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Why we are so keen on demonising Indrani

Why we are so keen on demonising Indrani

A lot of what we are hearing about Indrani is coming from our desire to demonise her and deny her humanity, says Shivam Vij. IMAGE: Indrani and Peter Mukerjea, in happier times. Photograph: PTI Photo. Until the Mumbai police reveals what they think was the motive behind Indrani Mukerjea killing Sheena Bora, most of our understanding of the case will be based on hearsay from sources unwilling to name themselves, partisan narratives and speculation. Even after the Mumbai police tells us what ..., 20 hours ago

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A man who moved mountains

By Shivam Vij Dashrath Manjhi's life has been scripted for Ketan Mehta's next film, but you don't need cinema to make the tale of a mountain-breaker any more heroic. Dashrath Manjhi's is such an old, famous story in Bihar, you'd think it wouldn't ...
 Mumbai Mirror3 weeks ago

Yes, we clan

By Shivam Vij Three of Lalu Prasad Yadav's nine children are positioning themselves as his political heirs. With assembly elections around the corner in Bihar, their sibling rivalry has now become palpable. Chief Minister Nitish Kumar's official ...
 Mumbai Mirror1 month ago
International Business Times UK

Sheena Bora murder: Whodunnit that's gripped urban India

So, how does one describe a murder mystery that has gripped urban India and its media? Simply speaking, Indrani Mukerjea, the second wife of a high-profile third husband, is accused of killing Sheena Bora, her daughter who was initially described as ...
 International Business Times UK1 day ago
Deutsche Welle

Why neither India nor Pakistan won the 1965 war

India will celebrate the 50th anniversary of its 1965 war with Pakistan from August 28 to September 22. (Pictured above: Indian soldiers patrol the Line of Control). A lot of nationalism will be on display, including a carnival. India and Pakistan ...
 Deutsche Welle6 days ago Opinion: The approaching India-Pakistan impasse might be even more complicated to interrupt  NewsListOnline1 week ago Opinion: The coming India-Pakistan impasse may be even more difficult to break  Deutsche Welle1 week ago India-Pakistan 'mango diplomacy' isn't fruitful  BBC1 month ago

Opinion: Why Indrani Mukerjea Case Has Us Transfixed

How soon before the media narrative over Indrani Mukerjea goes from one extreme to another? Show Full Article The Sheena Bora murder case will be better known as the Indrani Mukerjea case, because Sheena wasn't the one who was a celebrity. The ...
 NDTV6 days ago

Why is New Delhi afraid of the Hurriyat?

IMAGE: Yasin Malik, chairman of the Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front, being arrested ahead of his proposed meeting with Pakistan's National Security Advisor Sartaj Aziz in New Delhi on Thursday, August 20. Photograph: S Irfan/PTI Photo. India should be more confident and let Pakistanis meet Hurriyat leaders. India's main concern is terrorism, and India should talk terrorism. If that means talking Kashmir, so be it, says Shivam Vij. New Delhi says Pakistani officials should not interact ...
 Rediff.com1 week ago
India Today

The half-philosopher

Chetan Bhagat's solutions to India's problems are well-meaning but naive, even problematic Chetan Bhagat. Illustration by Saurabh Singh Chetan Bhagat today is much more than India's best-selling writer of popular fiction. He is seen to ...
 India Today1 week ago
Deutsche Welle

Can movies bring India and Pakistan closer?

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan's latest movie "Bajrangi Bhaijaan," directed by the young filmmaker Kabir Khan, narrates a story of a Hindu devotee who overcomes many obstacles to help a lost Pakistani Muslim girl reunite with her family in ...
 Deutsche Welle2 weeks ago
Bangladesh Daily Star

India blocks access to 857 porn sites

Adults would still be able to access the sites using virtual private networks (VPNs) or proxy servers. Photo: BBC BBC Online India has blocked free access to 857 porn sites in what it says is a move to prevent children from accessing them. ...
 Bangladesh Daily Star1 month ago India blocks 857 porn sites  BBC1 month ago
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