Thursday, Oct 28, 2021

The Phoolan Devi Of Bihar Who Has A Bandit Queen Of Her Own Now

May 26, 2020 Giridhar Jha

Shakuntala Devi's story, uncannily similar to that of late Phoolan Devi, has inspired film-maker Hyder Kazmi to make a Hindi movie, Bandit Shakuntala, which is now in the post-production stages.

Behmai Massacre: Case Diary Disappears, Judge Postpones Verdict Pronouncement

Jan 18, 2020 PTI

20 people were killed in Behmai allegedly by bandit Phoolan Devi's gang nearly four decades ago.

Sonchiriya: The Golden Sparrow Foxes The Box-Office But May Yet Charm Historians

Abhishek Chaubey directed 'Sonchiriya' (Golden Sparrow) may be an understated Beti Bachao film in the year the country goes to the polls with many a slogan to live up to.

Phoolan Devi, R.I.P

Jul 26, 2001

A collection of articles: breaking news on the aftermath of her brutal killing: the manhunt, speculation, reflections, reminiscences and politicisation;

Phoolan Devi Shot D

Massive manhunt launched for as yet unidentified masked killers of the bandit queen

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'Phir Bhi Dil Hai Hindustani': Shah Rukh Khan As The Symbol Of Indianness

SRK’s persona evokes the kind of Indianness that denies categorisation into singular, exclusive identities. And thrives on making others feel welcome.


Love, Respect, Awe: Look At Her Like Shah Rukh Khan Looks At His Women

Shah Rukh Khan is the soothing balm for millions of Indian women living an oppressive life in an insensitive, patriarchal society.

Shrayana Bhattacharya
Love, Respect, Awe: Look At Her Like Shah Rukh Khan Looks At His Women


A Fanboy’s Bollywood: Before And After The Khans

How the larger-than-life Hindi film hero of ­yesteryears gave way to the relatable charm of Shah Rukh and the other Khans.

Giridhar Jha
A Fanboy’s Bollywood: Before And After The Khans


Virat Kohli’s Abrasive Leadership Style Gave Indian Cricket A New Dimension

Virat Kohli will step down as T20 captain of India and RCB but that will not take away the fact that he remains a unique leader

Sep 20, 2021 Arijit Ghosh

Taliban: What’s Next For The International Community?

With all foreign soldiers out of Afghanistan, the Taliban is now in a position to do pretty much what it wants.

Sep 13, 2021 Seema Guha

Rising Challenges Of Plagiarism In The Era Of Online Education

It can be a crucial stepping stone to develop young minds to appreciate the importance of practising honesty throughout their academic journey and lay the foundations for successful professional careers.

Sep 12, 2021 Chaitali Moitra

Vaccine Mandates Harm Long-Term Public Health

One can be pro-religion, but against coerced religion; one can be pro-vaccines, but against coercion and mandates

Sep 12, 2021 Kameswari Chebrolu