"Temptations of the West: How to Be Modern in India, Pakistan, Tibet and Beyond"by Pankaj MishraFarrar, Straus and Giroux,336 pp., $25On Feb. 27, 2002, Hindu activists were returning from a pilgrimage to Ayodhya, the site Hindu nationalists claim marks the...
"Buckling under pressure from the
Bihar Women's Commission, Bollywood singer Udit Narayan on Friday flew into the city and was locked in talks with Ranjana Jha, who claimed that the singer had "accepted" her as his spouse."
"Apparently inspired by Krrish, the new Bollywood Superhero flick Mark told us about the other day, a man in India threw himself from the balcony in a movie theater in India last week. And no, he wasn’t trying to kill himself — he was trying to fly! Why, of course he was."
"Bollywood icon Amitabh Bachchan has finished shooting for a film about the obsessive love of an old man for a teenage girl, a story the director says was not inspired by the controversial 1955 novel "Lolita"."