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Charulata told the tale of a lonely wife.The film is meditative poetry lingering over the inner turmoil endured by all the characters It tells the tale of a lonely wife who develops a deep regrettable bond with her brother-law Teen Kanya Teen Kanya was another written work of Rabindranath Tagore that was later adapted into a film Teen Kanya told the tale of three different women during three different stages of their lives Nayak Being an entertainment journalist Nayak is one film that always crosses my mind when I go to interview celebrities It still remains a shocker how with a minimum budget Satyajit Ray was able to portray Uttam Kumar as the glamorous superstar Sharmila Tagore’s character is the one every journalist can relate to She witnessed the real side of glamour but finally decides to keep everything as a memory For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsPublished: July 28 2014 12:05 am Related News The saddest story to emerge from recent news reports is the fact that political parties across the board have in the past colluded to prevent a law against criminals in politics Until such a law comes into effect one can expect even worse conduct from bullying and badly behaved individuals who sit in our hallowed Parliament The biggest shock was to read that of the 11 Shiv Sena politicians who brutalised a catering manager 10 have criminal charges against them including for murder We must be the only country in the world that allows our highest institution to be filled with such people How can the youth of India be expected to honour or respect Parliament or our Constitution Can Prime Minister Narendra Modi bring about much-needed change where previous governments have failed — Anjolie Ela Menon (Delhi) The helplessness This refers to ‘Air strike hits school sheltering Gaza civilians toll crosses 700’ (IE July 25) In the ongoing conflict between Israel and Palestine civilians are paying the priceCasualties on both sides are mounting It may be recalled that tensions were ignited on June 12 when three Israeli teenagers were allegedly kidnapped and killed In apparent retaliation on July 2 a Palestinian teenager was kidnapped and also killed Please note that these teens were killed for no fault of their own The EU and the UN are pressing hard for a lasting ceasefire but so far neither side has indicated its willingness to stop the fighting for any length of time On the contrary both sides seem to be escalating the conflict further The UN created to maintain “world peace” has completely failed in its job — Vijay D Patil (Pune) An individual’s claim K Laxman a BJP MLA allegedly said tennis superstar Sania Mirza is “Pakistan’s daughter-in-law” and therefore should not be designated the brand ambassador of Telangana By saying this he has doubted the credentials and achievement of one of our greatest sportspersons It is wrong to doubt Mirza’s patriotism Do men lose their individual identity after marriage Why should women Mirza is the pride of India and will remain so regardless of what Laxman might think — Sanket Pawar (Mumbai) Shocked conscience This refers to ‘Not a grown-up debate’ by Ved Kumari (IE July 24) While I appreciate the multi-dimensional view of the writer I vehemently disagree that minors committing horrifying and premeditated sexual offences should be given any kind of relief The barbarism of some of the cases involving juveniles calls for an alteration of the law — D Gopalakrishnan (Pune) For all the latest Opinion News download Indian Express App More Related NewsHis brother-in-law opted for boring Amul-baby white Saasu Ma chose yet another exquisite shade of green while wifey dear settled for a demure maroon But Robert Vadra was having none of that patrician Lutyens taste Real Delhi boys wear pink… to the polling booth Robert Vadra goes to vote along with wife Priyanka Naresh Sharma/Firstpost Preferably paired with a skinny white tee and navy blazer Nothing screams patriotism quite like a flash of a toned waxed chest on election day Here is our photographic tribute to the first son-in-law’s sartorial chutzpah Mr Modi this is what we call damaad power Naresh Sharma/Firstpost Naresh Sharma/Firstpost Naresh Sharma/Firstpost Naresh Sharma/Firstpost New Delhi: Top leaders of BJP and RSS met tonight to discuss the escalating controversy over forced conversions by some Sangh Parivar outfits that has paralysed Parliament where some crucial bills in insurance and coal sector remained stuck The meeting convened over dinner at Union Minister Nitin Gadkari’s residence to ensure better coordination with the government was attended among others by BJP president Amit Shah and RSS second-in-command Bhayyaji Joshi besides Union ministers Rajnath Singh Arun Jaitley and Sushma Swaraj The Winter session of Parliament ends tomorrowSenior BJP leader Arun Jaitley PTI Party sources said the leaders discussed the current political situation and issues of governance at a time when the opposition has attacked the government and BJP over forced conversions across the country The discussions are being held when right wing Hindu outfits are pushing for conversions with their top leaders terming them as "Ghar Vapsi" (homecomings) Party leaders were tight-lipped about discussions that took place in the meeting while BJP sources said it was a periodic review meeting where leaders of BJP its ideological fountainhead RSS and government sit together to discuss the political situation and other urgent matters to ensure smooth coordination with the party At the meeting the RSS and the BJP were reported to have stressed on the need for a campaign for an anti-conversion law The government and the BJP have expressed their readiness to have such a law but put the onus on the opposition to give its support for this measure Among others present at the meeting included BJP general secretaries Ram Lal and Ram Madhav both of whom have been closely associated with the RSS and seior Sangh leader Bajrang Lal Gupta Government is concerned over the opposition’s voceferous attitude in Parliament where the Rajya Sabha functioning has been paralysed for the past many days with key reform legislations like the Insurance bill pending for approval The row reached Lok Sabha today PTI Dalits in India are merely seen as