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Danish Siddiqui, the man who dared to capture reality

Danish Siddiqui, the man who dared to capture reality

July 16, 2021

A roof-top shot of the burning pyres during a mass cremation of victims who perished in the catastrophic second wave of Covid-19, at the Seemapuri crematorium or the image of a Muslim man with his head in his knees in an attempt to protect himself during the Delhi riots in Februa...

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Modi makes it to rogues’ gallery in RSF Free Press Predators

Modi makes it to rogues’ gallery in RSF Free Press Predators

July 7, 2021

In its report Free Press Predators, RSF has listed Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with 26 other leaders from around the world that have stifled free press in their countries. The Paris-based global press freedom organization says Modi has been a ‘predator since takin...

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Is freedom of speech compromised in a democratic country like India?

Is freedom of speech compromised in a democratic country like India?

December 27, 2018

"How much more freedom do you need in a country?" asks actor Anupam Kher in response to Naseeruddin Shah’s statement criticising mob violence and lynching incidents in the country.

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Mushrooming of paid news culture in India

Mushrooming of paid news culture in India

June 17, 2018

The role of the media is supposed to facilitate greater accountability of public personalities and bring the corruption into light. But seeing the recent trends the credibility of media is being questioned. Only after a month of ‘Operation 136’ Cobrapost, an independent inves...

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La deuxième visite au Bengale Occidental de l’ambassadeur de France en Inde

La deuxième visite au Bengale Occidental de l’ambassadeur de France en Inde

February 8, 2017

Lors de sa deuxième visite dans l’Etat indien du Bengale Occidental, du 5 au 7 février 2017, l’ambassadeur de France en Inde, Alexandre Ziegler, s’est rendu à Kolkata, la capitale de l’Etat, et dans l’ancien comptoir français de Chandannagar, autrefois plus connu so...

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In focus: lights, camera, click!

In focus: lights, camera, click!

January 13, 2017

Photography, in India, is fast emerging as a preferred career option that is both attractive and remunerative, and not only the youth but people of all ages are coming forward to showcase their views and skills.

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World’s largest artist colony on the verge of demolition

World’s largest artist colony on the verge of demolition

December 27, 2016

The world’s largest collective of street performers is being forced to leave their permanent establishment which is also a mark of their identity besides their profession. In a bid to redevelop their colony and thus, their lives, the demolition of the Kathputli colony has begun...

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Schools and construction sites come to a standstill in New Delhi

Schools and construction sites come to a standstill in New Delhi

November 8, 2016

New Delhi is choking in its worst smog in 17 years as the little remaining clean air in the city has also waved a goodbye after the not so eco-friendly festive celebrations and the illegal crop burning in Delhi National Capital Region (NCR), leading to a temporary closure of educ...

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India and Russia strike deal for air defence system

India and Russia strike deal for air defence system

October 17, 2016

India and Russia have set out to strengthen their bilateral ties. Prime Minister Narendra Modi signed a deal with President Vladimir Putin for the purchase of a long-range defence missile system-the S-400 Triumf.

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Is New Delhi India’s stalking capital?

Is New Delhi India’s stalking capital?

October 10, 2016

New Delhi has been witnessing a lot of chaos in regard of stalking and rapes in the recent years. The number of stalking cases in the Indian capital have increased from 542 in 2014 to 1,128 in 2015 and the numbers have already reached to 670 this year until September, according t...

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Confluence of technology and art

Confluence of technology and art

September 20, 2016

Technology is reshaping art. Around the world, artists are increasingly turning to new technologies to create better. These innovations can also prove to be persuasive and powerful tools for businesses to grow.

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A Cup of Cha

A Cup of Cha

September 3, 2016

India is expected to see a significant rise in export of tea, but is still debating whether coffee trumps tea as the national drink .West Bengal’s mandate is resoundingly loud and clear. Cha is what the Bengalis call their tea. Cha is not simply a beverage for Bengal; it is a l...

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