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India's Bollywood speaks out against rape
Long derided for trivialising women, Bollywood is shrugging off its trademark social apathy to join anti-rape crusade.
Anna MM Vetticad
Last updated: 10 Jul 2014 12:05 GMT
How India won over polio drop by drop
Victory owed to 2.4 million health workers who visited 200 million households to vaccinate 172 million children.
Last updated: 28 Mar 2014 08:30 GMT
Indian cinema's new moves for 2014
India cinema clocked hundred years in 2013, but the year ahead promises more fun from Bollywood and south Indian cinema.
Anna MM Vetticad
Last updated: 07 Jan 2014 21:38 GMT
New Bollywood thriller targets rapists
"Kill the Rapist?" aims to encourage rape reporting and make attackers "shiver with fear".
Last updated: 08 Sep 2013 12:46 GMT
Death of an Indian film superstar
Many critics believe Rajesh Khanna, who died Wednesday, was the first Bollywood superstar and national heartthrob.
Sudha G Tilak
Last updated: 19 Jul 2012 11:43 GMT
The Indian Premier League: Sport or showbiz?
The glitzy cricket tournament has faced scandals including fraud and fixing, and has left fans divided over its future.
Last updated: 27 May 2012 19:42 GMT
Bollywood star in US 'racial profiling' row
US apologises to Shahrukh Khan for "delay" after actor was held for 90 minutes by airport immigration officers.
Last updated: 14 Apr 2012 05:32 GMT
Baseball dreams take hold in India
Success of 'Million Dollar Arm' duo at Pittsburgh Pirates minor league team has other hopefuls winding up for fame.
Last updated: 28 Jun 2011 13:31 GMT
Two new teams for IPL
Franchises announced for Indian Premier League teams in Pune and Kochi from 2011.
Last updated: 21 Mar 2010 20:06 GMT
Husain: Pride and prejudice
India has lost its foremost artist to the politics of intolerance.
Last updated: 05 Mar 2010 13:10 GMT
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