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Massive Response to Naveen Patnaik’s Appeal to Recite  Bande Utkal Janani for  Corona Warriors Affirms Fraternity and Creative Patriotism With alarming spread of CO[...]
At the outset I would like to pay my tribute to Pandit Nehru on his death anniversary. He was not only the Prime Minister and architect of modern India but also an outstanding stat[...]
While spearheading freedom struggle Mahatma Gandhi was so agonised by the havoc wrought on Odisha due to recurrent natural disasters and famines that he painfully described it as &[...]
One change the Coronavirus pandemic has unleashed in India’s private and public lives that was unimaginable only a few weeks ago, is of the state conducting home deliveries of alco[...]
Today is sacred Buddha Purnima, birth anniversary of Lord Buddha. Apart from his hallowed place in the domain of spirituality Lord Buddha’s life and work has been interpreted[...]
In less than a day last week, Bollywood lost two of its stalwarts, Irrfan Khan and Rishi Kapoor. That they passed away amidst worldwide Caronavirus pandemic made it sadder invoking[...]
As Hindu epics-based television serials Ramayan and Mahabharat gather encore from Indian audiences locked-in by Caronavirus, I wondered what could come next in reach, frequency and[...]
With Coronavirus-forced lockdown across India, a captive audience huddles in homes before the television sets, morning and evening, gorging on serials based on Hindu epics, Ramanan[...]
Contradictions constantly rush at one another in India where the most progressive and the most regressive trends co-exist at any given time. The context here is society and cinema.[...]
The LGBT issue is far from gaining social acceptability in a diverse and conservative society that India and much of South Asia is. But things are changing, writes Mahendra Ved for[...]