a political group; but when we use the word Dalit we get an image of a social warrior On a closer look we find that in addition to being a socio-political group Dalits are also quite cultural Yet a few western scholars are of the opinion that Dalits do not possess any culture of their own Two-three years back with the help of a research team from GB Pant Social Science Institute Allahabad I had conducted a study of popular Dalit religious and cultural sects of four states – Uttar Pradesh Bihar Madhya Pradesh and Orissa These sects included the Kabir panth Satnaami panth and the Mahima dharma It wasquite astonishing to see during the research that the daily lives of Dalits – their behaviour intelligence and folk knowledge – developed mostly under the influence of these sects Political parties who try and understand the Dalit consciousness only through the eyes of Ambedkar might be a drawback Reuters While interviewing Dalit groups residing in various villages across the four states it was observed quite surprisingly that Kabir Ravidas Guru Ghasidas and Mahima Swami featured prominently in many of their songs and stories The influence of Swami Achhutanand of the Aadi Hindu Panth is visible on the consciousness of these Dalits Their rituals from birth to death their spiritual thoughts are all inspired by the ideologies of these saints and traditional sects Though it is said that saints do not belong to any particular caste it is also seen that numerous saints of the Dalit and backward castes – like Ravidas Dhana and Peepa – were born during the Bhakti period The Bhakti saints spread feelings of self-respect and humanity which largely influenced the Dalit culture At the same time Dr BRAmbedkar played a great role in arousing a democratic culture among Dalits Ambedkar taught them lessons of democracy and encouraged them to become a democratic social group by adhering to constitutional norms He taught them how to become responsible citizens and how to develop amicable relations with the state This way it becomes clearthat the development of social and cultural consciousness among the Dalits was inspired by reformist sects and by Ambedkar We can say that they were the decisive elements of their consciousness and that the entire Dalit consciousness is made by the association of these two elements Thus political parties who try and understand the Dalit consciousness only through the eyes of Ambedkar might be a drawback In the absence of any of the two it is not possible to understand the Dalit consciousness and the structure of their inner self in a wholesome manner Many organisations like the Republican Party of India who wish to understand Dalits only through the Ambedkarvaadi lens or want to engage in polarisation around Ambedkar may show little signs of success Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) founder in Uttar Pradesh Shri Kanshi Ram understood this fact For this reason he attended and delivered his speech at the Ramnavmi fair in Chattisgarh where Dalits thronged in huge numbers He also worked with the Satnamis and developed the Bahujan leadership Simultaneously he also associated himself with Ambedkar’s symbol and actively visited Ambedkar fairs He gave importance to Ambedkar’s ideology albeit in a selective manner Though his opinions on various issues were in contrast to that of Ambedkar’s he still developed his own brand of pragmatic politics A point came in Kanshi Ram’s life when due to huge pressure of Ambedkarite intellectuals and groups he even thought of embracing Buddhism Though he was in favour of doing so he never managed to do this in his lifetime Kanshi Ram knew very well that in states like Uttar Pradesh and Punjab and also in other parts of India the maximum share of the Dalit population were Kabirpanthi or Ravidasi He understood that if he embraced Buddhism it might have a bad effect on the party’s politics as they would lose their symbolic power of getting associated with these sects Current BSP supremo Mayawati who politically grew under Kanshi Ram’s guidance has always revered the saints and gurus of Dalit society and this has been one of the biggest reasons behind the accomplishments of her party But of late there has been a decrease in the use of names of Dalit saints and gurus in the party’s discussions It needs to be understood why this has happened Not only do popular sects like Kabirpanth and Ravidas panth arouse cultural consciousness among the Dalits they also play a crucial role in the making of their political consciousness Today Dalits are rapidly being transformed into a democratic group and the ground for this has been prepared through the intervention of these popular reformist sects The seeds of democratic desire were sown by Ambedkar on this ground The Dalits’ democratic aspirations for self-respect humanity equality and freedom from the bondage of the caste shackles took birth under the influence of these very sects During the research in the aforementioned states it was seen that the Dalits always want to become democratic citizens by walking hand in hand with the state and constitution They do not want to get involved in any violence or conflict They want to become democratic citizens who have their own political voice Kanshi Ram was also aware of this fact On being asked about the expansion of his politics in Bihar he replied that their politics cannot survive in a place where there is an influence of arms and ammunition He somewhere knew that the Dalit mind is a democratic one and can be polarised only in a democratic manner It was observed many times during the research that the followers and devotees residing in the Kabir panth and Ravidas ashrams and those participating in the Ravidas fairs took part in political discussions after offering their evening prayers and after completing their religious rites and rituals In a Kabir panth ashram in Rewa one can see Ambedkar’s poster on the wall adjacent to a poster of Kabir These sects not only develop religious spiritual consciousness among the Dalits but also arouse positive social consciousness among them Hence it becomes clear that people who place Ambedkar against these sects or vice versa do not fully understand Dalit aspirations dreams and their consciousness Trump has vowed to take steps to exit the pact right after he takes office.s registered owners are liable for. 