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  • The idea cauldron boileth

    By parterning with the Sundance Institute, Manish Mundra's new collaboration hopes to groom and shape the country's filmwriting talent, reports Yogesh Pawar

    Sunday, 19 April 2015 - 5:25am
  • Saluting Mallika-e-Ghazal Begum Akhtar!

    If some dwell on her soulful music, others remember her as a woman who came into her own in an era where professional female singers fought for an identity.Yogesh Pawar joins musicians, disciples and fans in celebrating the life and music of Begum Akhtar in her centenary year

    Sunday, 19 April 2015 - 5:20am
  • Hullabaloo in Kerala over Mr Gay World pageant entrant

    Family threatened with ostracism * Father finds mosque doors shut, faces snide remarks * Imams want Thahir back out and atone

    Sunday, 19 April 2015 - 5:05am
  • TISS fact-finding panel nails AP cops' lies on Chittoor killings

    The theory of a real encounter will hold only if the scene of offence is captured graphically and proved.

    Saturday, 18 April 2015 - 5:00am
  • People of Gilgit-Baltistan want what the Indian Kashmiris have: Senge Hasnan Sering

    Given India, Pakistan and China's stakes in Pakistan Occupied Kashmir, no surprise Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) has emerged a hub of geo-strategic activity. dna's Yogesh Pawar caught up with director of the Washington-based Gilgit Baltistan Institute, Senge Hasnan Sering, who is in Mumbai for a series of...

    Thursday, 16 April 2015 - 7:30am
  • Not a happy Ambedkar Jayanti in Babasaheb's ancestral village

    On his 123rd birth anniversary as community leaders, politicians, their parties and outfits try to outdo each other in evoking Dr Babsaheb Ambedkar, 150 kms from Mumbai seven families of Ambedkar’s descendants living in Ambe-Tembe, his ancestral village in Thane district (Murbad tehsil),...

    Tuesday, 14 April 2015 - 5:05am
  • Look what Sena's environment ministry does to Marathi manoos

    "The current design of the dam ensures all benefits to Telangana and none for Maharashtra which'll house one of its biggest barrages," said environmental activist Amruta Pradhan of the South Asia Network for Dams Rivers and People (SANDRP). This organisation has used data available in government...

    Monday, 13 April 2015 - 9:44am
  • 'Margarita With A Straw' and the sexuality of the differently abled

    All too often, society turns a blind eye to the primal needs of the differently abled. Hopefully, the release of Shonali Bose’s Margarita With A Straw, which puts the spotlight on one woman’s journey of sexual exploration, will start a debate on the issue, says Yogesh Pawar

    Sunday, 12 April 2015 - 7:30am
  • Sexuality of the disabled still suppressed in India

    The soon-to-release Margarita With A Straw (MWAS) brings into sharp focus the way the differently-abled are treated as asexual, and their families and caregivers are unable to cope with their sexuality.

    Sunday, 12 April 2015 - 7:30am
  • Maharashtra government's move to cast Marathi movies in prime-time role sparks a row

    "It all very good to do this to promote Marathi cinema. But I want to know whether the government will then subsidise tickets and make it affordable for a middle-class Maharashtrian to watch a film, say an Inox? National censor board member Nandini Sardesai told dna.

    Wednesday, 8 April 2015 - 7:57am