Archive for July, 2015

Noted advocate INDIRA JAISING on why Modi’s case against Teesta smacks of vendetta

Jul 25, 2015 No Comments

  Victims of crime are known to get so tired of legal processes that they drop out from fatigue. Often, they are bought over by the accused. This is likelier when the accused is a powerful person, with the ability to mobilise finances and wield political clout. Zakia Jafri, widow of Ehsan Jafri, a former [...]

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DEEPANAJA writes on how AHALYA slipped into the epic Ramayana now made popular in the 14-minute SUJOY GHOSE film

Jul 25, 2015 No Comments

  Sujoy Ghose’s Ahalya isn’t really much of a thriller, but it’s a competently made short film that has an eerie charm. Even if you guess the end correctly, you’ll give it the 14 minutes it asks of you because the old Kolkata home looks beautiful, legendary actor Soumitra Chatterjee is in it and Ghosh has [...]

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Mediocrity and pliability have become necessary for appointments to national bodies, says noted film writer ARUN KHOPKAR

Jul 25, 2015 No Comments

I would like to begin by establishing my modest credentials to speak about thepresent FTII strike. I have been close to the FTII since 1971, as a student, as a visiting professor; I have served on the Academic Council and the FTII Society. I have been on theselection panel for students of the direction course. [...]

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