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Tagore’s renunciation of knighthood

Tagore’s renunciation of knighthood

May 8, 2019

‘Kaviguru’ Rabindranath Tagore has not only enriched literature but also contributed to India’s struggle for freedom. On his 158th birthday, here is an account of one of his action which marked his patriotism in face of the colonial rule.

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Bollywood’s tribute to the Jallianwala Bagh martyrs

Bollywood’s tribute to the Jallianwala Bagh martyrs

April 20, 2019

This year marks the centenary of one of the darkest day of Indian history, the Jallianwala Bagh massacre. Here is a look at how Indian movies have being documenting the event with their artistic portrayal.

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Post backlash, order on fake news withdrawn

Post backlash, order on fake news withdrawn

April 4, 2018

India withdrew an arbitrary decree to crackdown on fake news, less than 12 hours after a tsunami of backlash. But the larger message from the Modi government engaged in headline and event management seems to be—“fall in line or else...”!

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Legendary pop singer George Michael bows out on Last Christmas

Legendary pop singer George Michael bows out on Last Christmas

December 27, 2016

What ironically became the ‘Last Christmas’ for iconic British pop singer George Michael, his passing away on Christmas Eve comes as great agony to music lovers all over the world.

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Israeli President meets Indian PM for bilateral talks

Israeli President meets Indian PM for bilateral talks

November 16, 2016

The Israeli President, Reuven Rivlin met Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on a six-day visit to India, strengthening ties between the two countries. With a large allocation of spending on defence and increasing focus on international security, it comes as no surprise that Indo...

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Movie review: Pink

Movie review: Pink

September 20, 2016

While the Indian film space is gradually getting used to a diverse set of subjects, sometimes uneasy social commentaries like Pink come as a much-needed guidebook underlining issues such as prejudices against women and their degree of freedom in the patriarchal Indian society.

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India celebrates its 70th Independence Day

India celebrates its 70th Independence Day

August 12, 2016

It was15th August 1947, British declared India as an Independent and free nation. Since then, India has been celebrating this day with zeal and zest. Media India Group team visited the spot for the event preparations this year and captured the glittering Presidential residen...

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RSF Report

RSF Report

April 26, 2016

According to the World Press Freedom Index 2016, India stands low at 133th position in protecting its journalists. As global leaders work together to address the problems on climate change, journalists across the world have a climate change of their own to deal with. Thousands of...

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Overseas Citizens of India

Overseas Citizens of India

March 14, 2016

The Ambassador of India to France, Mohan Kumar, made a three-day visit in Guadeloupe, in the French West Indies, to strengthen some very promising economic and cultural ties between the island and India. He also paid tribute, invited by GOPIO Guadeloupe, to the Indian workers who...

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The “breast tax” of Travancore Kingdom

The “breast tax” of Travancore Kingdom

March 9, 2016

International Women’s Day is celebrated each year on March 8. But there is no specific day to remember women’s fight for equality and dignity, through centuries and all over the world. Over 200 years ago, Nangeli, a poor lower caste woman from Cherthala (Kerala, South) gained...

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The “breast tax” of Travancore Kingdom

The “breast tax” of Travancore Kingdom

March 9, 2016

International Women’s Day is celebrated each year on March 8. But there is no specific day to remember women’s fight for equality and dignity, through centuries and all over the world. Over 200 years ago, Nangeli, a poor lower caste woman from Cherthala (Kerala, South) gained...

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Overseas Citizens of India

Overseas Citizens of India

March 2, 2016

The Ambassador of India to France, Mohan Kumar, made a three-day visit in Guadeloupe, in the French West Indies, to strengthen some very promising economic and cultural ties between the island and India. He also paid tribute, invited by GOPIO Guadeloupe, to the Indian workers who...

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