Topic: Mani Ratnam
In an open letter to PM Modi in July, nearly 50 celebrities, including Anurag Kashyap and Shyam Benegal, raised concern over incidents of mob lynching and the govt's response to dissent.
We met regularly, and he adored me. I fought with him too, but he always took my criticism in his stride and was open to debate on any subject.
Indian women face multiple barriers in accessing finance in an equitable manner. Research suggests adding a gender lens to existing laws and financial products is crucial.
Petrol sales have gone up 14% during 1-15 May from the corresponding period in April, a considerable amount especially in comparison to other fuels.
While AROO does research on the product, manufacturing is handled by another company with which it has a tie-up. The first set of AROO gear was delivered in second half of 2021.
Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.