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An Open Letter to the Protestors at the National Law University: Space Theatre Ensemble

Guest post by SPACE THEATRE ENSEMBLE

Thank you for renewing this much needed dialogue on freedom of expression.

We happen to be, by sheer coincidence, a four-piece all-women theatre group that performs poetry, and have been following the correspondence over the sexist performance of stand-up comedian Avish Matthew with some interest – all the more so since we are now touring in Delhi and its environs. 632 more words

Politics

Ban-man on the prowl again: Malvika Sharad

Guest Post by MALVIKA SHARAD on the recent call by Delhi University Students’ Union for a ban on the street play by Khalsa College theatre group, Ankur. 1,175 more words

Bad Ideas

Debating the Bible 

The famous debate of do we read King James or New King James? Read the one that you understand.

Do we take the word literally or do we interpret it to what we feel it says? 779 more words

Life Daily

Us and Them

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By Amartya Banerjee

I landed in Delhi in the summer of 2009 from Kolkata, for what my father termed as “ 1,130 more words

India

And then they came for Oyasiqur Rahman Babu !

Courtesy : m.bangladeshtime.com

….It is not the young who are writing obituaries for the old,…I have seen the blood shed by so many young people steadily mounting up until now I am submerged and cannot breathe.

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The Transformation: Day 31

As I have said before, my transformation is about much more than just weight loss. It leads me to become a better, more informed person. On that note, I spent Sunday  afternoon at the Champaign Illinois mayoral debate. 438 more words

Advertising to children should be banned

Have you ever noticed how kids drop whatever they are doing to get sucked in by a TV commercial? I have. Both my kids (and we are talking about a 5 year old and a 5 month old) are crazy about commercials. 351 more words

Advertising To Children