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Bihari Rajinikanth to Pushpa’s Flower Nahi Fire—Mumbai ‘dubbers’ drive new pan-India cinema

Voice artists have single-handedly created the Ka-ching phenomenon of pan-Indian south-north crossover cinema. They remain faceless, don’t receive stardom, and are poorly paid.

Marble, glass, steel: Indian architects caught between desires of cash-rich & climate alarm

The heady constructions, with their hyper-connected condos, now dot the urban sprawl at the edge of every city. For every 100 clients, there are 1,000 dealers.

South Korea building on K-pop craze to boost art scene. And India is part of its ‘big mission’

Seoul’s National Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art aims to ‘build an overseas network’ for Korean art and has already collaborated with New York’s popular Guggenheim Museum.

Gulab jamun to ISRO SSLV—space evangelist Srimathy Kesan building satellites with teen girls

Gulab jamuns inspired Srimathy Kesan and her team of seven teenagers to develop tiny satellites the size of delicious round syrupy desserts. They built...

K-pop to K-dramas, there is a new K in the life of Indians – it’s Korean language

TOPIK – Test of Proficiency in Korean – exam takers in India have nearly doubled in the last six years, with 779 registrations in 2022.

MP’s Nepanagar forest is the new battleground. IPS, IFS, tribals, activists, mafia at war

Three district forest officers have been transferred out of Madhya Pradesh's Burhanpur district, and two of them served for less than two months.

No one wants to talk about rapes in Manipur. There’s a silence at the heart of the violence

In India, communal rioting includes revenge attacks based on fake news – from Muzaffarnagar riots to Delhi riots. Manipur's ethnic clashes witnessed 'revenge rape' following a false claim.

Haryana pregnant women have found many ways to get around 3 decades of sex determination ban

After the launch of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao campaign in 2015, Haryana's sex ratio at birth was improving. But since 2020, there’s been a steady decline, with the SRB dipping by 11 points between January and May this year.

LuLu Group is the new mall builder in Modi’s India. Goes with Middle East diplomacy

CEO Yusuff Ali spans political divide. LuLu is present in BJP CMs Adityanath’s UP and Bhupendra Patel’s Gujarat, centrally ruled Kashmir, and CPI CM Vijayan’s Kerala.

Indian LGBTQ+ fiction is out of the ‘cupboard’. With a non-elitist, non-Western language

Two out of eight customers walking into New Delhi’s Eureka Bookstore ask for LGBTQ-themed books.

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The woman in her 40s at a relief camp in Churachandpur | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Manipur sexual violence is political. Don’t deny accountability by calling it...

India cannot reduce or excuse the gang mentality seen in Manipur as innate tendencies or human nature. These mobs have purposeful goals, their intent is structured and coherent.

G20 draft tweaked to reflect dissent on cutting ‘unabated’ fossil fuels

By Sudarshan Varadhan and Nidhi Verma BAMBOLIM, India (Reuters) - A draft statement by Group of 20 energy officials was edited on Saturday to reflect concerns from some members on phasing down "


The V.C Yeshwant Ghadge Sundial Memorial was unveiled at Montone in Perugia, Italy Saturday | Photo: Twitter/@IndiainItaly

‘Single handedly captured post for Allied powers in WW2′ — Italy...

Sundial memorial unveiled in Perugia honours Indian Army soldiers who fought for Allied powers during Italian Campaign in WW2. Naik Ghadge was 22 at the time.
Illustration: Soham Sen

New BJP govt, old divisive ways. Biren’s rule shows party never...

Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh, and by implication, the BJP nationally and the Modi government are all under attack over anarchy in the...