Opinion  /  Published 17.08.22

Two speeches: PM Modi vs Mehnaz Kappan

Independence Day is an occasion for lofty rhetoric. This year was not an exception. In his customary address, the prime minister — his fist clenched occasionally — pledged for a decisive b...
By The Editorial Board

India  /  Published 15.08.22

Dynasty, graft big challenges: PM

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said the two big challenges before the country are nepotism and dynasty, and corruption, asserting that "we have to fight" against these together. Add...
By PTI in New Delhi

Culture  /  Published 14.08.22

The ban-did brigade

I don’t support bans and boycotts. If you’ve been around for as long as I have, you’d have also seen a ban or two from up close. But today’s a good time to recall some of them....
By Bharathi S. Pradhan

India  /  Published 26.01.22

Kerala bid to dilute Lokayukta

The Kerala government has come under fire for bringing an ordinance that would empower it to reject orders of the Lokayukta, leaving the ombudsman toothless in its fight against corruption and nepotis...
By K.M. Rakesh in Bangalore

People  /  Published 20.07.21

Raveena Tandon on nepotism

Raveena Tandon doesn’t mince words and her candour makes for refreshing conversation. Be it on nepotism or the male domination in the industry. In Rendezvous with Raveena, organised by Young Lea...
By Saionee Chakraborty


West Bengal  /  Published 30.06.21

TMC members gun for Hemtabad colleague

Trinamul members of the Hemtabad panchayat samiti in North Dinajpur have sought the sabhapati’s removal, accusing him of nepotism and corruption. In all, 13 members of the rural body have writt...
By Kousik Sen in Raiganj

India  /  Published 14.04.21

Kerala minister K.T. Jaleel quits

By Our Special Correspondent in Bangalore

Entertainment  /  Published 02.08.20

Vidya Balan to Shakuntala Devi

A respected and serious sort of filmmaker, not of the frivolous mainstream variety, once used harsh language and predicted doom for Vidya Balan because she’d dared to turn down his film. He made...
By Bharathi S. Pradhan

Entertainment  /  Published 26.07.20

Kangana: Nuke the N discourse

Dear Kangana, When you nuked the film world with a new “N” word you’d been introduced to, I’m sure you didn’t dream it would one day turn into the most mangled word in ci...
By Bharathi S. Pradhan

Entertainment  /  Published 05.05.19

Who is Karan Kapadia?

With Tiger Shroff’s Student Of The Year 2 around the corner, it is a good time to test Kangana Ranaut’s rants against nepotism. Student Of The Year (SOTY) was released seven years ago. Two of the ...


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