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Articles by Rakesh Mehar
Articles by Rakesh Mehar
The TVF allegations: Why powerful men must speak when peers are accused of sexual harassment
Everyone has a right to fair investigation but let's not forget that in most cases, the accused has more power than the victim.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 15:55
Injustice of Viva Voce: Dalit JNU scholar’s death and the undemocratic selection process
Muthukrishanan’s death must bring attention to the systemic discrimination against students from marginalized communities.
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 - 08:31
Review: ‘Veera Ranachandi’ is an action film that doesn’t know what to do with its woman hero
Other than featuring Ragini in the lead, the film does not change a single element from the standard formula written for male action heroes.
Friday, March 10, 2017 - 16:49
‘Velvet Revolution’ maps the difficult, dangerous journey of women scribes across the world
While empathy for journalists is at a low everywhere, the film highlights the quiet resolve of women journalists pursuing untold stories.
Thursday, March 9, 2017 - 13:47
Review: ‘Eradane Sala’ is one big time-warp, but with a few brief moments of fun
'Eradane Sala' takes its protagonists through a trail of needless complications that could have been solved with simple conversation.
Friday, March 3, 2017 - 18:39
Does ban on dubbed films help Kannada? Activists say it's time Sandalwood opened up
The issue has been given the emotional colour of a pro-Kannada culture movement, but is there more to it than meets the eye?
Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 20:05
I am a man, and the hashtag NotAllMen disgusts me. Here’s why
In the rising cacophony, the depressing reality that women seek to raise a mirror to has completely been drowned out.
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 13:57
Bengaluru’s oldest bookstore Higginbothams gets a makeover, but retains old world charm
It's been housed in MG Road since 1905, and even in the internet age, this bookstore stays relevant.
Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 11:18
Review: Yaman has nothing new to say about politics, but is a fun thriller anyway
The film works so well because it plays to Vijay Antony’s strengths, weaving itself around the silent but deadly hero.
Friday, February 24, 2017 - 16:30
Review: ‘Hebbuli’ is an action film by the book, tailor-made for Sudeep fans
Sudeep has mastered the art of playing the stoic, upright hero, and delivers what’s expected in this film too.
Thursday, February 23, 2017 - 12:49