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And now time for ‘The Good Messenger’ by Keki Daruwalla

These days I long for a daily which just gives good news. I propose to start a daily and will be shortly writing to Mr Adani and the two Ambanis for financial support. Am thinking of calling the paper “The Good Messenger.” I have already dismissed the suggestion that we call it “Yes News”. Firstly, […]

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All the Harvey Weinsteins I’ve ever worked for – and why I kept quiet Meg Rosoff

  How did he get away with it? We have to make sure it doesn’t happen again. Why did everyone keep quiet for so long? We all kind of knew, didn’t we? Read the whole article at The Guardian.

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Kaleidoscope Results

WINNERS LIST What’s The Scene? Noyonika Goswami and Maschio D. Unnati Dholakia and Saksham Jain Shekhani Aishah and Christopher D.  Script Your Tales Tanay Kadel and Dhruv Verma Mitali Muralidhar and Tanvi Chamboowala Sujay Choksey and Niranjani Verekar, Akhilesh Kumar,  Vama Gor What Are Words Worth? Vishwambhar V. Rishabh Jain Reesha Jhangiani For Better Or […]

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Literature Live! 360 @ Campus : Story and Poetry Writing Contest Results

  LITERATURE LIVE! 36O@CAMPUS  STORY AND POETRY WRITING CONTEST RESULTS (IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER BY LAST NAME)   STORY WINNERS KANIKA JAIN ANINTHITHA NATH SHIFA ZOYA POETRY WINNERS JINIYA CHATTOPADHYAY SAHIR AVIK D’SOUZA ROHITA RAJU    CONSOLATORY MENTIONS PREETHI (Story) TWINKLE KATARIA (Poetry)          FEMALES ONLY By KANIKA JAIN Bombings in London, stock markets falling in china, […]

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On Stage by Anil Dharker

On Stage : November 2017 by Anil Dharker A word one hears more and more often nowadays is ‘dystopian’. You come across it in book or film reviews: ’the writer`s/director`s dystopian vision of the world’ or ‘the book/film is set in a dystopian future’. Margaret Atwood`s hugely successful A Handmaid’s Tale (quickly made into an award-winning television […]

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The Presidential Prime Minister Narendra Modi by Ashwani Kumar

The Presidential Prime Minister Narendra Modi by Ashwani Kumar     There is an unconventional makeover of parliamentary democracy underway in India with PM-President Narendra Modi. Is Prime Minister Narendra Modi becoming more presidential? Three years into his five-year term is a good point to evaluate this transformation. Modi has arguably become India’s first Prime […]

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Story & Poetry Writing Contest 2017

Literature Live! 360@Campus announces its Story and Poetry Writing Contest 2017! Prompts will be provided on the spot on the basis of which participants have to craft their entry. Participants can come any time between 1:30 pm and 6 pm and write for as little or as much time as they like. Please remember to carry valid […]

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Monologues of a Selfie by Ashwani Kumar

Monologues of a Selfie by Ashwani Kumar Hey, you love me. Does it matter? I don’t need anyone. I love me. I say it loudly. I love me. I am not someone. This is my body-made for myself. This is such a nice thing. I am no good, bad or evil. It’s not hard to meet […]

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On Stage by Anil Dharker

On Stage September 2017 by Anil Dharker As I sit down to write this in mid-August, news has just come in that Pahlaj Nihalani has had his scissors taken away. To say that Nihalani was the most controversial Chairperson of CBFC would be an understatement. Why he was chosen in the first place will remain […]

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Mumbai Notebook by Anil Dharker

Mumbai Notebook August 8, 2017 There are mentalists in many parts of the world. But for some reason, many of them are from Israel. This may have to do with the fact that the ‘father’ of mentalists, the man who started it all, is from that country. His name is Uri Geller, now 70, who […]

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Profound transformation and extraordinary stories: India’s incredible journey from independence to modern nation by Shashi Tharoor

Profound transformation and extraordinary stories: India’s incredible journey from independence to modern nation by Shashi Tharoor As India turns 70 today, politician and acclaimed author Shashi Tharoor writes about its past and its present. As Independent India turns 70, it is time to look back and to look forward at where the country found itself […]

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