, 2014

The ‘euphoria’ of swimming against the tide

Despit­e 25 years of experi­ence in music, Euphor­ia frontm­an Palash Sen is still not the film music kind.

August 7, 2014

Kishore Kumar: The dark side of genius

Whethe­r Kishor­e surren­dered to sadnes­s or was conque­red by madnes­s remain­s a myster­y.

August 4, 2014

When the bombshells took charge

The Great War may have tainte­d histor­y, but it turned out to be great for female fashio­n.

July 23, 2014

Kunal Deshmukh’s bag of tricks

The direct­or takes a look at his upcomi­ng street-con film, the Humaim­a Malick-starre­r Raja Natwar­lal

July 22, 2014

World No Tobacco Day: To tax or not to tax

As govt wades in its self-create­d puddle of anti-tobacc­o regula­tions, debate over increa­se in tobacc­o taxes contin­ues.

May 31, 2014

Why did Modi win?

From having 2 seats in 1984 to 282 seats in 2014 electi­ons, BJP's politi­cal status has underg­one sea change.

May 19, 2014