Jab Harry Met Sejal : watch picturesque journey of Shah Rukh Khan & Anushka Sharma

Jab Harry Met Sejal : watch picturesque journey of Shah Rukh Khan & Anushka Sharma

Imtiaz Ali films have a special corner reserved in my heart. His loyal audience, like me, are urban nomads who take vicarious pleasure in this virtual cinematic tour that travels through winding roads, cobbled streets, crowded bazaars, pulsating cities and bustling squares with unknown stranger, so enjoy the journey and forget the destination!!! JAB HARRY MET SEJAL is one such travelogue that moves at a leisurely pace with one country…

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Mubarakan movie review - a weekend laughter therapy to de-stress yourself

Mubarakan movie review – a weekend laughter therapy to de-stress yourself

Going for a weekend laughter-therapy to de-stress seemed like a good idea until it boomeranged on me, though partially. Congratulations to anyone who has witnessed this ‘yelling match’ between the three Sardars for 2 ½ hrs and has gone completely stone-deaf !!! One cannot say ’Welcome Back’ to director, Aneez Bazmi but don’t dismiss MUBARAKAN totally either. Just that, with such wonderful star cast and fairly good storyline, we expected…

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Why is China intent on re-creating forgotten silk road

Why is China intent on re-creating silk road

Xi Jinping’s ambitious plan, as many have called it, has been in talks since it was first announced in 2013 and with the beginning of work under the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), OBOR’s flagship project, the initiative has changed from an objective to a plan. As popular as it has been, it has also been the subject of many speculations. Does China have the finances to support it? How…

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Madras HC Vande Mataram case - history and significance of Vande Matram

Madras High Court Vande Mataram verdict – it’s history and significance

The Vande Mataram verdict of Madras High Court has yet again created a storm in a tea-cup. While debating this issue, one of my young friends, who shall remain unnamed, said this will create jingoism. Oh really? In this article, we shall also understand this issue and also the history of our national song- Vande Mataram. What is the Vande Mataram case? Recently, the Madras High Court delivered a landmark…

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Let these 5 books engulf you in the world of poetry

Let these 5 books engulf you in the world of poetry

Walking in those pleasant early morning breeze is always surreal. But when it’s winters, then those chilly breezes just seems as if they are teasing you. Poetic much, huh? Poetry brings out that flavor for beauty. Sink in the world of poetry to feel that euphoria. For some, poetry is too complicated and needs time. But what if I say here are few collection of beautiful poems which are extremely…

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Agony of 10 years old girl who raped by her uncle, denied abortion by court

Agony of a 10 year old girl raped by her uncle, denied abortion by court

In a heart wrenching news, a request for abortion by a 10 year old pregnant child was turned down in Chandigarh, India. The pregnant child is a victim of incest and sexual abuse. Raped by her uncle on various occasions she fell pregnant, and had approached the court for an abortion. The victim is the daughter of poor parents, her mother works as a domestic help and father is a…

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Roman soldier asks commanding officers for more beer and a holiday

Roman soldier asks commanding officers for more beer and a holiday

The armed forces in India invoke envy for their access to good quality alcohol at slightly lesser prices. If you thought this was a new trend (post independence). Or perhaps, a trend only prevalent in India, you are in for a pleasant shock. It seems that army bosses around the world kept their soldiers happy by supplying them with adequate alcohol. And, even 2000 years ago, soldiers were requesting for…

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Lalu Nitish alliance

The Lalu Nitish alliance is all about opportunities and shamelessness

When will the Lalu Nitish alliance break? This is the dominant question that is making the rounds in newspaper offices and TV debates. We at SocialChumbak feel that this unholy alliance will break before July end. Let us now go back a few years and understand the origin of this tie-up between the Janata Dal (United) and Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) Shared Legacy Actually, Lalu Yadav and Nitish Kumar belong…

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Television actor Sara Khan slamed for ‘duping’ and ‘spoiling an event

Television actor Sara Khan slamed for ‘duping’ and ‘spoiling an event

The Organiser of Sunanda beauty carnival slams Television actor Sara Khan for ‘duping’ and ‘spoiling their event’ despite paying good money as she goes missing from a beauty carnival. As per the reports Sara Khan, who made her television career in StarPlus show ‘Sapna Babul Ka… Bidaai’ as Sadhna was supposed to make an appearance in Delhi for an event on 11th July but the former didn’t turn up for the event, leaving the…

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Jagga Jasoos : Ranbir Kapoor & Anurag Basu takes you on a magical journey

