India Insight

Q&A with Arvind Panagariya, Vice Chairman of NITI Aayog

January 19, 2016

By Manoj Kumar and Douglas Busvine

India has every chance of becoming an export powerhouse, Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s top economic adviser Arvind Panagariya told Reuters, despite an ill wind blowing from China that has hurt the ability of Asia’s third-largest economy to compete.

Movie Review: Chalk n Duster

January 15, 2016

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It would require some skill and powers of persuasion to get two of India’s best actresses on board and then go on to direct them in what is a singularly mediocre and amateurish film.

Oh boy, that’s my girl! Battling gender biases in India

January 7, 2016
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Sarah drawing on a board.

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Cashier raped inside Infosys campus in Pune – police

December 29, 2015

A woman cashier at the Pune campus of Infosys Ltd, India’s second-largest IT services exporter, was allegedly raped by two security guards who worked there, police said on Tuesday.

The best and worst of Bollywood in 2015

December 24, 2015

Cinema goers watch the Bollywood movie "Dilwale Dulhania Le Jayenge" inside Maratha Mandir theatre in Mumbai December 11, 2014. REUTERS/Danish Siddiqui/Files

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Movie Review: Dilwale

December 18, 2015

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Movie Review: Bajirao Mastani

December 18, 2015
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Please release me: Bollywood blockbuster pileup could cost millions

December 17, 2015
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Handout photo of “Dilwale”.Two of the year’s biggest Bollywood releases debut in cinemas this weekend, setting up a clash over ticket sales that could hurt both films’ chances of success.

Barkha Dutt on India’s ‘fault lines’ and personal reinvention

December 17, 2015

Lesson for journalists: don’t publish your memoirs unless you plan to break some news. Indian television journalist Barkha Dutt shows how to do it in her book, “This Unquiet Land – Stories from India’s Fault Lines.”

Interview: Barkha Dutt on TV, media and India

December 17, 2015

Journalist Barkha Dutt at the launch of her first book in New Delhi. Handout photo by Aleph Book Company.