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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 India, 2 days 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 week 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 Times2 weeks 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 ...
 NDTV2 weeks 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 Times4 weeks ago Both sides of the TV screen  Navhind Times3 weeks 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 Chronicle1 month 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 India1 month ago


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.com1 month ago

Land bill row: Why it's a personal battle for Jairam Ramesh

New Delhi: Jairam Ramesh is an extremely busy man these days. After the Narendra Modi-led government decided to have a drastic rewrite of the land Act passed by the UPA, it has become the moral responsibility for him to lead the fightback for the ...
 Firstpost.com1 month ago

Jairam Ramesh: 2014 land Act will take us back to 1894!

'In the UPA you had one pradhan mantri and many mantris. In the NDA you have one pradhan mantri and many santris!' 'Give time to the 2013 Act to work. I not only think that the 2013 law is workable, I believe that the 2013 law is a compromise, a balanced middle path and protects the interests of land owners and livelihood losers.' Jairam Ramesh on the rationale for the 2013 land Act that he piloted as rural development minister and what is wrong with the amendments that the Modi government is ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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