Jagga Jasoos : Ranbir Kapoor & Anurag Basu take you on a magical journey

JAGGA JASOOS is in the making for 4 long years when the current films are wound up in 4 months flat. And so we want to believe that it has matured into some fine vintage wine, in the meantime. Also, let’s not forget that we have been merrily drunk earlier on the potent cocktail of BARFI, a super-combo of intense Ranbir Kapoor and creative Anurag Basu. No guesses that I…

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Give them your best, just don't give it all your love

Give them your best, just don’t give it all your love

“When you love someone, you’ll do anything You’ll do all the crazy things, that you can’t explain…” Our love for Bryan Adams makes our hearts sing as we hum these lines on and on. What’s more, it transports all the lost hearts, the lovesick ones, to a melodious romantic realm. Sounds like medicine to those ailing from the malady of being broken. Don’t you wish at times that you could…

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Here's a daughter educating her mother about sex in a video that never says "the" word outrightly

Watch newly wed daughter sharing intercourse experience with her mother

Innumerable times our parents educate us in some fun ways and we learn it without any effort. Isn’t it so? But in an ever-evolving world, don’t you think we need to keep our parents upbeat as well. It is easy to talk and make them tech-savvy. How about introducing your parents to the world of Whatsapp, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and blogging world. But, but, but… there lies a world that…

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Sridevi’s MOM is a must watch that brings forth the issue of women safety

Sridevi’s MOM is a must watch that brings forth the issue of women safety

Do we have to think twice before standing up against the injustice in the society? Or we just become a mute spectator to the heinous acts to escape the after effects? MOM, live up to the grand notion that God created her because he cannot be present everywhere. Debutant director, Nitin Udyawar’s ‘MOM’ tackles such questions and many more. Extremely thought provoking and gravely – disturbing, this poignant film yanks…

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Why are we jealous of Lisa Haydon

Dino Lalwani and Lisa Haydon turned on the heat at Paris Fashion week 2017

No guesses that the sexy lady in red Lisa Haydon has made millions of new mothers go green in envy. This 4-month old mother was seen flaunting a super envious post-delivery figure in a radiant gown at a recent fashion gala. Married to a handsome hunk, Dino Lalwani, lissome Lisa turned on the heat at Paris Fashion week 2017. A long courtship followed by a beautiful destination wedding are what…

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India Israel relations – past, present and future

India Israel relations have always been affected by the Muslim politics pursued by various Indian governments. Indeed, the ties between the two countries never ever achieved their true potential until Narendra Modi made his historic trip to Tel Aviv yesterday. India Israel relations – the past Do you know that India had actively helped in the liberation of Jerusalem in 1917? Even I was not aware of this fact until…

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See Pics : Hot Sonal Chauhan is melting swiss alps

See Pics : Hot Sonal Chauhan is melting swiss alps

It seems that when we, the minions, are busy dodging the pot holes in monsoon, the lucky ones like hot Sonal Chauhan, melting swiss alps with two besties in a tow. Definitely Sonal Chauhan is having a gala time in Switzerland. See fun filled pics of Hot Sonal Chauhan After her first and the last hit film ’JANNAT’ (2008) with Emran Hashmi, nothing much ‘materialized’ for our leggy lass in…

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China India relations

China India relations – what is cooking on the Bhutan Sikkim border

People see China India relations largely through the lens of the 1962 war and  the current border issues. However, people should understand that both these countries are not enemies but strong business partners. This article will try to analyze the Bhutan-Sikkim border incidents from a larger perspective. The June intrusion In June 2017, some units of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army intruded into the Bhutanese territory and tried constructing a…

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Tubelight review. Salman Khan steals the show.

TUBELIGHT : Salman Khan is here to melt your heart once again

Anyone for BAJRANGI BHAIJAAN- 2 ? Well, one won’t be blamed for searching similarities in TUBELIGHT. With powerful actor-director jodi at the helm, TUBELIGHT opens to gargantuan public expectation. Kabir Khan, a director par excellence has always made politically correct films. Films which are diplomatic enough to dodge the sensitive topic. But powerful enough to send the right message across the society. If BAJRANGI BHAIJAAN preached “Love can conquer boundaries”;…

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marriage

To do in a happy marriage : husbands helping with the house chores

The key to a happy marriage is… A successful marriage needs to… blah blah blah.. You can google all you want and these are one of the generic quotes you will get on marriage. The facade behind these never hits you unless you are about take the life altering decision of getting hitched. Or say, you have already ‘been there, done that’. Point is, the story is the same, and…

