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Articles by Rakesh Mehar
Articles by Rakesh Mehar
Leave the politics aside, it just makes a lot of sense to learn the local language
You can have objections to learning the local language only if you believe that everyone else should speak the same language you do.
Monday, May 22, 2017 - 17:04
Review: ‘Bangara S/O Bangarada Manushya’ has little to offer besides a nostalgic look at Dr Rajkumar
The film plays out a familiar trope of the diasporic Kannadiga hero returning to save the hapless natives from evil politicians.
Friday, May 19, 2017 - 15:54
CCTV video of AP Minister’s son’s accident shows dangers of high speeds even in 'safest' cars
Most industry standard crash tests only subject cars to speeds of around 64km/h, while the SUV was estimated to be travelling at close to 150 km/h.
Monday, May 15, 2017 - 18:48
Review: ‘Masti Gudi’ is a film about saving tigers with really boring powerpoint presentations
The film is plotted so badly that even the actors look vaguely confused about what they’re doing in it.
Friday, May 12, 2017 - 19:04
With Karnataka Assembly elections just a year away, who will take over the Congress helm?
Who will take over as state party President depends on the caste calculus with which the Congress is approaching the 2018 elections.
Thursday, May 11, 2017 - 19:18
Rape is about power and control, not ‘uncontrollable lust’, and the narrative needs to change
Till we abandon the moral view of rape in terms of lust, depravity and shame, we can't get at the politics of power it represents.
Monday, May 8, 2017 - 18:39
Review: ‘Happy New Year’ is a mix of romances that could be summed up with an Archies card
The intensity of a strong romance gets diluted among the five stories, none of which manage to deliver a powerful emotional core.
Friday, May 5, 2017 - 15:56
‘Darkness doesn’t come all at once’: Anti-Aadhaar lawyer’s dire warning as SC hearing ends
Datar was responding to the Attorney General’s argument that Aadhaar being made compulsory should not be an issue.
Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 20:11
Why Aadhaar leaks should worry you, and is biometrics really safe?
What’s worrying is that the UIDAI seems to always be in denial mode over security concerns.
Thursday, May 4, 2017 - 13:16
The RSS man that Yeddyurappa blames for Eshwarappa's rebellion: Who is he and what is his role?
Santhosh has long distrusted Yeddyurappa for putting his caste loyalties ahead of the party’s best interest, say party sources.
Friday, April 28, 2017 - 13:13