Thought Box

POWERFUL PEOPLE: REFLECTIONS ON HOPE AND LEGACY

Humra Quraishi takes a poignant look at the challenges facing today's youth, and the enduring impact of Khushwant Singh, Gulzar, and Vyjayanthimala Bali. Amidst all the disas...

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POLITICS: ONE-SIDED MEDIA NARRATIVES

Going by the events around the time the Shah Bano verdict was overturned, Vinta Nanda examines Rajiv Gandhi’s rationale, exploring the Ram Janmabhoomi movement’s r...

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ALTERNATIVE ENTERTAINMENT: ROLLING THUNDER REVUE CAPTURES DYLAN'S BRILLIANCE

“Rolling Thunder Revue: A Bob Dylan Story (2019) by Martin Scorsese - A documentary masterpiece, is what I experienced and recommend that, if you are a fan of Dylan&rsqu...

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POLITICS: REFUGE, REVERENCE, AND REFLECTION

From Sufis seeking solace in Kashmir to the tragic genius of Guru Dutt, and the controversial escape of Bhole Baba—Humra Quraishi explores unanswered questions in vast s...

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KALEIDOSCOPE: CELLULOID TO DIGITAL BY V.K. CHERIAN, BOOK REVIEW

Despite the cynical and sceptical times we live in, there are indeed many people who honestly enjoy movies, know the difference between good and bad, and care a great deal abo...

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THOUGHT FACTORY: THE PERILS OF BLIND FAITH

Cults led by godmen erode rational discourse and exploit vulnerable populations. In times of crisis, these leaders offer false hope and gain immense wealth, often encouraging ...

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POLITICS: RAHUL GANDHI’S VISION FOR INDIA'S YOUTH

Rahul Gandhi’s inaugural speech as Leader of the Opposition marks a pivotal moment in India's political landscape, addressing pressing national issues, reflecting on his...

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THOUGHT FACTORY: THE IRONY OF CANNES ‘24

This is India’s clean sweep, with no credit to India at all! Monojit Lahiri tries to explain why confusion is confounded in this dizzying "Apna time aayega" moment! Som...

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ALTERNATIVE ENTERTAINMENT: UNLIKELY BONDS

"Before Life After Death" explores the struggles of a young pregnant woman and a grieving gynecologist in Singapore. It sheds light on societal stigmas, urban poverty, and hid...

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POWERFUL PEOPLE: THE TRIUMPH OF DIVYANSH

Join Nidhi and Sushil Poddar as they share their transformative journey chronicled in 'BLAZE.' Through their son Divyansh's courageous battle with cancer, they discuss the end...

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TRENDING: THE GRANDEUR AND INEQUALITIES

The Ambani wedding, a symbol of India's wealth disparity, has ignited a heated debate on...

July 14 2024

POWERFUL PEOPLE: REFLECTIONS ON HOPE AND LEGACY

Humra Quraishi takes a poignant look at the challenges facing today's youth, and the end...

July 13 2024

POLITICS: ONE-SIDED MEDIA NARRATIVES

Going by the events around the time the Shah Bano verdict was overturned, Vinta Nanda ex...

July 12 2024