Why do we know Radhe Maa?

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

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


Who is your guru?

Take our fun quiz: Who is your spiritual guru?

posted by NL Team|August 13, 2015   in Life|21 comments

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

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

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

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

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

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



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.

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


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

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

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

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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.

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


India’s Daughter: A Review

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

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


Oscars Just Got Political. Will Bollywood Follow Suit?

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

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

The Snowden Story

Citizenfour: The Snowden Story

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

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

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