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Articles by Rakesh Mehar
Articles by Rakesh Mehar
Don’t jump to judge: Why calling suicide a cowardly and selfish act is of no help to anyone
“One of my clients once told me, ‘Depression is such a tepid word for the agony which I am going through’.”
Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 17:59
Review: Is international espionage really as simplistic as Naam Shabana would have us believe?
The only trick in the book for our hero spies is to beat the stuffing out of people until they tell you what they want.
Friday, March 31, 2017 - 16:58
‘Naam Shabana can set a precedent for women characters on screen,’ says director Neeraj Pandey
With hits like 'A Wednesday', and 'Baby', writer-director Neeraj Pandey speaks to TNM on his latest production.
Friday, March 31, 2017 - 15:12
Review: 'Raajakumara' is a predictable masala film with a bleeding heart
Even by blockbuster standards, ‘Raajakumara’ is too heavy on self-righteous piety and too light on actual story content.
Friday, March 24, 2017 - 17:20
Regulation or gag order? Editors weigh in on Karnataka MLAs' demand for new media rules
Senior mediapersons balk at external control on the media, but agree that self-regulation is the need of the hour in Kannada media.
Thursday, March 23, 2017 - 20:16
From audacious dream to successful space project, this book details ISRO’s fairy-tale journey
From his personal memories of a lifetime spent at ISRO, Aravamudan crafts a fascinating biography of India’s highly successful space programme.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 - 13:56
Meet Kiran, a Bengaluru petrol bunk attendant who made Bull Temple Road safer for everyone
Each time he has run into a safety hazard on Bull Temple Road, Kiran resolved it with small but effective solutions.
Monday, March 20, 2017 - 16:00
Review: 'Urvi' struggles to be realistic about trafficking, but its answers are too easy
The film takes too many easy outs and never really explores the real complexities of the issues it seeks to portray.
Friday, March 17, 2017 - 17:19
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