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Bangladesh fights to save its secular soul

Bangladesh society put up a stirring fight against the forces of darkness that tried to disturb peace and country’s secular character by hurting members of the minority community and demolishing Hindu temples.

When Rafi sang for Kishore Kumar

It is indeed strange when other singers have sung for highly popular actor-singers in Bombay cinema. So why did that happen?

Does an act of terror look any different?

Certainly, a terror attack it is. To terrorise and brutalise the farmers. And all those who dare to peacefully protest, demand their constitutional right to democratic spaces, and choose to exercise their option to dissent in a democracy. That is why, mere compensation or the lodging of an FIR won’t do. Justice has to be done — come what may!

Singing errors in tune- glaring mistakes in Indian film songs. Does it matter?

Some of the finest old songs in Bollywood had glaring errors which went noticed. Surely, these ‘mistakes’ are a precious memory of the past and constitute a delicious slice of film music of that era.

So why are they afraid of the media?

Till recently, governments were afraid to control the press. No longer. Now governments in their desperation to control the narrative just don’t want a free media.