A candlelight vigil in Ahmedabad, 30 December 2012, in protest against sexual violence and 93,000 rape cases pending in court; a placard held up calls for their transfer to a fast track queue (photo: Getty Images)

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'Disappearing Democracy': The unmaking of a nation

The film 'Swatantaraveer Savarkar’ portrays the life journey of Vinayak Damodar Savarkar (photo: @RandeepHooda/X)


Swatantrya Veer Savarkar takes huge liberties with truth — matching its 'hero'

K-pop has undergone ups and downs in its popularity in the past but has always found a way to reinvent itself or evolve, observers say. (photo: DW)


What's behind South Korea's K-pop crisis?

Dengue virus causes dengue fever in humans and is spread from a bite of an infected female Aedes aegypti mosquito


How rising dengue burden is costing India and Sri Lanka billions

The seeng-channawala with his makeshift coal roaster and paper cones. (Photos: Sameer Zagade/ Denise D’Silva)


Eat.Wander.Repeat: The call of the travelling vendor

Shubhdeep Singh Sidhu alias Sidhu Moosewala (photo: Wikipedia)


Slain rapper Sidhu Moosewala's parents welcome baby boy

Singer-songwriter Prateek Kuhad (photo: IANS)


Prateek Kuhad opens Ed Sheeran concert at Mumbai's Mahalaxmi Race Course

Priyanka Chopra Jonas to narrate 'Tiger' which will debut on Disney+ Hotstar on Earth Day, 22 April (photo: @priyankachopra/X)


Priyanka Chopra Jonas to narrate Disneynature's docu film 'Tiger'

'The Zone of Interest' directed by Jonathan Glazer (centre) won two awards at Oscars 2024 (photo: @TheAcademy/X)


The Zone of Interest: Why Jonathan Glazer’s Oscar speech is ruffling feathers

World Kidney Day is observed annually on 14 March to raise awareness about the various risks posed to kidneys. (representative image) (photo: IANS)


World Kidney Day: Uncontrolled hypertension silently damaging kidney health in India say experts

Nolan was nominated against Justine Triet, Martin Scorsese, Yorgos Lanthimos and Jonathan Glazer. (photo: IANS)


96th Academy Awards: Nolan breaks jinx, thanks Academy for thinking he’s ‘meaningful’

Baldwin and Gutierrez-Reed, the weapons supervisor on the set of the film, were charged in January with felony involuntary manslaughter. (photo: DW)


'Rust' armorer guilty in fatal shooting by Alec Baldwin

Iris Apfel (photo: @IrisBApfel/X)


Style icon Iris Apfel dies at 102