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The Bloody Crossroads

By AMAN SETHI | 1 May 2011
The tragic fate of one village and the deadly consequences of India’s faltering struggle against the Maoist insurgency

For the Sake of the Song

The Forgotten Waltz

Unfinished Symphony

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The Bloody Crossroads

By AMAN SETHI | 1 May 2011
The tragic fate of one village and the deadly consequences of India’s faltering struggle against the Maoist insurgency

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Unfinished Symphony

By ANANYA VAJPEYI | 1 May 2011
A stellar new biography captures the storm and stress of Gandhi’s operatic struggles, with himself and with India

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Death by Dialogue

By TRISHA GUPTA | 1 May 2011
What does it mean for the future of Hindi cinema if most films are now in fact conceived, thrashed out and largely executed not in Hindi but in English? Will filmmakers only tell the stories of a minuscule section of the population?

Love, Sex and Taboos

By ROSALYN D'MELLO | 1 May 2011
Love in India offers the viewer an almost anthropological enquiry into our collective discomfort with matters of the heart and of the crotch

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