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Favoritism toward fair skin in India oppressive

Favoritism toward fair skin in India oppressive

By Zahra Haque, Contributing Columnist

October 17, 2014


Filed under Opinion

India's obsession with skin lightening is detrimental to the national psyche.

‘Highway’s’ bumpy ride ultimately rewarding

‘Highway’s’ bumpy ride ultimately rewarding

February 21, 2014


Filed under Arts

Poignant at times yet excessive at others, Imtiaz Ali’s 2014 Bollywood drama “Highway” challenges the contemporary American conventions of narrative film. The plot revolves around Veera, a city girl from an affluent family who is about to be married. She craves adventure in her life but, wh...