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Vishwaroopam controversy

The land of the unfree

The Sunday Story With every passing controversy, we’re learning to redefine our rights, says Baradwaj Rangan »

A revolution betrayed

The Sunday Story Just because you came around chanting names and offered flowers to the stone, would it become a god,” the protagonis »

The dark underbelly of film financing

Although the wave of controversy over the delay in the release of Vishwaroopam is likely to die down once the movie releases in Ta...»

Ban culture goes back a long way

The ban culture goes back a long way. From Kissa Kursi Ka to Aarakshan, there have been many instances of Central and vario...»


Public Health Policies and the Tobacco Industry

A law making it mandatory for health warnings to cover 85 per cent of the total display area on packages of tobacco products was put on hold in March, five days before it was to take effect. In this article, Aparna Ravi calls for the implementation of internationally accepted guidelines to protect public health policies from being influenced by the vested interests of the tobacco industry by taking proactive measures to address conflicts of interest. Read more. »

The then Pakistan President Ayub Khan said in a broadcast that India’s "threats against Pakistan" could lead to "general and total war".

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