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Is It Time To Junk The Rating System For Movie Reviews?

posted by Arunabh Saikia|May 29, 2015   in Criticles|15 comments

Rahul Desai quit Mumbai Mirror because the newspaper changed the rating he gave to Tanu Weds Manu: Returns. But is it time for the rating system to go?


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Gay And Unhappy: Why India Is Ranked So Low On The Gay Happiness Index

posted by Mr X|May 29, 2015   in GHI|4 comments

India was ranked 81 out of 127 countries, faring worse than China and Nepal


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No Outrage Over The Constant Censoring of Inconvenient Survey Findings

posted by Biraj Swain|May 29, 2015   in Criticles|2 comments

Not just books and films, uncomfortable survey findings have also been at the receiving end of government censorship.


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Girls Score Over Boys In CBSE And ICSE Exams. Tell Me Something New

posted by Nirmolika Sangha|May 28, 2015   in Criticles|4 comments

Should the media report on the ICSE and CBSE results as a battle of the sexes?


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The Ad Rush: At Least 90 Lakh Was Spent To Mark 100 Days of AAP And One Year Of Modi In Delhi Alone

posted by Mahima Singh|May 28, 2015   in Criticles|14 comments

The Delhi government and BJP governments at the Centre and states published 48 ads in four days in the Delhi editions of major print dailies.


Indians, Marginal Polluters. So Why Cut Coal?

posted by IndiaSpend|May 28, 2015   in Data Journalism|4 comments

First of a three-part series assessing India’s energy options as climate change gathers pace. Why should India cut down on coal?


No Religious Sentiments Were Hurt While Making This Flyover

posted by Arunabh Saikia|May 27, 2015   in Report|26 comments

A temple, a mosque and a school came in the way of a new flyover in New Delhi. Guess which one got demolished?


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Contrary To An ET Report, Modi Government Has Not Done Much To Welcome ‘Persecuted Hindus’

posted by Gangadhar S Patil|May 25, 2015   in Criticles|15 comments

The report claims that the BJP-led government has granted Indian citizenship to 4,200 Hindus and Sikhs in Pakistan and Afghanistan over the last year. An RTI reply shows the figure may be grossly exaggerated.


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Rajya Sabha Versus Lok Sabha: FM Arun Jaitley’s Remarks Questioning The Role Of Rajya Sabha Are Misplaced

posted by Jagdeep S. Chhokar|May 22, 2015   in Criticles|26 comments

The Indian Constitution does not permit for a hierarchy between the two Houses of Parliament on the basis of a direct and indirect election.


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Thank You And Good Night, Mr Letterman

posted by Vikram Johri|May 21, 2015   in Criticles|no comments

David Letterman brought his relaxed style and suave persona to command a show that has set the benchmark for late-night TV.


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