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  • Rape and five surgeries later, 5-year-old Gudiya awaits justice

    A year after five-year-old Gudiya (name changed) was raped and found bleeding and fighting for her life, her family is awaiting justice. The daughter of a daily-wage earner from Gandhi Nagar in Delhi has undergone five surgeries and the family is left to fend for itself.

    Tuesday, 15 April 2014 - 6:17am
  • Prime Minister's media advisers: The men who know too much

    How close is the PM's media adviser to the PM? Apparently, a lot. The jury may still be out on whether The Accidental Prime Minister — former media adviser Sanjaya Baru's memoirs of his tenure in UPA1 — is a work of fiction or fact. But it certainly gives us an idea of the easy access the spin...

    Sunday, 13 April 2014 - 8:25am
  • Pump that disco

    Madboy/Mink — the newest kids on the indie electronic block — combinesold school disco beats with modern Parisian vocals synth to make for a distinctive sound that is pleasure to your ears, finds Amrita Madhukalya

    Sunday, 13 April 2014 - 7:50am
  • Bend it like Chadha

    Bend It Like Beckham director talks to Amrita Madhukalya about childhood, her plans for the future, how she is working on expanding her brand of content and, of course, Bollywood Gurinder Chadha was arguably responsible for making the curry as cosmopolitan as the casserole in Britain. Director of...

    Sunday, 6 April 2014 - 7:52pm
  • To shock or not to shock: Violence in films

    Can directors eschew violence and still make viewers squirm? Amrita Madhukalya talks to Lakshmi's Nagesh Kukunoor, among others, to find out

    Sunday, 30 March 2014 - 8:10am
  • How I invented email

    Not many know that a 14-year-old Indian boy invented the email. But it's time to change that narrative, VA Shiva Ayyadurai tells Amrita Madhukalya while disclosing some of his ideas for the future.

    Sunday, 30 March 2014 - 7:50am
  • Truck race at Buddh

    Twelve racing trucks will roll down the race track at the Buddh international Circuit tomorrow to mark the first truck-racing championship in Asia. Brought to India by Tata Motors, the Tata Prima T1 Racing Championship will have two races -- a sprint of five laps and a longer race of 10. In the...

    Sunday, 23 March 2014 - 8:35am
  • Punk homecoming

    Manipur-born Mawi Keivom's first ramp show in India was not just a way to showcase her work to a new audience but a homecoming of sorts. Amrita Madhukalya speaks to the jewellery designer who wants to target the Indian consumer with her edgy, punkish pieces.

    Sunday, 16 March 2014 - 9:00am
  • Goodbye Batman, welcome Angry Maushi

    Whatever happened to the comic superhero? The vanishing tribe is gradually being replaced by relatable heroes set in identifiable milieus. But will they save the world? Amrita Madhukalya reports.

    Sunday, 16 March 2014 - 6:15am
  • Stop Acid Attacks: How a campaign is helping acid attack survivors in India

    A perverse intent and Rs 20 is all it takes to disfigure a face for life. 25-year-old Neetu will attest to that; the moment acid touches your skin, its a cold, dry feeling before the skin begins melting in a inhumane conflagration of pain. 

    Tuesday, 11 March 2014 - 11:11am

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