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Signs of the times: Time to talk truth to power

Humra Quraishi’s commentary demands answers and accountability for the sufferings of innocent people and she insists that talking truth to power is the only way out. ...

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Rogue Thinker

Khalid Mohamed’s never-before published interview with the dogged rule-breaker, Ram Gopal Varma on how to make a film, from its script and set designs right down to dire...

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Not time-pass. Lockdown is time well spent

Senior professionals from various fields talk to Monarose Sheila Pereira about how they have honed various skills during the pandemic. Let's hear it from them. Ranjit Barot...

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Lal Ghaas Par Neela Ghodha: The Irrfan I knew

Irrfan became a regular visitor to FTII campus and therefore a participant in many “daru” and “maal” addas, writes Sharad Raj  The year was 19...

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A genius having mastered many arts: Satyajit Ray

Humra Quraishi revisits the auteur Satyajit Ray’s life on the eve of his hundredth birth anniversary Satyajit Ray’s hundredth birth anniversary comes close; wha...

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So why don’t people wear masks?

The second wave of COVID-19 is affecting the entire country due to which people are requested to stay indoors, writes Jack Dinis. The Coronavirus has spread in the whole wo...

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‘Bad Girl’ with the Heart of Gold

Khalid Mohamed pays tribute to Shashikala, Bollywood’s original Spice Girl, who passed away on Sunday at the age of 88. In an off-shoulder, body-hugging cabaret outfi...

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Easter Reflections

Christians share their reflections with Monarose Sheila Pereira, this Easter. Over to them... Fr. Daniel, Mt. Carmel Church Easter means New Life. I sincerely desire an...

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Signs of the times: Imagine all the people…

Humra Quraishi wonders if it is the need of this time to revive the Progressive Writers Movement in India. Come April, things will be getting tougher… tougher to survi...

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Pravesh Sippy: Never in Dire Straits

Water of love deep in the ground/But there ain’t no water here to be found/Some day baby when the river runs free/It's gonna carry that water of love to me - the song pl...

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After a Pause

Film historian Dhruv Somani, writes on Bollywood’s comeback syndrome, or why top s...

May 16 2021

Signs of the times: Time to talk truth to power

Humra Quraishi’s commentary demands answers and accountability for the sufferings ...

May 15 2021

Rogue Thinker

Khalid Mohamed’s never-before published interview with the dogged rule-breaker, Ra...

May 14 2021