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Kumble and Kohli

Anil Kumble and Virat Kohli rift – what went wrong and who is right

Anil Kumble and Virat Kohli have delivered some exceptional performances in recent years. I thought that this partnership would continue for many years. But, I was disappointed when I read in the papers today that Kumble has resigned as coach of the cricket team. Did he ‘quit’ because the match was ‘rigged’? What is the real story? Anil Kumble and Virat Kohli- a partnership gone wrong Anil Kumble became the…

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Ram Nath Kovind – From a Small Village in Kanpur to the Raisina Hills

Will Ram Nath Kovind be the Ambedkar of the modern times? Or, will he become a slayer of opposition unity? Ram Nath Kovind – The Man of the Moment For Mr. Kovind, the next President of India, it has been quite an uneventful journey from Kanpur Dehat to the Raisina Hills. Nobody knew about him until yesterday when the BJP President, Amit Shah announced his candidature for the presidential polls….

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Rabri Devi searching for "sanskaari" bahu

Rabri Devi wants “sanskaari bahu”- Did she checked ‘sanskaar’ of her sons?

And once again, the world is about to be taken up by storm. No, I am not exaggerating. Rabri Devi, former Chief Minister of Bihar recently categorically defined the sort of daughter-in-law she is looking for her sons. For her, a ‘sanskaari bahu’ is the one who doesn’t go to malls and cinema halls but one who can look after the home and respect elders, like she does. Although her…

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Shanghai Cooperation Organization : how does India gain

Last week, Prime Minister Narendra Modi attended the Shanghai Cooperation Organization summit in Astana, Kazakhstan. This meeting was important for two reasons. One, India decided to join the China led SCO and secondly, there was an informal meeting between Modi and Nawaz Sharif. What is Shanghai Cooperation Organization? Also known as SCO, this is a political, economic and security organization comprising Kazakhstan, China, Russia, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Uzbekistan, India, and Pakistan….

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Opposition unity for Presidential Election;will it bear any fruit?

Every day, we see some new moves towards opposition unity. This time opposition is getting united for Presidential Election. Will these moves bear fruit? Empirical evidence says “NO”. The personality of Narendra Modi is strong enough to dwarf all the moves that aim to bring all the non-BJP parties together. Opposition unity and Presidential election This year, opposition unity moves have become even more interesting because we are going to…

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MP farmers' agitation

MP farmers’ agitation: why PM Narendra Modi should be worried!

The MP farmers’ agitation has unfortunately turned violent. A few people have lost their lives in firings and our heart grieves for their families. These killings should not have happened at all, particularly when the monsoons are just round the corner. We need more helping hands to grow more. If not controlled, this MP farmers’ agitation might haunt Modi in the 2019 polls.  MP farmers’ agitation – the real cause?…

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RAABTA Movie Review - Everything looks pitch perfect except the screenplay

RAABTA Movie Review – Everything looks pitch perfect except the screenplay

Thanks to RAABTA, we discover one more red hot sizzling pair on the roads of Budapest. Sushant Singh Rajput and Kriti Sanon have arrived with a bang. The ‘IT’ couple of Bollywood infuses enough magic and boundless energy into the film that pulls us into their wonderland for next 2 hours. RAABTA means karmic connection and that explains the storyline revolving around reincarnation where boy-has-to-kill-the-villain in every birth to reunite…

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Paris Climate Treaty and America’s bullheadedness-know the details

What is Paris Climate Treaty? The Paris Climate Treaty has been much in news lately, thanks to Donald Trump. But before we move on to him, let us understand this treaty. Plainly speaking, the Paris Climate Treaty is an agreement among nations of the UN to control their greenhouse emissions. The operative word is “voluntary”. There will be no compulsion on any country to abide by this treaty which comes…

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BAYWATCH : A lost opportunity for Priyanka Chopra, Dwayne Johnson And Company

BAYWATCH : A lost opportunity for Priyanka Chopra, Dwayne Johnson & Company

If there is anything that nudges us to watch BAYWATCH, then it has to be our hugely talented Prima Donna, Priyanka Chopra, our latest export to Hollywood!!!! After a resounding success of crime series, QUANTICO, snapping up a major commercial Hollywood biggie seemed all too natural. But is garnering a meaty role in a frivolous spoof of a popular tele series of 90’s, a good-enough deal???? I doubt. But rest…

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