‘The Missionary Position’: When Hitchens investigated Mother Teresa

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When Hitchens investigated Mother Teresa : Indian author, Salman Rushdie once said you don’t wanna be on the wrong side of a debate with Christopher Hitchens. And, in this case, it was Mother Teresa.  In 1994, British journalist Christopher Hitchens took on the task of scrutinising the social work of Mother Teresa of Calcutta. Hitchens … Read more

Remembering Sociologist ‘Gail Omvedt’ through her books

Who was US-born Dalit scholar Gail Omvedt?

On 25th August 2022, my social media feed was remembering a white-woman. That’s when it clicked me, it has been one year since pioneer sociologist Gail Omvedt died at the age of 80. If filmmaker Somnath Waghamare is believed then the funeral was attended by more than 1,000 people in a village named Kasegaon, Maharashtra. There … Read more

Who is Kabir Talwar, arrested in Mundra port drugs case?

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NIA (National Investigative Agency) arrested two accused in Delhi, and detained one in Surat in relation to the 2021 Mundra Port drugs case. The investigative agencies have been raiding various location in connection to the case. In the series of searches, Delhi-based businessman Kabir Talwar was detained on Wednesday, and now he has been arrested … Read more

Who is Esmi Upton, seen assaulting four Indians?

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Trigger Warming: Racism, Physical Violence, Verbal Abuse A group of Indian-Americans were physically, and verbally abused in Plano, Texas (US). The incident took place when four Indian-American women were coming back from a dinner. A Mexican-American woman came to these women, and started abusing them for their racial identity. The women identified as Esmi Upton … Read more

Arctic Monkeys: Back with 7th Album ‘The Car’

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Arctic Monkeys took on social media to announce their upcoming, much-awaited album ‘The Car’. The post read  The new album from Arctic Monkeys, ‘The Car’ is out 21st October. Pre-order now http://arcticmonkeys.ffm.to/store  Pre-book now : http://arcticmonkeys.ffm.to/store  The post took social media by a storm as Arctic Monkeys last album was released in 2018, titled Tranquility … Read more

‘RRR’ trending globally on Netflix for 14 weeks;

RRR Trending on Netflix worldwide

RRR is still reigning the charts, but this time it is on Netflix. The film has been on the trending globally for 14 consecutive weeks in both English and non-english categories. Adding to the delight, RRR is the ONLY film to achieve this sensational record beating Ryan Reynolds starrer Red Notice. Film’s director Rajamouli’s last … Read more

Watch five Taapsee films, till you plan to book tickets for ‘Dobaara’

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Taapsee Pannu starrer Anurag Kashyap’s directorial film ‘Dobaara’ had a lacklustre weekend with the film grossing just 3 crores in 3 days.  Although the film was released on limited screens, analysts believe it has done fairly decent business. ‘Dobaaraaa’ is an official remake of the Spanish film ‘Mirage’, which is also streamlining on Netflix. The … Read more