Ashley Tellis is no stranger to censorship. The media, for obvious reasons is pedestaling the issue of Ashley Tellis’s firing from Saint Joseph’s College, Bangalore, solely on gay rights. I think it would be myopic to categorize it in such binary terms, ... Sify, 1 week ago
WHEN I FIRST began corresponding with novelist Bharati Mukherjee in New York, it was spring of 2015 and a time of dreaming. ‘I am so honored by your interest in my work,’ Mukherjee had written graciously in her letter; this became a precursor to a few ...Open Magazine, 1 month ago
We have always known about the coercive form of power. How we are coerced to play gender roles, coerced to fall into a system made by these powers (like patriarchy) - the list is long and exhausting, powers are ever-emerging with excellent regenerative ...catchnews.com, 2 months ago
'I belonged to the working class, not the middle class.''I was a rag-picker. I used to pick up coal from the railway tracks.''I was rejected from the FTII, as I was very unkempt and skinny.''I did not look like a hero, villain or comedian.''But Girish Karnad and Jairaj said I should be taken based on merit, not looks.' IMAGE: Om Puri, Manish Dayal and Helen Mirren in The Hundred-Foot Journey. At the launch of his biography Unlikely Hero, Om Puri got quite emotional as he remembered the people ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
[India], Dec. 28 (ANI): Launching a scathing attack on the Centre, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Wednesday alleged that maximum number of soldiers was killed under the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) regime. "First they did a surgical strike ...Sify, 2 months ago
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