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As many as 20 credit cards were issued by the SBI Cards and Payment Services Pvt Ltd in September-October 2010 and February-October 2011. 2017 3:35 am Related News With just two days to go before GST is rolled out, who is indisposed, Kay Kay Menon, somebody who has experience with horror cinema (Mama was directed by him).Bill Skarsgrd essays the titular role To understand the premise of It think Stranger Things with slightly older children Calling themselves the Loser’s Club the group led byBill Denbrough have to face bullies in school and those bullies can be nasty But they are literally nothing as compared to It a being who appears in the form of clown called Pennywise but is not really a clown He is a being which was there before the creation of the universe itself and belongs to a different reality He arrived on earth in the form of an asteroid when earth was young and preys on little children in the fictional town of Derry in the state of Maine US The trailer begins with the scene that has left an indelible mark on the minds of those who have read the novel and is also one of the scariest scenes in the miniseries A kid George younger brother of Bill Denbrough is peering down a drain to look for his paper boat He instead sees a clown inviting him to come down The scene cuts to George (as a ghost) informing Bill that if he comes with him he’ll “float too” If you are a fan of horror genre make sure you don’t miss this film It releases on September 8 worldwide For all the latest Entertainment News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Top NewsI think Ravindra Jadeja should be put through a psychological assessment What on earth was he thinking when he decided to pose in front of pride of Gir forest lions This in the week where there were two shark attacks an alligator killed a child in Disneyland and just a few weeks back a gorilla had to be shot dead because a two-year-old fell into the enclosure The boy was two years old he fell into the enclosure through the railings To the best of my knowledge Jadeja is older than two and he did not fall into the space between him and the lions He elected to walk there and the ignorance of the laws is not a sufficient defence What about plain common sense Did he not read the story of the young man who was reportedly mentally unstable who walked into the tiger’s den so to speak at the Delhi zoo He was not normal Ravinder Jadeja at the Gir National Park Image courtesy: Instagram So why is it okay to think that Jadeja did the smart thing and should not be assessed Imagine if something had happened to him The rangers would have been arrested the Forest officers suspended and a whole frenzied media would have gone berserk Indians would have howled in protest against the inept officials while ignoring this man’s utter stupidity I think it is absolutely spot on that the authorities are making an official report of this incident and once they do the man should be taken to task because he could have ruined their lives and careers with his indulgence When celebrities especially sports personalities send out the wrong message to their fans and the public at large they are twice as culpable There was nothing heroic about this Look at the photos He turns his back on the lions and makes funny faces It was so foolish Did he think they were tied up Did he think they would ask for his autograph because these lions in the wild get a cricket feed Maybe Ravindra Jadeja thought his fans would see him as a heck of a guy gutsy and ready to risk his life Now if he was doing that saving somebody from a burning building one could understand it But to try and fraternise with wild lions on their turf borders on madness It is said he loves animals Then he should have known better than to leap out of a jeep and put himself at risk You think those lions were sort of saying cool it dude it’s a cricketer let him be He is just lucky they were fed and full and not inclined to be curious Otherwise Mr Jadeja would not have made it back to his jeep I know a friend who lost his brother from an elephant who plucked him out of his jeep on the road and slammed the life out of him You want to be a tough guy go play your game and stop sending out wrong messages to impressionable youngsters Taking selfies with lions man you need to see a shrink By: Express Web Desk | Updated: July 7 2017 11:21 pm South Africa trail by 244 runs Related News England would think they have the upper hand after stumps on day two of the first Test against South Africa at Lord’s South Africa were 214 for the loss of five wickets and were trailing England by 244 more runs England picked up regular wickets and never let South Africa batsmen look threatening England earlier posted 458 runs on the board in the first innings Skipper Joe Root made 190 and Moeen Ali made 87 Stuart Broad then smashed unbeaten 57 runs to push the total over 450 Morne Morkel picked up four wickets for South Africa England XI: Alastair Cook Keyton Jennings Gary Ballance Joe Root Jonny Bairstow Ben Stokes Moeen Ali Liam Dawson Stuart Broad Mark Wood James Anderson South Africa XI: HG Kuhn Dean Elgar Hashim Amla JP Duminy Temba Bavuma TB de Bruyn Quinton de Kock Vernon Philander Keshav Maharaj Kagiso Rabada Morne Morkel For all the latest Sports News download Indian Express App IE Online Media Services Pvt Ltd More Related NewsBy: Express Web Desk | New Delhi | Published: February 21 2017 5:56 pm The Ghazi Attack has earned Rs 1940 crore till Monday Related News The Ghazi Attack has received lukewarm response at the box office and has been doing pretty well The film collected Rs 1575 crore across India during its first weekend and Rs 1940 crore till Monday Directed by Sankalp Reddy it has garnered strong recommendation from audience and critics alikedue to its unique plot and uncovering a real-life story? when several handguns and rifles were stolen, The North says it needs atomic weapons to defend itself against the threat of invasion and is widely believed to be making progress in its quest to develop a missile capable of delivering a nuclear warhead to the continental United States — something President Donald Trump has vowed “won’t happen”. 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