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Eve Teasing in India.

Assault or Harrassment by another name? It’s an unfortunate truth that women are sexually harassed, and sometimes assaulted, the world over. But in the Indian state of Maharashtra, there is an increasing determination to stamp out “Eve teasing”, as it is called here, for good. It was afternoon and we …

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Sensation! As Veena Malik denies posing nude for FHM India

Pakistani actress Veena Malik has caused a sensation after denying she assented to pose naked for the cover of FHM India with the initials of her country’s dreaded intelligence service tattooed across her arm.  FHM magazine in turn has insisted the image is not a fake with the magazine’s editor …

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Is India ready for a Slut Walk?

Dress appropriately, don’t make eye contact with strangers (especially men) and be at home before sunset. These are a few basic rules that Indian daughters imbibe from their parents, even in a new India where years of economic boom have thrown up a trendy, affluent youth with a kind of …

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A taste for India in world cinema

 India seems to be the flavour of the season in the global film industry. Film critic Saibal Chatterjee reports on a taste for the exotic from the recently-concluded Toronto Film Festival.   The world is clearly in search of another Slumdog Millionaire – Danny Boyle’s ode to the “never say …

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India’s holy cows turn violent

India’s holy cows are turning out to be vengeful deities, according to new figures showing the number of bovine attacks is on the increase.   New figures show seventeen cases of attacks on people in the first half of this year – more than the total number of bites since …

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Bond 23 to shake and stir India…?

The next James Bond movie is to be partially shot in India, according to a production company in Delhi. The BBC has quoted Rahul Soni of India Take One Productions as saying the government has granted permission to EON to film scenes for the as-yet-unnamed follow up to ‘Quantum of …

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Promising ex Miss India Sarah Jane Dias joins Bollywood

Now that’s one girl to look out for, ex- Ms. India, Sarah Jane Dias, the debutant actress paired opposite Abhishek Bachchan in the upcoming thriller GAME. Sarah’s going places even before the release of her debut film. The lissome lass is already romancing Ranbir Kapoor. No, not in a film, …

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