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The tawaif of Lucknow was a very respected woman with total control over her body and money
Mehru Jaffer Lucknow

Governor of Karnataka HR Bharadwaj resurrects Nehru’s struggle against communalism
Hardnews Bureau Bengaluru 

Surely, attempts to revive associations with the organic earth could be less contrived. No, Sir Blumenthal, this Masterchef experiment makes for a ghastly visual mistake
Ratna Raman Delhi

A new genre of young, radical and non-conformist theatre and music has broken into a popular, anti-establishment symphony
Hardnews Bureau Delhi 

Post-2014 Afghanistan: Will it be back to the future?
Ramesh Ramachandran Delhi