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Movie Review: Crazy Cukkad Family: Good film, Swanand Kirkire is Amazing

Cast:  Swanand Kirkire, Shilpa Shukla, Nora Fatehi, Kiran Karmarkar and Kushal Punjabi. Director: Ritesh Menon First Take: There is something about Prakash Jha. When he wields the camera, he makes good political thrillers. But when it comes to producing films or just backing it, he tends to dabble in different stream cinema. He did that with ‘Dil Dosti etc’ and now he has done it again with this subtle comic caper. Story:  Shilpa Shukla is

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Is India democratic enough for Homosexuals, Bisexuals and Transgenders? #BetterDemocracy

Chapter XVI, section 377 of the IPC mentions that whoever voluntarily has carnal intercourse against ‘the order of nature’ with any man, woman or animal, shall be punished with imprisonment for life, or with imprisonment of either description for term which may extend to ten years, and shall also be liable to fine. This section criminalises homosexuality in India and along with that it does not extend any rights to the entire LGBT community. The

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Sexual Politics and Rights of the LGBT Community in India

The social and legal status of LGBT persons is influenced by a dominant perception that it defies Indian morals and values. ‘Homosexuality’ is considered to be an outcome of Western culture and is criminalized to ensure that Indians don’t align with ideological borrowings from a foreign society. The entire debate about the LGBT rights in India has been stirred by the idea of morality as sexual politics come to fore. A closer inspection will reveal

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