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One Fine Evening

By AMITAVA KUMAR | 1 July 2011
Serenading at a New York City dinner party, Junoon rocker Salman Ahmad’s call for social change in Pakistan is a reminder of mirrored atrocities in India

A Ban that Stinks

By ROSALYN D'MELLO | 1 July 2011
The government proposes to ban ads that sell male deodorants because they are too risqué. But what are censors afraid of—women on top?

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Making It

By RAJNI GEORGE | 1 July 2011
The new fortunes of Meghalaya’s mine owners—and the meaning of money in today’s Northeast

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Chhoti Azadi

By RANDEEP RAMESH | 1 July 2011
Kashmir’s new public intellectuals must work towards freedom, not just seek redress for murderous acts of state extremism

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The Stuff Bollywood Films Are Made Of

By LALITHA SUHASINI | 1 July 2011
T-Series became a music empire using a mix of dynamic trade skills, cut-throat rivalry and a fluid idea of legality. Now that it aspires to rule the film production business, will it be able to repeat its success?

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