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About 11 results for "bigha zameen"

The Grand Passion of K. Asif

Srinagar, June 25 -- Hindi cinema of the 1950s was quite heavily influenced by left-of-centre ideas and Nehruvian socialism. Themes like migration, the rural-urban divide, caste and gender discrimination were often preferred over the mythological or ... HT Syndication, 5 days ago

Dalits take possession of common land in Balad Kalan

SANGRUR: Tension mounted again in Balad Kalan village of Sangrur district on Thursday when around 450 of its Dalit residents took possession of 128 acres of village common land and announced to start tilling it by Friday noon. Over 130 dalit ...
 Times of India1 week ago

Glimpses of reel world lost in time

KOLKATA: In 1947, Dev Anand had gifted an autographed photo of his to Ruma Guha Thakurta. Three years later, they starred together for the first time in 'Afsar', a film produced by the Navketan banner. The Chetan Anand film is no longer available ...
 Times of India1 month ago

Hope lingers despite disappointment

Distraught farmers often have to travel long distances to find employment even a year after Modi coming to power Surendra Kumar Nayak, who owns paanch bigha zameen in Lakheri city of Rajasthan, was a farmer till last year. With loans mounting, ...
 Business Standard India1 month ago

Shocking calamities man-made and natural

Somewhat rattled not just by Tuesday afternoon's tremors but also by assurances along the strain that government machinery is adequately equipped to face any emergency - man made or otherwise. Is it? You could get a ...
 Kashmir Times1 month ago

Cannes 2015: A Short History of India's French Connection

Of the 18 years that she's been working in the movie business, actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has dedicated part of 13 to her appearances at the Cannes Film Festival. This will be her 14th year on the Croisette. Aishwarya has been representing ...
 NDTV1 month ago
Hindustan Times

Both sides of the TV screen: Insensitive at times yet important

Targeting news channels has become shooting practice, even a business model for some. Politicians abuse us, social media outrages against us, even media watchdog sites love to hang anchors out to dry. Truth is, for television news journalism, these ...
 Hindustan Times1 month ago Both sides of the TV screen  Navhind Times1 month ago

Killing fields

Much water has flown under the Howrah Bridge since Shambhu Mahato, the debt-ridden peasant-protagonist played by Balraj Sahni in Bimal Roy’s 1953 neo-realist classic Do Bigha Zameen, was compelled to travel to big bad Calcutta in a bid to earn the pittance ...
 The Financial Chronicle2 months ago
Outlook India

No Easy Acres, No Easy Answers

Landing Trouble What Modi can do to extricate himself from the field of landmines he is in Keep At It Pass ordinances to show he means business, but then the issue would remain alive politically, especially with Bihar poll around the corner.
 Outlook India2 months ago
IPA Newspack.com

RAHUL SHOWS NO SIGN OF REJUVENATION

Share to Facebook Share to Twitter AGAIN, CROWN PRINCE FAILS TO RELAUNCH By Amulya Ganguli The nearly two months of holiday seem to have left Rahul Gandhi pretty much where he was trapped in the closed space of fixed ...
 IPA Newspack.com2 months ago
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