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The Sunny Leone interview: What Bhupendra Chaubey really meant

Watch carefully: All his questions were just prettied-up Bollywood dialogues.

posted by Madhu Trehan|January 20, 2016   in Criticles|7 comments

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27 instances that prove you can be persecuted by the state or attacked by a mob for cracking a joke

No world for funny people, it seems.

posted by Sourodipto Sanyal and Urmi Duggal|January 19, 2016   in Criticles|no comments

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26 years of exile: How successive government have failed Kashmiri Pandits

Governments and parties have only used the community's woes for political point-scoring.

posted by Varad Sharma|January 19, 2016   in Criticles|no comments

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Why Filmfare needs to get its act together

Awards are meant to honour talent, not please celebrities.

posted by Anand Walunjkar|January 18, 2016   in Criticles|9 comments

Clothesline – Episode 70

A wrap of the good, the bad and the funny from the world of news. In wake of multiple goof-ups while burning effigies, the Newslaundry manual to burning effigies. Also: outrage over North Korea’s hydrogen bomb test, Manipur earthquake, Pakistani media’s reaction to Modi’s surprise visit, Pathankot attack, Mehdi Hasan’s Head to Head, Fuckwah award and much more.

posted by NL Team|January 16, 2016   in Criticles|3 comments

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Meet the transwoman behind India’s first modelling agency for and by transpeople

She hopes to free the notion of beauty.

posted by Urmi Duggal|January 15, 2016   in Criticles|no comments

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Why we need a new outlook towards the transgender

More stories that portray the community as human as “us”, please.

posted by Vikram Johri|January 15, 2016   in Criticles|2 comments

Pathankot Ops: A success or a failure? A look at how some in the mainstream media viewed it

We went through nine news channels, five newspapers, and three news portals from January 3 to January 6 and looked for all editorialized content on the counter-ops.

posted by NL Team|January 15, 2016   in Pathankot Reports|5 comments

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Kiku Sharda’s arrest: How our laws lend legitimacy to such idiocy

This isn’t the first arrest under Section 295 A and definitely won’t be the last.

posted by Arunabh Saikia|January 13, 2016   in Criticles|11 comments

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Why the volatility in Chinese markets is more political than economic

The government’s reactionary policies have ensured that Chinese stock exchanges are not ‘markets’ at all.

posted by Prabhat Singh|January 13, 2016   in Criticles|3 comments

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