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When religion and culture overshadow human rights, it's time to consider where one must draw the line.
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Their intellectual conceit comes with a cost.
We are A-OK with cacophony as long as it’s the “right” kind.
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One Ganesh Chaturthi some years ago, I invited the lovely Sridevi to join me for the for the 4.30pm aarti at Siddhivinayak, Mumbai’s temple of miracles, dedicated to Lord Ganesh, in Prabhadevi. She accepted my invitation without a fuss. She wasn’t Bollywood’s ruling queen then, and even when she was, I don’t think she was given to starry airs and tantrums.
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