Thought Factory

THOUGHT FACTORY: IS SHE ACCURATELY PORTRAYED BY AD-LAND?

Monojit Lahiri does a checkout of what’s going on in ad-land and how much it has evolved (or not?!!) to accommodate today’s woman who doesn’t care a hang any...

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THOUGHT FACTORY: THE NSD AGENDA – SOUL–STRIP…OR DRAMABAZI?

Monojit Lahiri does an interview-based close-up of the contentious issue of training and investigates if it helped actors break into the industry and make a name along with bi...

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THOUGHT FACTORY: THE MANY HINDUISMS OF SECULAR DEMOCRATIC INDIA

Keeping religion a personal matter and not politicising it is crucial to prevent discrimination, promote social cohesion, and uphold the principles of a secular India. It give...

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THOUGHT FACTORY: WHO’S BEEN SLEEPING IN MY BED??

Monojit Lahiri investigates how deep is deep in extra-marital journeys, in reel and real life. As Shakun Batra’s promos blitzed the box a couple of years ago follo...

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THE ARCHIES, ANIMAL, SOCIAL MEDIA AND DUMBING DOWN

We have fallen in the great social media trap. It has used the power of algorithms and the internet and fooled us into believing that we are serious cinema viewers, makers and...

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THE BEST BOOKS I READ IN 2023: NANDITA PURI

This week-long series begins today and brings to you the best of 2023 through the eyes of the most influential among us. Author and writer Nandita Puri gives to The Daily Eye ...

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MAHUA MOITRA KO GUSSA KYON AATA HAI?

When talking about Mahua Moitra’s expulsion from the Indian parliament, the question that haunts is, what are the rules, writes Vinta Nanda. An expulsion from parliamen...

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IS DIGITAL TECHNOLOGY KILLING…INTIMACY??

Monojit Lahiri does a check out on how technology has impacted the idea of intimacy and the concept of interpersonal communication.   My friend Atul is shattered! T...

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TIGHTROPE WALK FOR JOURNALISTS IN THE MAINSTREAM

Here, taking off from a few discussions at the Orange City Literature Festival she attended, Vinta Nanda looks at ‘ethics in journalism’ closely to figure out what...

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THE NEED OF THE HOUR: TUSHAR ARUN GANDHI

In this interview with Tushar Arun Gandhi, Vinta Nanda probes his mind to understand the dangers lying ahead and what are the steps that need to be taken to protect India&rsqu...

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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