Why do we know Radhe Maa?

posted by Abhishek Choudhary|August 21, 2015   in Life|5 Comments

Where she came from and what she did to make it to prime-time news.


Who is your guru?

posted by NL Team|August 13, 2015   in Life|20 Comments

Take our fun quiz: Who is your spiritual guru?

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Before St Stephen’s Valson Thampu could write “The Vixen of Stephenville”, we reviewed it

posted by Mahima Singh|July 22, 2015   in Life|2 Comments

Spoiler alert: The “Vixen” is the protagonist loosely based on Thampu.

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On The Glory Of Mad Men And the Banality of Indian Television

posted by Rajyasree Sen|May 19, 2015   in Life|11 Comments

Ram Kapoor kissing Sakshi Tanwar over many episodes cannot be our answer to Don Draper and Mad Men.



posted by Boom Live|May 1, 2015   in Life|one Comment

Being a woman is challenging business. Being an Indian woman doubly so. Where natural survival can’t be taken for granted what place does feminism have? Filmmaker and columnist Paromita Vohra puts nuance into India’s gender debate.


For India’s Farmers, Harder Life Ahead: Latest Studies

posted by IndiaSpend|April 29, 2015   in Life|one Comment

A wide range of reasons—including low productivity of land, market failures, debts, pests and uncertain weather—have led to a farming crisis in India, and farmer’s suicides have become a serious humanitarian and political issue for more than a decade. India Spend maps these trends

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posted by Boom Live|April 28, 2015   in Life|3 Comments

The Mumbai Development plan (2014-34) designated Mumbai’s gaothans and koliwadas as slums despite these localities, with their unique way of life and heritage architecture, being a living link to the city’s past. This is their story.


India’s Daughter: A Review

posted by Rajyasree Sen|March 5, 2015   in Life|25 Comments

The documentary is not sympathetic to the rapists – it makes the case against them stronger.


Oscars Just Got Political. Will Bollywood Follow Suit?

posted by Rajyasree Sen|February 23, 2015   in Life|9 Comments

More power to Hollywood celebs for using the Oscars stage to make strong political and social commentary.

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Citizenfour: The Snowden Story

posted by Vikram Johri|February 18, 2015   in Life|one Comment

The documentary captures the pivotal moments leading up to Snowden’s surveillance revelations.

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