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THE FILM INDIA IS NOT PERMITTED TO SEE: How I was moved by the dignity of the mother and left with the thought that the rapist is also India's son

Mar 5, 2015
After watching India's Daughter last night in London, I can only express a personal opinion -- that this is perhaps one of the best, most moving and heart-rending documentaries the BBC has...   | Read..

Modi on board, 'no division' on documentary

Mar 5, 2015
Union home minister Rajnath Singh spoke to Prime Minister Narendra Modi before telling Delhi police to register an FIR and move court seeking a ban on the telecast of the...   | Read..

Protesters storm jail, drag out rape accused and beat him to death in Dimapur

Mar 5, 2015
Hundreds of protesters today broke into a jail, dragged out a businessman accused of raping a college girl and beat him to death at the base of a clock tower in Nagaland.   | Read..

AAP leader rips gag, blames Kejriwal for duo's ouster

Mar 5, 2015
Aam Aadmi Party leader Mayank Gandhi, who attended the national executive meeting that shunted Yogendra Yadav and Prashant Bhushan out of the party's top decision-making...   | Read..

Lift hurdles to private enterprise or pay growth price, Premier tells China

Mar 5, 2015
Chinese Premier Li Keqiang warned today that the country would have to overcome economic inefficiencies, excess capacity and impediments to private enterprise if it were to...   | Read..

Nitish defends axing Manjhi decisions

Mar 5, 2015
Chief minister Nitish Kumar today justified his decision to annul the 33 decisions taken by the Jitan Ram Manjhi-led cabinet during the last leg of his (Manjhi's) tenure,...   | Read..

Naveen fires partisan salvo at Modi

Mar 5, 2015
Chief minister Naveen Patnaik today targeted the Narendra Modi-led government at the Centre for adopting a partisan attitude towards the state and neglecting it in the...   | Read..
Two Visva-Bharati students take an "us-ie" during Basanta Utsav in Santiniketan on Thursday. Picture by Pradip Sanyal   | Read..
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I wish I could be as cool as M.S. Dhoni or a Laxman
Sunil Gavaskar
reacting to the Virat Kohli controversy

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