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  • | July 12th, 2014

    Arjun Kapoor sends prayers for Gaza victims

    Arjun Kapoor sends prayers for Gaza victims

    The death toll in Israeli-Gaza conflict has gone over 120
    The violence between Israel and Palestine has been going on for five days. Click here to read more

  • | June 28th, 2012

    The show goes on

    The show goes on

    Cineswami landed in Mumbai on Wednesday evening after a trip to Israel for the excellent Jerusalem Film Festival and was shocked but not surprised by the images of the latest round of bomb blasts unspooling on every television screen
    On Thursday morning, the good citizens of Mumbai woke up and set off to work as per normal routine, their spirits dampened only by the incessant and heavy rain. The spirit of Mumbaikars has correctly been hailed and needs to be lauded again and again, but the bare fact of the matter is that this can’t go on. To return to Israel for a moment, I was stopped and frisked very often and I had to carry my passport at all times to prove my identity. While it is too much to ask for Israeli levels of security in Mumbai that has a population of 21 million, compared to Jerusalem’s tiny 800,000, is it too much to ask for a national intelligence service that is as good as Mossad, so that these attacks can be nipped in the bud? Click here to read more