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Music and women, both deemed impure by the Taliban, now come together in Farhad Darya's shows.

Series# 2: Performance as politics!


Nov 9: Natak Jari Hai -- The play goes on (Lalit Vachani, 2005, 84 min)

"...An epic (is) a kind of ... rolling stone, gathering and dropping as it goes along..." says historian Romila Thapar, about the Ramayana.

The Ramayana is one story, and also many stories. So why these attempts to delimit it?

The new rules for surveillance under the IT Act are an assault on our freedom. They also seem misguided, says Sunil Abraham.

India’s Islamic scholars and religious groups have been extremely reticent to openly condemn the murder of Punjab governer Salman Taseer. A lone scholarly voice raised has been that of Maulana Wahiduddin Khan.

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