Thought Box

POLITICS: INJUSTICES AND MISINFORMATION

Humra Quraishi comments on the troubling times lying ahead because accountability and transparency usually practiced by authorities are elusive in the prevailing situation, es...

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KALEIDOSCOPE: QUEER VOICES FROM THE PERIPHERY

Utpal Datta makes a sensitive attempt to hear the unheard ‘third voice’ and reviews Dr Kaustubh Padmapani’s and Dr Pratiti Burman’s book ‘Queer V...

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POWERFUL PEOPLE: A FEW MILES ON THE BHARAT JODO YATRA

Mumbai-based writer and journalist Dilip D'Souza, celebrated for his incisive commentary on social and political issues, engages in a dialogue with Vinta Nanda regarding his p...

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POLITICS: REGRESSIVE ACTIONS IN THE MODERN WORLD

Humra Quraishi comments on reports coming in of the centre awarding Sainik School agreements to educational institutions associated with RSS, Hindutva organisations and BJP, a...

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ALTERNATIVE ENTERTAINMENT: REALISM OF THE MATERIALISTIC WORLDVIEW

Sharad Raj explores the evolution of realism in Indian cinema, its many forms and structures, and the deviations in its style through the lens of Kumar Shahani’s “...

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POLITICS: ACTIVISM FOR EQUALITY AND JUSTICE

In the wake of recent events, notably the controversy surrounding the conferment of the Sangita Kalanidhi award upon TM Krishna by the Madras Music Academy, an important disco...

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ALTERNATIVE ENTERTAINMENT: A POETIC DOCUMENTARY

This week it is O.P. Srivastava's tryst with temporality as he remembers Mani Kaul's documentary film, a masterpiece, Siddheshwari – a film that leaves itself to interpr...

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BUSINESS: MAKING M&E STUDENTS INDUSTRY READY

The highly anticipated 5th Edition of Masterclass Marathon hosted by Whistling Woods International's (WWI) School of Media & Communication (SMC) concluded on a high note, ...

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POWERFUL PEOPLE: THE FAALTUGIRI TOUR

Janhavi Samant, a force to be reckoned with, hails from the vibrant streets of Dadar, also known as the cradle of India’s cinematic heritage. Vinta Nanda introduces us t...

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KALEIDOSCOPE: INDIA’S SOLE MUSLIM PARAM VIR CHAKRA AWARDEE

Vikram Khakhar's involvement underscores the importance of this project, which promises to shed light on a pivotal figure in Indian military history, says Dr S Ramachandran. R...

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FESTIVALS: THE LOKHANDWALA STREET-CORNER START-UPS

Today, Siddharth Kak explores the by lanes of his neighbourhood to discover a variety of...

April 14 2024

POLITICS: INJUSTICES AND MISINFORMATION

Humra Quraishi comments on the troubling times lying ahead because accountability and tr...

April 13 2024

BOLLYWOOD: ALL ABOUT REMAKES AND SEQUELS

As Bade Miyan Chhote Miyan and Love Sex Aur Dhokha 2 are set to release, with both films...

April 12 2024