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Mira Nair Gets Notice From Shia Personal Law Board Over 'A Suitable Boy'

Nov 08, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The All India Shia Personal Law Board has sent a legal notice to filmmaker Mira Nair, Netflix and many others for the portrayal of ‘tazia’ in ‘A Suitable Boy’.

MP Govt Orders Probe In Temple Kissing Scene In Netflix's 'A Suitable Boy'

Nov 22, 2020 PTI

Madhya Pradesh Home Minister Narottam Mishra hints at taking legal action against the makers of the series.


Netizens Fume Over 'A Suitable Boy', Urge Youngsters To #BoycottNetflix

Netizens have expressed outrage over a scene from the miniseries portraying an interfaith couple

Mira Nair, Chomsky Among Over 200 Signatories Demanding Umar Khalid's Release

Sep 24, 2020 PTI

Umar Khalid has been arrested under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act in a case related to the communal violence in northeast Delhi in February this year.


'State-Sanctioned Religious Persecution': Over 300 Personalities, Including Naseeruddin Shah, Mira Nair, Oppose CAA

The amended Citizenship Act and NRC are a "threat" to the soul of India, the signatories said in a note.

20 December, 2019

A Suitable Boy: Mira Nair Is A Visionary Who Brought This Book To Life, Says Namit Das

Outlook Web Bureau

Namit Das wraps up his shoot for Mira Nair’s A Suitable Boy in Lucknow


28 October, 2005

What's In A Namesake?

Amitabha Bagchi

"The Namesake: Casting call for extras. Wanted Bengali Males." Rarely does an email call upon not just my masculinity but my Bengaliness. So when one such came, I had to answer it...


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The pandemic has made it clear that virtual learning is here to stay. In the West, the big question is whether it will dilute the quality of the college experience and education. In India, which grapples with digital divide, the question remains whether this will reach most people at all.

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Even after two years of the Covid-19 pandemic, many 'informed' individuals in India continue to deny the virus with unscientific claims and unfounded data. The latest? Omicron will end the pandemic.

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Across Asia there are deeply entrenched obstacles to a mode of higher education that is liberal in multiple senses – disciplinary and epistemological but also social and political.

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Nagaland To Lakhimpur Kheri: Rights, Regimes And Restitutions in Times Of Turbulence

The two incidents in the recent past, one in Mon district of Nagaland and the other at Lakhimpur Kheri in Uttar Pradesh, undermined the core principles democracy and federalism.

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