social reality

India celebrates - and debates - relevance of Charles Dickens

February 6th, 2012 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 6 (IANS) He gave us Uriah Heep in "David Copperfield", the Artful Dodger in "Oliver Twist", Ebenezer Scrooge in "The Christmas Carol"...characters who live on not ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Love, sex and dhokha — find it all on Indian television

July 14th, 2011 - 1:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) If the Hindi movie "Rules - Pyaar Ka Superhit Formula" failed to teach a thing or two about love, then there is always the small ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Athawale’s saffron shift suicidal: RLDF

May 13th, 2011 - 6:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 13 (IANS) Maharashtra's Republican Left Democratic Front (RLDF) alliance finally broke its silence Friday and castigated the move by its ally, the Republican Party of India (RPI) ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Indian American writers have impacted our literary culture: Jay McInerney

January 25th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
By Madhusree Chatterjee Jaipur, Jan 25 (IANS) Acclaimed post-modern US novelist John Barrett "Jay" McInerney, a master of New York sagas, says writers of the Indian diaspora in his beloved city have made ... Read more...

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Kashyap’s ‘That Girl in Yellow Boots’ big hit in Toronto (With Images)

September 19th, 2010 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Sep 19 (IANS) The red carpet was rolled out for Indian filmmaker Anurag Kashyap and his cast for the premiere of his movie "That Girl In Yellow Boots" at ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

KBC or ABC? Aamir’s all for social ‘reality show’

May 26th, 2010 - 8:16 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
May 26, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): It's not just the country but the whole world that is waiting for one question to be answered i.e Will Aamir Khan host Kaun Banega Crorepati ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Women’s reservation: Views for and against

March 9th, 2010 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) Proponents of the policy of reservation for women state that although equality of the sexes is enshrined in the Indian constitution, it is not the social reality. ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

The state cannot legislate on a citizen’s sexual preferences (Comment)

September 29th, 2008 - 10:33 am ICT by IANS
India's Additional Solicitor General P. P. Malhotra, who supposedly represents the Indian government's views on all socio-legal matters, has called gay sex "immoral and perverse." There could not be a more egregious ... Read more...

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